For those unaware, gyokuro is one of the highest grades of Japanese green tea out there, and differs from ordinary green tea in that it is grown under the shade, instead of the full sun.
I have been looking for a way to perfect my very own pesto recipe ever since I went out for a birthday dinner at the vegetarian restaurant Original Sin and promptly fell in love with their pesto pasta there, after which I steadily cultivated an obsession with pesto.
Always take take the time to smell the roses, your mind and body will thank you for it.
I could not resist helping myself to the spread while making it, right from the very beginning – even before the addition of any sweeteners!
The end product is akin to consuming a perfumed cake but in an incredibly delicious, non-toxic way, and needless to say, I had to style it with purple hues to match the color of the beautiful lavender blooms…