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Sicilian NQ - Typical Sicilian Products, Wine and Cocktails

Pesto di Pantelleria

Delicious Pesto di Pantelleria with a twist on traditional Italian pesto, using almonds instead of pine nuts and throwing in some capers and smoked swordfish. But our secret is adding some of a special liqueur, Passito di Pantelleria.

Capers are grown in southern Italy, but best quality are on the island of Pantelleria off the Sicilian coast. It's a perpetually windy island, where the olive trees are pruned to a squat form to survive heavy gusts, and the perfect place for caper plants, which grow close to the ground.

Ingredients: Extra virgin olive oil, Italian dried tomatoes, Smoked SWORDFISH, Capers, Italian PINE NUTS, Passito di Pantelleria, NUTMEG.

Usage: Special seasoning for pasta, croutons, seasoned bread, pizzas.