with Bill Briwa
Online Class

The Everyday Gourmet: The Joy of Mediterranean Cooking

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Overview

Elevate your cooking with the flavors of the Mediterranean! Chef Bill Briwa is your guide as cook your way through classic dishes from Italy, Spain, Tunisia, Morocco, Greece and beyond. Bill shares time-saving tips and up-close instruction as you make rice-stuffed dolmas, handmade pastas, authentic Neapolitan pizza, tapas and mezzes, impressive bouillabaisse and more. Along the way, you'll also discover a bit about the culinary history and culture behind each of these dishes. Plus, find out how to apply what you learn in this class to your everyday cooking for satisfying meals any night of the week.

Details

  • beginner
  • 16 episodes
  • 9h19m

Included in this Class

1. Tastes of the Mediterranean
34m

1. Tastes of the Mediterranean

Start by learning to cook several small dishes found around the region. Watch as Chef Bill Briwa creates pinchos morunos, or skewered food in the style of the Moors; a brandade of salt cod, popular in many Mediterranean countries; and dolmas stuffed with rice.

2. Butter & Cheese: Northern Italy
34m

2. Butter & Cheese: Northern Italy

Turn your attention to northern Italy. Learn to make ricotta gnocchi, vitello tonnato, and tiramisu from scratch. And, master a quick hors d'oeuvre that makes the most of leftover ricotta.

3. Classical Italian Cuisine: Central Italy
35m

3. Classical Italian Cuisine: Central Italy

As you move south to the milder weather of central Italy, find out how to make pasta from scratch for a savory pappardelle with ragu Bolognese. Then, whip up a salad of bitter greens, and a simple first course: stracciatella soup.

1. Tastes of the Mediterranean
34m

1. Tastes of the Mediterranean

2. Butter & Cheese: Northern Italy
34m

2. Butter & Cheese: Northern Italy

3. Classical Italian Cuisine: Central Italy
35m

3. Classical Italian Cuisine: Central Italy

4. Bounty From the Sea: Southern Italy
35m

4. Bounty From the Sea: Southern Italy

5. The Everyday Joys of Olive Oil
34m

5. The Everyday Joys of Olive Oil

6. Paella: The Landscape of Spain in a Pan
35m

6. Paella: The Landscape of Spain in a Pan

7. A Spanish Tradition: Tapas & Sherry
35m

7. A Spanish Tradition: Tapas & Sherry

8. Tunisia: The Home of Harissa
35m

8. Tunisia: The Home of Harissa

9. Technique & Polish: Mastering Moroccan Food
36m

9. Technique & Polish: Mastering Moroccan Food

10. Health & Wellness: A Mediterranean Diet
34m

10. Health & Wellness: A Mediterranean Diet

11. Sharing Abundance: The Cuisine of Greece
35m

11. Sharing Abundance: The Cuisine of Greece

12. Tastes From the Palace Kitchens of Istanbul
34m

12. Tastes From the Palace Kitchens of Istanbul

13. A Favorite Street Food From the East
35m

13. A Favorite Street Food From the East

14. Foundations From the South of France
35m

14. Foundations From the South of France

15. Fresh Catch: Seafood of the French Riviera
36m

15. Fresh Catch: Seafood of the French Riviera

16. Bringing the Mediterranean Home
38m

16. Bringing the Mediterranean Home

Recommended with this class

  • Standard kitchen implements: pots, pans, baking dishes, mixing bowls, measuring cups and spoons, heat-proof spatula, whisk