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.
What to do with all that leftover Christmas turkey? Don’t waste the turkey that took you hours to prepare! Transform the traditional American Christmas turkey leftovers into an amazing Italian dish by making Turkey Bolognese! See how to use your leftover turkey in Episode 71 of POV Italian Cooking
Ciabatta bread, a classic Italian bread, was developed in response to the French Baguette that had spread across the country. Ciabatta is Italian word meaning slipper which also describes the shape and thickness of the bread. See how to make it at https://youtu.be/TzH7DEHlRcU
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.
Looking for an easy alternative to a traditional seafood boil? Need a simple recipe that works for both fresh or frozen seafood?
If so, you need to see my Easy Seafood Pot recipe in episode 108 of POV Italian Cooking
Risotto doesn't always have to be the star of a dinner menu, it can also 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).
It can be difficult to make a perfect hard-boiled egg that has a creamy yolk and a tender white. Overcooking a hard-boiled egg, which is easy to do, results in a chalky and sometimes greenish yolk, a rubbery egg white and a slightly sulfuric taste. In this video I demonstrate how I use my sous vide to get the perfect hard-boiled egg.