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

Nutella Banana Cake

Nutella Banana Cake Moist chocolate chip banana cake topped with Nutella is the best banana cake you will ever make… We promise. Quick, easy and indulgent, perfect for the whole family. Ingredients 5 ripe banana 250g/2 cups flour 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp vanilla extract 4 Eggs 150g/2/3 cup butter 75g/1/3 cup brown sugar 75g/1/3 cup white sugar Pinch of … Continue reading Nutella Banana Cake

Italian Snowballs

Italian Snowballs Festive fun for all the family this year, these snowy truffles are great fun to make and very quick and easy! Ingredients 300g/1 1/4 cup double/heavy cream 300g/1 cup Nutella 100g/3.5 oz dark chocolate 50g/1 1/4 cup butter Crushed hazelnuts 300g/2 cups desiccated coconut Method Put the cream and butter into a saucepan and heat gently until the butter melts and the cream reaches simmering point. … Continue reading Italian Snowballs

Italian Christmas Wreath

Italian Christmas Wreath Here you have our Twintastico Twist on the Christmas Wreath. With perfectly cooked soft dough balls stuffed with gooey mozzarella and the perfect sauce to dip into. Perfect for all the family this Christmas. Ingredients For the pizza dough 5 cups/650g 00 all-purpose or bread flour 2 1⁄4 tsp. fast-acting dry yeast 2 tsp. salt 1 cup/250ml water 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive … Continue reading Italian Christmas Wreath

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 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

Naughty Nutella Christmas Cookies

Naughty Nutella Christmas Cookies Oozy delicious Christmas cookies stuffed with gooey Nutella. Makes 15  Ingredients  15 tsp Nutella 115g (1 stick or 1/2 cup) unsalted butter, room temperature 90g (1/2 cup) brown sugar 50g (1/4 cup) caster sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 large egg 140g (1 cup) plain flour 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp corn flour/cornstarch 40g (1/2 cup) … Continue reading Naughty Nutella Christmas Cookies