Burrata & Bean Salad

Fresh, vibrant and packed with flavour, this simple dish is quick and easy to make. Creamy burrata oozing into a fresh bean salad is the perfect combination. Ingredients Burrata 100g/1 cup cannellini beans 100g/1 cup chickpeas 300g/2 cups cherry tomatoes 2 garlic cloves Handful fresh basil Salt & pepper Extra virgin olive oil Method In a baking tray, halve the cherry tomatoes and add to … Continue reading Burrata & Bean Salad

Pesto Orecchiette

Here is our traditional basil pesto, its easy, quick and tastes incredible. It can be used with all types of pasta and on bread or for dipping. Serves 4 Ingredients 500g/5 cups orecchiette pasta 50g/1 cup fresh basil leaves Pinch of salt 100g/1 cup Parmigiano Reggiano 100ml/1/2 cup Italian extra virgin olive oil 50g/1/2 cup pine nuts 2 garlic cloves Method If you’re making this … Continue reading Pesto Orecchiette

Italian Waffles

Light and crispy waffles served with Nutella and strawberries, what more could you want? Ingredients 250g/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp salt 4 tsp baking powder 2 tbsp sugar 2 eggs 2 tbsp mascarpone  100ml/1/2 cup condensed milk 200ml/1 1/2 cups  2 tbsp butter, melted 1 tsp vanilla extract/paste Nutella Strawberries Spray cream Method In a large bowl, mix together flour, salt, baking powder and … Continue reading Italian Waffles

Tortellini in a creamy parmesan sauce

Indulgent, creamy parmesan sauce seductively wrapped around tortellini is the perfect quick and simple recipe to make. Ready in less than 10 minutes and with a few ingredients, it’s love on a plate! Ingredients 500g/1lb Tortellini 200ml/1 cup Double/heavy cream 250g/1 cup parmesan cheese Salt & pepper Method Add the cream to a large sauce pan on a medium heat, bring to a simmer and … Continue reading Tortellini in a creamy parmesan sauce

Spaghetti Frittata

Spaghetti Frittata Delicious hot or cold, spaghetti frittata is a great way of using up leftover pasta and it’s super quick to make. Ingredients  500g/5 cups leftover cooked spaghetti 5 large free-range eggs 75g/1/2 cup Parmesan cheese Salt & pepper Extra virgin olive oil Method Beat the eggs in a large bowl, then add in the Parmesan. Season well with salt and pepper. Whisk well, … Continue reading Spaghetti Frittata

Paccheri With Datterini Tomatoes & Stracciatella

Paccheri With Datterini Tomatoes & Stracciatella One of our favourite pasta, paccheri is perfect for this recipe. Such a simple recipe with few ingredients but so flavourful. The sweetness from the datterini tomatoes and the creamy stracciatella make this the perfect dish. Ingredients 500g/5 cups paccheri pasta 250g/1 1/3 cup datterini tomatoes, halved 2 cloves garlic finely chopped 200g/1 cup stracciatella cheese Handful fresh basil … Continue reading Paccheri With Datterini Tomatoes & Stracciatella

Zucchini Carpaccio

Zucchini Carpaccio Raw zucchini is beautiful and tasty when sliced carpaccio style and topped with fresh zingy ingredients. Delicious, quick, fresh and perfect for a light lunch or side dish. 2 or 3 Zucchini 2 Red chilli finely chopped Handful of fresh basil, roughly chopped Handful of fresh mint, roughly chopped 1 lemon freshly squeezed Salt Method Using a mandolin or knife, slice the zucchini … Continue reading Zucchini Carpaccio