EATTIAMO’s Italian Pesto Pasta

Vivi e imparaAs someone who goes out to eat a lot in NYC, I really needed to get back into the blogging groove and cook something delicious.

After going to BlogHer Food ’19 I connected with Eattiamo, an Italian food delivery service to cook authentic meals at home.

I was delighted to learn that they pick the freshest ingredients in Italy and they are based in Cinque Terre, a beautiful location beyond words.

Fast-forward to a week after the event, we received our Cinque Terre box with the best ingredients: staggiasca olives, extra virgin olive oil, trofiette pasta, and pesto cream sauce. Also, don’t forget dessert! This came with a sweet and savory stroscia cake with lemon marmalade. All of the ingredients were high-quality and delicious.

Italian Pesto Pasta

Eattiamo’s ingredients with Vivi’s twist


  • Trofiette pasta
  • ROI extra virgin olive oil
  • Pesto cream sauce – we used the one in the box and added more basil & olive oil
  • Parmesan cheese (optional, but highly recommended)
  • Pecorino cheese (optional, but highly recommended)
  • Fresh basil (added to taste)
  • A generous pinch of salt

We used the pesto in the box and added a bit more cheese and ingredients. You can watch the video to create your own pesto sauce here. I’ll try to cook my own pesto next time! Let me know if you beat me to it. ๐Ÿ™‚

Low-key directions:

  1. Cook pasta in a pot of boiling water until ready.
  2. Drain the pasta. In a large bowl, add the pesto sauce, olive oil, and salt.
  3. Extra: Grate parmesan and/or pecorino cheese to your liking. Serve with your loved ones.

pesto pasta

My fiance and I LOVED the creamy pesto pasta and we can’t wait to make this recipe again. Want to try it for yourself?

Check out Eattiamo’s Italian Food Basket Delivery here, and use the code “VIVIEIMPARA” for 20% off on all boxes and subscriptions on their website! 

The Cinque Terre box:

It’s really a great price for what you’re receiving, and there’s free shipping! What could be better than that?

I received my box quickly and it was a fun surprise to come home to it on my kitchen counter, knowing that I could make this meal by myself with a glass of wine in hand.

Leave me a comment and let me know what you think. Don’t hesitate to reach out if you’re considering making a purchase and investment in your health and happiness!

Maybe I’ll stop eating out so much and cook June’s box at home? Stay posted. ๐Ÿ™‚

Love always,


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