Roasted Chestnut, Almond and Arugula Pesto

Roasted Chestnut, Almond and Arugula Pesto

In honour of 'National Nut Day' I am celebrating my favourite way to eat nuts...no, not chocolate covered, but in a tasty (and garlicky) pesto. I absolutely love this recipe and have used it in my recent roasted spaghetti squash recipe and will be featuring it in a new iteration in an upcoming snacky post. In the meantime, enjoy this pesto in a pasta, on a crostini, as a spread on a sandwich or simply as a dip.

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Maltagliati with Pan-roasted Chicken

Maltagliati with Pan-roasted Chicken

While shopping at my local gourmet/fancy-pants/hugely overpriced local food shop I came across maltagliati, an ‘artisanal’ {insert eye roll} egg pasta cut into little square shapes. I was charmed and had to take it home with me. Once home I Googled this newfound noodle and found out that maltagliati is simply cut off scraps from the tagliatelle making process. So I was a sucker and spent $9 on a box of pasta scraps.

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