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

Penne alla Vodka with Pancetta

Penne alla Vodka with Pancetta This is more an American-Italian recipe than an Italian-American one. We came across this dish on our travels to Canada and America and fell in love with it. It is very simple to make and we love the creaminess of the dish. We like the sauce a little feisty, so we’re generous with the chilli flakes/Peperoncino. You can add as much … Continue reading Penne alla Vodka with Pancetta

Nutella Tiramisu

The perfect pick me up and what’s even better it has Nutella in! The perfect twist on the classic Tiramisu. Serves 4-6 Ingredients 3x250g/ 3cups mascarpone cheese 350g/1 1/4 cup condensed milk 350g/1 cup Nutella 80ml/3/oz Marsala wine Savoiardi Sponge/lady fingers 125ml/4oz strong Italian espresso Cocoa powder for dusting Method Now we know everyone has their own recipe for this and everyone’s is different. We … Continue reading Nutella Tiramisu

Pistachio Arancini

Pistachio Arancini When you have left over risotto this is the perfect recipe to make. Crispy on the outside and soft and gooey on the inside. The pistachio crumb gives it that extra crispy bite and nutty flavour. Ingredients 100g/1/4 cup butter Extra virgin olive oil 6 Shallots, finely chopped 500g/5 cups Risotto arborio rice 200ml/1 cup dry Italian white wine 1 Litre/4.5 cups vegetable … Continue reading Pistachio Arancini

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 Romano. 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

Chocolate & Peanut Butter Pancakes

Chocolate & Peanut Butter Pancakes These fluffy chocolate pancakes are the perfect way for a chocolate lover to start their day! Thick and full of melty chocolate in each bite, with a peanut butter sauce, this simple recipe gives you a good reason to get out of bed in the morning.  Ingredients For the pancakes 1 1/3 cups (185g) all-purpose flour 1/4 cup (25g) cocoa … Continue reading Chocolate & Peanut Butter Pancakes

Spaghetti Frittata

Spaghetti Frittata Delicious hot or cold, spaghetti frittata is a great way of using up leftover pasta and it’s super quick to make. Ingredients  500g/5 cups leftover cooked spaghetti 5 large free-range eggs 75g/1/2 cup Parmesan cheese Salt & pepper Extra virgin olive oil Method Beat the eggs in a large bowl, then add in the Parmesan. Season well with salt and pepper. Whisk well, … Continue reading Spaghetti Frittata