This shows you how to make home made raviolis, how to make semolina dough in Grandma Rosa's Italian kitchen , using ricotta and an Atlas pasta maker. Music by Dean Martin.
Homemade Italian Raviolis
You'll immediately taste the difference between fresh, homemade ravioli and pre-cooked varieties. Try this simple cheese ravioli recipe and experience Italian home cooking at its best. Make it with riccota and parmesan or substitute your favorite cheeses.
Looking for a treat that will satisfy your hungry crowd? Try this simple, classic recipe for rosemary focaccia bread.
Here we go making another Italian dinner that we all enjoy so much. Thats right home made Italian meatballs. We makes the sauce and the meatballs. You can have them with any pasta dish or even on an Italian roll. You can also add a half of chopped onion in the sauce and the o ...more
Italian dressing is so tasty, but did you know it's easy to make on your own? In this tutorial, learn how to make the seasoning mix, which can be used for dressing, salad and pasta toppings, or even marinades. You Will Need: * 1 tbsp. garlic salt * 1 tbsp. onion powder * 1 tbs ...more
In this tutorial, Chef Anne Burrell shows you how to make a delicious pasta dish for any occasion. This Italian delight is filled with ricotta and taleggio cheeses and smothered in a homemade wild mushroom sauce and pancetta. You can almost smell the garlic watching this amazi ...more
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While the ingredient list may look a bit long, homemade meatballs are a very easy to make, and since we skip the very messy step of pan-frying these before they hit the sauce, it becomes downright simple.
You don't have to buy that imitation mozzarella to make great Italian food at home. You can make mozzarella at home today! This video will show you how to make homemade cheese starting with the curds all the way to the finished product. Then you just throw some pepperoni in th ...more
Forget Sephora and "Allure" - we subscribe to the old Italian grandmother school of beauty. Italian women like the gorgeous Sophia Loren are known to soak their faces in a vat of olive oil to help replenish moisture. And with skin so soft it feels like a baby's bottom, they've ...more
Celebrate summer as Secret Ingredient host Mark Law and Denver chef Elise Wiggins of Panzano prepare homemade pesto and pair it with tender, juicy grass-fed beef, served with a simple arugula salad. This dish is also knows as bistecca insalata in Italian. Follow along in this ...more
There is nothing tastier than homemade Italian sausages. Watch this how to video and learn how to make homemade Italian sausages from scratch. Italian sausage ingredients: pork, beef, salt, pepper, red wine, and garlic powder.
Watch this video to learn how to make homemade Italian tortellini. The chef speaks in Italian but luckily for us it's sub-titled.
If you're not sure what ciambotta is (sometimes spelled giambotta), you have to try out this delicious homemade Italian recipe. Ciambotta is a typical southern Italian cuisine, essentially a stew, that is perfect with only vegetables (no meat required!). Home-cooking never se ...more
Baciole is thin slices of tender meat filled with our favorite Italian foods and simmered in a homemade rich tomato sauce. If this sounds like something you would like to make then keep watching. In this how to video chef Jim shows you how to cook up an Italian braciole with c ...more
Now if you've ever been to a nice Italian restaurant and wondered why the pasta tasted so good, it's probably because it was fresh pasta. What's amazing is that fresh pasta is incredibly easy to make. And the taste and texture is something you've got to just try for yourself. ...more
How to make homemade fettuccine alfredo pasta and sauce; learn more about making traditional Italian food in this free cooking video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Cook a fettuccine alfredo sauce. Cook a fettuccine alfredo sauce - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video ...more
It's not a chore to prepare the dough and form it into properly notched pillows that even Mario would be proud to serve. Gnocchi is an Italian pasta made with potato. It is very easy to make the dough and form the classic gnocchi shape with a fork.
Ros Figliano teaches us how to make Italian pizza at home in this tutorial. First, prepare your favorite toppings and set them aside on a plate. After this, take your homemade dough and place it on a floured counter, then push it down with your fingers to work the air pockets ...more
In this traditional Italian cooking video series, learn how to make homemade spaghetti with meat sauce. Part 1 of 18 - How to Make spaghetti with meat sauce. Make spaghetti with meat sauce - Part 2 of 18. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Make spaghetti wi ...more
Making your own garlic bread can add just the right touch for an Italian dinner, and in this video recipe series, you'll get ingredient tips, and step-by-step instructions on how to prepare, bake and broil your own homemade garlic bread. Our expert chef will show you how to ro ...more
Look, I'm no food snob. I once dedicated an entire day to eating only deep-fried things (butter, Twinkies, Oreos, pickles) at the Minnesota State Fair. But even I draw the line at instant mashed potatoes. I mean, why bother? It's not that hard to make perfectly delicious and f ...more
It's no secret that cauliflower is good for you—but not nearly enough people know that the best part about cauliflower is its insane versatility. Because its cooked flavor is so mild, it can be incorporated into a crazy amount of dishes and preparations. So whether you're try ...more
Poor chickens. Bacon fat is revered (and justifiably so), and duck fat is a staple at most fine grocers. Marbles of fat make a steak divine, and goose fat is the holy grail of fatty goodness. Yet chicken fat is usually thrown away. If you're one of those people who roasts a c ...more
When you look at an Italian flag, what do you see? Green, white, and red? Well, I see a Caprese salad. And no, I do not need to have my vision checked. It simply means that I have the eyes of a chef. This classic combination of mozzarella, tomato, and basil has been dubbed th ...more
I grew up in a household where bacon was considered its own necessary food group. My mom saved the bacon fat in a jar and reused it in other dishes, which my friends considered vile, unless they were also from immigrant families or the American South, where saving bacon fat ha ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make homemade ravioli dough. Ingredients are: 6 oz plain flour, 1 egg, salt, and pureed spinach. First, mix the egg and spinach together in a small bowl. Now, mix this together with the rest of the ingredients until well combined. Once finishe ...more
In this video, we learn how to make timpano. First, you will need meatballs, sausages, chicken, cheese, peas, pasta, and vegetables. You can prepare the dough yourself or you can purchase it from the grocery store if you don't have time. Place the dough into a large spring for ...more
This video from FoodWishes.com demonstrates how to make garlic Parmesan croutons. This is a great recipe for homemade croutons which will be much better than the ones you can buy at a store. He first mixes olive oil and finely mixed garlic and lets it infuse for a few hours a ...more
In this quick 2½-minute video Sean and Cathy are making spaghetti squash into a vegetarian dish with a hint of Italian. This a great video for you health cautions diners, it is also great for anyone on a budget looking to make a unique and simply delectable dish for you and yo ...more
In this video Beau MacMillan demonstrates how to make crab and edamame ravioli. He begins by making the pasta with all purpose and semolina flour, eggs, salt and olive oil. He kneads the dough and lets it rest while making the orange beurre blanc sauce. The sauce uses white wi ...more
Have a big family dinner and not much time to prepare for it? Betty shows us how to make a traditional spaghetti dish with a Southern flair that is incredibly easy and equally tasty. You will impress your guests and they will think you slaved all day, when you really cooked it ...more
It’s not as much work as it seems, and the payoff is big, so dig that pasta machine out of your cabinet and follow along with Laura Schenone, author of The Lost Ravioli Recipes of Hoboken. To get you started, use this recipe for fresh pasta dough. Make fresh homemade pasta. Cl ...more
Kick out the beef and bring in the shellfish for this hit ravioli. There's nothing better than a little lobster ravioli. But that's not all, lobster isn't the only ingredient in this pasta dish—it even has lump crab meat for the sauce. Sal Firicano and Nick Varano of Nico ris ...more
Venison meat is not only healthy but it can also spice up an old recipe. If you have some time, try this made from scratch venison ravioli. This ravioli recipe turns an old Italian dish into a new one with venison. Try making the morel mushroom sauce.
Yum, what's better than pasta? Put aside the store-bought, and try your hand at making fresh homemade pasta. Tea and Cookies posts a beautifully photographed step-by-step tutorial for making pasta from scratch. You Will Need: 1 ¾ cup four (Italians use what is called Type 0 ...more
Give someone his or her own personal ticker tape parade with this easy prank. You Will Need * Store-bought or homemade confetti * Access to your victim’s umbrella Step 1: Get confetti Buy a bunch of confetti from a party store or make your own with construction paper and a ho ...more
Thinking pasta is too heavy for your new diet? Think again. Pasta can provide a healthy meal rich in fiber and vitamins. Follow these steps to make healthier choices for your next pasta dinner. You Will Need: • Whole grain or blend pasta • Light pasta sauce • Extra virgin ...more
Sure, you've probably eaten New England clam chowder plenty of times, straight from the can on your local grocery store's shelf. But that's no way to eat a chowder. You have to make it fresh and homemade, right in your own kitchen. The best chowders are made with the freshest ...more
25-year-old Chen Jinmiao of rural China dreamt of one day owning his own Lamborghini. But the truth is, it was highly unlikely he would ever be able to afford one. The lorry driver then undertook an impossibly difficult project- figuring out how to build a replica for consider ...more
If you want to make homemade pasta, the key is in the dough. Making the perfect dough is easy though, and this video recipe will show you how to do it. See how to prepare a pasta dough that is sure to be a hit in any pasta meal. Sal Firicano, chef at Nico Ristorante in Boston ...more
Don't make a plain, old meatloaf for dinner. Make a rockstar meatloaf. This meatloaf recipe is sure to be a family favorite, and includes baking, veal, carrots, tempura, and plenty of other goodies. The perfect loaf for meat lovers. Felino Samson, chef-owner of POPS Restauran ...more
Instant ramen makes me nostalgic for my college days, when a bowl of this cheap noodle soup was my go-to comfort food for many all-nighters. I always opted for using the provided seasoning back then, but it turns out there are many ways to transform this dish from college dor ...more
My husband's and my daily schedules are constantly changing. Frankly, it's complete chaos sometimes, so I can't plan to have elaborate dinners on the table at six o'clock every day. And by the time we actually get to eating in the evening, we've become so hungry that our moods ...more
It's hard to argue with the notion that wine and pasta are a winning combination. I mean, millions of Italians can't be wrong. But this classic combo can be taken one step further to become the ultimate comfort food dish—by turning that wine into an actual pasta sauce. Best o ...more
Instant ramen and just-add-water noodles are lifesavers because they are convenient and fast, but they are also usually chock-full of processed ingredients and unrecognizable pieces of dehydrated meat and vegetables. These DIY cups o' noodles are still portable and fast for B ...more
I have a thing for black foods, whether it's mysterious, lovely black garlic (the secret to its color: fermentation) or adding charcoal powder with its reputed health benefits to cookies, cakes, and breads. Now add one more ingredient to the list: squid ink. It goes by many o ...more
In Italian, the word affogato means "drowned." Kind of a morbid name for such a delicious goodie, right? But there's a reason it's called that. For those of you not in the know, affogato is a coffee-based treat usually consisting of a scoop of vanilla gelato or ice cream "dro ...more
Don't Miss: Revolutionary Pasta Hacks You Need to Know Homemade lasagna is a delicious, irresistible comfort food—but not if you're the one making it. Handling lasagna noodles can be a painful process that leaves you clutching hot noodles with sore, bare hands—something that ...more
With the warm summer months right around the corner, just the thought of having to bake anything in your oven may have you perspiring profusely. But you don't want to give up dessert, especially not luscious, layered cakes, so what's a sweaty sweets-lover to do? Icebox cakes ...more
A lot of people like to trash stand mixers for being overpriced and rarely used kitchen appliances. As an avid bread baker I certainly don't agree with that assessment, but I understand where people are coming from. A good Kitchen Aid stand mixer costs a few hundred dollars, a ...more
Rather than reaching for aspirin the next time a headache strikes, try grabbing a drink of lemonade instead. Not only can it help ease your head pain, but it can also help relieve stress, anxiety, and depression. But not just any old lemonade will do the trick—reach for the la ...more
Summer means watermelon. Juicy, pink-fleshed, and ever-so-tasty, this pepo is a seasonal sensation. But while cost effective, purchasing a whole, large watermelon can lead to melon monotony and maybe even a rotting rind in the fridge. To keep that from ever happening, here are ...more
Summer is a time for sangria sipped on the patio, enjoying the fruity refreshment with a friend while the smell of barbecue wafts from a distance. It's the perfect way to spend a lazy, hot August afternoon. Traditional Spanish sangria is made by mixing red wine, chopped fruit ...more
Next time you want to add plain ol' salt to your recipe, don't. Instead, use a delicious citrus herb salt, which will elevate the flavor of your dish more than salt by itself ever could. You can make lemon rosemary salt, orange cilantro salt—whatever flavor combos suit your t ...more
If you love sitting poolside with a slice of watermelon, then I've got a real treat for you. Picture yourself cooling off with a slice of juicy watermelon topped with fresh ingredients like soft cheeses, herbs, and fresh summer fruits. Watermelon pizza is a wondrous thing—a c ...more
Fresh, homemade pasta definitely beats the dried stuff from the store. However, most of us aren't usually in the mood to knead dough for 10 minutes... or to clean up a sticky, doughy, floury mess afterward. Lucky for us, there's an easier and cleaner way to make pasta in a qu ...more
If you've spent any time at all recently on social media, then you've probably seen pictures of fairy bread. This magical creation comes to us courtesy of Australia, so we have yet another thing to thank those clever folks Down Under for... along with shrimp on the barbie, Veg ...more
Regardless of your culture or your age, eating with your hands is fun. Flouting social convention and just digging in with your fingers provides a whole other level of epicurean enjoyment. And one of the most entertaining hands-on foods is monkey bread. Food historian Tori Ave ...more
When I get struck by a craving for something SCJ (savory, crunchy, juicy), nothing fits the bill better than a BLT. But why settle for the sandwich form when there are so many other possibilities? Some of my favorite alternative ways to serve up a BLT are 1) as a salad, 2) in ...more