Extra Virgin Olive Oil

10 Italian Recipes with Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Drew Glover • March 17, 2015
Did you know that Italian pasta varieties all originated in different villages in medieval Italy? Through the ages Italians have retained a sense of localism in their dishes that is all about food fresh out of the earth, off the tree, and from the farm.Pizza Margherita with Parma Ham and Rocket
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1. Pizza Margherita with Parma Ham and Rocket
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This Pizza Dish is perfect for the family or even a party. This how to guide will show you how to make a simple pizza with fresh flavors.
2. Pistachio and Asparagus Penne
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This recipe for a Pistachio and Asparagus Penne is a quick, easy, and healthy to prepare.
3. Heirloom Tomato Panzanella Salad
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Panzanella is a popular Tuscan tomato and bread salad. In this Grokker Premium video chef Staffan Terje demonstrates his interpretation of this Italian summer-time favorite using heirloom tomatoes, cucumbers, fresh basil, chili peppers, bread toasted with olive oil and rubbed with garlic, and sun cured olives from Sicily. Give this elegant yet simple salad a try and let us know in the comments section what you think.
4. Italian Bean and Vegetable Stew: Minestra di Fagioli Borlotti
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Hearty, healthy, and flavorful. This Italian classic with a miso twist is the perfect vegetable stew to warm up your guests. Chef and Owner of Perbacco Restaurant in San Francisco, Staffan Terje shares his delicious cranberry bean stew recipe in this Grokker Premium video.
5. Crostini Four Ways
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Crostini are the prefect way to kick off any dinner party, and in this video Joanne introduces you to four different options. From delicious crab crostini with her secret ingredient of dijon mustard, to a fresh broad bean and ricotta crostini, these are sure to delight all of your guests. Join Chef Joanne Cooke, as she introduces you to this "Cicchetti" or side dish from Venice, in this Grokker Premium Video.
6. Spicy Shrimp Scampi with Crostini
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Having dinner guests this weekend? Try this quick and easy shrimp scampi recipe and wow your guests. It's the perfect communal dish served with crostini.
7. Sea Bream al Aqua Pazzo
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This delicious peche al aqua pazzo, or sea bream in crazy water, is full of flavor and wonderfully light, perfect for dinner on a warm spring evening. Watch Stefano Borella in this Grokker Premium video as he shares some of his favorite recipes from Italy's Amalfi Coast.
8. How To Make Homemade Tagliatelle Pasta
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Semolina flour, eggs and a pinch of salt are all you need to make this fresh homemade pasta recipe. Food at 52's John Benbow teaches you how to prepare pasta dough from scratch and handcut it expertly into perfect tagliatelle. Join Culinary Instructor John Benbow in this Grokker Premium video.
9. Authentic Italian Pizza
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Tired of Domino's Pizza and Pizza Hut? Italian Cuisine Expert Stefano Borella shows you how simple and easy it is to make your own Authentic Italian pizza that is healthy and delicious! This Grokker Premium video series is on Italian Cuisine.
10. Italian Focaccia Flat Bread
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Trying to impress your guests or family with an appetizer or brunch? Try elevating your bread dish with this simple and easy Italian flat bread shared by Italian Cuisine Chef Stefano Borella in this Grokker Premium video. This flat bread can even be used as a dessert!
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