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Spinach lasagne
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, November 1st, 2018
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Spinach lasagne

Green spinach pasta is probably the most popular and widely used flavoured pasta and this lasagne from Mario Matassa is a great way to showcase its charms… Serves 4 Preparation time 45 minutes, plus resting Cooking More...

Cuttlefish pasta with squid
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, November 1st, 2018
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Cuttlefish tagliatelle with spicy squid sauce

Cuttlefish (seppia) is very popular in Italian cuisine and its ink can be bought in small packets in supermarkets or Italian speciality stores – here’s a great recipe to showcase its flavour Serves 4 Preparation More...

Pappardelle with wild boar ragu
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, November 1st, 2018
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Chocolate pappardelle with wild boar ragù

Love pasta? Adore chocolate? It turns out that the two can be deliciously combined – Mario Matassa shows us how in this meaty recipe that’s bursting with flavour Serves 4 Preparation time 50 minutes, More...

fresh egg pasta
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, November 1st, 2018
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Basic egg pasta

Make your own pasta all’uovo – egg pasta – with Mario Matassa’s recipe. It’s the ideal starting point for cooking numerous delicious pasta dishes… Serves 4 Preparation time 30 minutes, More...

Tomato-flavoured spaghetti with tomato and mozzarella sauce
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, November 1st, 2018
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Tomato spaghetti with tomato and mozzarella sauce

Give pasta a glorious colour and add a Mediterranean kick to the flavour using tomato purée… Mario Matassa’s spaghetti recipe shows you how! Serves 4 Preparation time 40 minutes, plus resting Cooking More...

mascarpone and lemon cake
By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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Mascarpone and lemon cake

If you’re seeking an Italian-inspired sweet treat, this cake recipe from Mario Matassa could be exactly what you’ve been looking for… Makes one 26cm cake Preparation time 5 minutes Cooking time More...

spaghetti with pecorino and peppers
By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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Spaghetti with pecorino and pepper

The classic dish of spaghetti cacio e pepe makes a perfect midweek meal and is a perfect recipe for showcasing delicious pecorino cheese… Serves 4 Preparation time 5 minutes Cooking time 8 minutes Ingredients: • More...

Cheese-filled courgettes
By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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Cheese-Filled Courgettes

Mario Matassa has created a wonderful take on zucchine ripiene – a truly delicious partnership of courgettes and parmesan! Serves 4 Preparation time 10 minutes Cooking time 25 minutes Ingredients: • 4 medium More...

Sicilian cheese tart
By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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Sicilian Cheese Tart

This delicious tart recipe by Mario Matassa uses a hard ricotta and it makes for a wonderful picnic accompaniment or weekend lunch… Serves 4-6 Preparation time 5-7 minutes Cooking time 30-35 minutes Ingredients: • More...

Gnocchi with four-cheese sauce
By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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Gnocchi with Four-Cheese Sauce

Mario Matassa’s take on Gnocchi alla fonduta is a simpler version, but no less tasty… and you still get to try four of Italy’s best-known cheeses on one spoon! Serves 4 Preparation time 5 minutes Cooking More...