Cook Like An Italian With Silvia Colloca

April 2021

S2 Ep2

3.0 1 x
Italian breakfasts are quite different to the traditional breakfast you might be used to - they are usually much lighter and often sweeter than cooked breakfasts that are eaten in many countries around the world. Quite often they are simply there to accompany a morning cappuccino or espresso, either at home or standing at ...

S2 Ep1

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Silvia returns to take us through the famous region of Emilia Romagna - known for its medieval cities, sun-soaked Adriatic beaches, and some of the best cuisine in Italy. The ancient cuisine of Emilia Romagna is simple, yet full of strong and refined flavours and the region is considered to be the gastronomical heart of It...

Season 1 Episode 10

4.0 3 x
While Silvia loves tradition in the kitchen, she shares a few new tricks and hacks that Italians have learned to embrace. From a one-pot tuna pasta method even Silvia thought was too good to be true, to a no-knead method of baking sensational bread, and finally the easiest pasta dish Silvia has ever made.

Season 1 Episode 9

4.0 2 x
Italian home cooks are masters at the art of speedy meals, because their pantry and fridge are often stocked with essential ingredients, which combined with a little creativity can become incredible meals in no time. Silvia prepares a super quick seafood risotto, cooks a Sicilian pesto penne in eight minutes flat, and a le...

Season 1 Episode 8

4.0 3 x
For Italians, food has always formed a huge part of how they connect with their roots, which means keeping their culinary traditions alive is essential. Silvia and her dear friend Lina make one of Italy’s most treasured Sunday recipes, the famous ragu Napolitana. Silvia also makes an old school antipasto treat to engage al...

Season 1 Episode 7

2.5 2 x
Italian culture is famous the world over for its art, history and architecture, but food is integral to an Italians identity. Silvia explores how to make three meals that have become national treasures, like the 1000 year old recipe for pasta Amatriciana, a seafood dish from the Puglia region that is largely unknown to the...

Season 1 Episode 6

4.5 1 x
Italians are without a doubt some of the most resourceful home cooks on the planet, they believe in the time honoured art of cooking once and eating twice. Silvia makes divine ricotta filled Italian crepes, and then using the leftover ingredients shows us how to create a rustic story pie from the north of Italy and a heart...

Season 1 Episode 5

4.0 12 x
When Italians gather at the table to celebrate there is always love, chaos and show stopping things to eat. So with Silvia’s best friends coming to stay for few days she is out to impress, making one of her Nonna’s most delicious, crowd pleasing pasta feasts. Plus a delicate ricotta and semolina cake that is a true show st...

Season 1 Episode 4

4.7 4 x
Bread is sacred in Italy, it’s there at almost every family meal and should never be wasted. Silvia shares three delicious ways to repurpose leftover bread, starting with a rustic, healthy orecchiette pasta, a baked fish dish with roasted bread and a dessert so spectacular you wont believe its made with stale bread.

Season 1 Episode 3

4.0 2 x
For Italian home cooks, recipes have never been as important to them in the kitchen as their instincts senses. Nothing Silvia makes will be measured or mixed with kitchen appliances, it's all hands on. Starting with delicious mini pizzas made from leftover bread, and a delicate prawn and lemon risotto, she finisehs with he...