Join Joanne as she visits one of the most romantic destinations in the world. She goes to the Rialto Market where Venetians have bought their food for almost a thousand years, then takes a break at a bacaro for a glass of wine and a tasty snack. Back in her San Francisco kitchen, Joanne teaches how to bring the flavors of Venice to your home.Recipes: Polenta triangles with shrimp saor: polenta; Venetian spritz.
Take a culinary journey with Joanne Weir through some of the most flavorful destinations in the world. In 13 brand new episodes of 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, Joannes 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, Joannes 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, PLATES AND PLACES is a first class ticket to your own exhilarating culinary adventure.