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THREE CHEESE WALNUT PASTA

THREE CHEESE WALNUT PASTA 12 ounces dried spaghetti 1 tablespoon butter 3 cloves garlic, chopped 2 cups heavy cream 3 ounces white Cheddar cheese, grated 3 ounces Fontina cheese, grated 3 ounces Parmesan, grated 1 cup toasted walnuts, chopped ¼ cup parsley, chopped Salt and pepper Cook the spaghetti in a pot of salted boiling […]

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Ribollita

Ribollita Ribollita, a hearty bread and vegetable soup, is a popular Tuscan dish served in many restaurants. There are many variations to this soup but commonly, it consists of bread, kale, cannelloni beans, potatoes, carrots, and onions.  It is best served reheated the day after being made. Here’s a video by the pasta grannies making […]

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Crab and Prosecco Linguine

Crab and Prosecco Linguine Here’s an easy and delicious recipe for crab and prosecco linguine.  What’s even better is that this video shows it being made in beautiful Venice.  Enjoy!  Video courtesy of itv Italy is a dream that keeps returning for the rest of your life – Anna Akhmatova

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Handmade Egg Pasta

Handmade Egg Pasta Here’s a handmade egg pasta recipe and a video which shows how to shape it 9 ways. Ingredients 500 grams  00 Flour (Italian) or All-Purpose Flour 5 Eggs (large, room temperature) Mixing and Kneading the Egg Pasta Dough: Weigh 500 grams of 00 Flour and place onto the wooden board or work […]

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Timballo Teramano

Timballo Teramano Ingredients: (For 6 pax) 30-35 fresh crepes 3 large mozzarella 200g parmigiano reggiano 600g mixed pork & veal mince ½ onion (chopped) Extra virgin olive oil 2-4 fresh basil leaves Pinch of salt Butter 1L fresh tomato passata 1 x egg for the lasagna filling Cooking Method: First make the crepes. Dice up […]

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Nespresso – George Clooney

Nespresso – George Clooney Nespresso, known for its coffee machines and capsules puts out fun commercials starring George Clooney.  Here’s a commercial released on October 16th, 2018 called “The Quest” with George Clooney andGame of Thrones” actress Natalie Dormer. . www.nespresso.com

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Pumpkin Risotto & Pumpkin Arancini

Pumpkin Risotto & Pumpkin Arancini Here are 2 great pumpkin dishes that are delicious ways to make use of your Halloween pumpkin.  Try pumpkin risotto and then with your leftovers, fry up some pumpkin arancini! Pumpkin Risotto INGREDIENTS: 1 x kilo pumpkin (cut into small cubes) 750-1k Arborio rice 250g Pancetta EVOO Fresh sage leaves […]

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Sformato di spinaci

 sformato di spinaci Here’s a great starter or side dish to compliment any meal. Ingredients 1 onion 500 grams of thawed spinach 6 slices of pan loaf 1 glass of milk 2 eggs 200 grams of stringy cheese 4 tablespoons of grated parmesan Breadcrumbs Salt Olive oil  Video courtesy of casano8a

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Tomato Galette

Tomato Galette This galette can be made with any type of tomato so don’t limit this recipe to just heirloom tomatoes. Heirloom Tomato Galette Serves 6 1 pie crust 3-4 large heirloom tomatoes, varying colors, sliced thick 1 C. ricotta cheese 10-12 sprigs of fresh thyme 1/2 onion, sliced 1 tsp. olive oil salt and pepper […]

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Mussels Gratin

Mussels Gratin If you like mussels you will love mussels gratin.  Here’s a simple recipe all will enjoy. Ingredients: mussels Extra virgin olive oil capers Cherry tomatoes parsley breadcrumbs anchovies black pepper garlic  Video from youtube courtesy of Italian Food

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