Molto Mario

FOOD TELEVISION – Wednesdays from 10 February, 7.30pm

Premier New York chef Mario Batali is the king of authentic Italian cooking. Join him in an all new series as he conjures up more delicious Italian inspired cuisine than ever before! Mario believes that olive oil is as precious as gold, shorts are acceptable attire for every season, and food, like most things, is best when left to its own simple beauty. Freshness and simplicity are keys to his spectacular Italian dishes and Molto Mario brings these principles home in an all new culinary tour of Italy with tips and secrets to educate the masses about Italian cooking.

FOOD TELEVISION – Wednesday 8 April, 9.00pm

Tune in for a special Easter treat as chef Mario Batali prepares a delicious selection of tradition Italian Easter desserts. Go beyond the traditional chocolate Easter egg, and indulge in some of Mario’s superb Italian sweets. Try the authentic Coppette Al Caffe; delicious, creamy coffee custard with a shot of espresso and whole coffee beans to garnish. Then for even more bite, taste the sweet and tangy sensations of candied citrus zest, made from fresh oranges, grapefruits and lemons; a burst of flavour that’s sure to invigorate your taste buds!  For a taste explosion of a different kind, sink your teeth into Mario’s pastiera napoletana, a sumptuous grain pie which embodies the true essence of Italian Easter desserts.  Try something a little different this Easter and explore the wonderful taste sensations of Italian desserts with Molto Mario.

All New Episodes: Molto Mario

Food TV – Wednesday 8 August, 8.00pm

Mario Batali believes that olive oil is as precious as gold, shorts are acceptable attire for every season, and food, like most things, is best when left to its own simple beauty. Molto Mario brings these principles home – it’s a culinary tour of Italy with tips and secrets from one of New York’s premier chefs.

http://www.foodnetwork.com/food/show_mb

http://www.mariobatali.com/