joanne wier

Take a culinary journey with Joanne Weir through some of the most flavorful destinations in the world. In "Joanne Weir's Plates and Places," Joanne goes on a quest to find the key ingredient needed to create extraordinary dishes: inspiration! Far beyond simply following recipes, she shares the lessons and stories behind them in each episode. Throughout this cinematic new series, Joanne's curious nature and passion for good food combine for a thrilling adventure. From discovering unique spice blends prepared by a shopkeeper in a Moroccan marketplace to learning how to create perfect risotto from a rice grower in Italy, Joanne's mission is clear: to create enticing meals using readily available ingredients, easy to grasp techniques and inspiration from people and cultures here at home and around the world. Exploring the destinations, meeting the local people, and cooking with great ingredients which have inspired Joanne through the years, "Joanne Weir's Plates and Places" is a first class ticket to your own exhilarating culinary adventures.

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Taste of Alsace

Experience Alsace, France as Joanne explores the quaint and picturesque town of Riquewihr and learns about Alsatian tarts, pretzels and one of her favorite food wines, Riesling. Recipes include Maldon salt pretzels and Tarte flambe.

  • 2018-07-19T04:00:00-07:00
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Moroccan Salads

Travel with Joanne and her students in Marrakech, Morocco to learn about Moroccan salads and experience the food and spectacle of the Marrakesh medina at night. Recipes: Beef kefta and garden salad; Three Moroccan salads: roasted beets, pistachios and cumin; Roasted carrots with sheep feta and orange; Cherry tomato, preserved lemon and roasted yellow peppers.

  • 2018-07-26T04:00:00-07:00
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The Greek Kitchen

Travel to the tiny Island of Kea in Greece to learn all about moussaka and skordalia. Back home in Joanne's San Francisco kitchen, she makes a Joanne's skordalia and her pastitsio. Recipes: Moussaka; Skordalia with spinach and walnuts; Pastitsio.

  • 2018-08-02T04:00:00-07:00
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Pasta from Scratch

Join Joanne as she travels to Antica Locanda Sul Mincio with her students to enjoy a seven-course tortaloni banquet and then returns to master the fine art of making homemade tortaloni. In her studio kitchen, she makes red pepper linguine with clams as well as rolls some special herb pappardelle. Recipes: Tortaloni; Spinach pasta: ravioli with tomatoes and basil; Red pepper linguine saffron, paprika, cayenne, clams, and tomato; Pappardelle with herbs.

  • 2018-08-09T04:00:00-07:00
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