Saturday, 8 March 2014

MELON WITH FETA AND PESTO ALLA GENOVESE






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1 Cantaloupe melon (diced) – 70g. of Pesto – 150g of Feta – olive oil to drizzle.

In a bowl, combine the melon with the pesto.
Crumble the feta and add it. Drizzle with olive oil.
Set aside in the fridge before serving.

Pesto alla Genovese
100g of fresh basil – 30g of pine nuts – 2 garlic cloves – 40g of Parmesan cheese freshly grated – 20g of Pecorino cheese freshly grated – 5cl of olive oil.

You normally need a to use a mortar…
Toast the pine nuts in a pan for a few seconds.
In a food processor, blitz the basil, the garlic and the toasted pine nuts to a paste.
Remove the paste and add the Pecorino and Parmesan with a fork.
Add the olive oil. Combine well.
Transfer in a little jar.

34 comments:

  1. Very good recipe, Sixte. Camilla

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  2. Melon and pesto together!? Nice one, Sixte. Natalie

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    1. Thank you Natalie. My friends were intrigued the first time. But it disappeared very quickly afterwards...Best, Sixte

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  3. Will try it tomorrow! Bethy

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  4. I like this recipe. Something new to me. Ta, Lorna

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    1. Good Lorna. It's good to discover new recipes...Best, Sixte

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  5. I am pleasantly surprised with this unusual combination. I am intrigued and will make it this weekend. Hannah

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    1. It goes particularly well when the sun is shinning outside, so tomorrow should be perfect to try it Hannah...Best, Sixte

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  6. I have never had melon with pesto and feta cheese. I am always ready to try new things. thanks Sixte. Ilona

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    1. You're welcome Ilona. Make a wish now...Best, Sixte

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  7. Who needs the cooking books with Sixte's blog! Cheers, Francine

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    1. Thank you very much indeed Francine...Best, Sixte

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  8. Hey Sixte, you are always full of surprises. This recipe suits me fine. Thank you, Dolores

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    1. You're very welcome Dolores. Glad you liked it...Best, Sixte

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  9. I like feta cheese, melon and pesto separately. Mixed together they must be fab. Maria

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    1. They are actually (to my test and my friends when they tried it...). I am sure you will enjoy this recipe Maria. Best, Sixte

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  10. I like your blog and your recipes. This one in particular. Your follower, Patricia

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    1. Thank you very much Patricia. Best, Sixte

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  11. This is a lovely starter Sixtine. Cheers, Bo

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    1. Thank you very much Bo. Best, Sixte

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  12. Nice blog! Nice recipe! Nice to meet you Sixte and your blog! Christine

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    1. Thank you very much Christine. Welcome to this blog...Best, Sixte

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  13. I am preparing lunch for tomorrow. I will use this recipe as one of the dishes. Thank you very much Sixte. Sally

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    1. You are very welcome Sally. I am sure you will enjoy it...Best, Sixte

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  14. A great start to the second year of this blog. You are going from strength to strength, Sixte. Rina

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    1. Thank you very much Rina for your nice comment. Best, Sixte

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  15. The weather will go well with your starter tomorrow, Sixte. Cheers, Martha

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    1. I am sure it will Martha...Have a good day. Best, Sixte

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  16. I like the unusual mix of melon, feta and pesto. Very brave combination! It is good of you Sixte. Sharon

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    1. Thank you very much Sharon. Glad you enjoyed it! Best, Sixte

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  17. Nice idea!. Just right for my party tomorrow. Pray for a good weather with me Sixte. Thanks, Linda

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    1. Yes, the sun will be with us tomorrow Linda...Best, Sixte

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