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Gennaro’s Three Cheese Spaghetti Dish With Fried Courgettes


We all know just how passionate Gennaro is about food and that he gets easily carried away – he does kinda gabble on a bit. So, for a bit of fun, watch the video below and ensure the auto translated subtitles are on.  You’ll get to enjoy phrases like, “will be the bass on it’s side […]

How To Make Meatballs With Gennaro, Gordon Ramsay & Katy Perry?


Do you make meatballs yourself or buy them in packs in the supermarket? Nothing tastes better than the food you make yourself, so perhaps it’s time you made your own meatballs? If you think you can’t, then see how Gordon Ramsay got on when he tried to get pop star Katy Perry to make them. […]

Gennaro Contaldo’s Hearty Minestrone Soup


The weather has fooled us again with a chilly spell but a good hearty minestrone soup will see us through it. There’s nothing better than a bowl full of lovely vegetables. It’s the kind of soup that while cooking, fills the room with a smell that makes you hungry. Would you say no to a big […]

Gennaro Contaldo’s Fabulous Ricotta Ravioli


I remember having ravioli as a kid, it came in a tin and was ‘meat’ flavoured. To be honest, the filling could of been anything as they all tasted the same. Weather it was the tomato sauce it came in or the filling had lost it flavour, they were all rather bland. Thankfully we are all […]

Gennaro’s Authentic Italian Sausage Risotto


Have you ever tried making risotto with sausage meat? Sausage Risotto is something I’ve wanted to try but wasn’t quite sure how to go about it. This great video from Gennaro Contaldo demonstrates how it’s done. And I must say, I never thought of making the risotto with the sausage meat right at the start. He […]

Gennaro’s Homemade Italian Meatball Sub (Sandwich!)


There is a rather popular ‘fast food’ company who provides sandwiches with fillings that you can customise. I shan’t name them but for some reason they choose to use the word ‘sub’ when the word sandwich is perfectly correct and useable. After all, when a filling is applied between two pieces of bread, you get […]

Gennaro’s Italian Pan Fried Mackerel & Polenta


Are you ready for a bit of Italian magic? The worlds most passionate chef is back with another amazing recipe! Gennaro Contaldo takes mackerel fillets, covers them with polenta and simply fries them in a pan. This leaves them with a lovely crispy finish. They are served on top of caramelised peppers, cooked with chilli, garlic […]

Gennaro’s Spaghetti With Courgette And Three Cheeses


If you love cheese then this spaghetti dish from Gennaro is right up your street. It’s fairly simple to make and really quick too! As ever, he demonstrates his passion for food. He’s also not to shy about his own skills either! As with all Italian dishes, it’s the fresh ingredients that make all the […]

Gennaro’s Sirloin Steak In The World’s Best Tomato Sauce


As I sat down to write this post, I suddenly realised that we haven’t mentioned the worlds most enthusiastic chef in quite a while. Not sure how this has happened but I am very keen to correct the situation. So I am very happy to share with you a recipe from the great Gennaro Contaldo! […]

Simple Sicilian Sardines a la Gennaro


I couldn’t resist writing about this recipe, it just looks so wonderful on a plate. It’s another master piece by my favourite chef, Gennaro Contaldo. While most of us would cook fish in a pan, this recipe involves making a simple stuffing which is placed on top of the sardines. They are then rolled and […]