10 Truffle Products To Try This Season

18 October 2017 || Pasta, Recipes

As the nights draw in and the temperature dips, it’s time to replace those summer salads with rich, warm comfort food. Adding Italian truffle to your dishes is the perfect way to add a dash of indulgence to your food this autumn and is easier to do than you think. Below is everything you need […]

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Fusilli Bucati Pasta with Fresh Tomato Sauce

19 March 2017 || Pasta, Recipes

This colourful Fusilli Bucati pasta dish makes a quick, easy and healthy lunch or evening meal. It literally takes 15 minutes to prepare and tastes as good as it looks! Fusilli Bucati are long spiral spaghetti strands – ours are the real deal from Naples – lovely and firm and springy and they retain their […]

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Artichoke Leaf Pasta with Leek ‘Carbonara’

3 March 2017 || Pasta, Recipes

This beautiful, delicate pasta is shaped like an artichoke leaf and has been hand made with artichokes. It has a wonderful texture and generally pairs well with fairly simple sauces.   Ingredients for 4 people 400g Artichoke leaf pasta 4 leeks Chunk of old crusty bread Pecorino cheese Olive oil, salt and pepper to taste […]

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5 Happy, Healthy School Night Pasta Recipes

10 September 2016 || Pasta, Recipes

So it’s back to school time…back to routines and ‘proper meals’ and back to wondering what on earth to cook tonight! At the end of a busy day the last thing you want is to be slaving over the stove; meals must be quick and easy, ideally please kids and adults alike and of course, […]

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Tasty Pasta Omelette

10 September 2016 || Main courses, Pasta, Recipes, Vegetarian

This is the classic Italian family recipe for using up pasta – it works really well with spaghetti and tastes amazing – it’s a real hit with our kids who turned their noses up until they tried it and loved it! The spaghetti should ideally be plain (i.e. without any sauce). Of course you can […]

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Farfalle with Salmon and Asiago Cheese

12 May 2016 || Cheese, Main courses, Pasta, Recipes

This recipe made with aged asiago cheese is perfect for a summer lunch or dinner and it is really easy to prepare. We have used farfalle pasta but you can choose any pasta shapes that you have in the cupboard. Ingredients for four people 400g. Farfalle pasta (butterfly shaped) 200g Smoked Norwegian Salmon 50g Aged […]

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Vesuvius Fusilli

24 October 2015 || Eat your way around Italy, Pasta, Vegetarian

This is a traditional Neapolitan pasta dish, simple to make and suitable for a quick lunch but without sacrificing taste! It’s packed full of tasty Southern Italian flavours and typical local ingredients such as mozzarella and tomatoes. This Fusilli pasta recipe can be followed exactly as it is or used as a base – feel […]

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The Top 5 Italian Pasta Recipes Every Fresher Needs to Know!

19 September 2015 || Pasta, Recipes

When it comes to cooking easy, filling and tasty food on a budget you can’t beat pasta! Perfect for Freshers fending for themselves for the first time, a bag of pasta plus a few key quality ingredients can be quickly transformed into a range of satisfying meals that are sure to impress! Once you get your hands on […]

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Caprese Pasta Salad: The Sunshine In Your Plate

22 April 2015 || Pasta, Recipes, Vegetarian

Caprese Pasta Salad Recipe This is one of our family’s favourite quick summer meals. It’s really easy to make and the flavours go really well together. You need just three main quality ingredients: some fresh Mozzarella, the tastiest tomatoes you can find (a little more challenging in England than in Italy unfortunately) and some pasta that […]

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Spaghetti with Anchovies, Breadcrumbs and Walnuts

14 March 2015 || Fish and seafood, Pasta, Recipes

An easy, healthy, cheap (the approximate cost for each person is just £1.30) and quick to make spaghetti recipe. The secret to creating a great dish with such simple ingredients is to use only best quality, authentic Italian ones, such as extra virgin olive oil (even better if it’s organic), spaghetti from Gragnano and anchovy fillets from Cetara: […]

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Paccheri with Cherry Tomatoes and Anchovies

11 March 2015 || Pasta, Recipes

An authentic Neapolitan recipe made with ‘Paccheri’ pasta Paccheri are large pasta tubes originally from Naples which pair perfectly with fish and other chunky sauces. The size and shape of this traditional pasta allow them to be stuffed with ricotta or other ingredients. The name “paccheri”comes from the ancient Greek meaning ‘slap’ – the noise that they supposedly make […]

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Tomato Sauce with Dried Porcini Mushrooms

16 February 2015 || Pasta, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian

A handful of dried Porcini mushrooms transform this tomato sauce into something hearty and full of flavour. Ingredients for 4 people 25g dried porcini mushrooms 2 small tins of San Marzano tomatoes or a jar of tomato passata Clove of garlic Extra virgin olive oil Chilli pepper – fresh, in oil or powdered Salt Pinch […]

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San Marzano Tomato Pasta Sauce

6 February 2015 || Cooking tips, Pasta, Recipes

Recipe for San Marzano Tomato Pasta Sauce. This easy recipe for San Marzano tomato pasta sauce will transform a simple tin of these very special tomatoes into a tasty sugar free, healthy sauce which goes well with all types of pasta: Ingredients for 4 people  400g tin of Vorrei’s Agrigenus San Marzano tomatoes Half an onion 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive […]

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San Marzano Tomatoes – Simply the best!

20 January 2015 || Cooking tips, Pasta, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian

 What makes San Marzano Tomatoes so great? At the moment it seems that every celebrity chef is talking about them and every Italian recipe requires them. But what do we know about San Marzano Tomatoes and why are they so special? Here’s our top 6  San Marzano facts and our favourite simple sauce recipe using this much revered fruit. […]

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Pasta and Potatoes (Past’e patate)

2 October 2014 || Main courses, Pasta, Recipes

This is a healty, southern Italian recipe combining pasta and potatoes is typical of the Campania region. It’s simple to make, very cheap (especially without the bacon) and very satisfying! Ingredients for 4 people 400g Pastai Gragnanese mista corta pasta 70g bacon (optional) 70g extra virgin oliver oil 1 carrot 2 sticks celery 1 sprig parsley […]

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Spaghetti with Colatura di Alici (Anchovy Sauce)

26 August 2014 || Main courses, Pasta, Recipes

 Recipe for Spaghetti with Colatura di Alici Spaghetti with “Colatura di Alici” is really a simple dish, can be cooked by anyone and it doesn’t take much time. In a few minutes, you can serve a dish which is special, healthy and delicious. The Colatura di Alici is an ancient Roman recipe (Colatura derives from […]

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Black Summer Truffles: The Great Taste You Expect at a Price You Won’t!

12 June 2017 || Cooking tips, Pasta, Uncategorised, Vegan, Vegetarian

Experiment with Black Summer Truffles – All The Flavour at a More Accessible Price! Who doesn’t love the delicious, earthy flavour of fresh truffles? That wintery aroma that fills your nostrils and tingles your taste buds, leaving your mouth watering with craving! Truth is, these special little treats can be expensive just as much as […]

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Paccheri Pasta with Roasted Pumpkin and Gorgonzola

3 March 2017 || Pasta, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian

This paccheri pasta recipe looks so inviting – perfect for a chilly evening! If you can’t find pumpkin, butternut squash would work just as well. Ingredients for 4 people 320g Paccheri Pasta 400g pumpkin 100g gorgonzola dolce 200g button mushrooms 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese Dried rosemary and thyme Olive oil, salt and pepper to taste […]

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7 Easy Recipes With Italian Cheeses

16 September 2016 || Cheese, Pasta, Recipes, Risotto

Italy is without doubt a country with a rich cheese-making heritage. Each individual cheese plays an integral part in the landscape and is deeply woven into the specialities of each region. There are so many recipes associated with the Italian cheeses that we stock, it is always hard to select just a few – they […]

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Creamy Pesto & Chicken Pasta

10 September 2016 || Pasta, Recipes

This is a healthy but tasty and creamy pesto and chicken pasta dish that’s quick and easy prepare for week-night suppers or weekend lunches. Ingredients for 4 people 320g Rigatoni pasta 4 tbsps Pesto 80g Parmesan 300g Chicken breast 300ml Creme Fraiche 10 Cherry tomatoes Extra virgin olive oil Salt and pepper Method Step 1. […]

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Make a Healthy Dinner for Under £5 Per Person

16 March 2016 || Pasta, Recipes, Risotto

7 Delicious Italian Healthy Dinners for Under £5 Per Person Would you like to prepare a delicious Italian healthy dinner for the family but without completely draining your pockets? Well, we have some great solutions directly from our website! Be inspired by our meal plans for under £5 per person feeding a flock of four. Here […]

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Gluten Free Maccheroncini alla Casanova

5 February 2016 || Pasta, Recipes

Giacomo Casanova, the greatest lover of all time, it is said, loved food, almost as much as he loved women! He allegedly feasted on 50 oysters for breakfast every day claiming that they were ‘a spur to the spirit and to love’ and perfected the art of seduction by assuring his many companions that he had […]

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Paccheri alla Parmigiana: A Traditional Recipe from the South of Italy

14 September 2015 || Calabrian recipes, Main courses, Pasta, Recipes, Vegetarian

Paccheri alla Parmigiana Parmigiana is a traditional dish made from aubergines. It originally comes from Sicily, but is found in slightly different variations all over the South of Italy. There are many different methods and recipes for making Parmigiana. We have chosen an old Calabrian one (adapted by regional Chef Valentina Olivieri). Valentina’s recipe makes a very soft and delicate […]

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One Pot Pasta with Broccoli

1 May 2015 || Calabrian recipes, Pasta, Recipes

Easy to prepare pasta & broccoli, Calabrian style This recipe originated in Southern Italy and has to be one of the easiest ever pasta dishes to prepare. You need just two or three ingredients and the pasta and broccoli are cooked in the same pan! The garlic oil (with or without anchovies) added at the […]

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Fettuccine with Porcini Mushrooms

17 April 2015 || Pasta, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian

A simple but really tasty and satisfying meal with just a few ingredients. Dried Porcini mushrooms can be kept in the cupboard and are just as good as the fresh ones!   Ingredients for 2 people: 20g dried Vorrei dried Porcini mushrooms 1 shallot or small onion 1 tablespoon Cenzino organic extra virgin olive oil 100ml dry […]

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Orecchiette with Colatura di Alici, Clams & Broccoli

13 March 2015 || Fish and seafood, Pasta, Recipes

An authentic Italian pasta recipe with Colatura di Alici (Traditional Anchovy Sauce) Bring the taste of the Amalfi Coast to your table with this delicious recipe using our traditional anchovy sauce (colatura di alici) from Cetara (pictured below). The main ingredient of this dish is colatura di alici (anchovy sauce), an unusual and rare ingredient made exclusively […]

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Cavatelli with Sundried Tomatoes, Sausage and Porcini

16 February 2015 || Pasta, Recipes

Cavatelli is a traditional southern Italian pasta shape which pairs well with thick, chunky sauces like this one. This is a filling, tasty and quick recipe using several southern staples.  Ingredients for 4 people 1 clove of garlic 50g porcini mushrooms Extra virgin olive oil 360g Cavatelli pasta 4/5 sun dried tomatoes Salt 300g Pork […]

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Spaghetti with Asparagus Pesto

12 February 2015 || Pasta, Recipes, Vegetarian

Recipe for Spaghetti with Asparagus Pesto This spaghetti with pesto recipe is an alternative to the classic basil one.  It’s full of flavour, easy to make and healthy and has a main ingredient (asparagus) which is said to be an effective aphrodisiac! You can combine this pesto sauce with spaghetti or any kind of pasta shape that you prefer. […]

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Lagane Pasta with Ricotta

20 January 2015 || Pasta, Recipes, Vegetarian

Lagane ccu Ricotta (Lagane Pasta with Ricotta Cheese) This is a super easy (and healthy) Calabrian recipe for Lagane with Ricotta cheese, made with just two ingredients! Lagane is the name for a type of pasta very popular in Southern Italy made just with durum wheat and water. You can now find authentic artisan Lagane pasta in the […]

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Calabrian chilli pasta in spicy tomato sauce

2 October 2014 || Main courses, Pasta, Recipes

You can of course make this tasty dish with normal pasta but we recommend you try our chilli flavoured ‘Fileja’ pasta. If you haven’t heard of it before Fileja is a traditional Calabrian pasta, rolled by hand around a knitting needle or skewer.   Ingredients for 4 people 350g Calabrian chilli pasta 500g of ripe […]

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