Everyday Italian Episodes
Giada makes an all-time, kid-friendly favorite - pizza! She'll teach us how to make an easy dough and offer a rainbow of toppings. For dessert: classic Italian American shortbread cookies with jam and chocolate. It's Italian food at its easiest.
Giada pays tribute to some classic Southern American dishes. A creamy "dirty risotto," rich but light lemony fried chicken, and bread pudding made with panettone bread that's drizzled with amaretto sauce. This is truly food for the Italian soul.
Giada prepares an indulgent breakfast of baked french toast made with slices of eggy sweet panettone bread. She'll teach you how to make the perfect Nectarine and Blueberry Amaretti Crisp. For something a bit lighter icy lemon ricotta granita.
Nothing is more precious to the Italian cook than olive oil. Giada will prepare some of her favorite dishes that showcase the exquisite taste of this liquid gold. Spicy grilled shrimp, toothsome spaghetti and an olive oil cake with citrus fruit
Giada and her family love to celebrate Thanksgiving, but they've put Italian twists on the American favorites. From Butternut Squash Lasagna, to Roast Turkey with Herbs de Provence and Citrus, to a stuffing made with ciabatta bread, chestnuts and pancetta.
For her Italian Cookie Swap party, Giada will prepare some of her favorite holiday cookies. She'll bake Chocolate Citrus Biscotti and Hazelnut Chocolate Chip Cookies. For something unique, she'll deep fry flaky Venetian fritters.
Giada's got some great pasta dishes that are tossed with flavorful ingredients. Farfalle with Asparagus and Mushrooms, Angel Hair with Sun Dried Tomatoes and Goat Cheese and Fresh Fettuccine with Roasted Chicken and Broccoli Rabe.
A creamy farmers pasta dish with ricotta, parmesan and pancetta. Filet Mignon with a sweet balsamic syrup and melted goat cheese. And for dessert, a decadent chocolate ricotta pudding with strawberry sauce. Its gooey and oh so good!
Giada creates a whole meal with roasted delights. Pork loin with sweet figs and port, roasted fennel with Parmesan cheese, and a luscious dessert of sugary roasted pears with vanilla ice cream. This is a meal you'll make again and again.
Giada's got simple, sure-fire recipes that will be easy to whip up in the kitchen: Linguine with chicken ragu. Endive and Frisee Salad with Blood Oranges and Hazelnuts. An Italian egg soup. And Macerated Berries with Sweet Mascarpone Cream.
Giada shows you how Italians use them in all sorts of delicious recipes. Cheese Filled Egg Crepes with Marinara Sauce, a Breakfast Scramble of Eggs, Orzo, Pancetta and Asparagus, and for something sweet, Ricotta Cheesecake with Honey.
From Chicken Marsala with Mustard and Mascarpone, to a colorful Beet and Goat Cheese Salad to Sea Bass with Ginger and Wilted greens. Giada's Italian dishes are a delicious fusion of world flavors.
Giada shows you some sneaky side steps that will save you tons of time in the kitchen, without losing the flavorful results. Ravioli with a Creamy Tomato Sauce and Herbed Goat Cheese, Raspberry Tiramisu. And a Campari Spritzer is a perfect cocktail.