Italian

Dark chocolate, coffee & toasted hazelnut biscotti

Crisp and firm biscotti is a perfect match for your morning coffee or afternoon cup of tea. Combining a decadent nutella flavour with subtle hints of coffee, this recipe will have you wanting to move to Italy.

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  • Nici Wickes' quick and easy meatballs for two

    You'd be hard pressed to find a homemade meatballs recipe that's quicker or easier to make than this one! Pinch the ground meat out of sausages to create meatballs that taste just as good as if you'd made them from scratch.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Oct 11, 2019

  • Baked ricotta tartlets with zingy orange zest

    These ricotta tartlets will be the star of the show at your next morning tea or as a dessert at your upcoming dinner party. Homemade pastry is filled with a silky mixture of ricotta and orange, creating a gorgeous combo of crunchy and creamy.

    New Zealand Taste|Sep 11, 2019

  • 9 ricotta cheesecake recipes that are pure indulgence

    Rich, creamy and silky-smooth, ricotta cheesecake is the perfect dessert for your next special occasion. We've brought together nine of our best recipes, from a baked lemon beauty to a deliciously light lime and strawberry combo.

    Food To Love|Sep 09, 2019

  • Nici Wickes' simple spaghetti

    This spaghetti recipe highlights the beauty of simplicity. Pasta needs little more than garlic, lemon and oil to make it into an exquisite meal – just throw plenty of flavour at it and make sure it’s cooked al dente!

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Aug 12, 2019

  • Mushroom ragu on pappardelle with zesty gremolata

    Put a vegetarian twist on the traditionally meat-based Italian ragu with this rich and flavoursome mushroom recipe. Served with pappardelle and topped with a zingy homemade gremolata, this dish is an all-round winner.

    Nadia|Jul 30, 2019

  • Orange and cranberry spiced mulled wine

    If you’re looking for pure comfort in a glass as winter closes in, you can’t go too far wrong with mulled wine. This recipe combines the fruity flavours of orange and cranberry with subtle spices to create a luscious, warming tipple.

    Food|Jul 02, 2019

  • How to make gnocchi from scratch: a step-by-step guide

    Once the domain of the humble potato, gnocchi has had a makeover. Expand your horizons with this fresh take on the Italian classic, made with parsnip and finished with a gorgeous, golden nutty butter. Delizioso!

    New Zealand Taste|Jun 14, 2019

  • Spelt pasta with silky cauliflower sauce

    Combining the nutty flavour of spelt pasta with our silky cauliflower sauce, this pasta dish is a wonderful idea for an easy dinner. It will be on the table in just 40 minutes, and is so tasty you'll be going back for seconds!

    New Zealand Taste|May 14, 2019

  • Nadia Lim's vege pizzas

    Homemade pizza is delicious and a much healthier (and yummier) alternative to those from most pizza outlets. Plus, the kids really love to lend a hand making them. These vegetable toppings are always a hit!

    Nadia|Apr 29, 2019

  • How to know which sauce to serve with different types of pasta

    Transform your Italian cooking with this guide to pairing the right sauce with the right type of pasta. We break down what makes a pasta dish authentic and delicious, plus how you should really be making spag bol (hint: you shouldn't).

    Food To Love|Apr 02, 2019

  • Roasted grape and pumpkin agrodolce platter

    Surprisingly, common table grapes relish some roasting time in the oven, transforming into little caramelly globes of flavour which, in this dish, burst sour-sweet deliciousness onto roasted pumpkin. A sprinkle of toasted seeds adds a final, lovely crunch.

    Your Home and Garden|Apr 01, 2019

  • Chicken in agrodolce

    The traditional Italian sweet and sour sauce, agrodolce, from The Food of Love Cookery School caught Mum’s eye and, in the absence of rabbit, she has used chicken and it’s perfect.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Apr 01, 2019

  • Venetian rice and peas

    From A Year at Hotel Gondola (incidentally about a 50-year-old food writer who heads to Venice, falls in love and grapples to meet her publisher’s deadlines!), this dish is incredible – salty, sweet, soupy and pure comfort.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Apr 01, 2019