Pumpkin Zucchini Bread

The perfect snack, moist, sweet and melts in the mouth, the zucchini adds a level of moisture and subtle sweet flavour that will make this bread a must-make for your next afternoon snack. Ingredients Method Preheat oven to 180C/350F. Line an 9“-x-5” loaf pan with parchment paper, leaving a 2-inch overhang on the long sides; In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, baking … Continue reading Pumpkin Zucchini Bread

Ossa dei Morti – Bones of the dead

Crisp almond flavored cookies made to celebrate All Saints Day. While North America celebrates October 31st, Halloween, or All Hallow’s Eve, In Italy, November 1st is a Roman Catholic holiday that Italians celebrate. It is called All Saints’ or All Souls Day, and this is a day for remembering your deceased family members. There are many different traditions followed on this special holiday, and each … Continue reading Ossa dei Morti – Bones of the dead

Pumpkin Gnocchi

This easy homemade gnocchi recipe is the perfect way to use up leftover pumpkin after Halloween. Used instead of traditional potato, the mashed pumpkin gives the finished gnocchi a beautiful golden colour and sweet taste. Cooked with a simple sage butter sauce, this recipe is sure to warm you up on chilly autumnal evenings. Ingredients Method Steam the pumpkin in a colander set over a … Continue reading Pumpkin Gnocchi

Gnocchi alla Nerano

Summer is over, so why not use those amazing left over zucchini and make our amazing Nerano dish. We all know the classic with spaghetti, but using these pillowy balls of potato make this dish extra special. Ingredients Method Put a large pot of salted water on to boil for the gnocchi. In a wide skillet over medium-high heat, add the zucchini and cook until tender … Continue reading Gnocchi alla Nerano

Linguine in a Creamy Gorgonzola and Pistachio Sauce

The most indulgent sauce you will ever taste! Creamy Gorgonzola, mixed with crunchy, nutty pistachio, wrapped around luscious locks of linguine! A match made in heaven! Ingredients Method Add the pasta to a pan of boiling salted water and cook until al dente. Add the cream to a large sauce pan on medium and cook for around 5 minutes. Add the gorgonzola and break up … Continue reading Linguine in a Creamy Gorgonzola and Pistachio Sauce

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

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

Tiramisu Truffles

Tiramisu Truffles Here is our Twintastico twist on the classic Tiramisu. Ingredients 250g/1 cup mascarpone 80g/3oz strong Italian coffee 160g/7oz savoiardi/lady fingers 60g/1/2 cup icing/confectioners sugar Method Add the mascarpone, sugar and coffee to a large bowl and whisk together. Blitz the savoiardi/lady fingers to a fine crumb, then add to the bowl and combine. Take small amount of the mixture and roll with your … Continue reading Tiramisu Truffles