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

Alberti’s Love Potion

Alberti’s Love Potion A magical love potion to arouse your passion! With it’s intense flavour and vibrant red colour and slight bitterness from the blood orange, this is the most beautiful and romantic cocktail out there. One sip of this and the first person you lay your eyes on, you will fall in love with… So be careful! Ingredients 2 oz/60ml blood orange juice 2 … Continue reading Alberti’s Love Potion

Italian Guacamole

Italian Guacamole Oh my Guac!!! Look at our Guac!! Italian Guacamole!!! Twintastico Italian Twist on Guacamole, quick and easy with lot’s of fresh basil and garlic and super moreish. The perfect dip! Serves 4-6 Ingredients 3 ripe avocados, peeled and pitted 2 large cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp peperoncino chilli flakes/ 1 fresh chilli, finely chopped 1 tomato, finely chopped (or 3 tablespoons chopped sun-dried … Continue reading Italian Guacamole

Valentine’s Day Love Cake

Valentine’s Day Love Cake The perfect dessert for Valentine’s Day! A delicious, easy to make cake, that’s not just tasty but also an aphrodisiac. Make this for your loved one and it will be a night to remember 😉 Buon San Valentino Ingredients For the cake 1 1/2 cups/180g all-purpose or plain flour 1 1/2 cups/300g granulated sugar 1/2 cup/50g unsweetened cocoa powder 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Love Cake

Italian Veggie Burger

Italian Veggie Burger The biggest and meatiest veggie burger you will ever try with a Twintastico Italian Twist! This veggie burger really delivers! The porcini mushrooms make this a meaty burger, without the meat! Packed with flavour, it’s easy to make and very, very satisfying… Just like us! Serves 4 Ingredients 1 white onion finely chopped 1 cup/200g cannellini beans 1 cup/200g red kidney beans … Continue reading Italian Veggie Burger

Porcini Arancini

Porcini Arancini Feast your eyes on the best arancini balls you will ever see and eat. With a touch of truffle oil, gooey mozzarella middle and the meaty depth of flavour from the porcini, make these the tastiest Italian balls around. Ingredients For the arancini 100g/1/2 cup butter Extra virgin olive oil 6 shallots, finely chopped 50g/3/4 cup dried porcini mushrooms 500g/2 cups Risotto arborio … Continue reading Porcini Arancini

Italian Bread and Butter Pudding

Italian Bread and Butter Pudding Here is out Italian Twintastico Twist on the classic bread and butter pudding. Rich with cream and vanilla – Perfect for using up any excess Christmas Panettone. This is the best bread and butter pudding you will ever eat! We promise!! Serves 4-6 Ingredients 3 tbsp butter, softened Panettone cut into thick slices 100g/4oz currants/raisins 2 eggs 180ml/3/4 cup double/heavy … Continue reading Italian Bread and Butter Pudding