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Aubergine Parmigiana

  This southern Italian dish made with a shallow-fried sliced filling, layered with cheese and rich tomato sauce, then baked. The addition of the char-grilled aubergine adds an almost meaty texture to this dish making it mouth-wateringly delicious. Preparation Time: 10 Minutes Cooking Time: 50 Minutes Serves 6 Ingredients: 2 garlic cloves, crushed 6 tbsp olive oil […]

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Chicken Cacciatore

  Italians love to cook with wine, olives & tomatoes and this scrumptious chicken cacciatore combines all three and much more in encapsulating the taste of Italy. Cacciatore means ‘hunter’ in Italian and in this dish the chicken is traditionally braised in tomatoes after browning in a hot pan. Preparation: 15 Minutes Cooking Time: 55 […]

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Tagliatelle Alla Carbonara

  This quick & easy tagliatelle alla carbonara is simplicity itself and is incredibly delicious and a sure fire winner with the whole family.Makes a wonderful supper when served with garlic bread and a cold crisp glass of Soave. Preparation: 10 Minutes Cooking Time: 15 Minutes Serves 2 Ingredients: 100g pancetta or lean bacon, cut […]

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Delicious pasta (lumaconi) with chicken & roasted red pepper

  This delicious pasta dish is quick and easy and makes an ideal lunch or supper. You can a use shop bought jar of peppers but it will always taste better homemade. Enjoy with garlic bread and a glass of chilled fruity Frascati. Preparation Time: 15 minutes (Add another 30 minutes if roasting your own […]

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Italian-Style Crab Rigatoni

This Italian-Style crab rigatoni recipe is  just so delicious and the sauce really compliments the delicate taste of the crab meat. Perfect for a light lunch or dinner Ingredients: 200g Rigatoni or penne 400g Tin of chopped tomatoes 170g Tin crab meat 125ml Orange juice 1 Small red onion, finely chopped 1 Small bulb fennel, […]

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Caprese Flatbread

Mozzarella, tomatoes and basil are made to go together and they are usually combined in ‘insalata caprese’ but today we will put them on a flatbread and oven bake them. The dough we will be using is pizza dough but this can be shop bought if your not feeling adventurous enough to have a go. […]

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