Buddy takes famous home recipes and gives them a twist to become easier to cook and more pleasing to eat.
S0 E1: Date Night
Tonight is a date night in for Buddy and his wife Lisa. Buddy puts together chicken Sorrentino with fusilli, a meal to please both palates.
S0 E1: Market Fresh
There is nothing better than vegetables fresh from the farmer's market. Buddy Valastro cooks up cavatappi with roasted cauliflower and tomatoes and a vegetable lasagne.
S0 E2: Buddy's Asian Spin
Buddy tries new dishes including fresh tuna tartare with crispy wontons, a macadamia crusted mahi mahi, and homemade coconut tapioca pudding.
S0 E3: Aunt Anna's Visit
Buddy makes some of his family's favourite comfort foods with his Auntie Anna and Uncle Cosmo. And Auntie Anna makes her famous frittata with onions and peppers.
S0 E4: Italian Classics
Buddy and his sister Madeline cook their family favourites, including a veal chop parmesan, a traditional Caesar salad, and ice cream tiramisu.
S0 E16: Valentine's Day
Buddy hopes to woo Lisa on Valentine's Day with king crab legs and garlic butter, roasted prime rib, and sweet vanilla cupcakes. Will she be seduced?
S0 E17: Go To Dishes
Buddy cooks some simple 'go to' dishes ideal for last minute guests, like his famous caponata dip and ricotta ravioli. But how do you roast a chicken in a hurry?
S0 E18: Danny's Favourites
Today Buddy is cooking Danny's favourite dishes - and he has several - including shrimp linguini, oven roasted tomatoes, pizza bread, and baked sausages.
S0 E19: Kids' Supper
Buddy is cooking broccoli and cream with crispy halibut fingers for the kids. But they seem more interested in their chocolate chip ice cream sandwich dessert.
S0 E20: Farmers' Market Fun
Buddy checks out the farmers market to find the freshest vegetables for his squash casserole and classic Swiss chard. Will Grandma's aubergine also be a hit?
S0 E21: Simple Italian
Buddy reveals the recipes for some simple family favourites including chicken piccata, saut?ed mushrooms, roast potatoes and a sweet cocoa-hazelnut cr?me. Tuck in.
S0 E22: Buddy's Best Breakfast Ever
Buddy cooks bacon pancakes, frittata, and waffles in this breakfast special. Plus, what have Buddy's kids taught him about homemade chocolate milk?
S0 E23: Meal on a Budget
How can you cook well for a big family on a limited budget? Find out as Buddy prepares affordable meals like Mama's chicken, pasta fagiole and fried zucchini.
S0 E24: Hoboken Style, Baby!
Inspired by legendary Hoboken native, Frank Sinatra, Buddy prepares clams possillipo and a sweet lemon pasticiotti - and he's cooking them his way.
S0 E25: Brunch Bonanza
It's all about Buddy's favourite herbs when he serves a brunch that includes an Italian take on French toast, basil infused omelettes and roast rosemary potatoes.
S0 E27: Pasta Classics
Buddy cooks some classics, like bolognese, spaghetti carbonara and orzo salad. But when Mama and Sergio stop by to help out, will too many cooks spoil the broth?
S0 E28: Hot and Spicy
Buddy serves his favourite spicy foods including pepper steak Valastro, seafood fra diavolo and spicy saut?ed peppers. But can his guests handle the heat?
S0 E29: Seaside Suppers
Buddy cooks a seafood special of stuffed shrimp, Sicilian fish stew, and clams with chorizo. Will Uncle Larry be impressed when he comes by for a taste test?
S0 E30: What's in the Pantry?
Buddy explains how to make the most of the ingredients you already have at home, as he prepares a garlic bean dip, an artichoke salad, and creamy ham pasta.
S0 E32: Cooking from the Heart
Buddy follows his Aunt Nina's recipes to serve stuffed mussels, saut?ed escarole and a ricotta cheesecake with a Strega twist - but will she be impressed?
S0 E33: Soup and Panini
Buddy reveals his popular pepper and prosciutto, and chicken and pesto Panini recipes. Plus, Aunt Frannie explains how make a perfect Manhattan clam chowder.
S0 E34: Family Feast
Buddy's mother-in-law Gloria pops in to show him how to fry the perfect artichoke. Will she be impressed by his classic Italian wheat pie and rack of roast lamb?
S0 E35: A Meal to Remember
Buddy pays tribute to his dad by cooking his favourite dishes, like blue crabs and stuffed aubergines, with Park Casino chef and family friend, Joe Orecchio.
S0 E36: Aunt Nina's Secrets
Buddy shares more of his Aunt Nina's famous recipes, including her celebrated vegetarian meatballs, roasted leg of lamb, and classic stuffed mushrooms.
S0 E37: Getting Cheesy
Buddy prepares a classic Caprese Salad, and roasts a mozzarella and sausage stuffed chicken. Plus, find out the best way to cook traditional bocconcini balls.
S0 E38: Italian Entertainment
Buddy shares his favourite finger food recipes including grilled oregano chicken skewers, and polenta cakes served with goat's cheese and shiitake mushrooms.
S0 E39: Breakfast of Champs
Buddy cooks a breakfast feast of Florentine polenta with poached eggs, and a classic sausage strata. Plus, what is the secret of a perfect cappuccino?
S0 E40: Anniversary Dinner
It's Buddy's anniversary and he celebrates by cooking a special meal for his wife Lisa, of saffron risotto, classic Osso buco veal, and chocolate truffle cake.
S1 E1: Date Night
S1 E2: Family Dinner
Buddy and his sister Mary cook up some family-friendly dishes, including grandma Maddalena's sausage lasagne and a deliciously sinful banana cream pie.
S1 E3: Italian Street Food
Buddy and cousin Frankie bring the memories, sights and smells of Italian street fairs alive with a menu of sausage and pepper sandwiches and cheesy calzones.
S1 E4: Mauro's Favourites
Buddy's cooking up some of his brother-in-law Mauro's favourites and together they share stories from the bakery, and the meals they've shared over the years.
S1 E5: Pasta Party
Buddy and his sister cook and reminisce about the homemade pasta their grandmothers used to make, including Potato Gnocchi with Mushroom Sauce and Rigatoni alla Vodka.
S1 E6: Old Family Favourites
Auntie Anna reveals some of her well-guarded cooking secrets to Buddy, including her homemade manicotti and her chicken with vinegar peppers recipes.
S1 E7: Winter Supper
Buddy and his sister Maddalena cook up hearty Italian comfort dishes like mozzarella en carrozza, perfect pot roast and rockin' rice pudding.
S1 E8: Pizza Night
Buddy and his daughter Sophia make some of their favourite pizzas, like Margarita, Prosciutto and Arugula, Four Cheese and Sophia's Sweet Pizza.
S1 E9: Sicilian Soiree
Buddy taps into his roots and prepares an authentic Sicilian menu that includes Pasta Alla Norma, Steak Pizzaiola and Buddy's personal favourite, Granita Lemon.
S1 E10: Sports Sunday
Buddy's brother-in-law Joey and Cousin Anthony get together to create the perfect guy's feast menu - fried calamari, Buddy's famous chicken wings and Joey's nachos.
S1 E11: Uncle Cosmo's Favourites
Buddy invites Auntie Anna and Uncle Cosmo to share their favourite family recipes like shrimp scampi, tortellini soup with short ribs and affogato.
S1 E12: Buddy's Dream Meal
Buddy is making his favourite meal of all time - fettucine alfredo Buddy-style, veal saltimbocca and his favourite dessert, tiramisu.
S1 E13: Stuffed Stuff
Buddy and his friend Tony, cook up their favourite Italian comfort food - stuffed stuff - including Arancini alla Buddy, stuffed artichokes and stuffed peppers.
S1 E14: Italian Cooking
Buddy is teaching the basics like Spaghetti Marinara, a simple Green Salad and Perfect Italian Chicken Cutlet. And Grace stops by to learn how to make a Zabaglione.
S1 E15: Sunday Dinner
Buddy cooks a traditional Sunday meal of grissini breadsticks with prosciutto and blue cheese, and a classic meat and tomato sauce dish called Sunday Gravy.
S1 E16: Valentine's Day
S1 E17: Go To Dishes
S1 E18: Danny's Favourites
S1 E19: Kids' Supper
S1 E20: Farmers' Market Fun
S1 E21: Simple Italian
S1 E22: Buddy's Best Breakfast Ever
S1 E23: Meal On A Budget
S1 E24: Hoboken Style, Baby!
S1 E25: Brunch Bonanza
S1 E27: Pasta Classics
S1 E28: Hot And Spicy
S1 E29: Seaside Suppers
S1 E30: What's In The Pantry?
S1 E32: Cooking from the Heart
S1 E33: Soup and Panini
S1 E34: Family Feast
S1 E35: A Meal To Remember
S1 E36: Aunt Nina's Secrets
S1 E37: Getting Cheesy
S1 E38: Italian Entertainment
S1 E39: Breakfast Of Champs
S1 E40: Anniversary Dinner
S2 E1: Market Fresh
S2 E2: Buddy's Asian Spin
S2 E3: Aunt Anna's Visit
S2 E4: Italian Classics
S2 E5: Soup & Sandwiches
Buddy tackles a soup and sandwich fiesta! Dishes include a minestrone and turkey-artichoke panini, and French onion soup with Croque Monsieur.
S2 E6: Mexican Fiesta
Buddy, his wife and his sister, go south of the border. This Mexican fiesta includes fajitas with tomato salsa, quesadillas and churros with chili chocolate sauce.
S2 E7: Sunday Supper
Buddy serves up Mama's roast beef with onion gravy, potato and leek gratin, and Mary's pasta and broccoli. Sister, Mary, and brother-in-law, Joe, join for the feast.
S2 E8: Feast Of The 7 Fishes
Aunt Nina helps Buddy make authentic Italian dishes from the sea. Zuppa di baccal?, insalata di frutti di mare, crispy fried smelts are amongst his favourites.
S2 E9: Buona Sera Altamura
Buddy prepares meals from his mum's native Italian town with his Aunt Laura and Uncle Max. Dishes include stuffed focaccia, and shrimp and courgette farfalle.
S2 E10: All In The Wrist
Buddy and his brother-in-law whip up a decadent menu including beef and mushroom risotto, a green salad with apples and parmesan crisps, and a dessert rugelach.
S2 E11: All In The Family
Buddy's sisters are coming over to share their favourite dishes. Madeline makes her Champagne mussels and linguine and Mary makes her beef tenderloin.
S2 E12: Seaside Favourites
Today Buddy cooks up his seaside favourites for his two favourite Frankies - his uncle and cousin. On the menu is blue fish, linguini and clams and sea robin soup.
S2 E13: Comfort Food
Buddy's sister stops by to show off her meatloaf, while he adds mashed potatoes and mac n' cheese. And for a perfect ending to the day, dig in to apple crisp ? la mode.
S2 E14: Cooking With Wine
Buddy prepares classics like Coq au Vin and watercress salad with port-braised figs. Later his friends stop by to help pair each dish with its complimentary wine.
S2 E16: Buddy's Bachelor Night
Buddy whips up some of his favourite manly dishes, including buffalo wings with a gorgonzola dip, sweet barbecue ribs, and a man-sized ice cream sundae.
S2 E17: Cooking For A Crowd
Buddy prepares a Pasta Salad with Chickpeas and Olives, an Italian Sausage Boil with Garlic Bread, and a Chocolate Bread Pudding for his cousin Vinny.
S2 E18: Take Out Made Fresh
One of Buddy's favourite takeaways is Chinese, and today he shows you how to make it at home; including salt and pepper shrimp and fried rice Buddy-style!
S2 E19: Picky Eaters
When kids don't want to eat what's good for them, it's time to get creative. With the help of his three kids, Buddy whips up some mouthwatering favourites.
S2 E21: Mother's Day
Buddy treats the women in his life to a meal of their favourites, including - breaded rack of lamb, minted peas with prosciutto, cappellini with crab ros? sauce.
S2 E22: Italian Rustic
Lidia Bastianich joins Buddy in the kitchen and shares her flounder rollatini with zucchini & anchovies, Italian-American shrimp, and chocolate bread parfait.
S2 E23: Mediterranean Flavours
Buddy cooks Mediterranean fare - roasted branzino with a salt crust and paella. Then, a friend comes over to give Buddy the recipe for his green bean salad.
S2 E24: Everything From Scratch
Mozzarella is a staple in Italian food, and Buddy's father-in-law makes it from scratch. He shows Buddy how it's done for dishes such as savoury frittelle.
S2 E26: Mainly Meat
Buddy shows how to bring the steakhouse home making an Iceberg Wedge with Gorgonzola, a Rib-eye Steak and Sauce with Creamed Spinach and Buttermilk Onion Rings.
S2 E27: Fair Is Fowl
Buddy is cooking poultry. Nothing gets his mouth watering like his tamari and garlic chicken with coconut rice, sausage-stuffed turkey rollatini and chicken francaise.
S2 E28: Rome Anniversary
Buddy is nostalgic for Rome, so he's making Roman-inspired dishes. His stracciatelli soup, pizza bianca and shrimp Catalan bring a Roman dining experience home!
S2 E29: Beans Baby
Buddy displays the versatility of rich, protein-filled beans with White Bean Bruschetta, Pasta and Ceci Bean Soup, and Pasta with Cannellini Beans and Sausage.
S2 E30: Pizza Buffet
Pizza night is getting an upgrade. Buddy's cousins, Mark and Vinny, come by and lend a hand to make some tasty and unique pizza recipes that are sure to be a hit.
S2 E31: Light and Airy
Who says eating light has to be boring? Buddy and his cousin are making some dishes that will be a hit with the weight-conscience. And you won't want to miss dessert.
S2 E32: Chocolate
Buddy prepares tasty chocolate recipes, including the mouth-watering black forest roulade and chocolate cr?me br?l?e. Plus, Mauro and Joey make chocolate profiteroles.
S2 E33: Valentine Bistro at Home
Buddy and Mauro make a feast for Lisa and Madeline. On the menu: steak au poivre, frisee salad with pancetta and poached egg, a potato gratin and eclairs.
S2 E34: Party Bites
The best way to entertain is making sure there's time to talk to guests. Buddy demonstrates simple recipes to avoid any worries about being stuck in the kitchen.
S2 E35: Viewers Takeover
Viewers from across America sent their recipes to Buddy and he's making his favourites, including stuffed hot peppers and Nana's shortbread.
S2 E36: Father P's Favourites
Buddy's preparing Father P's favourite foods today. He is making Seared Scallops in Lemon Butter, Stuffed Leg of Lamb, and Polenta with Portabella Mushrooms.
S2 E37: Sweet And Savory
Buddy makes pepperoni and mozzarella quiche with arugula and pear salad. Then his sister Mary learns how to make lemon and raspberry Napoleons.
S2 E38: Sausage Show
It's nothing but sausage from start to finish! Buddy's cousin, Max, is coming over to show him how to make homemade sausage to use in delicious dishes.
S2 E39: Brunch Buddy Style
Buddy prepares Sunday brunch for his family. Dishes include country biscuits and ham, hash browns with eggs, a melon salad, and some funny face pancakes!
S2 E40: Decadent Dinner
Buddy is making a meal worthy of a five-star restaurant. The three courses are: bresaola, oven-braised short ribs, cheesy polenta, and a chocolate orange budini.
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