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

Twintastico Piccoli Cuscini/Pasta Fritta

Twintastico Piccoli Cuscini/Pasta Fritta One of the things we miss most about Italy is the long-table dinners we would have with our family in the small village where our famiglia live. While we patiently waited for the prima and seconda courses, we would start with antipasti which would include cured meats, pickled vegetables and mushrooms, olives, bruschetta, bread, crostini etc along with one of our … Continue reading Twintastico Piccoli Cuscini/Pasta Fritta

Twins Take On… Sexy Italian Sausage Rigatoni Pasta Bake

Sexy Italian Sausage Rigatoni Pasta Bake Ingredients  Extra Virgin Olive Oil 900g Italian large thick pork sausages 1 large onion finely chopped 4 garlic cloves finely chopped 255g spinach rinsed 500g Passata 100g Parmigiano Reggiano Salt & Pepper 2 x 500g Rigatoni 4 x 150g Mozzarella Basil Method Heat the olive oil in a skillet over a medium heat. Take the skin off the sausages, … Continue reading Twins Take On… Sexy Italian Sausage Rigatoni Pasta Bake

Twins Take On… Tagliatelle with Italian Sausage in a Creamy Leek Sauce

Tagliatelle with Italian Sausage in a Creamy Leek Sauce “Everyone Loves an Italian Sausage” 😉 Ingredients: Serves 4 400g Italian sausage or really good quality thick pork sausages 8 Sage leaves finely chopped 3 Sprigs fresh Thyme 150ml White Wine 250ml Double Cream Salt & Pepper 2 Large Leeks 2 Shallots finely chopped 400g Tagliatelle Extra Virgin Olive Oil Method: Add some extra virgin olive … Continue reading Twins Take On… Tagliatelle with Italian Sausage in a Creamy Leek Sauce

Twins Take On… Scottish Italian Awards

Welcome to the Scottish Italian awards… The Scottish Italian Awards held in Glasgow are going from strength to strength, and winners are now reaping the rewards that being an award winning venue brings. They pride themselves in being the fairest contest in the country, handing power over to the people who really matter, the general public. The public were invited to vote for their favourite … Continue reading Twins Take On… Scottish Italian Awards

Twins Take On… Pumpkin Gnocchi in a Butter and Sage Sauce

Pumpkin Gnocchi in a Butter and Sage Sauce Here is a great recipe that all the family can get involved in and have fun with. Ingredients: Serves 4 For the Gnocchi 350g of Pumpkin or Butternut Squash 350g of Whole potatoes 1 tsp Cinnamon ground 1 tsp Ground nutmeg Salt and Pepper 300g of White all-purpose flour (extra flour for working the dough) For the sauce: 150g butter 8 sage leaves finely chopped … Continue reading Twins Take On… Pumpkin Gnocchi in a Butter and Sage Sauce

Alberti’s Big Juicy Italian Meatballs

Alberti’s Big Juicy Italian Meatballs “Everyone Loves our Italian balls” 😉 We are famous for our Italian Meatballs. This is one of our favourite family recipes to cook, passed down through generations. Every self respecting Italian cook has a good meatball recipe and ours is the best. It is quick and simple and everyone loves our Italian balls. Like in life, bigger is better and … Continue reading Alberti’s Big Juicy Italian Meatballs