Peas Crostini

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¡Hola! Sorry for the long break in the posts but I am currently in Barcelona learning Spanish and I haven’t had much time for my blog. I am having an awesome here, sangria, sun and the food even though I have been struggling a bit with finding veggie dishes. The recipe today I have actually made at home just before I left so it is like a reminder of home for me :).

My mum bought an organic vegetable basket and fresh peas was part of it. I shelled a pod or two just to taste it and I was hooked, I was then looking for a recipe that would capture this freshness and sweetness of it. I found a Peas, Mint and Parmesan Crostini recipe at Epicurious and I absolutely loved it.
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Basil Pesto

 

Pesto Finished

I think the summer has finally come to Durham. It is almost sunny and I have been spending my days sitting in the sun and drinking champagne cava. There have been lots of picnics and barbecues but this means that I haven’t been cooking much. However I made time to make this quick but awesome pesto. It is amazing how much better this is compared to the stuff from the jar, I mean I could just eat this with a spoon.
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