Alberti’s Hot Italian Nuts

Alberti’s Hot Italian Nuts ‘Everyone loves our Hot Italian Nuts’ With the sweetness of the honey, warming, earthy flavours from the sage and peppery sweet aromatic basil and then comes the heat from the peperoncino, this makes Alberti’s Hot Italian Nuts the best nuts you will ever put in your mouth, we promise! Ingredients 2 cups/250g raw peanuts or any other type of nut you … Continue reading Alberti’s Hot Italian Nuts

Castagnaccio – Cheeky Chestnut Cake

Castagnaccio – Cheeky Chestnut Cake Originally from Tuscany, this recipe is a favourite of our Nonna and always puts a smile on her face when we make it for her. We remember her telling us stories of how she would grind the chestnuts into flour to make this cake on the farm in Italy when she was young and this is our version of the … Continue reading Castagnaccio – Cheeky Chestnut Cake

Twintastico Chocolate & Hazelnut Olive Oil Cake

Chocolate & Hazelnut Olive Oil Cake This dense chocolate cake is rich with a moist centre and has the added health benefits of olive oil included. But don’t worry the olive oil is only just detectable and adds a silky smooth texture. As we all know olive oil is the cornerstone of the Mediterranean diet — an essential nutritional mainstay for the world’s longest-living cultures. Italian beauty … Continue reading Twintastico Chocolate & Hazelnut Olive Oil Cake

Croccante di Mandorle – Italian Almond Brittle

Croccante di Mandorle – Italian Almond Brittle Everyone loves our Italian Nuts! This recipe is something that brings back very fond memories of spending Summers in Italy growing up, we use to have these around festival times, from Carnivals to Christmas time. They are also found all year round over Italy, most often at street fairs—where hefty blocks wrapped in cellophane are sold from stalls bearing … Continue reading Croccante di Mandorle – Italian Almond Brittle

Naughty Nutella Cake

Twintastico Naughty Nutella Cake Money can’t buy happiness but it can buy Nutella and that is basically the same thing 😉 Ingredients: Cake: 5 eggs 100g caster sugar 50g ground hazelnuts 50g plain flour 50g cocoa powder 1 tsp baking powder 400g Nutella Icing: 250g Mascarpone 250g Nutella 50g Icing sugar 50g Coarsely/roughly chopped blanched/peeled hazelnuts Method: Preheat the oven to 180ºC/gas mark 4/350ºF. In … Continue reading Naughty Nutella Cake

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 😉 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

Torta di Nocciole – Hazelnut Cake

Torta di Nocciole – Hazelnut Cake This simple cake, were Hazelnuts are the real star of the show, from Italy’s Piedmont region. The Frangelico liquor really brings out the hazelnut flavour along with the moist centre, really will drive you nutty! Ingredients 3 Eggs 200g Caster Sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 100ml Extra Virgin Olive Oil 125ml Whole milk 25ml Frangelico Liquor 200g Flour 1 tsp … Continue reading Torta di Nocciole – Hazelnut Cake