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Susanna Cutini - Dolci delle tradizioni di Pasqua

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

In Italy, there are some very special desserts made especially for Easter. Gastronomical expert Susanna Cutini recounts their origins, their points in common, their symbolism. Whether you celebrate Easter or not, spring is a time of rebirth and fertility, and so there's plenty to celebrate!

Adriano - Pasta alla carbonara - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy Sicilian

Pasta alla carbonara is a characteristic dish from Lazio, and more specifically, from Rome. It's made with "humble" ingredients but that doesn't prevent it from being wonderfully tasty, and a favorite with pasta lovers everywhere.

Adriano - Pasta alla carbonara - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy Sicilian

Adriano finishes showing us how to make "spaghetti alla carbonara." Ingredients for 4 servings: 500 grams of pasta, 300 grams of bacon cubes, 4 eggs, extra virgin olive oil, salt, pepper, Parmesan cheese, and parsley.

Adriano - fa colazione View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy Sicilian

Have breakfast with Adriano! He gives us a vast menu of possibilities for starting out the morning right.

Adriano - Pizzeria Pinocchio - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy Sicilian

Adriano has left his native Palermo and is now living in Dublin. He takes us to his favorite Italian restaurant in Dublin's downtown area.

Adriano - Pizzeria Pinocchio - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy Sicilian

Adriano places his order at Dublin's Pinocchio restaurant, and it looks delicious.

Adriano - Il caffè View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy Sicilian

Adriano enjoys an espresso in Palermo with his friends. He also shares some interesting statistics about Italian coffee consumption.

Adriano - Spaghetti pomodoro e aglio View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy Sicilian

What's Adriano's favorite dish? Discover this very simple but delicious Italian pasta recipe.

Adriano - La granita al limone View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy Sicilian

Adriano and his mother show us how to make this Sicilian summer specialty. It's easy to make, but there is one important secret.

Andromeda - in - Storia del gelato - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Who doesn't love ice cream? Andromeda gives us her take on the history of gelato (ice cream), from Mount Etna in Sicily to Paris.

Andromeda - in - Storia del gelato - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Andromeda talks about the various types of ice cream and how they are made.

Anna e Marika - Un Ristorante a Trastevere View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy

Anna and Marika are having lunch in the Trastevere quarter of Rome. Join them as they order traditional Roman pasta dishes and talk about Italian eating habits.

Anna e Marika - Il pane View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Il pane (bread) is an important staple at the Italian table, no question about it. There is a great variety of kinds of bread, and in fact, every region has its own. Anna and Marika take you to discover some of their favorites.

Anna e Marika - La pasta fresca View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Marika and Anna take you to a shop where they make and sell fresh pasta. Have fun!

Anna e Marika - Trattoria Al Biondo Tevere - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Marika and Anna take us to a famous restaurant on the banks of the Tiber River in Rome. Tune in to discover what's so special about it. (It has to do with movies and movie stars.) And... maybe you can guess what pasta dish Anna is going to order!

Anna e Marika - Trattoria Al Biondo Tevere - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Back in the days when people traveled on horseback, Al Biondo Tevere was a convenient rest stop just outside the walls of the city. People would feed and water their horses, and trade what was in their bundles of food with their fellow travelers. Later, it became a proper restaurant and many famous people became regulars, including filmmakers, Pasolini and Bertolucci. Signora Giuseppina shares the story.

Anna e Marika - Trattoria Al Biondo Tevere - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Don't miss the last part of Marika and Anna's encounter with Signora Giuseppina of the Trattoria al Biondo Tevere. You'll hear about a 56 year-old fridge, five weddings in one day, and sheep who do gardening.

Anna e Marika - Fruttivendolo View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Anna and Marika sit on a park bench musing about how much they like real fruits and vegetables, and then they actually go to the market where a farmer tells them about typically Roman produce.

Anna e Marika - La mozzarella di bufala - La produzione e i tagli - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Anna and Marika are planning a dinner, and start out by making a shopping list. They have some major decisions to make about the antipasti (appetizers)!

Anna e Marika - La mozzarella di bufala - La produzione e i tagli - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Anna and Marika get to the shop (see part 1) and talk with Chiara who works there. She kindly explains a little bit about how mozzarella is made, and how it should be kept. You may be in for some surprises!

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