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

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

Pumpkin Risotto

Pumpkin Risotto Double, Double Toil and Trouble! Enjoy seasonal pumpkin in this elegant risotto. Sweet pumpkin pairs beautifully with the crispy sage leaves, parmesan cheese and balsamic glaze. Serves 3-4 Ingredients  For the pumpkin risotto 570ml/1 pint vegetable stock 1 cup/240ml Italian white wine 2 shallots, finely chopped 12 fresh sage leaves, finely chopped Extra virgin olive oil 170g/6oz arborio (risotto) rice 250g/9oz pumpkin puree … Continue reading Pumpkin Risotto

Italian Veggie Burger

Italian Veggie Burger The biggest and meatiest veggie burger you will ever try with a Twintastico Italian Twist! This veggie burger really delivers! The porcini mushrooms make this a meaty burger, without the meat! Packed with flavour, it’s easy to make and very, very satisfying… Just like us! Serves 4 Ingredients 1 white onion finely chopped 1 cup/200g cannellini beans 1 cup/200g red kidney beans … Continue reading Italian Veggie Burger

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

Struffoli – Honey covered Italian Balls

Struffoli – Honey covered Italian Balls Whats better than Italian balls??? Italian balls covered in honey! If you’ve never encountered struffoli before, they are best described as small dough balls, the size of marbles, that are deep-fried and then rolled in honey before being assembled into a cone, served with a generous sprinkling of sugar sprinkles on top. They are a Neapolitan dish, crunchy on the outside … Continue reading Struffoli – Honey covered Italian Balls

Gnocchi with Gorgonzola & Pistachio

Gnocchi with Gorgonzola & Pistachio Gnocchi is great with a cheesy, cream sauce and with the added pistachio, this gives it that extra texture and flavour. Ingredients 500g/1lb Gnocchi 50g/1/2 stick Butter 500ml/1 pint double cream/heavy cream 200g/7oz Gorgonzola 120g/1 cup Parmigiano Reggiano 5 tbsp crushed pistachios Salt & Pepper Method Melt the butter and gorgonzola in a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat. When … Continue reading Gnocchi with Gorgonzola & Pistachio