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 prepares some of her favorite dishes that showcase the exquisite taste of this liquid gold: Spicy Grilled Shrimp with Arugula Mushroom Salad, toothsome Spaghetti with Sauteed Onions, Feta and Herbs, and an Almond Citrus Olive Oil Cake.
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 Ciabatta Stuffing With 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 Carnival Fritters.
Giada's got some great pasta dishes that are tossed with flavorful ingredients. Creamy Farfalle With Cremini, Asparagus and Mushrooms; Fusilli With Shrimp and Arugula; Angel Hair With Sun Dried Tomatoes and Goat Cheese and Fresh Fettuccine With Roasted Chicken and Broccoli Rabe.
It's gooey and oh so good: A creamy Farmer's Pasta, Filet Mignon with Balsamic Syrup and Goat Cheese and a decadent Chocolate Ricotta Pudding with Strawberry Sauce.
Giada creates a whole meal with roasted delights: Pork Loin with Fig and Port Sauce, Roasted Fennel with Parmesan and a luscious dessert of sugary Roasted Pears with Brown Sugar and 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 Oranges and macerated Berries with Mascarpone and Meringue.
Giada shows you how Italians use eggs in all sorts of delicious recipes: Baked Cheese Crepes, an Italian Egg and Pasta Scramble and for something sweet, Honey Ricotta Cheesecake.
From Chicken Marsala With Mustard Mascarpone Marsala Sauce, to a colorful Beet and Goat Cheese Arugula Salad, to Ginger Sea Bass Over 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 Creamy Tomato Sauce, Herbed Coated Goat Cheese, Raspberry Tiramisu and Campari Spritzer.