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

Whipped Ricotta & Mascarpone Bruschetta

This delicious, quick and simple bruschetta is to rival all bruschetta. A perfect blend of flavours to make your mouth water! Ingredients 1 whole ciabatta, cut in half length ways 125g/1 cup ricotta 125g/1 cup mascarpone 250g/1 cup cherry tomatoes 2 garlic cloves crushed Handful of fresh basil leaves Extra virgin olive oil Salt & pepper Method Add extra virgin olive oil, garlic and cherry … Continue reading Whipped Ricotta & Mascarpone Bruschetta

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

Italian Mussels

Mediterranean feast in minutes with our irresistible spaghetti with mussels recipe. 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 1 tsp peperoncino chilli flakes 1 handful of parsley, roughly chopped Salt & pepper Method Cook the pasta in … Continue reading Italian Mussels

Crab Linguine

Keep it simple with this crab linguine with chilli and parsley, it takes a few good quality ingredients and lets them shine. Ingredients 400g linguine Extra virgin olive oil 1 red chilli, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 300g/11oz fresh white crabmeat  Large handful flat-leaf parsley leaves, very finely chopped Salt & pepper Method Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil … Continue reading Crab Linguine

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