Forbidden Frutti di Bosco

Forbidden Frutti di Bosco with Italian meringue Sticky, chewy Italian meringue with spiced frutti di bosco and a sprinkling of cocoa powder and fresh mint with a Twintastico Twist! Ingredients 225g/8oz caster sugar 100ml/3ยฝfl oz water 4 eggs, whites only 100g/1 cup mixed berries 100g/ยฝ cup superfine sugar Cocoa powder 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp peperoncino chilli flakes Fresh mint Method For the Italian meringue, … Continue reading Forbidden Frutti di Bosco

Pumpkin Risotto

Pumpkin Risotto Double, Double Toil and Trouble! Enjoy seasonal pumpkin in this elegant risotto. Sweet pumpkin pairs beautifully with the crispy sage leaves, parmesan cheese and balsamic glaze. Serves 3-4 Ingredientsย  For the pumpkin risotto 570ml/1 pint vegetable stock 1 cup/240ml Italian white wine 2 shallots, finely chopped 12 fresh sage leaves, finely chopped Extra virgin olive oil 170g/6oz arborio (risotto) rice 250g/9oz pumpkin puree … Continue reading Pumpkin Risotto

Zucchini Carpaccio

Zucchini Carpaccio Raw zucchini is beautiful and tasty when sliced carpaccio style and topped with fresh zingy ingredients. Delicious, quick, fresh and perfect for a light lunch or side dish. 2 or 3 Zucchini 2 Red chilli finely chopped Handful of fresh basil, roughly chopped Handful of fresh mint, roughly chopped 1 lemon freshly squeezed Salt Method Using a mandolin or knife, slice the zucchini … Continue reading Zucchini Carpaccio

Italian Popping Popcorn

Italian Popping Popcornย  Now everyone loves popcorn, so here we have given it an Italian Twintastico Twist and made it even more desirable and amazing than ever. Our Italian Twintastico Twist will take you on a mouthwatering journey. It’s eye poppingly tasty with an explosion of flavours in your mouth, that you will never forget!! Snack night will never be the same again… Ingredients: Popcorn … Continue reading Italian Popping Popcorn

Italian Rocky Mountains

Italian Rocky Mountains Super simple, super fun and super moreish. Our Twintastico Twist on the classic Rocky Road… Here you have the Italian Rocky Mountains, reminiscent of the spectacular Dolomites in northastern Italy with amaretti and mini chocolate eggs. Perfect for Easter! Ingredients 1/2 cup/50g biscotti broken/roughly chopped 1/2 cup/50g amaretti biscuits roughly broken 2 tbsp golden syrup 9oz/225g dark chocolate, broken into pieces 2 … Continue reading Italian Rocky Mountains

Twintastico Tortelloni with a Pea & Mint Pesto

Twintastico Tortelloni with a Pea & Mint Pesto Tortelloni is tortellini’s big brother, and while tortellini is smaller in size and usually filled with meat and served in a broth, tortelloni is larger and usually filled with cheese and served with a sauce. They are ring-shaped pasta, sometimes also described as “navel shaped”, hence their alternative name of “belly button” (ombelico). Here you have our … Continue reading Twintastico Tortelloni with a Pea & Mint Pesto