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. Radish Salad with Truffle Oil and Pecorino Cheese
This wonderful, fresh radish salad with truffle oil is perfect to serve on a cold winter's evening. It is incredibly healthy, deliciously peppery, and great for a vegetarian guest. Join Chef Joanne Cooke, as she introduces you to this "Cicchetti" or side dish from Venice, in this Grokker Premium Video.
8. Italian Lemon Drop Cookies
This easy to make Italian Lemon Drop Cookies are sweet and zesty to taste!
9. Amaretti Semifreddo
Join John and Sage in this Grokker premium video as they whip together this classic semi-frozen dessert. Pockets of amaretti biscuits and crunchy pistachios make this an Italian delight that is simple to prepare and will last for as long as your self-restraint will allow you.
10. How To Make Homemade Tagliatelle Pasta
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.