Panettone Italian Toast

Panettone Italian Toast We have all heard of the classic French toast, well this classic has been given a Twintastico Italian Twist using Panettone. Ingredients 4 large eggs 100g/1/2 cup sugar 2 tbsp mascarpone cheese 125ml/1/2 cup condensed milk 50ml/2 oz Marsala wine 1 Panettone or Pandoro, cut into 8 equal pieces 50g/1 tbsp unsalted butter Vegetable oil Cranberries Icing sugar/confectioners sugar Maple syrup Method … Continue reading Panettone Italian Toast

Alberti’s Christmas Crema

Alberti’s Christmas Crema A satisfying dessert that’s a cross between a mousse and a cheesecake filling. Quick and easy to make and a perfect ending to a great meal. Serves 4-6 Ingredients 500g ricotta 250g mascarpone 125g caster sugar 4 tbsp Marsala wine 125ml Italian espresso Coffee beans, to decorate Method Put the ricotta and mascarpone in a large bowl and whisk quickly, until smooth. … Continue reading Alberti’s Christmas Crema

Rigatoni Ragu

Rigatoni Ragu Our famous ragu sauce pairs perfectly with rigatoni. This is Alberti’s Special Sauce and will please every pasta lover again and again. Ingredients 250g/1/2 lb minced beef 250g/1/2 lb minced pork 500g/5 cups rigatoni Extra virgin olive oil Salt and pepper 1 tbsp tomato purée 250ml/1 cup Italian red wine Handful fresh basil leaves  500g/5 cups tomato passata 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped … Continue reading Rigatoni Ragu

Alberti’s White Chocolate Fudge

Alberti’s White Chocolate Fudge White chocolate fudge with pistachios and cranberries. Perfect treat for Christmas.  Easy, sweet and delicious no-bake treat. Ingredients 1 can 14oz/397g sweetened condensed milk 3 tablespoons/45g butter, unsalted  450g/18oz white chocolate  1 teaspoon vanilla extract 85g/3oz pistachios 85g/3oz dried cranberries  Pinch of salt Method Grease and line an 9-inch (22cm) square baking pan with parchment paper.  In a medium-sized saucepan, add … Continue reading Alberti’s White Chocolate Fudge

Sporcamuss – Italian Cream Filled Pastries

Sporcamuss – Italian Cream Filled Pastries A delicious flakey pastry filled with a tasty Italian cream then dusted with icing sugar. In Barese dialect, Sporcamuss actually translates to ‘dirty mouth’. The dessert is named this as it can be quite messy to eat but is absolutely delicious and is very easy to make. It is a popular dessert in Puglia and one that everyone will love. … Continue reading Sporcamuss – Italian Cream Filled Pastries

Nutella Tiramisu

Nutella Tiramisu Tiramisu meaning “pick me up” is a popular coffee-flavored Italian dessert. It is made of ladyfingers in Italian they are Savoiardi (sponge fingers), dipped in coffee, layered with a whipped mixture of eggs, sugar, and mascarpone cream, flavoured with cocoa powder. In our recipe we use no eggs and we have added Nutella for your pleasure 😉 Ingredients Serves 4-6 3x250g/ 3cups mascarpone cheese 350g/1 1/4 … Continue reading Nutella Tiramisu

Tiramisu Truffles

Tiramisu Truffles Here is our Twintastico twist on the classic Tiramisu. Ingredients 250g/1 cup mascarpone 80g/3oz strong Italian coffee 160g/7oz savoiardi/lady fingers 60g/1/2 cup icing/confectioners sugar Method Add the mascarpone, sugar and coffee to a large bowl and whisk together. Blitz the savoiardi/lady fingers to a fine crumb, then add to the bowl and combine. Take small amount of the mixture and roll with your … Continue reading Tiramisu Truffles

Pistachio Arancini

Pistachio Arancini When you have left over risotto this is the perfect recipe to make. Crispy on the outside and soft and gooey on the inside. The pistachio crumb gives it that extra crispy bite and nutty flavour. Ingredients 100g/1/4 cup butter Extra virgin olive oil 6 Shallots, finely chopped 500g/5 cups Risotto arborio rice 200ml/1 cup dry Italian white wine 1 Litre/4.5 cups vegetable … Continue reading Pistachio Arancini