Chef Carla Lalli Music reveals which recipes she covers in her workshop, A Chef’s Guide to Italian Cooking.
Explore the versatility of Italy's most used ingredient: the tomato. Carla prepares a delicious bruschetta with raw tomato and demonstrates how to make a classic, grated tomato sauce.
Learn how to prepare soffritto, a flavor-packed staple of Italian cuisine, and use it in pasta e fagioli. As the first dish Carla ever learned to make from her mom, she shares each cooking step and why she still loves to make it weekly for her family.
Cook along with Carla as she hand prepares fresh cavatelli pasta from scratch, complete with brown butter and sage sauce.
Learn to prepare vibrant red pesto rosso dish paired with pan-seared shrimp. Carla reveals the Italian meaning of pesto and why not all pesto is green.
Discover Carla's effective method for poaching eggs as she brings the spice with her father’s favorite Italian dish: eggs in purgatory.
Learn how to cook a mouthwatering Italian steak as Carla demonstrates the reverse sear method that ensures a large cut of meat is cooked to ideal medium-rare doneness every time.
Explore four of Italy’s most iconic cheeses as Carla breaks down their unique tastes, textures and recipes that highlight each cheese.