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

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

Porcini Arancini

Porcini Arancini Feast your eyes on the best arancini balls you will ever see and eat. With a touch of truffle oil, gooey mozzarella middle and the meaty depth of flavour from the porcini, make these the tastiest Italian balls around. Ingredients For the arancini 100g/1/2 cup butter Extra virgin olive oil 6 shallots, finely chopped 50g/3/4 cup dried porcini mushrooms 500g/2 cups Risotto arborio … Continue reading Porcini Arancini

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

Pumpkin Ricotta Balls

Pumpkin Ricotta Balls Left over pumpkin? We have the answer. This is a great way to use that left over pumpkin for a really tasty dessert! Serves 2 dozen Ingredients 3/4 cups/100g all purpose flour 1/4 cup/50g granulated sugar 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg 1/4 tsp ground ginger 1/4 tsp ground allspice 4 ounces/115g whole milk ricotta – well drained 1 large egg … Continue reading Pumpkin Ricotta Balls

Italian Surf &Turf – Vitello Tonnato

Italian Surf & Turf – Vitello Tonnato Traditionally served cold as part of antipasti, slices of aromatic veal are served in a rich fish sauce made from tuna, capers and anchovy. Serves 6-8 Ingredients 2 lb 12 oz (1.25kg) thick piece boneless veal topside or loin of veal 1 small onion halved 6 cloves 2 bay leaves 6 sage leaves 2 celery sticks, halved 1 … Continue reading Italian Surf &Turf – Vitello Tonnato

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