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Basil Pesto

1 clove of garlic
1 big bunch of fresh basil
1 hand full of pine nuts (You can also substitute for  1 cup of walnuts)1 cup fresh grated Parmiggiano cheese
Extra virgin Olive oil
Salt






Making with the pesto mortar:

1. Peel the garlic, then pound in a pestle mortar with a little bit of salt;
2.  Add the basil leaves and pound;
3. Combine the pine nuts or walnuts and pound until it become all homogeneous;
4. Add the oil and the cheese until you are happy with the consistency.

Making using a blender:

1. Peel the garlic, then add on the blender and pulse;
2. Add the basil and pulse for about a minute;
3. Combine the pine nuts or the walnuts and pulse, then add the oil;
4. Take mixture out of blender and transfer into a bowl, add more cheese and oil until you are happy with the consistency.