Based in Chiusanico, in western Liguria, Italy, Ranise specializes in olive oils, olives (particularly the Taggiasca olive variety which only grows in this area), and other culinary specialties obtained from natural raw ingredients and free of colorings or preservatives. Ranise has named their exclusive line of products Ascheri 1960.
One taste and we were hooked on this fabulous pesto by Ascheri! Eschewing the traditional basil recipe in favor of Sage, this unique sauce is delicious on pasta, grilled chicken, roasted turkey and pheasant. We loved a spoonful whipped into duck risotto, and it paired beautifully with mushroom ravioli.