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We explore flavor and show you the technique and history to go with the recipe
Episode: 9 - 2023-03-02
In this episode we explore the relationship of drinking before and after eating and specifically apertifs and digestifs. From the Negroni to Limoncello and Grappa we cover the entire dinning experience and also highlight some desserts as well.
Episode: 8 - 2023-02-17
Mardi Gras is right around the corner and in this episode we explore several pre Lenten festivals in Europe and America. We explore the scene of Venice’s Carnevale with the beautiful costumes and masks. Venice, Brazil and New Orleans are know for their hugely popular festivals but there are many more. We discuss one you might not be familiar with in Switzerland. We all know that Mardi Gras is a time to indulge and we feature some of the go to deserts that are made for these celebrations in Italy.
Episode: 7 - 2023-02-03
With Valentine's Day approaching we dedicated this episode to romantic foods. We start with a history lesson on the saint and talk about romantic food ingredients as well as a recipe for Engagement Chicken.
Episode: 6 - 2023-01-20
In this episode we explore the history and technique of my favorite dessert, Tiramisu. Being a fan of all things coffee this is a simple and elegant dish that elevates coffee using Mascarpone cheese.
Episode: 5 - 2022-12-21
Holidays are full of culinary traditions and in this episode we share our own traditions and memories. From Panettone to Christmas Red and Green Chiles. Happy Holidays!
Episode: 4 - 2022-12-18
In this episode we look at the origins and variety of Italian baked (Al Forno means "to the oven") pasta dishes and pizza. Lasagna is the most well know to many but there are plenty of others that are fascinating and delicious.
Episode: 3 - 2022-11-19
We may think of stock as something you purchase at the supermarket but if you haven't tried to make your own you are missing out on some great flavor. Stock is made from combining meat, poultry or fish with vegetables and cooking the broth slowly to pull out flavor
Episode: 2 - 2022-09-29
Carbonara is one of the most beloved pastas from Italy. It is made from simple ingredients with a special technique to derive a rich, creamy taste. Carbonara is also hot debated as to it's history.
Episode: 1 - 2022-09-07
Ravioli San Domenico is also known as Egg Yolk Ravioli. This recipe features ricotta cheese, spinach, nutmeg and 00 Flour. The technique of using an egg yolk in the center of the ravioli is what makes is unique.
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