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 Potatoes 150g plain flour salt & pepper For the sauce 600g passata 1 … Continue reading Gnocchi alla Sorrentina

Mozzarella in Carrozza

Mozzarella in Carrozza Mozzarella in Carrozza (Italian Fried Mozzarella Sandwich meaning – Mozzarella in a carriage) is a melty mozzarella nestled between two slices of bread, deep fried until golden and crispy. Ingredients 1 1/2 cup/2 x 150g balls mozzarella 3 eggs 1 cup/150g dried fine breadcrumbs 1 cup/100g plain flour 8 slices of fresh white bread Vegetable or sunflower oil for frying Salt & … Continue reading Mozzarella in Carrozza

Ricotta Pancakes

Ricotta Pancakes Just imagine your favorite pancake recipe, now add an Italian flair to it with creamy ricotta and here you have it! The ricotta adds a special richness and moisture. These pancakes are melt-in-your-mouth soft and tender, they’re perfectly fluffy.  Ingredients 250g/1 cup ricotta cheese 150g/1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 1/2 tbsp granulated sugar 1/4 tsp fine salt 175ml/3/4 cup … Continue reading Ricotta Pancakes

Fusilli With Pistachio & Arugula Pesto

Fusilli With Pistachio & Arugula Pesto A vibrant flavoured sauce, nutty and zesty, that can be used on anything from grilled chicken to pasta. Ingredients 500g/5 cups fusilli pasta 75g/1/2 cup shelled pistachio nuts 150g/5 oz. arugula/rocket 50g/1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 60ml/1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/2 lemon juice only (about 2 tbsp.) 2 cloves garlic cloves 150g/1 cup cherry tomatoes halved 125g/1 cup … Continue reading Fusilli With Pistachio & Arugula Pesto

Nutella Brownies

Nutella Brownies Completely outrageous Nutella brownies!! They’re rich, fudgy, chewy, gooey, dense, and perfect! These decadent brownies are full of Nutella, cocoa, and dark chocolate for a super fudgy treat! Ingredients 1 cup/120g flour 1/2 cup/60g cocoa powder 2 eggs Pinch of salt 1 cup/225g butter 1 cup/200g sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 400g/1 1/4cup Nutella 200g/1 cup dark chocolate Icing/confectioners sugar for dusting Method … Continue reading Nutella Brownies

Fregola al Pomodoro

Fregola al Pomodoro A simple, quick, tasty dish. Adding peperoncino gives it that extra kick! Ingredients 400g/2 cup Fregola 250ml/ 2 cup Passata 1 tbsp tomato puree 3 garlic cloves finely chopped 1 tsp peporoncino chilli flakes Handful fresh basil Handful fresh sage 100g/1 cup parmesan Extra virgin olive oil Salt & pepper Method Add garlic and olive to a pan and cook until golden. … Continue reading Fregola al Pomodoro

The Ultimate Italian Grilled Cheese Sandwich

The Ultimate Italian Grilled Cheese Sandwich Crispy on the outside with a gooey cheesy centre, topped with truffles and parmesan what more could you want! Ingredients Two thick slices of sourdough bread or any crusty Italian bread Truffle slices Mozzarella Gorgonzola Piccante Scamorza affumicata Povolone dolce Parmesan cheese Butter Method Spread butter on one side of each slice of bread. Heat a nonstick pan over … Continue reading The Ultimate Italian Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Trofie Pasta With Pesto & Cherry Tomatoes

Trofie Pasta With Pesto & Cherry Tomatoes Fresh pesto pasta, with the sweetness of cherry tomatoes is the perfect combination. Sure to satisfy all tastebuds. Ingredients 5 cups/500g Trofie pasta (or any short pasta) 2 cup/50g Fresh Basil leaves Salt & pepper 1 cup/100g Parmigiano Reggiano 1/2 cup/100ml extra virgin olive oil 1/2 cup/50g Pine Nuts 2 Garlic cloves 1 cup/200g cherry tomatoes, halved Method … Continue reading Trofie Pasta With Pesto & Cherry Tomatoes

Nutella & Pistachio Crespelle

Nutella & Pistachio Crespelle These sweet Italian pancakes are the perfect quick snack and fun for all the family and you can fill them with your favourite fillings. Ingredients 1 Cup / 125g Flour ½ tsp Salt 2 Eggs 1¼ Cups | 310ml Milk 2 tbsp Melted Butter + extra for cooking 1/2 cup/50g sugar Nutella for the filling Pistachio cream for drizzling Crushed pistachios Method In … Continue reading Nutella & Pistachio Crespelle