Hiyamugi Noodles with Pesto Sauce

Seasonal recipes from the chefs of Otowasan Kannonji Temple: Hiyamugi noodles with pesto sauce. It might look like a plate of Italian pasta at first glance, but our friends use traditional Japanese noodles instead. And they make their special sauce using shiso and basil grown in the temple garden. This delicious recipe adds a Western twist to Buddhist vegetarian cuisine.