Risotto al pomodoro with creamy burrata

Risotto with tomato sauce is a classic, tasty and quick dish to make, topped with creamy burrata for that extra indulgence. Ingredients Method Add a drizzle of oil to a large sauce pan. Add in the onions and cook until translucent. Now add the rice and cook for a few minutes. Start to add a ladle at a time of the broth and simmer and … Continue reading Risotto al pomodoro with creamy burrata

Trofie Pasta with Pistachio & Mint Pesto

Traditional basil pesto is a classic, but sometimes things need a Twintastico Twist! Try this nutty, fresh twist on the classic pesto. Ingredients Method Add the pasta to a large pan of salted water and cook until al dente. Combine all ingredients in a food processor. Blend until smooth. Drain and add the pasta to a pan, add pesto and mix well. Buon appetito… Continue reading Trofie Pasta with Pistachio & Mint Pesto

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