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.ย When … Continue reading Gnocchi with Gorgonzola & Pistachio

Alberti’s Drunken Cherries

Alberti’s Drunken Cherries Patience is a virtue… Cherry season is short and sweet but you can preserve the delicious summer flavor for a year-round treat by making your own cherry liquor. This is something that always comes out when we visit family in Italia, every Nonnas house will be sure to have one hiding away in the cupboard. This liqueur is usually stored for years … Continue reading Alberti’s Drunken Cherries

Twillionaire’s Shortbread

Twillionaire’s Shortbread Here is our take on the Millionaire’s Shortbread… Twinning Style. Indulgent, with a crunchy biscuit base, soft caramel centre and a chocolate topping with amaretti biscuit crumbled on top, which makes this the ultimate Twillionaire’s Shortbread. Ingredients For the shortbread 225g Plain flour 175g Unsalted butter, cold, cut into cubes 100g Caster sugar For the topping 150g Butter 1 x 379g Can condensed … Continue reading Twillionaire’s Shortbread

Passionate Penne all’Arrabbiata

Passionate Penne all’Arrabbiata As all Italians have that fiery side to them, this recipe is to celebrate the passion and love of all Italians. Passionate Penne all’Arrabbiata (arrabbiata meaning angry) – is the spicy favourite of Italian cuisine which is hot, quick to make, with a great depth of flavour. Sure to fire up the kitchen and the bedroom ๐Ÿ˜‰ Ingredients 500g Penne pasta Extra … Continue reading Passionate Penne all’Arrabbiata

Twins Take On… Perfetto Penne alla Vodka

Perfetto Penne alla Vodka This is more an American-Italian recipe than an Italian-American one.ย We came across this dish on our travels to Canada and America and fell in love with it. It is very simple to make and we love the creaminess of the dish. We like the sauce a little feisty, so we’re generous with the chilli flakes/Peperoncino. You can add as much โ€” … Continue reading Twins Take On… Perfetto Penne alla Vodka

Italian Yorkshire Puddings

Italian Yorkshire Puddingsย  Here is our Italian twist on the traditional Yorkshire Pudding. We all associate the Yorkshire Pudding with a Sunday Roast, and as nice as they are, we feel they needed a lift, so here is our Italian twist for the traditional Yorkshire Puddings. This recipe is very easy to make and gives it a richer, deeper flavour. Adding the chopped rosemary and … Continue reading Italian Yorkshire Puddings

Twins Take On… Alberti’s Figtastic Summer Salad

Alberti’s Figtastic Summer Salad Lets get Figgy with it… This is the most amazing, delicious salad you will ever set your eyes on or eat, with gorgeous colours, it tastes as good as it looks… Just like us ๐Ÿ˜‰ Fresh, quick and packed full of flavour, its perfect for the summer… It really is Summer on a plate. Serves 4-6 Ingredients Salt & Pepper 10 … Continue reading Twins Take On… Alberti’s Figtastic Summer Salad