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NETTLE PESTO
Heralded into season by St. Patricks day young succulent nettles are one of our greatest native natural superfoods; scientifically proven to reduce blood pressure, clear uric acid from kidneys and purify the blood; great for gout, arthritis, rhumatism, psorisis, asthma. among others.  A great source of iron, Nettles are packed with essential vitamins, mineral.s anti-oxidants and are perhaps, surprisingly, incredibly delicious.
This pesto is made with young succulent nettles grown in our own permaculture gardens, simply blanched to remove the sting and then made into this delicious pesto retaining their natural properties.
   
SEE serving suggestions below
Ingredients: fresh wild nettles, parsley, grana padano, walnuts, garlic, extra virign olive oil


new
season

WINTER KALE PESTO
Kale is a wild cabbage with more raw vitamins; 100g contains 700% RDA of Vitamin K, a crackin vitamin that builds bone density #osterprosis kicker. This delicious winter pesto is made with fresh raw kale, grana padano cheese, walnuts, garlic, extra virgin olive oil.
SEE serving suggestions below.
Ingredients: Kale, grana padano cheese, pumkin seeds, garlic, lemon, extra olive oil, salt & pepper.
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Ingredients: Kale, pumkin seeds, shallots, garlic, lemon, extra olive oil, salt & pepper.








OUT OF SEASON

WILD ROCKET PESTO
Dioscorides said that when rocket is consumed often, raw, and in great quantities, it awakes Aphrodite.  The Ancient Romans also considered it a potent aphrodisiac and used it to make 'love potions'!. We can't gurantee anything on that front, but we can promise that this delicious early summer pesto is simply delicious and great for picnics, parties and pasta SEE serving suggestions below.
Ingredients: Wild rocket, parsley,  grana padano cheese, walnuts, garlic. extra olive oil, salt & pepper.




OUT OF SEASON

SUMMER HERB PESTO
This delicious sweet fragrant summer herbs pesto is just perfect for those great gatherings, good company and good food.  Fresh cut Basil, Corriander.. Parsley combine with fruity extra virgin olive oil. roasted sunflower seeds and squeeze lemon.   SEE serving suggestions below
Ingredients: Basil, Corriander, parsley, toasted sunflower seeds, extra virgin olive oil, salt, pepper, squeeze lemon.






OUT OF SEASON

WILD GARLIC PESTO
The sweet pungent aroma of wild garlic in one of our favourite heralds of Spring.  Succulent young wild garlic leaves combine with zesty shallotts, in a  fruity extra virgin oilve oil with, grano padano, walnuts, salt and pepper.  Fresh and garlic-y. SEE serving suggestions below
  

Ingredients: Wild garlic leaves, shallots, grana padano, extra virgin olive oil, walnuts, salt and pepper.


 

SERVING SUGGESTIONS

All pestos need to be refrigerated from purchase and after opening.  Our fresh delicious pestos are the perfect idea for a dinner party, picnic, snack or just a night in with good company!

 


FISH
Our pestos are particularly good baked with fresh fish, cod, haddock, hake in particular.  Simply smear the pesto over the raw fish, wrap in tin foil and bake in oven @ 180 for 20 mins.  Nettle & Hake an absolute winner.

CHICKEN
Slice a 100% Irish chicken in the middle, stuff with pesto, maybe some mozerella or cream cheese, wrap in parma ham and bake in the oven.

AL FRESCO
with good company, a chilled bottle and a baguette, nothing more than maybe a spoon, which we are happy to supply on request !
Try mix with a soft cheese with a warm baguette and a great bottle of wine!

PASTA
Fire a dollup of pesto into fresh cooked pasta.   Warm a dollop of cream cheese with a dollup of pesto and mix into fresh cooked pasta. Add a spoonful to a bolognese. . amazing!

PADDY PASTA
the original. Crack a few spoons in with new season potatoes for THE BEST potatoe salad! or Warm a few dollups and drizzle over fluffy mash.


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