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Nestled along the picturesque coastline of northern Italy, Liguria is a culinary gem waiting to be discovered. Known for its stunning landscapes, charming villages, and delectable cuisine, this region offers a culinary journey. This post will take you on a short culinary journey through Liguria, Italy, with three of their worldwide famously renowned recipes: Pesto Genovese, Focaccia and the Farinata. It’s all a bit different than what we thought, but equally delicious! Trofiette al pesto Let’s start with the Primo piatto or first plate, the pasta dish usually in Italy. Trofiette al pesto is pasta made on a wood board and rolled into small 3 cm spirals. They are a typical style of pasta originating. They are mainly served in the Liguria region, usually with the beloved pesto alla Genovese (basil, pine nuts, garlic, olive oil and parmesan paste). Don’t be fooled here; the “authentic” pesto a la Genovese isn’t precisely this basil sauce…