Pesce, Pesce – Feast of the seven fishes

Pesce, Pesce –  Feast of the seven fishes. In Italy, fish is always eaten on Christmas Eve as tradition. This celebration commemorates the wait, the Vigilia di Natale, for the midnight birth of the baby Jesus. So here is our Cod with tomatoes, olives & capers. Ingredients 1kg Fresh Cod Fillets 500g Tomato Passata or Chopped tomatoes 3 tbsp Tomato Puree 100g Black olives halved 1 Large … Continue reading Pesce, Pesce – Feast of the seven fishes

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

Torta di Nocciole – Hazelnut Cake

Torta di Nocciole – Hazelnut Cake This simple cake, were Hazelnuts are the real star of the show, from Italy’s Piedmont region. The Frangelico liquor really brings out the hazelnut flavour along with the moist centre, really will drive you nutty! Ingredients 3 Eggs 200g Caster Sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 100ml Extra Virgin Olive Oil 125ml Whole milk 25ml Frangelico Liquor 200g Flour 1 tsp … Continue reading Torta di Nocciole – Hazelnut Cake

Twintastico Tagliatelle al Ragu

Twintastico Tagliatelle al Ragu Now this is our family recipe and this is how we do it. It is one of our favourite recipes, tastes amazing and a firm family favourite. The sauce takes a while to cook and should simmer for at least 3 hours to develop the flavours and make it a deep, rich sauce. “If the wine isn’t good enough to drink, … Continue reading Twintastico Tagliatelle al Ragu