Alberti’s Italian Burrito

Alberti’s Italian Burrito Behold the Burrissimo! An Italian-Inspired Burrito with a Twintastico Twist! Serves 6 Ingredients 6 tortillas 500g/1lb beef mince 450g/2 cups tomato passata 3 tbsp tomato puree/paste 2 carrots finely diced 2 celery stalks finely diced 5 garlic cloves finely chopped 1 large onion finely chopped 185g/1 cup borlotti beans 185g/1 cup cannellini beans 150g/11/2 cup Parmigiano Reggiano 2 tbsp peperoncino chilli flakes … Continue reading Alberti’s Italian Burrito

Alberti’s Lady’s Kisses

Alberti’s Lady’s Kisses – Baci di Dama Baci di Dama – Italian for “Lady’s Kisses,” these little sandwich hazelnut cookies layered with chocolate are a perfect accompaniment to an after-dinner espresso. They are very delicate and have a melt-in-your-mouth texture that is very addictive. Named for their shape which is said to resemble the lips of a lady intent on kissing! Makes about 20 โ€“ … Continue reading Alberti’s Lady’s Kisses

Gnocchi with Gorgonzola & Pistachio

Gnocchi with Gorgonzola & Pistachio Gnocchi is great with a cheesy, cream sauce and with the added pistachio, this gives it that extra texture and flavour. Ingredients 500g/1lb Gnocchi 50g/1/2 stick Butter 500ml/1 pint double cream/heavy cream 200g/7oz Gorgonzola 120g/1 cup Parmigiano Reggiano 5 tbsp crushed pistachios Salt & Pepper Method Melt the butter and gorgonzola in a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat.ย When … Continue reading Gnocchi with Gorgonzola & Pistachio

Alberti’s Drunken Cherries

Alberti’s Drunken Cherries Patience is a virtue… Cherry season is short and sweet but you can preserve the delicious summer flavor for a year-round treat by making your own cherry liquor. This is something that always comes out when we visit family in Italia, every Nonnas house will be sure to have one hiding away in the cupboard. This liqueur is usually stored for years … Continue reading Alberti’s Drunken Cherries

Twintastico Tweet Tweet Easter Birds Nests

Twintastico Tweet Tweet Easter Birds Nests If you love easter eggs and anything sweet, this is the snack for you during Easter. They are so easy and fun to make and the kids will love them. Makes around a dozen Ingredients 1/2 cup of peanut butter 1 cup of white chocolate buttons 2 cups of cornflakes or rice krispies Mini candied eggs Method Add the … Continue reading Twintastico Tweet Tweet Easter Birds Nests

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