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

Holy Cannoli Christmas Cookies

Holy Cannoli Christmas Cookies Our Twintastico twist on the Italian classic cannoli. These cannoli cookies are a delicious take on the Italian pastry – without having to fry a thing! Ingredients Cookies: 2 cups flour 1/2 tsp Baking Soda 1/2 tsp Salt 1/2 cup Butter room temperature 1/4 cup Ricotta room temperature 1 cup granulated sugar Zest from one orange 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 large … Continue reading Holy Cannoli Christmas Cookies

Twintastico Italian Sausage In The Hole

Twintastico Italian Sausage In The Hole What’s golden, big and rises every time? Alberti’s Sausage in the Hole of course! We serve this with our special Italian red wine sauce. Here is our Italian twist on the British classic ‘Toad In The Hole’. Ingredients Italian Sausage In The Hole 5 tbsp vegetable oil 8 Italian sausages 3 Red onions, each cut into 8 wedges 25g … Continue reading Twintastico Italian Sausage In The Hole

Castagnaccio – Cheeky Chestnut Cake

Castagnaccio – Cheeky Chestnut Cake Originally from Tuscany, this recipe is a favourite of our Nonna and always puts a smile on her face when we make it for her. We remember her telling us stories of how she would grind the chestnuts into flour to make this cake on the farm in Italy when she was young and this is our version of the … Continue reading Castagnaccio – Cheeky Chestnut Cake

Twintastico Chocolate & Hazelnut Olive Oil Cake

Chocolate & Hazelnut Olive Oil Cake This dense chocolate cake is rich with a moist centre and has the added health benefits of olive oil included. But don’t worry the olive oil is only just detectable and adds a silky smooth texture. As we all know olive oil is the cornerstone of the Mediterranean diet — an essential nutritional mainstay for the world’s longest-living cultures. Italian beauty … Continue reading Twintastico Chocolate & Hazelnut Olive Oil Cake