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

Orecchiette in Vodka Sauce With Italian Sausage

A warming, moreish dish, packed with flavour and a little kick of chilli to heat you up. Let us take you to flavour town! Ingredients 500g/4 cups orecchiette pasta 5 Italian sausages 60ML/1/4 cup vodka 250g/1 cup tomato passata 2 tbsp tomato paste/puree 500ml/2 cup double/heavy cream 3 garlic cloves finely chopped Handful fresh basil torn 1 tsp peperoncino chilli flakes Salt & pepper Parmesan … Continue reading Orecchiette in Vodka Sauce With Italian Sausage

Spaghetti aglio, olio e peperoncino

Spaghetti aglio, olio e peperoncino¬† This is probably one of the most popular recipes for native Italians. They like to eat it at any time, but it’s probably the prime dish to be eaten for a midnight feast, when they arrive home late and hungry. Quick and simple to make and very satisfying. Ingredients 500g spaghetti 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 chilli finely chopped … Continue reading Spaghetti aglio, olio e peperoncino

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

Italian Veggie Burger

Italian Veggie Burger The biggest and meatiest veggie burger you will ever try with a Twintastico Italian Twist! This veggie burger really delivers! The porcini mushrooms make this a meaty burger, without the meat! Packed with flavour, it’s easy to make and very, very satisfying… Just like us! Serves 4 Ingredients 1 white onion finely chopped 1 cup/200g cannellini beans 1 cup/200g red kidney beans … Continue reading Italian Veggie Burger

Italian Bread and Butter Pudding

Italian Bread and Butter Pudding Here is out Italian Twintastico Twist on the classic bread and butter pudding. Rich with cream and vanilla – Perfect for using up any excess Christmas Panettone. This is the best bread and butter pudding you will ever eat! We promise!! Serves 4-6 Ingredients 3 tbsp butter, softened Panettone cut into thick slices 100g/4oz currants/raisins 2 eggs 180ml/3/4 cup double/heavy … Continue reading Italian Bread and Butter Pudding

Naughty Nutella Christmas Cookies

Naughty Nutella Christmas Cookies Oozy delicious Christmas cookies stuffed with gooey Nutella. Makes 15¬† Ingredients¬† 15 tsp Nutella 115g (1 stick or 1/2 cup) unsalted butter, room temperature 90g (1/2 cup) brown sugar 50g (1/4 cup) caster sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 large egg 140g (1 cup) plain flour 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp corn flour/cornstarch 40g (1/2 cup) … Continue reading Naughty Nutella Christmas Cookies

The Leaning Tower of Pandoro

The Leaning Tower of Pandoro We have all heard of The Leaning Tower of Pisa… So here we have the Leaning Tower of Pandoro! Pandoro, similar to Panettone but with a few differences mainly that Pandoro is without the raisins and candied fruits. Pandoro is a traditional Italian sweet yeast bread, most popular around Christmas time and originated in Verona. True to its name (pan … Continue reading The Leaning Tower of Pandoro