Spaghetti & Meatballs

Spaghetti & Meatballs It’s an Italian thing ๐Ÿ˜‰ย  Italian food is the most Romantic in the world. This recipe was passed down from our Nonna and is a family tradition. Who doesn’t love spaghetti and meatballs? There’s a reason it’s such a classic. Serves 4-6 Ingredients The Sauce 16 ounces spaghetti Extra virgin olive oil 5 cloves garlic, finely chopped 6 cups crushed tomatoes 1/2 … Continue reading Spaghetti & Meatballs

Twillionaire’s Shortbread

Twillionaire’s Shortbread Here is our take on the Millionaire’s Shortbread… Twinning Style. Indulgent, with a crunchy biscuit base, soft caramel centre and a chocolate topping with amaretti biscuit crumbled on top, which makes this the ultimate Twillionaire’s Shortbread. Ingredients For the shortbread 225g Plain flour 175g Unsalted butter, cold, cut into cubes 100g Caster sugar For the topping 150g Butter 1 x 379g Can condensed … Continue reading Twillionaire’s Shortbread

Pesce, Pesce – Feast of the seven fishes

Pesce, Pesce – ย Feast of the seven fishes.ย In Italy, fish is always eaten on Christmas Eve as tradition. This celebration commemorates the wait, theย Vigilia di Natale, for the midnight birth of the baby Jesus. So here is our Cod with tomatoes, olives & capers. Ingredients 1kg Fresh Cod Fillets 500g Tomato Passata or Chopped tomatoes 3 tbsp Tomato Puree 100g Black olives halved 1 Large … Continue reading Pesce, Pesce – Feast of the seven fishes

Holy Cannoli Christmas Cookies

Holy Cannoli Christmas Cookies Our Twintastico twist on the Italian classic cannoli.ย These cannoli cookies are a delicious take on the Italian pastry โ€“ without having to fry a thing! Ingredients Cookies: 2 cups flour 1/2 tsp Baking Soda 1/2 tsp Salt 1/2 cup Butter room temperature 1/4 cup Ricotta room temperature 1 cup granulated sugar Zest from one orange 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 large … Continue reading Holy Cannoli Christmas Cookies

Twintastico Italian Sausage In The hole

Twintastico Italian Sausage In The Hole Whatโ€™s golden, big and rises every time? Alberti’s Sausage in the Hole of course! We serve this with our special Italian red wine sauce. Here is our Italian twist on the British classic ‘Toad In The Hole’. Ingredients Italian Sausage In The Hole 5 tbsp vegetable oil 8 Italian sausages 3 Red onions, each cut into 8 wedges 25g … Continue reading Twintastico Italian Sausage In The hole

Porky Porchetta

Porky Porchetta This is a savoury, fatty, and moist boneless pork roast of Italian culinary tradition.ย The body of the pig is gutted, deboned, arranged carefully with layers of herbs, then rolled, spitted, and roasted, traditionally over wood. Porchetta is usually heavily salted in addition to being stuffed with garlic, rosemary, fennel and other herbs, often wild. Traditionally in Italy, porchetta is a whole young pig, … Continue reading Porky Porchetta