‘Allo Genovese’ simply means ‘in the style of Genoa’, which is the northern Italian city famous for the pesto that you’ll be making tonight. ‘Pesto’ actually comes from the word ‘pestare’, which means to pound or crush, referring to the old fashioned method of making it in a pestle & mortar. If you happen to have a food processor, you can whizz the pesto together in that, or alternatively just chop, chop, chop everything until it is tiny. Andiamo!
Boxes and ingredients are packed in facilities that handles Peanut, Nuts, Sesame, Fish, Crustaceans, Milk, Egg, Mustard, Celery, Soya, Gluten and Sulphites. Due to the conflict in Ukraine, it has been necessary to substitute sunflower oil with rapeseed oil in some products without a label change. The FSA have advised that allergic reactions to rapeseed oil are rare.