Authentic Italian cooking
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Authentic Italian cooking

A gastronomic journey around Italy without leaving home! All you wanted to know about carbonara, pesto, parmigiana +...
4.4 (16 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
79 students enrolled
Created by Amati Taste
Last updated 5/2020
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  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • How to eat well the Italian way
  • Easy techniques of Mediterranean cuisine, use of alternative ingredients
  • 5 complete menus including appetizers, first and main courses, 3 best-seller chicken dishes and 5 all-purpose sauces
  • Basic kitchen equipment

Do you miss your favorite Italian place around the corner?

Why not try to cook your favorite dishes at home, now that you have all that time in your hands?

Italian cuisine can seem complex (even intimidating) because of endless ingredients, techniques and preparations. But don’t worry, I will guide you every step of the way, I will show you a simple and effective methods to a great meal!

No show-off, no distractions, I will go directly to the point and help you gain confidence and the best result possible with few ingredients.

5 lessons, 15 recipes, including starters, firsts and main courses. Moreover, we have recently updated the course, adding 3 lessons on traditional Grandma's chicken and 5 all-purpose sauces.

As Master Yoda says: “Try not! Do!” :-)

Who this course is for:
  • Food-lovers
  • Coocking enthusiasts
  • Beginners
Course content
Expand all 23 lectures 01:42:47
+ Appetizers
5 lectures 22:16

INSALATA CAPRESE: a super easy dish directly from Capri Island.

Produce and presentation make the difference.

Fresh, pleasant, cannot get enough.

Preview 04:45

CARPACCIO DI VITELLO: cook to impress with limited time? Here’s an idea, 5 minutes and a high-quality fresh cut of veal. It is a surprisingly easy and fresh dish from the North of Italy. No cooking is required.

Veal carpaccio - Carpaccio di vitello

SARDE IN SAOR: Venice, gondolas and the greatest marine republic in the history. This was a traditional dish of Venetian fishermen that helped to preserve food on board for a long period of time when at sea. A good balance of sweet and sour, acidic and subtle.

Sweet and sour sardines - Sarde in saor

PARMIGIANA DI MELANZANE is one of the most popular Italian dishes worldwide. It is 100% comfort food, but you can easily serve it during a fancy dinner.

Eggplant parmigiana - Parmigiana di melanzane

INSALATA RUSSA: Russians have nothing to do with it! By only looking at the ingredients list, it is hard to believe how delicious this dish is! Try this unboring way of serving most common vegetables.

Russian salad Italian style - Insalata russa
+ Fisrt courses
5 lectures 24:52

SPAGHETTI ALLA CARBONARA: bacon and eggs? C’mon! You are almost in Italy! Poor ingredients – luxurious result! Enormous satisfaction!

Preview 05:11

FUSILLI AL PESTO: a perfect example of Mediterranean cuisine – fresh, aromatic and vibrant. You will definitely going to love it!

Pesto pasta - Fusilli al pesto

SPAGHETTI ALLE VONGOLE: the best way to describe this pasta with three main ingredients – is “less is more”. Learn how to bring together the pasta and the sauce. Discover a secret to a silky and creamy sauce with no cream.

Pasta with clams - Spaghetti alle vongole

PASTA AL FORNO: if you ask Italians what their favorite dish is, you will most likely hear – “baked pasta”! You can come across numerous recipes (like lasagna) with different types of pasta, sauces and ingredients. Chef Amati learned this recipe from his Grandma.

Preview 08:08

PASTA ALL’AMATRICIANA: This dish will take you to Rome? Very rich and full of flavor as the Southern cuisine itself.

Spaghetti Amatriciana - Pasta all'Amatriciana
+ Main courses
5 lectures 17:01

POLPETTE AL SUGO: you may think that you know it! But do you really?! Try the simplicity of this traditional Italian bestseller, where the flavor is well balanced and ingredients speak for themselves

Polpette - Meatballs

COSTOLETTA ALLA MILANESE: don’t you think this is a wiener schnitzel! It is better for one reason only – it is a cutlet on a bone, that gives it more flavor.

Milanese veal cutlet - Costolette alla milanese

BRANZINO AL CARTOCCIO: no special skills needed! Just a seabass, a foil and the seasoning. Not bad at all for a dish that normally costs at least 25$ in a restaurant!

Seabass baked in foil - Branzino al cartoccio

VALDOSTANA DI VITELLO originally comes from the Alps and is suitable for chilly weather. This is our idea of quality comfort food. Best with mashed potatoes on a cold rainy day.

Veal valdostana - Valdostana di vitello

SALTIMBOCCA ALLA ROMANA: a super easy and super-fast recipe from XIX century. It is still served nowadays in the best Roman trattorias. But you can effortlessly replicate it at home.

Veal saltimbocca - Saltimbocca alla romana
+ Grandma's chicken
3 lectures 18:16

Italian and French cuisines have been in competition for ages. Try the Italian response to Cordon Blue challenge.

Chicken Castellana - Castellana di pollo

Did you know that the Sicilian orange is the king of all oranges?

Delicious, full of color and flavor chicken bites. You’re gonna love it! Your kids’re gonna go crazy! (just leave out Grand Marnier)

Sicilian orange chicken - Pollo alla siciliana

Melt in your mouth chicken. Suitable for: cosi dinner, country style home meal, family reunions or a special occasion like…

you simply crave it!

Chicken cacciatora - Pollo alla cacciatora
+ All purpose sauces
5 lectures 20:22

Perfect with:

  • Bruschetta (toasted bread)

  • Pasta

  • Steamed veggies

  • Poached eggs


Perfect with:

  • Bruschetta (toasted bread)

  • Pasta

  • On its own (as an appetized)

Shrimps and zucchini

Perfect with:

  • Bruschetta (toasted bread)

  • Pasta salad

  • On its own (as an appetizer)

Raw sauce

Perfect with:

  • Bruschetta (toasted bread)

  • Pasta

  • Polenta

Mushroom Boscaiolo sauce

Perfect with:

  • Bruschetta (toasted bread)

  • Pasta

  • Rice

  • Cous cous

Amati primavera sauce