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Tortellini At Midnight by Emiko Davies

Posted by Nigella on the 11th April 2019
Image of Emiko Davies' Ziti Al Forno
Photo by Lauren Bamford

Emiko Davies has that wonderful gift of making you want to rush straight into the kitchen. But perhaps not quite straight: I want to linger cosily with the book, with its beautiful pages of recipes and stories from her Italian family. Tortellini at Midnight is infused with warmth: a love letter to Italian home cooking. The recipe I’ve chosen for you, is the one I keep returning to, and I’m sure you can see why. It’s the Ziti al Forno, an eat-me-now baked pasta. It can be hard to find ziti in this country (and often what are labelled ziti turn out to be penne), so I hope Italians - and Emiko - can forgive us for substituting rigatoni for them.

TORTELLINI AT MIDNIGHT: and other heirloom family recipes from Taranto to Turin to Tuscany by Emiko Davies (Hardie Grant, £25.00)
Photography: Lauren Bamford

Book cover of Tortellini At Midnight by Emiko Davies

Try this recipe from the book

Image of Emiko Davies' Ziti Al Forno
Photo by Lauren Bamford
Ziti Al Forno - Baked Ziti
By Emiko Davies
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