Harvesting ingredients for Nettle-Basil Pesto

Here are some of the ingredients I harvested in September for my ultra-local nettle-basil pesto. The nettles came from the grove in my backyard. The basil came from the garden in the front. The types of basil I used here are Opal Basil (Ocimum basilicum purpurascens) and Thai Basil (Ocimum Basilicum  var. thyrsiflora). Opal Basil, the darkContinue reading “Harvesting ingredients for Nettle-Basil Pesto”