Delicious hot or cold, this pasta dish is the perfect seasonal treat.
Anne-Marie Minhall says, "I love the look on the plate of this Italian dark green sauce dish from Genoa. With a side salad it just says: "Hello, summer is here!" Hot, it's very yummy and, when it's cold, pop any leftovers into a plastic container and there's your lunch. Oh, and don't skimp on the virgin olive oil - get the best."
16 tbsp virgin olive oil
For the seasoning:
Into a pestle and mortar add the garlic with some sea salt and pound before adding the basil leaves in batches.
Next, add the toasted pine nuts to the mixture and pound again before popping in half of the grated pecorino.
Get a bowl and put the garlic, basil and nut mixture in before adding some extra virgin olive oil and stir. You'll need enough oil to bring the sauce together and to get it to a runny consistency. Throw some more seasoning in before the remaining pecorino joins the party.