Italian street vendors are masters at making quick, delicious foods that cost next to nothing. Giada brings some of these classic recipes back to her kitchen and puts her own spin on these recipes.
It's been a long winter and Giada's looking forward to spring cleaning. Today she's going through her spice rack to use up her leftover spices while they're still fresh.
Grilling is an age-old art form in Italian cooking. Giada's going to show you how they do it in Italy with clean cuts of meat and fresh citrus flavors.
Giada is packing a picnic lunch to surprise her husband at work. An extra-special penne with beef and irresistible almond blueberry cookies make for an easy, satisfying and portable picnic meal.
Summer is the perfect time to eat on the beach and tonight Giada's entertaining in style with a sunset beach party. She's serving up a menu of light summer favorites perfect for soaking in the warm weather.
Dessert is everyone's favorite part of the meal and for Italians, frozen desserts are an art form. Giada whips up some of her favorite frozen treats and shows just how easy it is to make your own icy desserts at home.
If you're Italian, it's almost required that you are a fan of seafood. Today, Giada's cooking up a menu which includes prosciutto-wrapped scallops and crab and ricotta cannelloni.
There's nothing like an awards party to get the De Laurentiis family fired up! Giada and her Aunt always cook for this annual party together and this year it's going to be a menu of spicy showstoppers.
In Italy, afternoon dessert is as traditional as English tea. With all the women in Giada's family in town, what a perfect excuse to get everyone together.
Who doesn't love to be pampered with breakfast in bed? Giada's got a friend in town and she wants her to wake up to a delicious selection of Italian breakfast favorites.
It doesn't have to be meat to be Italian! Giada gives us a delicious and filling vegetarian Italian meal that's so hearty you won't even miss the meat.
With such a busy schedule, Giada has a lot of late nights and a lot of late-night suppers. She's taken some of her favorite recipes and is whipping up some quick and easy little plates for a late-night meal.
In Italian families, food is a social event, especially on Sundays. When the family gets together, it's a time to eat the foods that everyone loves. Giada cooks up some family favourites.
Growing up in Rome, Giada's family had lemon trees and fresh herbs in their garden. Giada takes that memory and makes a delicious meal inspired by her childhood Italian garden.
When it gets hot in the summertime, the last thing you want is a big heavy meal for dinner. Tonight, Giada's kicking back and making some of her favorite healthy and filling salads for a light summer evening meal.
Giada is going to take advantage of some free time today to cook up some dishes that will be just as good if not better tomorrow.
Lots of Giada's girlfriends ask her for romantic dinner date recipes. Tonight, she's going to have a little fun. She's inviting some of them over to show them a menu that's love on a plate.
Sometimes the best dishes are ones you make for yourself. Giada's husband is away on business so she shows us how to make some of her favorite dishes for an easy but satisfying dinner for one.