1. In a pot of boiling salted water, add the pasta and cook as per packet directions, retaining ½ cup of pasta water to add to sauce later.
  2. In a mortar and pestle combine peas and a pinch of salt, pound until the peas break into a chunky paste.
  3. Add garlic and pine nuts, pound into a loose paste. Add mint and basil, parmesan and black pepper, continue to pound until the herbs are crushed. Add olive oil, mix together and season with salt to your liking.
  4. Once the pasta is cooked, drain and return to the pot with a couple of spoons of the pasta cooking water. Add in pesto and ricotta, mix together to coat the pasta in pesto.
  5. Serve and enjoy with family and friends!