The walnut: dried, whole or diced, walnuts are an eclectic and fanciful ingredient to enrich any culinary creation…
This section is sure to satisfy even those with endless imagination – with this selection of recipes, we want to show you just how versatile the Lara walnut really is: from aperitifs to antipasti, starters and mains, desserts and digestifs…

Brie and walnut gnocchi
Gnocchi brie e noci - Brie and walnut gnocchi

Difficulty: very low
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Serves: 4

This brie and walnut gnocchi is an energising winter dish. The sweet taste of the brie cheese combined with the flavour of the walnuts make this a truly exquisite recipe. »

Walnut spaghetti
Spaghetti alle noci - Walnut spaghetti

Difficulty: low
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Serves: 4

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Spinach and walnut rigatoni
Rigatoni spinaci e noci - Spinach and walnut rigatoni

Difficulty: low
Cooking time: 40 minutes
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Serves: 6

Spinach and walnut rigatoni is a delicious, easy dish. Ideal for those who are pushed for time but still want to sparkle, this dish can be prepared in advance, stored in the fridge and baked just before serving. »

Walnut lasagne
Lasagne alle noci - Walnut lasagne

Difficulty: low
Cooking time: 50 minutes
Preparation time: 30 minutes
Serves: 6

Walnut lasagne is a traditional dish with an original twist. This wholesome, typical recipe is ideal for any occasion. »

Crêpes taleggio, radicchio and walnut sauce
Crêpes con taleggio, radicchio e salsa alle noci - Crêpes with taleggio cheese radicchio and walnut sauce

Difficulty: medium
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Preparation time: 45 minutes
Makes: 10-12 crêpes

Crêpes are a versatile dish which you can make using a range of mixtures and fillings – it’s a good idea to practice cooking them a few times, so you can get them nice and thin without breaking them. »

Gorgonzola, pear and walnut risotto
Risotto con gorgonzola, pere e noci - Gorgonzola, pear and walnut risotto

Difficulty: low
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Serves: 4

For that extra special occasion, try this gorgonzola, pear and walnut risotto. »

Walnut sauce
Salsa alle noci - Walnut sauce

Difficulty: low
Cooking time: 5 minutes
Preparation time:40 minutes
Serves: 4

Walnut sauce is typically used in Ligurian cuisine used to dress pasta dishes, with the most famous walnut sauce dish being “pansotti alla genovese”, a stuffed pasta dish. »

Artichoke and walnut parcels
Fagottini carciofi e noci - Artichoke and walnut parcels

Difficulty: medium
Preparation time: 90 minutes
Serves: 6

Artichoke and walnut parcels is a light antipasto that’s also ideal as a main dish or to accompany an aperitif.

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Walnut bread
Pane alle noci - Walnut bread

Difficulty: medium
Baking time: 20 minutes
Preparation time: 5-6 hours

Walnut bread brings a rustic, traditional twist to your table.
The wholesome, traditional scent is offset beautifully by the crunch of the walnuts. Ideal to accompany a main, or as a tasty snack.

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Cheese and walnut endive boats
Barchette di indivia ai formaggi e noci - Cheese and walnut endive boats

Difficulty: very low
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Serves: 4

These cheese and walnut endive boats are a delicious finger food, the ideal accompaniment to an aperitif and delicious as a starter, pleasing to the eye for sure-fire impact. »