With the heat of the summer currently at its peak there is nothing better than yummy salads made with fresh, local, and seasonal ingredients to keep us cool.
The culprits here are yellow beans, zucchini and basil. I happened to pick the basil for the pesto right from my balcony. I have 8 basil plants. One thing I have learnt about basil is that I can never have enough. Love it! Making pesto takes quite a bit of fresh basil so now is the time to do it. If you aren’t growing your own you can buy a huge amount at the market for a reasonable price. Something you could only dream of in winter months. Continue reading