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.Pistachio and Asparagus Penne
1. Pistachio and Asparagus Penne
This recipe for a Pistachio and Asparagus Penne is a quick, easy, and healthy to prepare.
2. Crostini Four Ways
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.
3. How to Make Classic Lasagna
Classic but delicious. This easy lasagna recipe is perfect for your next dinner and your family will love it.
4. The Best Meat Lasagna
Homemade Italian Lasagna Bolognese is the perfect Italian comfort food for Sunday dinner. It feeds a crowd, can be made in advance and is really one of the most delicious combinations of a delicious homemade bolognese or marinara sauce and pasta. Lasagna (also spelled Lasagne), is literally a meal all by itself. But no Italian dinner would be complete without all of the trimmings of an antipasto, delicious salads, wine and family and friends. Enjoy it anyway you like, but please, make your own. You'll be so glad you did.
5. Ham & Cheese Crocche
These deliciouspotato croquettes or crocche di patate are stuffed with a smokey cheese and ham filling and make the perfect snack or finger food for a party. Watch Stefano Borella in this Grokker Premium video as he shares some of his favorite recipes from Italy's Amalfi Coast.
6. Cotechino Sausage and Braised Lentils
Braised lentils, golden rush apples, Italian cotechino sausage, and chives are all cooked together in one delicious pot and then topped with zesty bergamot juice. Traditionally served in Italy at New Year, join Chef Josh Posner as he recreates this recipe in this Grokker Premium video, part of his Seasonal Nosh collection.
7. Modern Pork Ragu
A modern take on an Italian classic with his recipe for Pork Ragu with bitter chicory leaves and fresh oregano in this Grokker Premium video of Chef Josh Posner. This easy meal can be served with pasta or on its own, and the slow cooked meat is a great way to use parsley stalks. Chef Josh serves up his dish with chicory (endive), lemon zest, and fresh oregano leaves for a delicate and aromatic plate.
8. Pizza Margherita with Parma Ham and Rocket
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.