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This site is designed to help you if you are looking for ethnic recipes or meal ideas from around the globe. You can search for a recipe (using the search box on the right) or use the drop down menus at the top of the page which include region, country, base ingredient or "pot luck"

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Tomato Pesto

This recipe for tomato pesto is made with basil and tomatoes.
For US to UK equivalents see this rough guide

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 2 cups fresh basil, finely shredded
  • 1 tomato, peeled and chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 5 tablespoons olive oil
  • Vinegar
  • 1/4 cup parsley, chopped
  • salt and freshly ground pepper


Place the basil, salt, pepper, garlic and tomato and mash with a machine.

Slowly add the olive oil and stir the puree. Serve with pasta or pannini.

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For US to UK equivalents for food weights and measurements see this rough guide

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