Gnocchetti Sardi con ragu e piselli

Gnocchetti Sardi con ragu e piselli In their native land, Sardinia, they are called “malloreddus”, which in Sardinian for “small gnocchi”, and are considered the typical dish par excellence. The peculiarity of this small gnocchi is the size, designed to give an inimitable consistency, and the lined surface, which was once obtained by crushing the pieces of dough with the thumb on the bottom of … Continue reading Gnocchetti Sardi con ragu e piselli

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

Pasta alla Gricia

Pasta alla Gricia This pasta alla gricia recipe packs a real flavour punch thanks to the rich guanciale and Pecorino┬áRomano. This dish makes use of the pasta cooking water, emulsifying with the gorgeous guanciale fat to create a rich and decidedly porky sauce. Ingredients 200g/6 oz guanciale or pancetta 400g/8oz Bucatini or your favourite pasta 2 teaspoons coarsely ground black pepper, preferably ground with a … Continue reading Pasta alla Gricia

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/4 cups potatoes 150g/1 1/2 cup plain flour Salt & pepper For the sauce … 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┬ácup 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