Naked Gnudi

Naked Gnudi This classic gnudi recipe is served with a warming sage and butter sauce, the perfect accompaniment to these beautiful ricotta dumplings. Ingredients 250g/1 cup ricotta 100g/3/4 cup flour/semolina 50g/1/2 cup parmesan 1 egg Pinch of nutmeg Salt & pepper 100g/1/4 cup butter Fresh sage leaves Method Put the ricotta in a sieve or muslin bag set above a bowl and leave to drain, … Continue reading Naked Gnudi

Fregola Salad

Fregola Salad Originating from the south of Italy in Sardinia, fregola has often been compared to couscous. Sardinians will often prepare it with fresh clams and tomatoes.  As you can see, fregola look like tiny beads. These tiny beads have a wonderful nutty taste because they’ve been lightly toasted. Our fregola salad is very quick to make with healthy and simple ingredients and packed with … Continue reading Fregola Salad

Eggs in Purgatory

Eggs in Purgatory This quick and easy dish of eggs cooked in a fiery tomato sauce hits the spot when you’re in need of morning-after succour. Ingredients Extra virgin olive oil 3 cloves garlic finely chopped 500g/2 cups chopped tomatoes 1 tbsp Tomato puree Pinch of peperoncino chilli flakes Salt & pepper 4 large eggs Parmigiano Reggiano Basil leaves Toasted bread or focaccia Method Add … Continue reading Eggs in Purgatory

Shellicious Pasta Ragu

Shellicious Pasta Ragu Combine two favourites – ragu and stuffed pasta shells – to make the ultimate pasta bake. Serve bubbling from the oven for true comfort food. Listen closely to the shells as they whisper sweet nothings into your ear.. For the pasta shells 250g large pasta shells or conchiglioni 200g mascarpone 2 x 125g balls mozzarella, drained and finely chopped large bunch basil, … Continue reading Shellicious Pasta Ragu

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

Italian S’mores

Italian S’mores This moreish s’mores dip is the perfect treat to share on Bonfire Night or a cosy family night in. A silky smooth chocolate ganache hides beneath a layer of gooey toasted marshmallows with a topping of crushed amaretti biscuits. Ready to be dipped and dunked with your favourite treats! You’re always going to want s’more of this! Ingredients  300g/1 cup Nutella 200ml/1 cup … Continue reading Italian S’mores

Perfectly Pumpkin Muffins

Perfectly Pumpkin Muffins Lovely and moist with a salted caramel top, they are the perfect pumpkin muffin. Tender and sweet, with white chocolate chips, perfectly pumpkin. Ingredients 4 large eggs 2 cups/400g white granulated sugar 1 1/2 cups/336ml vegetable or canola oil 1 3/4 cups/428ml pumpkin puree 3 cups/375g all-purpose flour 1 Tbsp. ground cinnamon 2 tsp. baking powder 2 tsp. baking soda 1 1/2 cup/250g white … Continue reading Perfectly Pumpkin Muffins

Pumpkin Risotto

Pumpkin Risotto Double, Double Toil and Trouble! Enjoy seasonal pumpkin in this elegant risotto. Sweet pumpkin pairs beautifully with the crispy sage leaves, parmesan cheese and balsamic glaze. Serves 3-4 Ingredients  For the pumpkin risotto 570ml/1 pint vegetable stock 1 cup/240ml Italian white wine 2 shallots, finely chopped 12 fresh sage leaves, finely chopped Extra virgin olive oil 170g/6oz arborio (risotto) rice 250g/9oz pumpkin puree … Continue reading Pumpkin Risotto