Pizzicati Italian Cookies

Pizzicati Italian Cookies A delicious crunchy cookie recipe. Traditionally filled with your favorite Jam or Nutella! These simple, buttery cookies make the perfect snack or even dessert. Ingredients 190g/1 1/4 cup self raising flour 125g/1/2 cup butter 100g/1/2 cup sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 egg Plain flour, to dust Nutella Jam Icing/powdered sugar Method Preheat oven to 180C/350F. Line 2 baking trays with non-stick … Continue reading Pizzicati Italian Cookies

Pasta alla Gricia

Pasta alla Gricia This pasta alla gricia recipe packs a real flavour punch thanks to the rich guanciale and Pecorino Romano. This dish makes use of the pasta cooking water, emulsifying with the gorgeous guanciale fat to create a rich and decidedly porky sauce. Ingredients 200g/6 oz guanciale or pancetta 400g/8oz Bucatini or your favourite pasta 2 teaspoons coarsely ground black pepper, preferably ground with a … Continue reading Pasta alla Gricia

Bucatini all’Amatriciana

Bucatini all’Amatriciana This classic sauce takes its spiciness from black pepper and dried chillies and its depth of flavor from guanciale, Italian salt-cured pork jowl. If you can’t find it, use pancetta. Ingredients 125g/4 oz. thinly sliced guanciale, pancetta, or chopped unsmoked bacon 500g/12 oz. dried bucatini or spaghetti 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes 1 minced onion 1 tbsp tomato puree 50ml/1/4 cup Italian … Continue reading Bucatini all’Amatriciana

Chocolate & Peanut Butter Pancakes

Chocolate & Peanut Butter Pancakes These fluffy chocolate pancakes are the perfect way for a chocolate lover to start their day! Thick and full of melty chocolate in each bite, with a peanut butter sauce, this simple recipe gives you a good reason to get out of bed in the morning.  Ingredients For the pancakes 1 1/3 cups (185g) all-purpose flour 1/4 cup (25g) cocoa … Continue reading Chocolate & Peanut Butter Pancakes

Melanzane Sandwich

Melanzane Sandwich An underrated and underused vegetable if you ask us! So many ways this beautiful vegetable can be used and very versatile. Here is one of our favourites. Ingredients 2 aubergine/eggplant, cut into 1/2 inch slices Mortadella Mozarella 120g/1 cup flour 2 eggs 120/1 cup breadcrumbs Salt & pepper Vegetable oil for frying Method To start, get the breading station ready. In 3 separate … Continue reading Melanzane Sandwich

Spaghetti Frittata

Spaghetti Frittata Delicious hot or cold, spaghetti frittata is a great way of using up leftover pasta and it’s super quick to make. Ingredients  500g/5 cups leftover cooked spaghetti 5 large free-range eggs 75g/1/2 cup Parmesan cheese Salt & pepper Extra virgin olive oil Method Beat the eggs in a large bowl, then add in the Parmesan. Season well with salt and pepper. Whisk well, … Continue reading Spaghetti Frittata

Paccheri With Datterini Tomatoes & Stracciatella

Paccheri With Datterini Tomatoes & Stracciatella One of our favourite pasta, paccheri is perfect for this recipe. Such a simple recipe with few ingredients but so flavourful. The sweetness from the datterini tomatoes and the creamy stracciatella make this the perfect dish. Ingredients 500g/5 cups paccheri pasta 250g/1 1/3 cup datterini tomatoes, halved 2 cloves garlic finely chopped 200g/1 cup stracciatella cheese Handful fresh basil … Continue reading Paccheri With Datterini Tomatoes & Stracciatella

Spaghetti With Pea Puree & Pancetta

Spaghetti With Pea Puree & Pancetta Spaghetti with a creamy, smooth pea puree and crispy pancetta makes this the perfect Summer dish. Ingredients 500g/16oz spaghetti 400g/2 1/2 cup frozen peas 1 onion finely chopped 125g/1/2 cup pancetta 50g/1/2 cup parmesan Handful fresh basil Salt & pepper Method Fry onion in a pan with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil for 2-3 minutes. Add the … Continue reading Spaghetti With Pea Puree & Pancetta

Gnocchi alla Sorrentina

Gnocchi alla Sorrentina Named after the famed location Sorrento, just off the Campanian coast, gnocchi alla Sorrentina is a dish that perfectly embodies the spirit of this region, in which flavours from high-quality, locally-sourced ingredients are combined into dishes that shine for simplicity as much as for sophistication. For the gnocchi 600g/4 cups potatoes 150g/1 1/2 cup plain flour Salt & pepper For the sauce … Continue reading Gnocchi alla Sorrentina