Joanne Weir's Plates and Places

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, Joanne's 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, Joanne's 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 adventures.

Fri, Aug 21 9:00 P.M. Take Me to Spain     NH CREATE

Joanne goes tapas-hopping in Rioja, Spain and brings the inspiration back to her home kitchen where we will experience the fine art of authentic tapas-making without leaving home.

Fri, Aug 21 9:30 P.M. Spit-Roasted Lamb     NH CREATE

Joanne and a group of friends get together on the island of Syros in Greece to prepare a feast of a whole roasted lamb and a few Greek inspired side dishes.

Fri, Aug 21 10:00 P.M. Sunset Dinner in the Wine Country     NH CREATE

Joanne entertains and instructs a few food blogger friends who have a lot of questions about figs, foraging and wine.

Fri, Aug 21 10:30 P.M. Rise and Shine     NH CREATE

Joanne visits a small town in Eastern Washington to see how this rural wine-making community honors breakfast.

Fri, Aug 21 11:00 P.M. You Say Potato     NH CREATE

Joanne travels the world to bring potato recipes to her studio kitchen.

Fri, Aug 21 11:30 P.M. Spaghetti     NH CREATE

Joanne goes to the source of Italy's most famous tomato region to discover what makes San Marzano tomatoes some of the most prized in the world.

Sat, Aug 22 12:00 A.M. Let Them Eat Cake     NH CREATE

Joanne visits Hotel Sacher in Vienna to taste and learn about the famous Sacher Torte and then visits a modern pastry shop in Vienna to learn the secrets of Sacher Torte from an up and coming young chef.

Sat, Aug 22 12:30 A.M. The Secret Ingredients of Greece     NH CREATE

Joanne goes caper hunting with some friends along the stone walls overlooking the Aegean.

Sat, Aug 22 1:00 A.M. Washington Wine Country     NH CREATE

Joanne starts her day by visiting a local farmer's market and then stops by to visit friends at their Mediterranean restaurant, Saffron, and cook one of their most popular dishes using one of Joanne's favorite ingredients.

Sat, Aug 22 1:30 A.M. Wine Cellar and Prosciutto     NH CREATE

Joanne visits her friend, ex-rugby player/poet, Diego, in his ancient wine cellar in Parma to taste wines made in small batches by cult Italian winemakers.

Sat, Aug 22 10:00 A.M. Take Me to Spain     NH CREATE

Joanne goes tapas-hopping in Rioja, Spain and brings the inspiration back to her home kitchen where we will experience the fine art of authentic tapas-making without leaving home.

Sat, Aug 22 10:30 A.M. Spit-Roasted Lamb     NH CREATE

Joanne and a group of friends get together on the island of Syros in Greece to prepare a feast of a whole roasted lamb and a few Greek inspired side dishes.

Sat, Aug 22 11:00 A.M. Sunset Dinner in the Wine Country     NH CREATE

Joanne entertains and instructs a few food blogger friends who have a lot of questions about figs, foraging and wine.

Sat, Aug 22 11:30 A.M. Rise and Shine     NH CREATE

Joanne visits a small town in Eastern Washington to see how this rural wine-making community honors breakfast.

Sat, Aug 22 12:00 P.M. You Say Potato     NH CREATE

Joanne travels the world to bring potato recipes to her studio kitchen.

Sat, Aug 22 12:30 P.M. Spaghetti     NH CREATE

Joanne goes to the source of Italy's most famous tomato region to discover what makes San Marzano tomatoes some of the most prized in the world.

Sat, Aug 22 1:00 P.M. Let Them Eat Cake     NH CREATE

Joanne visits Hotel Sacher in Vienna to taste and learn about the famous Sacher Torte and then visits a modern pastry shop in Vienna to learn the secrets of Sacher Torte from an up and coming young chef.

Sat, Aug 22 1:30 P.M. The Secret Ingredients of Greece     NH CREATE

Joanne goes caper hunting with some friends along the stone walls overlooking the Aegean.

Sat, Aug 22 2:00 P.M. Washington Wine Country     NH CREATE

Joanne starts her day by visiting a local farmer's market and then stops by to visit friends at their Mediterranean restaurant, Saffron, and cook one of their most popular dishes using one of Joanne's favorite ingredients.

Sat, Aug 22 2:30 P.M. Wine Cellar and Prosciutto     NH CREATE

Joanne visits her friend, ex-rugby player/poet, Diego, in his ancient wine cellar in Parma to taste wines made in small batches by cult Italian winemakers.

Sun, Aug 23 12:00 P.M. Take Me to Spain     NH CREATE

Joanne goes tapas-hopping in Rioja, Spain and brings the inspiration back to her home kitchen where we will experience the fine art of authentic tapas-making without leaving home.

Sun, Aug 23 12:30 P.M. Spit-Roasted Lamb     NH CREATE

Joanne and a group of friends get together on the island of Syros in Greece to prepare a feast of a whole roasted lamb and a few Greek inspired side dishes.

Sun, Aug 23 1:00 P.M. Sunset Dinner in the Wine Country     NH CREATE

Joanne entertains and instructs a few food blogger friends who have a lot of questions about figs, foraging and wine.

Sun, Aug 23 1:30 P.M. Rise and Shine     NH CREATE

Joanne visits a small town in Eastern Washington to see how this rural wine-making community honors breakfast.

Sun, Aug 23 2:00 P.M. You Say Potato     NH CREATE

Joanne travels the world to bring potato recipes to her studio kitchen.

Sun, Aug 23 2:30 P.M. Spaghetti     NH CREATE

Joanne goes to the source of Italy's most famous tomato region to discover what makes San Marzano tomatoes some of the most prized in the world.

Sun, Aug 23 3:00 P.M. Let Them Eat Cake     NH CREATE

Joanne visits Hotel Sacher in Vienna to taste and learn about the famous Sacher Torte and then visits a modern pastry shop in Vienna to learn the secrets of Sacher Torte from an up and coming young chef.

Sun, Aug 23 3:30 P.M. The Secret Ingredients of Greece     NH CREATE

Joanne goes caper hunting with some friends along the stone walls overlooking the Aegean.

Sun, Aug 23 4:00 P.M. Washington Wine Country     NH CREATE

Joanne starts her day by visiting a local farmer's market and then stops by to visit friends at their Mediterranean restaurant, Saffron, and cook one of their most popular dishes using one of Joanne's favorite ingredients.

Sun, Aug 23 4:30 P.M. Wine Cellar and Prosciutto     NH CREATE

Joanne visits her friend, ex-rugby player/poet, Diego, in his ancient wine cellar in Parma to taste wines made in small batches by cult Italian winemakers.

Sun, Aug 23 9:00 P.M. Take Me to Spain     NH CREATE

Joanne goes tapas-hopping in Rioja, Spain and brings the inspiration back to her home kitchen where we will experience the fine art of authentic tapas-making without leaving home.

Sun, Aug 23 9:30 P.M. Spit-Roasted Lamb     NH CREATE

Joanne and a group of friends get together on the island of Syros in Greece to prepare a feast of a whole roasted lamb and a few Greek inspired side dishes.

Mon, Aug 24 2:00 A.M. Take Me to Spain     NH CREATE

Joanne goes tapas-hopping in Rioja, Spain and brings the inspiration back to her home kitchen where we will experience the fine art of authentic tapas-making without leaving home.

Mon, Aug 24 2:30 A.M. Spit-Roasted Lamb     NH CREATE

Joanne and a group of friends get together on the island of Syros in Greece to prepare a feast of a whole roasted lamb and a few Greek inspired side dishes.

Mon, Aug 24 9:00 P.M. Sunset Dinner in the Wine Country     NH CREATE

Joanne entertains and instructs a few food blogger friends who have a lot of questions about figs, foraging and wine.

Mon, Aug 24 9:30 P.M. Rise and Shine     NH CREATE

Joanne visits a small town in Eastern Washington to see how this rural wine-making community honors breakfast.

Tue, Aug 25 2:00 A.M. Sunset Dinner in the Wine Country     NH CREATE

Joanne entertains and instructs a few food blogger friends who have a lot of questions about figs, foraging and wine.

Tue, Aug 25 2:30 A.M. Rise and Shine     NH CREATE

Joanne visits a small town in Eastern Washington to see how this rural wine-making community honors breakfast.

Tue, Aug 25 9:00 P.M. You Say Potato     NH CREATE

Joanne travels the world to bring potato recipes to her studio kitchen.

Tue, Aug 25 9:30 P.M. Spaghetti     NH CREATE

Joanne goes to the source of Italy's most famous tomato region to discover what makes San Marzano tomatoes some of the most prized in the world.

Wed, Aug 26 2:00 A.M. You Say Potato     NH CREATE

Joanne travels the world to bring potato recipes to her studio kitchen.

Wed, Aug 26 2:30 A.M. Spaghetti     NH CREATE

Joanne goes to the source of Italy's most famous tomato region to discover what makes San Marzano tomatoes some of the most prized in the world.

Wed, Aug 26 9:00 P.M. Let Them Eat Cake     NH CREATE

Joanne visits Hotel Sacher in Vienna to taste and learn about the famous Sacher Torte and then visits a modern pastry shop in Vienna to learn the secrets of Sacher Torte from an up and coming young chef.

Wed, Aug 26 9:30 P.M. The Secret Ingredients of Greece     NH CREATE

Joanne goes caper hunting with some friends along the stone walls overlooking the Aegean.

Thu, Aug 27 2:00 A.M. Let Them Eat Cake     NH CREATE

Joanne visits Hotel Sacher in Vienna to taste and learn about the famous Sacher Torte and then visits a modern pastry shop in Vienna to learn the secrets of Sacher Torte from an up and coming young chef.

Thu, Aug 27 2:30 A.M. The Secret Ingredients of Greece     NH CREATE

Joanne goes caper hunting with some friends along the stone walls overlooking the Aegean.

Thu, Aug 27 9:00 P.M. Washington Wine Country     NH CREATE

Joanne starts her day by visiting a local farmer's market and then stops by to visit friends at their Mediterranean restaurant, Saffron, and cook one of their most popular dishes using one of Joanne's favorite ingredients.

Thu, Aug 27 9:30 P.M. Wine Cellar and Prosciutto     NH CREATE

Joanne visits her friend, ex-rugby player/poet, Diego, in his ancient wine cellar in Parma to taste wines made in small batches by cult Italian winemakers.

Fri, Aug 28 2:00 A.M. Washington Wine Country     NH CREATE

Joanne starts her day by visiting a local farmer's market and then stops by to visit friends at their Mediterranean restaurant, Saffron, and cook one of their most popular dishes using one of Joanne's favorite ingredients.

Fri, Aug 28 2:30 A.M. Wine Cellar and Prosciutto     NH CREATE

Joanne visits her friend, ex-rugby player/poet, Diego, in his ancient wine cellar in Parma to taste wines made in small batches by cult Italian winemakers.

Joanne Weir's Plates and Places By Episode

  • Risotto (#101)

    Attend a cooking class in the Veneto, Italy with Joanne and her students as they create a two-course meal featuring the region's famous Amarone wine and explore one of the region's most historic rice mills.

  • It's All Greek to Me (#102)

    Join Joanne and her students as they explore Greek food and culture on the island of Kea in Greece.

  • Tangia (#103)

    Journey to Morocco with Joanne and her students as they learn first-hand how to make this humble yet delicious Moroccan stew called a tangia.

  • Cookies (#104)

    Join Joanne as she travels the world, in search of the perfect cookie in Amsterdam, Riquewihr, France, the Greek islands, Italy, and back in San Francisco, where she makes an ice cream sandwich.

  • You Say Tomato (#105)

    Join Joanne as she travels to Parma, Italy to learn about the exceptional Italian tomato, and then brings them to her villa kitchen in Verona to make a comforting meal with her students.

  • Olives (#106)

    Join Joanne and group of food bloggers in the California wine county to learn about olives and cook up an olive themed dinner.

  • For The Love of Figs (#107)

    Joanne visits a California fig orchard and learns about both fresh and dried figs.

  • Taste of Alsace (#108)

    Experience Alsace, France as Joanne explores the quaint and picturesque town of Riquewihr and learns about Alsatian tarts, pretzels and one of her favorite food wines, Riesling.

  • Moroccan Salads (#109)

    Travel with Joanne and her students in Marrakech, Morocco to learn about Moroccan salads and experience the food and spectacle of the Marrakesh medina at night.

  • The Greek Kitchen (#110)

    Travel to the tiny Island of Kea in Greece to learn all about moussaka and skordalia.

  • Pasta from Scratch (#111)

    Join Joanne as she travels to Antica Locanda Sul Mincio with her students to enjoy a seven-course tortaloni banquet and then returns to master the fine art of making homemade tortaloni.

  • Cooking In Strasbourg (#112)

    Join Joanne and her students as they travel down the Rhine River to visit Strasbourg in northern France.

  • Couscous (#113)

    Today we're going to the source to visit some Berber women just outside Marrakech who learn the fine art of making couscous like the women from Morocco have made for generations.

  • Flavors of the Rhine (#201)

    Joanne takes you to the spectacular castle-filled Middle Rhine Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

  • Tagines (#202)

    Joanne visits a potter in Marrakech, Morocco to learn how the classic tagine pot is created, and then her students make traditional tagines over open-flame braisers.

  • Beef and Cabernet (#203)

    Joanne takes you to a hilltop in the spectacular Eastern Washington Mountains to cook an amazing beef tenderloin and cabernet-inspired feast.

  • The Flavors of Venice (#204)

    Join Joanne as she visits one of the most romantic destinations in the world.

  • Caviar (#205)

    Joanne takes you right to the source of one of her favorite ingredients: caviar.

  • Moroccan Spice (#206)

    Joanne takes you to the source of some of her favorite spices, a quintessential spice souk in the markets of Marrakech.

  • The Seafood of Greece (#207)

    Join Joanne as she explores the seafood specialties of Greece.

  • Pickling Amsterdam Style (#208)

    Today in Amsterdam, Joanne visits the farmers market in the Noordermarkt, and tastes the hugely popular dish of pickled herring.

  • The Wonders of Warka (#209)

    Travel to Morocco with Joanne and her students and learn how to make the paper-thin pastry dough warka and the classic sweet and savory bisteeya.

  • Chocolate (#210)

    Travel to La Maison Christian in Strasbourg, France to make chocolate truffles with owner Christophe Meyer, and then visit Heidelberg, Germany to taste some of their finest chocolates.

  • Moroccan Flatbread (#211)

    After a quick breakfast featuring traditional Msemen bread, Joanne travels to the Atlas Mountains to experience the rustic Berber Market.

  • Greek Classics (#212)

    Travel with Joanne and her students to the Greek Isle of Kea where they learn how to make tomato bread, stuffed peppers, and roasted lamb.

  • Mustard (#213)

    Visit Cologne, Germany with Joanne to taste mustard at a company that's been milling mustard since 1810.

  • Let Them Eat Cake (#301)

    Joanne visits Hotel Sacher in Vienna to taste and learn about the famous Sacher Torte and then visits a modern pastry shop in Vienna to learn the secrets of Sacher Torte from an up and coming young chef.

  • Spit-Roasted Lamb (#302)

    Joanne and a group of friends get together on the island of Syros in Greece to prepare a feast of a whole roasted lamb and a few Greek inspired side dishes.

  • Salty Salzburg (#303)

    Visit gorgeous Salzburg on the Danube and explore some historical sites including a local salt shop.

  • Rise and Shine (#304)

    Joanne visits a small town in Eastern Washington to see how this rural wine-making community honors breakfast.

  • The Secret Ingredients of Greece (#305)

    Joanne goes caper hunting with some friends along the stone walls overlooking the Aegean.

  • Spaghetti (#306)

    Joanne goes to the source of Italy's most famous tomato region to discover what makes San Marzano tomatoes some of the most prized in the world.

  • Sunset Dinner in the Wine Country (#307)

    Joanne entertains and instructs a few food blogger friends who have a lot of questions about figs, foraging and wine.

  • Washington Wine Country (#308)

    Joanne starts her day by visiting a local farmer's market and then stops by to visit friends at their Mediterranean restaurant, Saffron, and cook one of their most popular dishes using one of Joanne's favorite ingredients.

  • Take Me to Spain (#309)

    Joanne goes tapas-hopping in Rioja, Spain and brings the inspiration back to her home kitchen where we will experience the fine art of authentic tapas-making without leaving home.

  • Tomatoes Two-Ways (#310)

    In the heart of Parma, Joanne is inspired by two tomato recipes in a beautiful century old grain mill-turned restaurant.

  • October Fest (#311)

    Beer, sausage and schnitzel on the beautiful Danube!

  • Wine Cellar and Prosciutto (#312)

    Joanne visits her friend, ex-rugby player/poet, Diego, in his ancient wine cellar in Parma to taste wines made in small batches by cult Italian winemakers.

  • You Say Potato (#313)

    Joanne travels the world to bring potato recipes to her studio kitchen.



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