Gnocchi alla Nerano

Summer is over, so why not use those amazing left over zucchini and make our amazing Nerano dish. We all know the classic with spaghetti, but using these pillowy balls of potato make this dish extra special. Ingredients Method Put a large pot of salted water on to boil for the gnocchi. In a wide skillet over medium-high heat, add the zucchini and cook until tender … Continue reading Gnocchi alla Nerano

Linguine in a Creamy Gorgonzola and Pistachio Sauce

The most indulgent sauce you will ever taste! Creamy Gorgonzola, mixed with crunchy, nutty pistachio, wrapped around luscious locks of linguine! A match made in heaven! Ingredients Method Add the pasta to a pan of boiling salted water and cook until al dente. Add the cream to a large sauce pan on medium and cook for around 5 minutes. Add the gorgonzola and break up … Continue reading Linguine in a Creamy Gorgonzola and Pistachio Sauce

Orecchiette in Vodka Sauce With Italian Sausage

A warming, moreish dish, packed with flavour and a little kick of chilli to heat you up. Let us take you to flavour town! Ingredients 500g/4 cups orecchiette pasta 5 Italian sausages 60ML/1/4 cup vodka 250g/1 cup tomato passata 2 tbsp tomato paste/puree 500ml/2 cup double/heavy cream 3 garlic cloves finely chopped Handful fresh basil torn 1 tsp peperoncino chilli flakes Salt & pepper Parmesan … Continue reading Orecchiette in Vodka Sauce With Italian Sausage

Spaghetti With Mussels & Cherry Tomatoes

  A taste of the Sea at the table, our irresistible spaghetti with mussels and cherry tomatoes. This dish is famous all over Italy and very simple and quick to make and packed with flavours of the sea. Ingredients 400g/16oz Spaghetti 500g/1 1/8lb of mussels, cleaned 4 garlic cloves finely chopped Extra virgin olive oil 250g/1 cup cherry tomatoes halved 1 tsp peperoncino chilli flakes 1 handful … Continue reading Spaghetti With Mussels & Cherry Tomatoes

Alberti’s White Chocolate Fudge

Alberti’s White Chocolate Fudge White chocolate fudge with pistachios and cranberries. Perfect treat for Christmas.  Easy, sweet and delicious no-bake treat. Ingredients 1 can 14oz/397g sweetened condensed milk 3 tablespoons/45g butter, unsalted  450g/18oz white chocolate  1 teaspoon vanilla extract 85g/3oz pistachios 85g/3oz dried cranberries  Pinch of salt Method Grease and line an 9-inch (22cm) square baking pan with parchment paper.  In a medium-sized saucepan, add … Continue reading Alberti’s White Chocolate Fudge

Gnocchetti Sardi con ragu e piselli

Gnocchetti Sardi con ragu e piselli In their native land, Sardinia, they are called “malloreddus”, which in Sardinian for “small gnocchi”, and are considered the typical dish par excellence. The peculiarity of this small gnocchi is the size, designed to give an inimitable consistency, and the lined surface, which was once obtained by crushing the pieces of dough with the thumb on the bottom of … Continue reading Gnocchetti Sardi con ragu e piselli

Bucatini all’Amatriciana

Bucatini all’Amatriciana This classic sauce takes its spiciness from black pepper and dried chillies and its depth of flavor from guanciale, Italian salt-cured pork jowl. If you can’t find it, use pancetta. Ingredients 125g/4 oz. thinly sliced guanciale, pancetta, or chopped unsmoked bacon 500g/12 oz. dried bucatini or spaghetti 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes 1 minced onion 1 tbsp tomato puree 50ml/1/4 cup Italian … Continue reading Bucatini all’Amatriciana

The Ultimate Italian Grilled Cheese Sandwich

The Ultimate Italian Grilled Cheese Sandwich Crispy on the outside with a gooey cheesy centre, topped with truffles and parmesan what more could you want! Ingredients Two thick slices of sourdough bread or any crusty Italian bread Truffle slices Mozzarella Gorgonzola Piccante Scamorza affumicata Povolone dolce Parmesan cheese Butter Method Spread butter on one side of each slice of bread. Heat a nonstick pan over … Continue reading The Ultimate Italian Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Naked Gnudi

Naked Gnudi This classic gnudi recipe is served with a warming sage and butter sauce, the perfect accompaniment to these beautiful ricotta dumplings. Ingredients 250g/1 cup ricotta 100g/3/4 cup flour/semolina 50g/1/2 cup parmesan 1 egg Pinch of nutmeg Salt & pepper 100g/1/4 cup butter Fresh sage leaves Method Put the ricotta in a sieve or muslin bag set above a bowl and leave to drain, … Continue reading Naked Gnudi