Struffoli – Honey covered Italian Balls

Struffoli – Honey covered Italian Balls Whats better than Italian balls??? Italian balls covered in honey! If you’ve never encountered struffoli before, they are best described as small dough balls, the size of marbles, that are deep-fried and then rolled in honey before being assembled into a cone, served with a generous sprinkling of sugar sprinkles on top. They are a Neapolitan dish, crunchy on the outside … Continue reading Struffoli – Honey covered Italian Balls

Alberti’s Drunken Cherries

Alberti’s Drunken Cherries Patience is a virtue… Cherry season is short and sweet but you can preserve the delicious summer flavor for a year-round treat by making your own cherry liquor. This is something that always comes out when we visit family in Italia, every Nonnas house will be sure to have one hiding away in the cupboard. This liqueur is usually stored for years … Continue reading Alberti’s Drunken Cherries

Twinning Italian Tacos

Twinning Italian Tacos Everyone loves a good taco and here we put our Italian beef in those Tacos 😉 Here is our Italian twist on the classic Taco. Ingredients 6 Soft Corn Tortilla or Corn Taco Shells 500g Beef mince 500g Tomato Passata 3 tbsp Tomato Puree 5 Garlic cloves finely chopped 1 Large Onion finely chopped 150g Parmigiano Reggiano 150g Mozzarella shredded 250g Mascarpone … Continue reading Twinning Italian Tacos

Twintastico Luscious Lemon Ricotta Cake

Twintastico Luscious Lemon Ricotta Cake This light and fluffy cake with the ricotta keeps the cake nice and moist and it has just enough lemon flavour to add that extra zesty zing… Ingredients: 3 eggs 250g caster sugar 1 tsp baking powder 5 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil 150g fresh full-cream ricotta, well drained 200g Plain Flour 75g Ground Almond Zest of 2 lemons Juice … Continue reading Twintastico Luscious Lemon Ricotta Cake

Gnocchi con pollo e funghi

Gnocchi con pollo e funghi – Gnocchi with chicken and mushrooms in a beautiful cream sauce. This is comfort food at it’s best and very easy and quick to make. Indulgent, moreish, very fulfilling and always leaves you wanting more… Ingredients 500g Gnocchi 5 garlic cloves finely chopped 300ml Double/heavy cream Extra virgin olive oil Salt & Pepper 5 Chestnut Mushrooms or fresh Porcini mushrooms … Continue reading Gnocchi con pollo e funghi