Italian

Tortellini & tomato

Tortellini--tomatoIngredients:
* 315 g (10 oz) cooked chicken
* 125g (4oz / 1/2 cup) mortadella
* 2eggs
* 60g (2 oz / 1/2 cup) grated Parmesan cheese
* salt and pepper
* freshly grated nutmeg
* 3-eggquantity Pasta Dough
* 1 quantity Tomato Sauce
* Parmesan cheese for sprinkling

Ravioli with sage

Ravioli-with-sageIngredients:
* 90g (3 oz / 1/3 cup) butter
* 1 onion, peeled and chopped
* 250 g (8 oz) minced pork
* 250g (8oz) minced veal
* 2 tablespoons tomato puree (paste)
* salt and pepper
* freshly grated nutmeg
* 30g (1 oz / 1/2 cup) breadcrumbs
* 2 egg yolks
* 125 g(4oz/1 cup) grated Parmesan cheese
* 3-egg quantity Pasta Dough
* fresh sage leaves

Pasta & ricotta

Pasta--ricottaIngredients:
* 500g (1 lb) spinach, washed and trimmed
* 250g (8oz/2 cups) Ricotta cheese
* 60g (2 oz / 1/2 cup) grated Parmesan cheese
* 1 egg yolk
* salt and pepper
* freshly grated nutmeg
* 3-egg quantity Pasta Dough
* 90g (3oz / 1/3 cup) butter
* 5 teaspoons chopped fresh mixed herbs
* 2 teaspoons lemon juice

Fish ravioli

Fish-ravioliIngredients:
* 250 g (8 oz) white fish fillets, such as cod, cooked and flaked
* 2 canned anchovies, drained and pounded
* 30 g (1 oz / 1/4 cup) grated Parmesan cheese
* grated peel and juice of 1/2 a lemon
* 1 egg yolk
* pepper
* freshly grated nutmeg
* 3-egg quantity Pasta Dough
* chopped fresh parsley, blanched
* shredded leek and strips of lemon peel, to garnish

Leek sauce:
* 60 g (2 oz / 1/4 cup) butter
* 500 g (1 lb) leeks, cleaned and sliced
* 155 ml (5 0 oz / 2/3 cup) fish or chicken stock
* 155 ml (5 fl oz / 2/3 cup) thick sour cream

Lobster shells

Lobster-shellsIngredients:
* 8 conchiglie (large shells)
* meat from a 500 g (1 lb) cooked lobster
* 2 teaspoons lemon juice
* salt
* cayenne pepper
* 155 ml (5 fl oz / 2/3 cup) double (heavy) cream
* 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
* 2 teaspoons chopped fresh dill
* pepper
* lemon twist and sprigs of dill, to garnish

Spinach cannelloni

Spinach-cannelloniIngredients:
* 500 g (1 lb) fresh spinach, trimmed and washed
* 30g (1oz/6 teaspoons) butter
* 1 onion, finely chopped
* 3 teaspoons plain flour
* 155ml (5 fl oz / 2/3 cup) milk
* 12 5 g (4 oz / 1/2 cup) ham, finely chopped
* salt and pepper
* pinch of freshly grated nutmeg
* 8 ready-to-use cannelloni tubes
* 1 quantity Bechamel sauce
* 90g (3oz / 3/4 cup) grated Cheddar cheese
* slices of ham and bay leaves, to garnish

Cannelloni au gratin

Cannelloni-au-gratinIngredients:
* 60g (2oz / 1/4 cup) butter
* 1 onion, finely chopped
* 1 clove garlic, crushed
* 375 g (12 oz) mushrooms, sliced
* 3 teaspoons plain flour
* 185 ml (6 fl oz / 3/4 cup) creme fraiche
* salt and pepper
* pinch of freshly grated nutmeg
* 1-egg quantity Herb Pasta
* 6 very thin slices prosciutto
* 30g (1oz / 1/2 cup) fresh breadcrumbs
* 30g (1oz / 1/4 cup) grated Parmesan cheese
* slices of prosciutto and sprigs of mint, to garnish

Green & blue sauce

Green--blue-sauceIngredients:
* 250 g (8 oz) broccoli
* 185 g (6 oz) Gorgonzola cheese
* 100 g (3 1/2 oz / 1/2 cup) mascarpone
* 155 ml (5 fl oz / 2/3 cup) natural yogurt
* pepper

Bechamel sauce

Bechamel-sauceIngredients:
* 315 ml (10 fl oz / 1 1/4 cups) milk
* 1/2 bay leaf
* 60 g (2 oz/6 teaspoons) butter
* 60 g (2 oz / 1/2 cup) plain flour
* salt and pepper

Ricotta & ham sauce

Ricotta--ham-sauceIngredients:
* 30 g (1 oz / 6 teaspoons) butter
* 2 leeks, finely sliced
* 1 clove garlic, crushed
* 125g (4 oz) ham
* 250 g (8 oz/2 cups) Ricotta cheese
* 155 ml (5 fl oz / 2/3 cup) thick sour cream
* milk
* pepper

Meatballs & spaghetti

Meatballs--spaghettiIngredients:
* slice bread, crusts removed
* 1 onion, very finely chopped
* 1 clove garlic, crushed
* 500g (1lb) ground beef
* 3 teaspoons chopped fresh parsley
* salt and pepper
* 3 teaspoons vegetable oil
* 1 quantity Tomato Sauce
* 375 g (12 oz) spaghetti
* 60g (2oz / 1/2 cup) grated parmesan cheese
* sprigs of basil, to garnish

Tomato sauce

Tomato-sauceIngredients:
* 500 g (1 lb) tomatoes
* 4 teaspoons olive oil
* 1 onion, finely chopped
* 1 clove garlic, crushed
* 3 teaspoons tomato puree (paste)
* 1/2 teaspoon sugar
* 3 teaspoons chopped fresh basil
* salt and pepper

Lemon pepper sauce

Lemon-pepper-sauceIngredients:
* 30 g (1 oz/6 teaspoons) butter
* 155 ml (5 fl oz / 2/3 cup) single (light) cream
* 1-2 teaspoons green peppercorns
* grated peel of 1 lemon
* salt

Pesto

PestoIngredients:
* 60 g (2 oz) basil leaves
* 60 g (2 oz / 1/2 cup) pine kernels
* 2 cloves garlic
* salt
* 60 g (2 oz / 1/2 cup) grated Parmesan cheese
* 125 ml (4 fl oz / 1/2 cup) olive oil

Salmon & cream sauce

Salmon--cream-sauceIngredients:
* 30 g (1 oz/6 teaspoons) butter
* 500 ml (16 fl oz/2 cups) double (thick) cream
* 30 g (1 oz / 1/4 cup) grated Parmesan cheese
* 250 g (8 oz/2 cups) cooked, flaked salmon
* 3 teaspoons chopped fresh dill
* salt and pepper
* pinch of freshly grated nutmeg
* sprig of dill, to garnish

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