Review: Spring Feels with Dell’Ugo Pasta Plus

We were lucky enough to have Dell’Ugo get in touch with us, presenting us with the opportunity to try their new chilled pasta range. They are looking to disrupt their market with a concept as fresh as their produce – to be able to have restaurant standard pasta, all in one packet, and be able to have it cooked and served in under 5 minutes.

Dell’Ugo are actually the longest established pasta brand in the UK, creating delicious and innovative pastas using only the freshest ingredients from 1929.

As well as having some delicious and unusual flavoured pasta in the pack, which can be bought from Waitrose/Ocado for £3.99, the dish is completed by melting butter over the pasta, creating a smooth and silky texture.

For that price you are serving two people a healthy and fresh lunch or dinner, however we personally felt that there was not enough in each pack. We do tend to be hungrier than the average folk, but we’re pretty sure you would need at least a pack for one person.

But the criticism ends there – we were lucky enough to be able to try both their Asparagus and Mozzarella Ravioli, served with lemon butter, and their Goats Cheese and Beetroot Fiorelli, served with mint butter. Both were absolutely delightful, so easy to make and we’ll definitely be heading down to the pasta aisle of Waitrose for some more the next time we’re in.

We both agreed that the Goats Cheese and Beetroot was our favourite, due to the flavours being a little different to what you might expect from a pasta dish, and the bright colours certainly made it aesthetically pleasing. Also in their range is Ricotta & Spinach Ravioli with sage butter, Butternut & Squash Fiorelli with garlic & herb butter, and Tomato & Mozzarella Fiorelli with basil butter.

We found Dell’Ugo’s pasta a great lunch option for the lazy Sunday we were having last weekend. For once we didn’t want to have to make meals from scratch, so this was perfect! Not only that, both packs were so delicious and with summer coming up, we imagine this could become a regular buy when we’re looking for a light lunch sat in the sun.

A big thank you to Dell’Ugo for allowing us to try these pastas out! Do check out their website and social links below…


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  1. Chelsea ann
    June 12, 2017 / 4:11 pm

    The pasta here looks AMAZING. I am a big pasta lover! I try not to overindulge too often, but once in a while it's a nice treat to have!

    • Food and Baker
      June 12, 2017 / 4:18 pm

      We try not to either, but we just can't help it! The flavours were amazing!Thank you for reading and commenting☺💓

  2. Anonymous
    June 12, 2017 / 4:19 pm

    Saliva built in my mouth reading this hahaa. Being a student, I lived off pasta for so long. How did I not know about this? This post is making me hungry now.Lois xwww.lifeasloismay.wordpress.com

    • Food and Baker
      June 12, 2017 / 4:26 pm

      In your defence, this range is new but their brand has been out there for a while! You should defo go purchase these!Thank you for reading and commenting☺💓

    • Food and Baker
      June 12, 2017 / 4:27 pm

      Yes please do and let us know which flavour you chose!Thank you for reading and commenting☺💓

  3. Anika H
    June 12, 2017 / 4:29 pm

    This looks crazy delicious! I totally have to try this myself!Anika xo | anikamay.co.uk

    • Food and Baker
      June 12, 2017 / 4:51 pm

      You really should, defo worth the money!Thank you for reading and commenting☺💓

  4. Emily
    June 12, 2017 / 4:36 pm

    These look so delicious! And quick weeknight dinners are the holy grail of the workweek. We'd probably need a second package as well, but £8 for a fast dinner is still cheaper than takeout!xxEmilyemilyhallock.blogspot.com

    • Food and Baker
      June 12, 2017 / 4:51 pm

      Yes exactly, it's still very worth it and the flavours are just so strong!Thank you for reading and commenting☺💓

  5. Unknown
    June 12, 2017 / 4:37 pm

    When I saw this post on twitter I knew this was something I would be able to get behind. Oh my goodness this all looks amazing and now I need to go and eat and it's all your fault!! (Any chance to distract myself is always greatly appriciated! Thank you!) Abi | https://theskilllessart.wordpress.com/

    • Food and Baker
      June 12, 2017 / 4:52 pm

      Mwahahah we love it, mission accomplished!Thank you for reading and commenting☺💓

  6. Unknown
    June 12, 2017 / 4:39 pm

    This looks soooo yummy, i am defiantly a pasta lover!Sending love xbecca @ mygirlsandmesite.com

    • Food and Baker
      June 12, 2017 / 4:52 pm

      Then you defo need to try this range!Thank you for reading and commenting☺💓

  7. sophiaxo
    June 12, 2017 / 4:41 pm

    yasss! this is my sort of blog post!!!I love this, this looks so delicious! sophiaaaxo.com

    • Food and Baker
      June 12, 2017 / 4:52 pm

      Yaaas! So glad it is as this is what we're all about!!Thank you for reading and commenting☺💓

  8. Antonia
    June 12, 2017 / 4:42 pm

    This post made me so hungry. I love me some pasta and this one looks delicious. xxAntonia || Sweet Passions

    • Food and Baker
      June 12, 2017 / 4:53 pm

      Ops haha! At least it's nearly dinner time! It was so good!Thank you for reading and commenting☺💓

  9. Llinos Thomas
    June 12, 2017 / 6:23 pm

    Cooked and served in 5 mins? It really doesn't get better than that. I would be sooo hungry right now if I hadn't just finished my dinner.

    • Food and Baker
      June 12, 2017 / 7:50 pm

      Exactly! When I read the packet I though it was under estimating but it seriously does take that quick to make!Thank you for reading and commenting☺💓

  10. abbeylouisarose
    June 12, 2017 / 6:51 pm

    When I first saw the photos for this post, I thought that this was going to be a recipe post – home made pasta that you'd cooked yourself! To see that I can buy this in a supermarket is fantastic, I'll certainly be looking out for this brand in stores, especially as they do Spinach & Ricotta (one of my favourite combos!)Abbey 😘 http://www.abbeylouisarose.co.uk

    • Food and Baker
      June 12, 2017 / 7:50 pm

      Oh I wish we could make pasta! Although we have been discussing about attempting to do so in the future! Yaaas pls do, they're so tasty and so worth it!Thank you for reading and commenting☺💓

  11. From Aliona With Love
    June 14, 2017 / 10:47 am

    Loved reading this. Check out my summer hair and festival inspired tutorials!Kisses xo | From Aliona With Love Instagram @alionawithlove YouTube @alionawithlove

    • Food and Baker
      June 14, 2017 / 2:38 pm

      Sounds great!Thank you for reading and commenting☺💓

  12. Charlotte Clark
    June 17, 2017 / 9:31 am

    Yesss, now pasta is my thing! I love it, especially when it has interesting flavours. These look so good!

    • Food and Baker
      June 19, 2017 / 9:03 am

      The flavours were bursting and super quick to make!Thank you for reading and commenting☺💓

  13. Lifethrough Tsg
    June 19, 2017 / 6:58 pm

    The asparagus and mozzarella one sounds sooo good, and right up my street! I'll definitely have to keep an eye out for this brand in Waitrose!Hayley XLifethroughtsg.com

    • Food and Baker
      June 20, 2017 / 11:00 am

      Super tasty, do let us know what you think of it if you do find it!Thank you for reading and commenting☺💓

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