Italy is the home to many different types of delicious pestos. Originating from Genoa, Pesto is the key to enhance the taste of your Italian dishes. Easy, beautiful pesto is absolutely bursting with fresh herby flavour, which makes it so loved by everyone. Pesto is one of the commonly used ingredients when cooking with pasta. It is a large staple in Italian cusine. The ingredients of pesto are either “crushed” or “ground” in a marblemortar through a circular motion of a woodenpestle.