Tortellini with Nduja

Nduja, a spicy spreadable salami paste from Calabria, in Italy, is the perfect addition to any sauce to fire things up in the kitchen. Ingredients 450g/1 pound tortellini Extra virgin olive oil 3 cloves garlic finely chopped 500g/2 cups tomato passata  1 tbsp tomato puree/paste 115g/1/2 cup nduja  Parmesan cheese Salt & pepper Method Add extra virgin olive t a large pan on medium heat and add … Continue reading Tortellini with Nduja

The Drunken Salmon

This creamy, whiskey, salmon delight will have you singing with joy! Quick and simple to make with an amazing depth of flavour. Ingredient 500g/1lb linguine 100g/3.5oz smoked salmon 100ml/1 cup double/heavy cream 45ml/2oz whiskey 50g/1/4 cup butter Juice of half a lemon Salt & pepper Fresh parsley Method In a large pan of boiling salted water, add the pasta and cook until al dente. Add … Continue reading The Drunken Salmon

Aqua Pazza

An Italian poached fish dish meaning crazy water, creating perfectly cooked fish every time! Quick and simple to make and perfect for dunking your Italian bread in! Ingredients 4 cod fillets 2 tbsp capers 3 garlic cloves finely chopped 50g/1/2 cup black olives 250g/2 cups cherry tomatoes halved 100ml/1 cup Italian white wine 100ml/1 cup water 1 tsp peperoncino chilli flakes Handful fresh parsley Extra … Continue reading Aqua Pazza

Tagliatelle in a creamy, porcini, parmesan sauce

The perfect indulgent recipe, creamy, dreamy and packed with flavour. The porcini adds depth to the dish and the moreish cream sauce will have you coming back for A-more! Ingredients 500g/5 cups Tagliatelle 100g/1 cup dried porcini mushrooms 1 tsp dried sage 3 cloves garlic finely sliced 250ml/1.5 cup double/heavy cream 100g/1 cup parmesan cheese Extra virgin olive oil Method Add the porcini to a … Continue reading Tagliatelle in a creamy, porcini, parmesan sauce

Panettone Tiramisu

The perfect Christmas dessert. With our Twintastico twist on the classic tiramisu. Using panettone gives it the extra depth of flavour, with the crunch of the pistachios and sweetness of the cranberries it is the perfect combination for all to enjoy! Ingredients 3x250g/ 3cups mascarpone cheese 350g/1 1/4 cup condensed milk 80ml/3/oz Marsala wine Panettone 125ml/4oz strong Italian espresso 100g/1 cup pistachios, roughly chopped 100g/1 … Continue reading Panettone Tiramisu

Tortelloni in Alberti’s Special Creamy Sauce

Our famous creamy sauce with peas and pancetta seductively caressing spinach and ricotta tortelloni. A rich creamy sauce with the sweetness of the peas and crispy pancetta makes this dish perfection on a plate! Ingredients 500g/5 cups Tortelloni 250ml/2 cups double/heavy cream 3 garlic cloves finely chopped 1 tsp dried sage 200g/1 cup frozen peas (defrosted) 100g/1/2 cup pancetta 100g/1 cup Parmesan cheese Salt & … Continue reading Tortelloni in Alberti’s Special Creamy Sauce

Orecchiette With Italian Sausage & Cavolo Nero

A warming, hearty dish perfect for the coming Winter months. Packed with flavour and a little kick of chilli to warm you up. Let us take you to flavour town! Ingredients 500g/4 cups orecchiette pasta 5 Italian sausages 200g/2 cups cavelo nero, leaves torn from the stalks and roughly chopped 2 tbsp tomato paste/puree 400g/4 cups tomato passata 250ml/1 cup double/heavy cream 3 garlic cloves finely … Continue reading Orecchiette With Italian Sausage & Cavolo Nero

Pasta alla Norcina

What’s better than an Italian sausage? Pasta alla norcina is a typical recipe from Umbria; specifically the ancient town of Norcia, famous for its sausages and cured meats.  Ingredients 400g rigatoni (14oz) or other short pasta 2-3 Italian pork sausages 3 garlic cloves finely chopped 200 ml fresh double/heavy cream (6-7floz) 1/2 glass Italian white wine 1 tsp dried sage 50g pecorino cheese (2oz) grated Extra virgin olive … Continue reading Pasta alla Norcina

Casarecce pasta with Sun-dried Tomato pesto

Quick and easy and bursting with flavour, this dish is made with simple ingredients and something for all the family to enjoy. Ingredients 12 oz casarecce pasta or any short pasta 1 (8.5-ounce) jar sun-dried tomatoes in olive oil 2 cloves garlic  1/4 teaspoon peperoncini chilli flakes Handful fresh basil 100g/1/4 cup pine nuts Salt & pepper Freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano, plus more for serving 100ml/1/4 cup extra-virgin … Continue reading Casarecce pasta with Sun-dried Tomato pesto