This post is about the Pesto you can buy in the take-away fridge at Porta Via foods, it's delicious and I need help figuring out why-
I am trying to figure out just how Porta Via Foods in Pasadena makes their wonderful Pesto, it's bright green and the flavor is equally bright. I have never had pesto (not the take home variety anyway) that is that good. I make my own from our own homegrown basil and mine is never that bright green color, it is always a dark green and slightly bitter. I use Basil, Olive Oil, Lemon, PIne nuts, salt, and I usually thin it with the starchy pasta water
Has anyone else had it? Any ideas on why it is so good?