List of products by brand La Gallinara
The company born in 1984 as a small family business producing Ligurian food specialities. Their flagship is the ‘Pesto alla Genovese’ produced with the most important ingredient of the recipe, the Genovese POD Basil certified by the Consortium. Their goal is manufacturing Ligurian and Mediterranean specialities using high-quality raw material coming from the territory, and following the Italian traditional recipes.
The link with the local territory is La Gallinara main feature. For this reason, their name is inspired by the small island Gallinara, placed in front of the Albenga Municipality. In the past, it was inhabited by wild hens, but today it is an important nature reserve, which represents the ideal destination for divers who want to discover suggestive seabed and the statue of ‘Cristo Redentore’, immersed at a depth of 18 meters.
The Ligurian Sauce of La Gallinara is a great classic of the Ligurian cuisine. It consists in a tomato sauce enriched by all flavours of the Riviera Ligure tradition.
A ready to use seasoning for all types of pasta and boiled rice, as a spread on toast or as a garnish on starters.
The version with tomato of the most traditional Genovese pesto. La Gallinara selects high quality tomatoes and DOP basil for this tasty red pesto, one of the indispensable condiments in the kitchen, to allow you to make delicious dishes even for last-minute guests or for those who have little time to devote to cooking.
** Exp. date 16/04/2020 **
A ready to use seasoning for crusty bread, pasta, fish, pork or poultry.
The Pink Pesto of La Gallinara is an aromatic and delicate pesto made of basil and almonds with a light hint of pink pepper. It is a classic of Mediterranean cuisine to which it is added tomato sauce that gives it the pink color. It is said that this pesto is the result of the union between a typical Sicilian sauce and the Genovese pesto, that occurred between seamen from Trapani and Genoa.
Pesto is a must! Here you can find a garlic-free version.
Pesto is a sauce originating in Genoa, which is located in the northern region of Italy. Traditionally consists of crushed garlic, basil and pine nuts blended with parmesan cheese and olive oil. While one of the most popular uses for Pesto is as a pasta sauce, it can also be used as a spread or dip, salad dressing, or as an accompaniment to steak, poultry or fish.
A Pesto alla Genovese at its best! As well as an ingredient for the pressed sandwiches, it has many other uses — eat it with vegetables grilled on the barbeque, use it as a spread, or add it to minestrone soup.
The Genovese Pesto is our flagship, prepared following the traditional recipe. During the processing, it does not occur the pasteurisation and this is why their pesto has a bright green colour. The manufacturing involves the only use of Genovese POD Basil, and occurs in a few hours from its harvest in order to preserve all the plant’s properties. The main ingredients are: olive oil, Genovese POD Basil, Grana Padano, Pecorino Romano, garlic, salt, pine nuts. Use the Genovese Pesto to season first courses, such as potato gnocchi, trofie with potatoes and green beans, Genovese minestrone soup and other types pasta, like trofiette, bavette, linguine, trenette, tagliatelle, tagliolini and lasagne. It is recommended to use it cold, adding a little cooking water and a trickle of olive oil. It is also good for exalting the flavour of tomato sauce, pasta salads, bruschetta, raw, gratin and grilled vegetables, boiled potatoes, or in combination with fresh and soft cheeses.