Packed Lunches

9 Italian Recipes for Packed Lunches

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. How To Make Simple And Easy Tomato Pizza Sauce
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Basic Tomato Pizza Sauce Recipe. Ideal for pizza toppings or for pasta dishes, this classic tomato sauce is quick and easy to make and simply delicious.
4. Baked Halibut Alla Nonna
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This is a recipe done often by Chef Joanne Cooke's grandmother from Agira, Sicily. It is simple and she prepared it every Friday as she always had these ingredients in her kitchen cupboard. It's a very diverse dish in which you can substitute tilapia or cod. Watch all of Chef Joanne's Grokker Premium videos for recipes that can be passed down generation to generation.
5. Italian Honey-Baked Salmon With Pistachio Topping
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This healthy and easy dish draws upon many important and traditional ingredients of Sicily. Chef Joanne Cooke shares her recipe for baked salmon with honey, orange, breadcrumb and pistachio topping in this Grokker Premium video. While simple to cook, a large salmon filet looks impressive on a platter and feeds a large family or many guests. Chef Joanne suggests pairing this dish with a couscous for a full meal.
6. Classic Italian Pesto
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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.
7. Italian Farrotto with Wild Mushrooms and Spinach
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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!
8. Sicilian Ribeye with Caramelized Mushrooms
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The ribeye is one of the most naturally flavorful cuts of meat. In this Grokker Premium video, discover all about the ribeye and how to make an insanely delicious Sicilian style ribeye steak. Chef Billy Parisi shares his marinade that has the perfect mixture of herbs and spices for this steak. Learn all you need to know about meat by watching all of Billy's videos in the Prime Cut series.
9. Making Pizza Dough - The Signature Dish
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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.
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