How To Make Carluccio's Pappardelle ai Funghi  By Honest Mum

Within the gorgeous gift bag I left with after the wonderful dinner with Antonio Carluccio himself a few weeks ago, were the ingredients to recreate his exquisite pappardelle al funghi-so I gave it a whirl at home.

…I hope you love it as much as we do!

blogger Vicki of Honest Mum and PR Hayley Johnson meet Antonio Carluccio

Here with my friend and publicist Hayley and the legendary Antonio Carluccio.

As well as this classic version by Carluccio, I like to add some sliced avocado into the mix- the creaminess of the avo with the mushroom is simply divine.

It really is a quick, easy dish for all the family.

Plus, if that isn’t enough to kick your tastebuds into over drive, one lucky reader can win a Christmas Carluccio’s box that contains a Panettone Tradizionale and a bottle of Prosecco (Worth £25.95).

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Panettone is one of my favourite Italian treats and Carluccio’s Panettone Tradizionale was the the winner of the Delicious Magazine’s taste test award! Yum! Competition details at the bottom of the post!

Recipe for Carluccio’s Pappardelle ai Funghi :

Serves 4

(For 2, halve the ingredients)

  • 2 packets of Carluccio’s Pappardelle
  • 675g Wild mushrooms of your choice, cleaned (we made ours with closed cup mushrooms)
  • 60g/ 4 tbsp butter
  • 4 Tbsp good olive oil
  • 1 clover garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 small chilli, finely chopped
  • 50g freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste


Heat the butter and oil in a frying pan; when hot, add the mushrooms and stir-fry over a lively heat for 10 minutes.

Some mushrooms may exude a lot of moisture. If so, continue to sauté until the water has evaporated.

Add the garlic, chilli and sauté further for a couple of minutes: then add the parsley, salt and pepper to taste and 2 tablespoons of the water from the cooked pasta.

Cook the pasta in abundant salted water for 5-7 minutes.

Drain, mix with the mushrooms and serve straight away with freshly grated parmesan on top.

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To win a Christmas Carluccio’s box that contains a Panontini and a bottle of Prosecco (Worth £25.95). Enter via the Rafflecopter below

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341 Responses


    I want to win as i have my step dad coming to visit over Christmas and it is the first Christmas we have wanted to celebrate since we lost mum 2 years ago so want to make it special for him

  2. Emily Fowler

    Panettone is my favourite sweet Christmas treat, and who doesn’t love a bit of fizz? 😉

  3. Victoria Prince

    I would love to win because it would make such a lovely treat to give to my parents 🙂

  4. Gaynor Lewis

    I love Italian food – especially Carluccio’s and would love to win this superb hamper to share with my family at Christmas xxx


    I love Italian food and Carluccio’s – to win the hamper would be a real treat for me, my family, friends and neighbours (I’d share ‘it bein’ Christmas an’ all!) xx

  6. Diane Carey

    I recently had some Panettone in a coffee shop. It was gorgeous and would love to try it again. I would also like to try Prosecco. It seems to be the in thing at the moment

  7. Ashley Phillips

    Would love to win for a nice relaxing treat Christmas Eve for me and my partner, for after we have everything sorted round the tree for our 2 little girls

  8. Jane

    I’d live to win because I’ve got to endure my Grandma’s cooking for 2 days this Christmas, I need something to keep me going.

  9. Katie Walker

    I would love to win because Pannetone is the only christmassy cake that I like.

  10. Leanne Perrett

    would love to cook my hubby this for a nice treat for working hard this year

  11. Lucia Critchley

    My brother is cooking Christmas dinner this year so it would be nice to be able to turn up with some lovely items to help him out!


    I would love to win this as I love Italian food but always seem to eat the same things! Would be nice to try something different!!

  13. claire broad

    Would love to win. Would come in handy with the big Christmas we are having with 12 of us.

  14. Jemma edge

    I would love to win especially the prosecco 🙂 perfect for celebrating at Christmas time X

  15. Kali filsrll

    I would love to win because my family and I adore Italian food . I’m definitely going to be trying the recipe for the Pappardelle ai Funhgi it sounds and looks delicious x

  16. Andrea A

    I’d like to win because I’ve never tried panettone and it would be a great treat for the family.

  17. Caroline Scott

    I’d love this because I get supermarket panettone each year and I’d really like to try this one to compare

  18. esme mccrubb

    this is my first year cooking Christmas day dinner 0 this wold be a great help

  19. Sarah

    Carluccio’s is my go-to destination for a treat. I love Italian food and you can guarantee of Carluccio’s doing it well!

  20. Laura Robinson

    Why WOULDN’T I want to win?

    No really, I love Italian food and cooking. It’s perfect.

  21. Pip Bennett

    This would be something really special to win for Christmas, it’s a really lovely treat 🙂

  22. Irene Gilmour

    would love to win to take it to sisters on boxing day /christmas dinner take 2


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