Risotto doesn't always have to be the star of dinner. Risotto can serve as a great bed for another dish which it does in episode 106 of POV Italian Cooking where I make a simple Beef Tomato Risotto. This risotto serves as the bed upon which Beef Osso Buco will rest in the next episode (#107).
The aroma that emanates when making Cacciucco on the stove is only bested by the taste! In episode 100 of POV Italian Cooking, I make Cacciucco, an Italian fish stew that originated in the coastal towns in the Tuscany and Liguria regions. The monkfish, red snapper, clams, mussels, shrimp and calama
A simple pan sauce made with capers, butter, white wine, chicken stock and lemon juice envelop chicken cutlets in the traditional Chicken Piccata recipe made in episode 101 of POV Italian Cooking. Though Chicken Piccata is an impressive dish, it can be made in about 20 minutes, making it the perfec
It’s easy to enhance flavor of shrimp while pairing it with pasta in a single dish, Shrimp Puttanesca. This history of puttanesca sauce is interesting as it was developed in Naples by prostitutes to lure in potential customers who were hungry but also interested in other services.
Yes, prosciutto, which is the best of the Italian cured meats, can be made even better! Candied Prosciutto takes this popular Italian cold cut delicacy and makes it exponentially better. See how to make Candied Prosciutto at https://youtu.be/DMU-GTVae1A
Who doesn’t love the sight and smell of Italian Sausages sizzling on a flat top griddle next to a mound of Peppers and Onions? The sound of the griddle covered by the medley of peppers, sausages and shredded potatoes over ghee butter in this video will make you drool!
The inviting and intricate fragrances of baking bread and basil pesto combine to set an expectation that can only be met by a slice of Pesto Bread. This bread, with a brilliant green tint from the pesto, will impress your friends with the powerful burst of flavor and wonderful crust. See how to mak
Traditional humus is made from garbanzo beans (also called chickpeas), tahini, extra virgin olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, salt and other flavorful ingredients. This outstanding spread dates back to Egypt in the 13th century and remains a popular Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine. See how
Pâté sounds intimidating to make but this Chicken Liver Pâté recipe is simple and inexpensive yet has a magnificent flavor. This recipe combines the flavors of chicken livers, onions, garlic, white wine and capers into a creamy, smooth and decadent topping for toasted bread or crackers.
Osso Buco, which translates as “hole of bone” is pure meaty awesomeness. Placing on a bed of risotto or polenta pays tribute to Osso Buco’s roots and takes this Italian comfort food to another level. Traditionally, Osso Buco is made with veal but see how I make Beef Osso Buco, a carnivorous wreath.