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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Rise and Shine

Joanne visits a small town in Eastern Washington to see how this rural wine-making community honors breakfast. From simple bacon and eggs, to French beignets, to scones and a Joanne-inspired breakfast pizza, you'll see why your mom always told you that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Pizza Dough; Bacon and Egg Breakfast Pizza; Sharp Cheddar and Green Onion Scones with Chive Butter.

  • 2020-01-29T03:30:00-08:00
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The Secret Ingredients of Greece

Joanne goes caper hunting with some friends along the stone walls overlooking the Aegean. Then they head to the kitchen to make a Greek inspired menu featuring capers in all forms. Parchment-Roasted Fish with Fennel, Capers and Herbs; Smashed Potatoes with Fried Capers; Salted Caper Tsipouro Martini.

  • 2020-02-05T03:30:00-08:00
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Spaghetti

Joanne goes to the source of Italy's most famous tomato region to discover what makes San Marzano tomatoes some of the most prized in the world. She returns to her studio kitchen to make delicious homemade spaghetti. Spaghetti & Meatballs Topped with Ricotta; Homemade Spaghetti.

  • 2020-02-12T03:30:00-08:00
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Sunset Dinner in the Wine Country

Joanne entertains and instructs a few food blogger friends who have a lot of questions about figs, foraging and wine. It's a cooking class and dinner al fresco in the Wine Country of Sonoma County. Style a Cheese Board with Fig Leaves, Fruit and Nuts; Warm Fresh Fig Spread to go with Cheese Board; Panforte; Foraged Salad.

  • 2020-02-19T03:30:00-08:00
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Washington Wine Country

Joanne starts her day by visiting a local farmer's market and then stops by to visit friends at their Mediterranean restaurant, Saffron, and cook one of their most popular dishes using one of Joanne's favorite ingredients. Saffron's Grilled Quail with Rose Petals and Ras El Hanout; Chopped Soup Salad; Grilled Pretzel Burger with Cherry Barbecue Sauce.

  • 2020-02-26T03:30:00-08:00
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