Giada tops crostini with cherry tomatoes and a pesto made of sweet peas.
Four recipes with a kick. Giada De Laurentiis heats up the kitchen with spicy food including a hot twist on meatballs, a hot gazpacho, a spicy ravioli, and even a fiery strawberry and chocolate dessert.
Giada De Laurentiis takes inspiration from L.A.'s great Mexican food, hosting a Mexican feast for friends and preparing a menu of modern Mexican dishes like Stuffed Red Pepper Rellenos, Chipotle Shrimp and Arugula Salad, Watermelon, Strawberry and Agua Fresca and Tres Leches Tiramisu.
It s Mother s Day weekend and Giada invites a couple of her friends over, along with their kids, for a brunch honoring the Moms.
Giada De Laurentiis invites her mother Veronica and sister Eloisa over for intimate Mother's Day outdoor luncheon. On the menu: Crispy Chicken with Rosemary-Lemon Salt, Sun-dried Tomato, Olive and Lemon Pasta and for dessert, Espresso and Chocolate Jellies.
Giada De Laurentiis's grandmother kept a recipe journal that contains family recipes and De Laurentiis cooking secrets, written in her own hand. Giada and her aunt Raffy spend an afternoon in the kitchen re-creating some of these amazing family dishes, like CApellini al Forno, Spaghetti al Melone and Broiled Halibut With Bechamel Sauce.
Aunt Raffy joins Giada De Laurentiis in the kitchen to re-create a few of grandmother Nonna Luna's recipes. Nonna Luna's recipe diaries include a wealth of family recipes and cooking secrets passed down from Nonna Luna to Raffy, and then from Raffy to Giada. Some of Giada's favorites include Nonna's Artichokes, Baked Risotto and a special Spinach Loaf.
Giada prepares a special Mother's Day lunch for her sister and their kids. The festive menu includes Strawberry Tomato Jam Crostini, Prosciutto and Cucumber Crostini With Arugula Mustard and Fusilli With Sundried Tomato Vinaigrette.
Giada De Laurentiis makes Spicy Citrus Popcorn to snack on in the kitchen, and then Aunt Raffy shows up and teaches Giada one of her favorite recipes, Quinoa and Ceci Soup, followed by Giada sharing her Peanut Butter Espresso Brownies recipe.
Giada hosts a baby shower for her friend, Jocelyn who is pregnant with identical twin boys. Roasted Red Pepper Hummus in Cucumber Cups, Shells With Chicken Chopped Salad, Open Face Smoked Salmon Finger Sandwiches With Herbed Horseradish Cream Cheese.
Giada De Laurentiis creates a perfect meal for her friends that celebrates the flavors of springtime. The light and healthy recipes include Linguine with Shrimp, Asparagus and Cherry Tomatoes; Fennel, Radish and Chive Salad; and a refreshing Peach, Raspberry and Lime Sangria.
Giada De Laurentiis makes a handful of recipes from her new restaurant in Las Vegas. The dishes are Italian with a California twist, like Chicken Marsala Meatballs, Lemon Spaghetti With Jumbo Shrimp and Tuscan Rib-Eye Steak.
Giada De Laurentiis creates a springtime feast to celebrate the season with family and friends. The menu includes Herb Roasted Pork Loin with Gremolata; Grilled Potato Salad; Peas, Bacon and Prosecco; and Raspberry Clafoutis.
Giada De Laurentiis is hosting a casual Father's Day meal at her house. Todd and his brother Trevor are the guests of honor, and Jade has had a hand in the table décor. The menu is perfect for any dad's appetite: Short Rib Lasagna Rolls, Crab and Lemon Bruschetta and Raspberry-Balsamic Parfaits.