Sexy Spirali Pasta with Pancetta and Peas

Sexy Spirali Pasta with Pancetta and Peas This is such a fresh simple, colourful, Summery dish to make and the whole family with love it. It’s sexy, tasty and the perfect summer dish. Serves 4 Ingredients: 500g Spirali Pasta 150g Cubed Pancetta 125g Frozen Peas Parmesan, freshly grated Salt & Pepper, to taste Extra Virgin Olive Oil 30g Butter Method Bring a pan of salted … Continue reading Sexy Spirali Pasta with Pancetta and Peas

Italian Romantic Ricotta Balls

Italian Romantic Ricotta Balls Everyone loves our Italian Balls Baci Baci… Kiss Kiss These Italian Romantic Ricotta Balls, are a hot, soft, melt in the mouth, easy dessert. Just mix all the ingredients in a bowl and then fry rounded teaspoonfuls of the batter in just under an inch of oil until you have some light, small, ball-shaped fritters, add a powdery dusting of icing/confectioners’ … Continue reading Italian Romantic Ricotta Balls

Italian Shepherds pie – Our Italian Twist on the British Classic Shepherds Pie

Italian Shepherds pie Our Italian Twist on the British Classic Shepherds Pie This is one of the nations favourite dishes and is a classic in its own right. Here is our Italian twist on the classic Shepherds Pie. Ingredients Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 Large onion finely chopped 2-3 Carrots finely chopped 750g Lamb mince 2 tbsp Tomato purée Generous splash of Worcestershire sauce 600ml … Continue reading Italian Shepherds pie – Our Italian Twist on the British Classic Shepherds Pie

Twins Take On… Fabulous Focaccia

Fabulous Focaccia  This is one of our favourite types of bread to make. Easy to make and extremely delicious. Your family is going to love this. Perfect for dipping into balsamic vinegar and extra virgin olive oil and for mopping up our Italian sauce. Ingredients 7 tablespoon of Extra Virgin Olive Oil 10g Caster Sugar 7g Fast action dried Yeast 300ml Warm water 500g ’00’ … Continue reading Twins Take On… Fabulous Focaccia

Twins Take On… Good Friday Fish Feast

Good Friday Fish Feast This recipe is a family favourite, and it’s all about making the fish the star of the meal. A delicate poach in olive oil cooks the fish to perfection!!! This easy recipe is a beautiful feast that can be served on any occasion but is perfect for the feast of Good Friday. Serves 4 Ingredients 600g Passata 4 Garlic cloves, finely … Continue reading Twins Take On… Good Friday Fish Feast

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… 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

Twins Take On… L’Anima Restaurant – London

L’Anima London  We visited L’Anima this week and the award winning restaurant is as spectacular as we imagined. “Translated as ‘soul’ in Italian, award-winning L’Anima is true to its name, specialising in authentic, honest Italian cuisine made with all the passion of chefs with Italian cooking in their blood. Bordering the City and Shoreditch, L’Anima was designed by famed architect Claudio Silvestrin. The open and … Continue reading Twins Take On… L’Anima Restaurant – London

Twins Take On… Italian Eggs Benedict

Italian Eggs Benedict “How do you like your eggs in the morning… ;)” So eggs Benedict is a firm favourite around the world. Here is our Italian twist on the classic recipe. Ingredients: 3 tbsp white wine vinegar 3 Egg yolks 2 Large eggs 1 Ciabatta bread cut in half 150g Butter 80g Pancetta cubes 1 tbsp Dijon mustard Salt & Pepper 60g Parmigiano cheese … Continue reading Twins Take On… Italian Eggs Benedict