About Mario Batali

Mario Batali

Mario Batali needs no introduction. He's opened restaurants all over the world and recently launched Eataly, a hub of seasonal, authentic Italian cuisine in New York City. He was named “Outstanding Chef of the Year” by the James Beard foundation, and has received numerous accolades for his cookbooks and contributions to the food world. In 2008, he founded the Mario Batali Foundation, devoted to educating and empowering children.

Guinea Hen Sweet Corn Fregula

Guinea Hen with Sweet Corn Fregula

Dark-meat chicken lovers, have we got a recipe for you. Actually, we’ve got a bird for you. It’s called guinea, and once you try it, there’s no going back.

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  • 40 M
  • 50 M
  • 2
Asparagus and Pecorino Salad Recipe

Asparagus and Pecorino Salad

The asparagus in this salad is sublimely sweet and is balanced nicely by the saltiness of the pecorino cheese and tart zinginess of the dressing.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 1
Radishes with Butter Dressing Recipe

Radishes with Butter Dressing

A riff on that old standby of a bunch of radishes, a crock of butter, and a pinch of salt, this nifty little number comes together easily and impressively.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 3
Braised Short Ribs with Pumpkin Orzo Recipe

Braised Short Ribs with Pumpkin Orzo

Braised short ribs from Mario Batali’s restaurant Babbo. One of David’s favorite recipes. One taste and you’ll understand why.

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  • 1 H
  • 2 H, 45 M
  • 6
Spit Roasted Duck

Spit-Roasted Duck with Orange and Rosemary

This spit-roasted duck by Mario Batali is slathered in orange marmalade, orange juice, and balsamic vinegar, then spun until mahogany brown.

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  • 15 M
  • 2 H
  • 5
ggplant Rollatini with Goat Cheese and Pesto Recipe

Eggplant Rollatini with Goat Cheese and Pesto

Goat cheese and pesto smushed up inside eggplant slices and smothered with tomato sauce. Terrific as-is or as the guts of a sandwich.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 1
Pork Loin in the Style of Porchetta Recipe

Pork Loin in the Style of Porchetta

For this pork loin recipe, Mario Batali blends porchetta, a highly seasoned boneless roast suckling pig with pork loin. An intense porchetta recipe.

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  • 50 M
  • 2 H, 15 M
  • 7
Molto Italiano by Mario Batali

Peaches in Primitivo

Serving fruit with Primitivo (a dry red wine) is tradition in Puglia. There they often chill the raisiny red wines and pour them over sliced fresh peaches.

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  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 0
Stuffed Calamari on the Grill Recipe

Stuffed Calamari on the Grill

Batali stuffs his fresh calamari with Italian pantry staples and then tosses them on the grill. Bella!

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  • 45 M
  • 2 H
  • 0
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