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.Making Pizza Dough by Loyd Grossman
1. Making Pizza Dough - The Signature Dish
Welcome to Loyd Grossman's Signature Dish. Join Loyd on his culinary journey to uncover London's best restaurants, and learn the secrets to making their signature dish at home. In this episode you will meet James Elliot, half of The Pizza Pilgrims, who will give you all the tips and tricks you need to make perfect dough, and how to spin the dough like a real pro! So join Loyd Grossman in this Grokker Premium video, as he hears about the Pizza Pilgrims story and learns how to make delicious and authentic pizza.
2. Sweet Corn Polenta with Ratatouille
Need a summer stew that is fresh and simple? This French style ratatouille dish made with fresh corn polenta, squash, eggplants, tomatoes, capers, garlic, and raisins is just perfet! Chef Staffan Terje shares his take on a classic dish in this Grokker Premium video.
3. Heirloom Tomato Panzanella Salad
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
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 deliciouscranberry bean stew recipe in this Grokker Premium video.
5. Italian Farrotto with Wild Mushrooms and Spinach
Farro is an ancient wheat that is a great alternative to risotto. In this Grokker Premium video Chef Staffan Terje will show you how to make a delicious dish of farro, wild mushrooms, spinach, shallots, garlic, butter and parmesan. Buono Appetito!
6. Italian Grissini
Want something easy and jaw dropping for your next party? These authentic, long Italian breadsticks are perfect to go along with breakfast or brunch parties or even as an accompaniment to an appetizer. Italian Cuisine Expert Stefano Borella shares his tips and recipe in this Grokker Premium video.
7. Venetian Sole in Agrodolce Sauce
This traditional Venetian sole in agrodolce, is often eaten at the Redentore festival during summer. The sweetness of the sultanas and the onions is the perfect counter point to the sourness of the white wine vinegar, and the tender flesh of the fish, making this perfect for any summer meal. Join Chef Joanne Cooke, as she introduces you to this "Cicchetti" or side dish from Venice, in this Grokker Premium Video.
8. Baked Penne with Italian Sausage
Watch how to make a quick-and-easy baked pasta with Italian sausage in a rich tomato sauce. This cheesy baked casserole is always a crowd-pleaser.
9. Meatballs Cortinese Style
These Cortinese style meatballs use parsley and fresh breadcrumbs to give them their authentic Italian flavor. They are quick and easy to make, absolutely delicious, and just like grandma would have made. Join Joanne Cooke, as she takes you on a journey through the cicchetti of Venice, in this Grokker Premium Video.
10. Sea Bream al Aqua Pazzo
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.