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Cook with Gunwharf Quays

Cooking with Gunwharf Quays

We’re all having to get more creative with cooking at home, but some of our favourite brands have been offering up their secret recipes to help us keep it fresh in the kitchen.

Although the centre is now largely closed, we wanted to share some of our favourite kitchen tips and tricks with our online community to bring you some light relief in the difficult months ahead. We would love to see your creations; from fool-proof family recipes, to spectacular bakes. Share your photos with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, and we’ll repost our favourite. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #CookwithGWQ

Week one: Italian

We’re kicking off our ‘Cook with Gunwharf Quays’ series with Italian week. Some of our favourite eateries have shared a range of delicious dishes for you to try at home. Don’t forget to tag us in your own recipe creations and use #CookwithGWQ.

Packed full of green goodness, Bella Italia’s Spring Orzotto features seasonal asparagus, broccoli and broad beans, combined with orzo pasta and parmesan to create a comforting spring dish. Check out the recipe here.

Bella Italia Spring Orzotto

Carluccio’s has shared their delicious Penne Giardiniera, a buttery courgette pasta dish, topped with a fried cheese and spinach ball – yum!

Carluccios Penne Giardiniera

Zizzi has created a series of helpful video tutorials, sharing how to make some of their most popular dishes. From Piccante Rustic Pizza, topped with pepperoni and spicy nduja sausage, to classic Arancini with a chunky tomato dip.

Zizzi Arancini

Once a closely guarded secret, Pizza Express has shared how to create their iconic Dough Balls at home. Head over to their Instagram page for the recipe.

Pizza Express Dough Balls

Need that sugar fix? Try Bella Italia’s ultimate Tiramisu. The iconic Italian dessert is simple to make and guaranteed to impress the whole family.

Bella Italia Tiramisu