Burrata & Bean Salad

Fresh, vibrant and packed with flavour, this simple dish is quick and easy to make. Creamy burrata oozing into a fresh bean salad is the perfect combination. Ingredients Burrata 100g/1 cup cannellini beans 100g/1 cup chickpeas 300g/2 cups cherry tomatoes 2 garlic cloves Handful fresh basil Salt & pepper Extra virgin olive oil Method In a baking tray, halve the cherry tomatoes and add to … Continue reading Burrata & Bean Salad

Pesto Orecchiette

Here is our traditional basil pesto, its easy, quick and tastes incredible. It can be used with all types of pasta and on bread or for dipping. Serves 4 Ingredients 500g/5 cups orecchiette pasta 50g/1 cup fresh basil leaves Pinch of salt 100g/1 cup Parmigiano Reggiano 100ml/1/2 cup Italian extra virgin olive oil 50g/1/2 cup pine nuts 2 garlic cloves Method If you’re making this … Continue reading Pesto Orecchiette

Italian Waffles

Light and crispy waffles served with Nutella and strawberries, what more could you want? Ingredients 250g/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp salt 4 tsp baking powder 2 tbsp sugar 2 eggs 2 tbsp mascarpone  100ml/1/2 cup condensed milk 200ml/1 1/2 cups  2 tbsp butter, melted 1 tsp vanilla extract/paste Nutella Strawberries Spray cream Method In a large bowl, mix together flour, salt, baking powder and … Continue reading Italian Waffles

Panettone Tiramisu

The perfect Christmas dessert. With our Twintastico twist on the classic tiramisu. Using panettone gives it the extra depth of flavour, with the crunch of the pistachios and sweetness of the cranberries it is the perfect combination for all to enjoy! Ingredients 3x250g/ 3cups mascarpone cheese 350g/1 1/4 cup condensed milk 80ml/3/oz Marsala wine Panettone 125ml/4oz strong Italian espresso 100g/1 cup pistachios, roughly chopped 100g/1 … Continue reading Panettone Tiramisu

Rigatoni with prawns and pistachio pesto

Rigatoni with prawns and pistachio pesto This simple and quick recipe packs a punch! The prawns marry perfectly with the indulgent sauce and pasta. Ingredients 500g/5 cups rigatoni 165g/6oz fresh prawns 200g/2 cups Marinara sauce (see recipe Mamma’s Marinara Sauce) Extra virgin olive oil For the Pistachio pesto 125g/1 cup pistachios 1/2 garlic clove 1 handful fresh basil 25g/1/4 cup grated parmesan 60ml/1/4 cup extra … Continue reading Rigatoni with prawns and pistachio pesto

Bucatini all’Amatriciana

Bucatini all’Amatriciana This classic sauce takes its spiciness from black pepper and dried chillies and its depth of flavor from guanciale, Italian salt-cured pork jowl. If you can’t find it, use pancetta. Ingredients 125g/4 oz. thinly sliced guanciale, pancetta, or chopped unsmoked bacon 500g/12 oz. dried bucatini or spaghetti 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes 1 minced onion 1 tbsp tomato puree 50ml/1/4 cup Italian … Continue reading Bucatini all’Amatriciana

Italian Christmas Wreath

Italian Christmas Wreath Here you have our Twintastico Twist on the Christmas Wreath. With perfectly cooked soft dough balls stuffed with gooey mozzarella and the perfect sauce to dip into. Perfect for all the family this Christmas. Ingredients For the pizza dough 5 cups/650g 00 all-purpose or bread flour 2 1⁄4 tsp. fast-acting dry yeast 2 tsp. salt 1 cup/250ml water 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive … Continue reading Italian Christmas Wreath