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.How To Make Homemade Tagliatelle Pasta by John & Sage
1. 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.
2. Classic Italian Pesto
This fresh and simple Italian pesto is a perfect sauce for your pasta, and great as a condiment too. London based Culinary Instructor Sage Russell shares his recipe for classic Ligurian pesto using basil, parmesan, pine nuts and olive oil in this Grokker Premium video. A perfect choice for when time is tight, but you don't want to sacrifice on flavor or freshness.
3. Sicilian Rolled Sardines
To give the dish it's true Sicilian name "Sarde a beccafico" is a savoury and sweet fish dish that can trace its origins all the way to the start of the second millenium. The freshest sardines are stuffed with a moreish mixture of breadcrumbs, sweet raisins and freshened with a blend of spices that balance off the saltiness of the fish and make this dish an attractive party piece. Join Joanne Cooke in this Grokker Premium video as she shows you the simple steps to recreate this dish in your own home and be sure to check out more of her Sicilian seafood collection.
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This week we're heading to North Africa for the flavors inspired by Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria. We've planned a menu just for you from the appetizer all the way down to the dessert! This week we're throwing a ""progressive meal"". So check back each day this week to get the next course of the menu."