Tortelloni in Alberti’s Special Creamy Sauce

Our famous creamy sauce with peas and pancetta seductively caressing spinach and ricotta tortelloni. A rich creamy sauce with the sweetness of the peas and crispy pancetta makes this dish perfection on a plate! Ingredients 500g/5 cups Tortelloni 250ml/2 cups double/heavy cream 3 garlic cloves finely chopped 1 tsp dried sage 200g/1 cup frozen peas (defrosted) 100g/1/2 cup pancetta 100g/1 cup Parmesan cheese Salt & … Continue reading Tortelloni in Alberti’s Special Creamy Sauce

Pasta alla Norcina

What’s better than an Italian sausage? Pasta alla norcina is a typical recipe from Umbria; specifically the ancient town of Norcia, famous for its sausages and cured meats.  Ingredients 400g rigatoni (14oz) or other short pasta 2-3 Italian pork sausages 3 garlic cloves finely chopped 200 ml fresh double/heavy cream (6-7floz) 1/2 glass Italian white wine 1 tsp dried sage 50g pecorino cheese (2oz) grated Extra virgin olive … Continue reading Pasta alla Norcina

Tagliatelle with Italian Sausage and Porcini

Super tasty and quick, this dish is a family favourite! Meaty Italian sausages with earthy porcini mushrooms in a beautiful cream sauce! Ingredients 500g/5 cups Tagliatelle 400g/5oz Italian sausages or good quality pork sausages 50g/1/2 cup dried porcini mushrooms, soaked in warm water for 15 minutes, drained 4 garlic cloves finely chopped 100ml/1 cup Italian white wine 150ml/1 cup double cream 2 tbsp mascapone 100g/1/2 … Continue reading Tagliatelle with Italian Sausage and Porcini

Alberti’s Christmas Crema

Alberti’s Christmas Crema A satisfying dessert that’s a cross between a mousse and a cheesecake filling. Quick and easy to make and a perfect ending to a great meal. Serves 4-6 Ingredients 500g ricotta 250g mascarpone 125g caster sugar 4 tbsp Marsala wine 125ml Italian espresso Coffee beans, to decorate Method Put the ricotta and mascarpone in a large bowl and whisk quickly, until smooth. … Continue reading Alberti’s Christmas Crema

Gnocchi con pollo e funghi

Gnocchi con pollo e funghi – Gnocchi with chicken and mushrooms in a beautiful cream sauce. This is comfort food at it’s best and very easy and quick to make. Indulgent, moreish, very fulfilling and always leaves you wanting more… Ingredients 500g Gnocchi 5 garlic cloves finely chopped 300ml Double/heavy cream Extra virgin olive oil Salt & Pepper 5 Chestnut Mushrooms or fresh Porcini mushrooms … Continue reading Gnocchi con pollo e funghi

Twins Take On… Spinach & Ricotta Ravioli with a Sage & Walnut Cream Sauce

Spinach & Ricotta Ravioli with a Sage & Walnut Cream Sauce This is a firm favourite in the Alberti Casa, rich, indulgent and moreish. A warming, well balanced dish that will be sure to delight and put a big smile on your face 🙂 Ingredients: Serves 4 For the pasta dough: 400g Tipo ’00’ flour Extra flour and Polenta, to dust 4 large eggs For … Continue reading Twins Take On… Spinach & Ricotta Ravioli with a Sage & Walnut Cream Sauce