Growth: Weekly Photo Challenge January 3, 2018 by AixaWeekly Photo Challenge This is my lavender, but my basil plant is growing to my left on my balcony, This variety is from seeds I brought from my native Venezuela. but the big surprise came a month later….. I discovered that my basil plant sprouted in the garden five floors below. One night, I went down to harvest my crop 😃🙌 We enjoyed fresh caprese salad throughout the summer 😋 (My mom is in the foreground) And my homemade pesto 🌿 Growth Aixa’s Reading Recommendation 😉 Is NYC Street Food Sanitary??? Share this:FacebookTwitterWhatsAppGoogleLike this:Like Loading... Aixa I was born and raised in Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela. I traveled extensively throughout Venezuela before ever thinking of leaving my country. Visit me on Instagram! 14 thoughts on “Growth: Weekly Photo Challenge” Leave a comment › Wow! Wonderful representation of “Growth!”💕 Loading... Reply Thank you, Richa! It was a wonderful surprise when I found it growing in the garden below 🌿 Loading... Reply Um, so that recipe for your pesto? Looks good! Loading... Reply It was delicious and simple to prepare: Basil Pesto recipe Ingredients – 2 cups of Basil leaves – 1 cup of Parmesan cheese – 1/2 cup of pine nuts – 1/2 cup of Virgen olive oil – Salt and pepper to your liking Directions 1. Dry the leaves well 2. In the food processor, add the ingredients and blend 3. When it’s all mixed, add te olive oil 4. When it’s creamy, put it in a sterile glass jar 5. Add more olive oil so the leaves don’t turn brown Let me know how it turns out. Loading... Reply Oh, thank you. Copied into my documents! Gracias por su tiempo. Loading... A la orden 😗😗 Loading... I love pesto, too, and made some at the end of summer. But my basil didn’t travel so far. 🙂 janet Loading... Reply It was a special surprise to find it in the garden below, and it grew so well without me 🌿 Loading... Reply Pingback: Growth – What's (in) the picture? Those are some hardy basil seeds! I could never get basil to grow as healthy as that, and it certainly never traveled to a neighboring garden! (Now I’m craving some pesto on this snowy day.) Loading... Reply The storm is much stronger than I was expecting ❄️❄️😛❄️ A nice day to stay in and enjoy something tasty Loading... Reply I love pesto and grew some basil years ago. Yours looks delish! Loading... Reply Thank you, Terri! It’s very simple to prepare and I put the recipe in a comment above. Loading... Reply Pingback: WPC: Favorite Place – Mucho Spanish Leave a Reply Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.