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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The Seafood of Greece

Join Joanne as she explores the seafood specialties of Greece. She visits Kefalonia Fisheries in Athens, and travels to the small island of Kea to see the freshest fish become an amazing stew in a portside restaurant. Joanne brings the flavors back to her home kitchen to create an amazing modern fish stew. Recipes: Fish and shellfish stew; herb roasted whole fish.

  • 2019-02-21T03:30:00-08:00
    KCET-HD

Pickling Amsterdam Style

Today in Amsterdam, Joanne visits the farmers market in the Noordermarkt, and tastes the hugely popular dish of pickled herring. Back home in San Francisco, she teaches her family pickling recipes. Recipes: Homemade sauerkraut; Mama's garlic and dill pickles; pickled asparagus.

  • 2019-02-28T03:30:00-08:00
    KCET-HD

The Wonders of Warka

Travel to Morocco with Joanne and her students and learn how to make the paper-thin pastry dough warka and the classic sweet and savory bisteeya. Then join Joanne in her kitchen as she makes several traditional warka dishes. Recipes: Warka with a brush; sweet bisteeya; triangles and cigars with spiced shrimp filling.

  • 2019-03-07T03:30:00-08:00
    KCET-HD