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

Paccheri With Datterini Tomatoes & Stracciatella

Paccheri With Datterini Tomatoes & Stracciatella One of our favourite pasta, paccheri is perfect for this recipe. Such a simple recipe with few ingredients but so flavourful. The sweetness from the datterini tomatoes and the creamy stracciatella make this the perfect dish. Ingredients 500g/5 cups paccheri pasta 250g/1 1/3 cup datterini tomatoes, halved 2 cloves garlic finely chopped 200g/1 cup stracciatella cheese Handful fresh basil … Continue reading Paccheri With Datterini Tomatoes & Stracciatella

Spaghetti With Pea Puree & Pancetta

Spaghetti With Pea Puree & Pancetta Spaghetti with a creamy, smooth pea puree and crispy pancetta makes this the perfect Summer dish. Ingredients 500g/16oz spaghetti 400g/2 1/2 cup frozen peas 1 onion finely chopped 125g/1/2 cup pancetta 50g/1/2 cup parmesan Handful fresh basil Salt & pepper Method Fry onion in a pan with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil for 2-3 minutes. Add the … Continue reading Spaghetti With Pea Puree & Pancetta

Gnocchi alla Sorrentina

Gnocchi alla Sorrentina Named after the famed location Sorrento, just off the Campanian coast, gnocchi alla Sorrentina is a dish that perfectly embodies the spirit of this region, in which flavours from high-quality, locally-sourced ingredients are combined into dishes that shine for simplicity as much as for sophistication. For the gnocchi 600g Potatoes 150g plain flour salt & pepper For the sauce 600g passata 1 … Continue reading Gnocchi alla Sorrentina

Fusilli With Pistachio & Arugula Pesto

Fusilli With Pistachio & Arugula Pesto A vibrant flavoured sauce, nutty and zesty, that can be used on anything from grilled chicken to pasta. Ingredients 500g/5 cups fusilli pasta 75g/1/2 cup shelled pistachio nuts 150g/5 oz. arugula/rocket 50g/1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 60ml/1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/2 lemon juice only (about 2 tbsp.) 2 cloves garlic cloves 150g/1 cup cherry tomatoes halved 125g/1 cup … Continue reading Fusilli With Pistachio & Arugula Pesto

Fregola al Pomodoro

Fregola al Pomodoro A simple, quick, tasty dish. Adding peperoncino gives it that extra kick! Ingredients 400g/2 cup Fregola 250ml/ 2 cup Passata 1 tbsp tomato puree 3 garlic cloves finely chopped 1 tsp peporoncino chilli flakes Handful fresh basil Handful fresh sage 100g/1 cup parmesan Extra virgin olive oil Salt & pepper Method Add garlic and olive to a pan and cook until golden. … Continue reading Fregola al Pomodoro

Trofie Pasta With Pesto & Cherry Tomatoes

Trofie Pasta With Pesto & Cherry Tomatoes Fresh pesto pasta, with the sweetness of cherry tomatoes is the perfect combination. Sure to satisfy all tastebuds. Ingredients 5 cups/500g Trofie pasta (or any short pasta) 2 cup/50g Fresh Basil leaves Salt & pepper 1 cup/100g Parmigiano Reggiano 1/2 cup/100ml extra virgin olive oil 1/2 cup/50g Pine Nuts 2 Garlic cloves 1 cup/200g cherry tomatoes, halved Method … Continue reading Trofie Pasta With Pesto & Cherry Tomatoes

Farfalle with Peas and Pancetta

Farfalle with Peas and Pancetta So simple, yet so satisfying. This dish is quick to make and using only a handful of ingredients. Ingredients 400g Farfalle pasta 100g Pancetta 100g Peas Parmesan cheese Extra virgin olive oil Salt & pepper Method Bring to a boil a pan of salted boiling water and add the pasta and cook until al dente. Fry pancetta with a little … Continue reading Farfalle with Peas and Pancetta

Orecchiette with Zucchini and Pancetta

Orecchiette with Zucchini and Pancetta Quick, easy and packed with flavour this is the perfect dish for a Summer’s day with all the family. Ingredients 2 large zucchini, sliced into thin rounds 4 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 lb/100g pancetta Extra virgin olive oil Salt & pepper 1 lb/500g orecchiette 1 cup/100g parmesan cheese Fresh basil, torn Method Bring a large pot of salted water to the boil. In a … Continue reading Orecchiette with Zucchini and Pancetta