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

Italian Guacamole

Italian Guacamole Oh my Guac!!! Look at our Guac!! Italian Guacamole!!! Twintastico Italian Twist on Guacamole, quick and easy with lot’s of fresh basil and garlic and super moreish. The perfect dip! Serves 4-6 Ingredients 3 ripe avocados, peeled and pitted 2 large cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp peperoncino chilli flakes/ 1 fresh chilli, finely chopped 1 tomato, finely chopped (or 3 tablespoons chopped sun-dried … Continue reading Italian Guacamole

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

Italian Eggnog

Italian Eggnog Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without Eggnog! Here we have done an Italian Twintastico Twist on the classic Eggnog! A perfect holiday treat! Serves 4-6 Ingredients 3 cups/700ml condensed milk 1 cup/240ml heavy/double cream 5 egg yolks 3/4 cup/150g caster/superfine sugar 1/2 cup/125ml Marsala wine 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp ground nutmeg Amaretti biscuits finely crushed Cinnamon sticks Method … Continue reading Italian Eggnog

Alberti’s Italian Burrito

Alberti’s Italian Burrito Behold the Burrissimo! An Italian-Inspired Burrito with a Twintastico Twist! Serves 6 Ingredients 6 tortillas 500g/1lb beef mince 450g/2 cups tomato passata 3 tbsp tomato puree/paste 2 carrots finely diced 2 celery stalks finely diced 5 garlic cloves finely chopped 1 large onion finely chopped 185g/1 cup borlotti beans 185g/1 cup cannellini beans 150g/11/2 cup Parmigiano Reggiano 2 tbsp peperoncino chilli flakes … Continue reading Alberti’s Italian Burrito

Holy Cannoli Christmas Cookies

Holy Cannoli Christmas Cookies Our Twintastico twist on the Italian classic cannoli. These cannoli cookies are a delicious take on the Italian pastry – without having to fry a thing! Ingredients Cookies: 2 cups flour 1/2 tsp Baking Soda 1/2 tsp Salt 1/2 cup Butter room temperature 1/4 cup Ricotta room temperature 1 cup granulated sugar Zest from one orange 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 large … Continue reading Holy Cannoli Christmas Cookies

Alberti’s Italian Creamy Dreamy Cannellini Dip

Alberti’s Italian Creamy Cannellini Dip – You say Hummus we say Cannellini. Our Italian twist on the Hummus dip. It’s Dippable, Lickable and Spreadable 😉 It’s cheap to make, healthy, quick and easy and packed with flavour – the perfect dip. Here is our Italian twist on the classic Hummus… Italians Do It Better 😉  Ingredients 400g Cannellini Beans 1 Garlic cloves 2tsp Fresh Rosemary Dash of … Continue reading Alberti’s Italian Creamy Dreamy Cannellini Dip

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