About the Show

Freshness and simplicity are the keys to Mario Batali's spectacular Italian cuisine. Molto Mario brings these principles home – it's a culinary tour of Italy with tips and secrets from one of New York's premier chefs.


Mario Batali

Iron Chef Mario Batali believes that olive oil is as precious as gold and food is best when left to its own simple beauty.

Most Popular Recipes

All Molto Mario Recipes

Zuppa di Raffano

A Real Pie: Pizza Rustica

Potato Ravioli: Ravioli di Patate

Pizza of the Dead: Pizza dei Morti

Fettuccine with Garlic and Pesto: Fettuccine al Pesto D'Aglio

Braised Monkfish: Coda in Umido

Pasta and Chickpeas: Minestra di Pasta e Ceci

Veal Agnolotti: Agnolotti dal Plin


Handmade Spaghetti with Snails: Spaghetti a Mano con Lumache

Almond Tart: Crostata alle Mandorle

Beef Packets: Fregnacce

Cod Salad: Insalata di Baccala

Venison Scallope with Speck, Sweet Onions and Potatoes

Gnocchi di Susine

Green Ganganelli with Oyster Mushrooms and Rosemary

Lamb with Wild Mushrooms: Agnello con Funghi

Crepe-Pasta Soup: Scripelle in Brodo

Potato Ravioli: Ravioli di Patate

Mussels in Saffron: Cozze al Zafferano

Quail Skewers with Sage Polenta and Asiago: Spiedini di Quaglie con Polenta e Asiago

Maltagliate with Borlotti, Shallots and Arugula

Lamb with Horseradish and Vinegar: Agnello al Raffano

Cuttlefish with Cabbage: Seppie e Verze

Trenette with Pesto, Beans, and Potatoes: Pesto Genovese

Tarongia with Fennel, Fresh Anchovies and Caciocavallo

Eggs in Sauce: Uova in Brodetto