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Nancy

Silverton

Teaches Her California Cuisine

5.5+ hours  ●  13 lessons  ●  36 recipes
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Join Nancy on a culinary journey to explore her simple, seasonal, and delicious Californian-Italian cooking style.

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Discover exclusive video lessons from Nancy Silverton's YesChef class.

Travel to California and Italy and make the most delicious food possible

Bring Nancy’s flavors home and learn the tricks and techniques for creating family meals, seasonal recipes, and dazzling dinner parties.

Get to know Nancy

Stream over 5 hours of video, including a documentary that takes you to Nancy’s homes in Italy and California to discover her food inspirations, alongside 12 lessons that immerse you in her food.

Learn her secrets

Learn from one of the most influential culinary figures in the world, celebrated for her food, flavors, and hospitality. Master the foundations of cooking and the building blocks of flavor and cuisine.

Cook her food

Become a better cook. Get into the kitchen with a whole new repertoire of dishes that will elevate your cooking to new heights. Recreate over 30 delicious seasonal recipes to make your family happy.

What students are loving

"Never thought I’d be watching a class on a celery dish but after having an amazing gin drink this summer with celery leaves….. I am now a celery fan! Thank you!"

Kelly M.

"She defines LA food for our family and her flavors have always been a part of our family celebration and ingrained in our memories. Thank you for offering this program!"

Valerie D.

"Looked soooooooooo nummy. Will have to look for the Persian whey on line. Hope I can find it!"

Vicki H.

"Excellent video...I will try absolutely!!!!"

Pauline L.

"Looks amazing... cant wait to make it! Wonderful cooking techniques look forward to practice them."

Mario C.

"Great, clear instructions."

Vicki H.

"I loved every second of this story. What stood out the most was Nancy’s kindness. Thank you for letting us get to know her better. PS Also going to visit Italy ASAP because of this movie:)"

Erin h.

"Wonderful. Such a joy to watch Nancy."

Roseanna D.

"So far this is fantastically done!"

Christian D.

"It's like delicious!!!"

Pauline L.

"That was an amazing way to put together a salad that takes the Caesar salad to a whole new level. I can't wait to try."

Yvonne A.

"Wow! Looks so beautiful & delicious. I make my own bread and make croutons with the day or two old bread."

Deeann V.

"Excellent! I learned so many little things to tweak when I make my next pie. The presentation of the video was done well and allowed me to absorb what was being taught."

Yvonne A.

"Will try this now. Good info on howto fold in 2 different sides."

Vicki H.

"Such a joy to watch the relaxing pace of cooking for a few. Love watching her - informative, calming, comforting and entertaining. She is a Culinary Maven! Thanks Chef!"

Chris l.

"Brilliant! I know I will be cooking this soon!"

George W.

"Love this video and cannot wait to make this dish."

Cathy c.

"I loved the inside leaves as a garnish, so pretty.  I would make this.  I have diabetes and I think this would be a great vegetable dish for myself, and my husband."

Wendy N.

"It's my first cooking class with you since I've bought to myself this gift on Dec 31. I can't wait to go and buy some peppers to do this recipe! Thank you Miss Sylverton. I nearly smelled the perfumes in your kitchen! I have to say that it's because of you that I've joined YesChef!"

Lucie L.

"Looks fabulous. Will try them next dinner party."

Vicki H.

"I love (as a vegan chef) when I make my garlic thyme butter then pour on to purple potatoes before I roast them. This reminded me of that. So good!"

Kandance J.

"Can’t wait to try this. Love the addition of shaved cauliflower! JodI C"

Jodi c.

"Just turned up my salad game!"

Maurice J.

"Wow! Amazing, I can't wait to truly up my Apple pie game. Thank you!"

Tiffany P.

"Delicious! Beautiful, Thank you!"

Madelyn R.

"What a beautiful dish! My mouth was watering the entire time watching Nancy make it. This roasted eggplant dish will make an absolutely delicious main vegetarian entree!"

Alison D.

"So loved & enjoyed meeting Nancy! Excited to begin classes with her."

Carole S.

"Excellent demonstration.. can’t wait to try."

Sonya M.

"I'm excited to see so many years of experience in a flour dusting hand. Beautiful lesson."

Hernan A.

"These were the best tasting potatoes I have ever had! My family loved them"

Nyameka P.

"Wow! The best dish so far from Nancy! Perfect as is with crusty bread and a platter of summer tomatoes and some good wine for a light vegetable meal.Thank you!"

Susan M.

"Great episode! Not pie-baking fan, yet who knows Nancy may have inspired me!"

Holly E.

"This is so great.... I am inspired to try myself."

Dawn B.

"Easy and elegant appetizers! I like the tips she offers regarding the salted capers and anchovies.Thanks!"

Kristine B.

"I so love the attention to detail and the importance of using the right ingredients. I can't wait to see Nancy's other lessons soon!"

Joanie P.

"This is a very inspiring story. Just love it"

Elkje V.

"OMG! my heart is racing because this was such a gorgeous dish. so easy yet so complex! I loved the way nancy and her guest interacted and the delicate way they plated the food."

Nancy R.

"Looks delicious, a special order item here in Austin. Will be in my kitchen soon!"

Ann K.

"Such a gorgeous recipe again Nancy, love the tips for slicing garlic, onion and peppers too."

Vanessa G.

"So interesting and inspiring!"

Diana N.

"Love watching these two cook!"

Rocky L.

"lovely colour and no machines!"

Shane B.

"Can't wait to make my next Caesar salad!"

Ann W.

"That salad......heaven."

Vicki H.

"Wonderful documentary, I learned so much. I now know why Nancy is always so welcomed by other chefs."

Beth H.

"Looks amazing have to try it thanks for sharing this video."

Amal H.

"Amazing presentation."

Xavier B.

"Nancy inspires me to be much more creative with my cooking process. Watching this program has made me much more appreciative of her style of cooking."

Rita C.

"Nancy is amazing!!! In love with her cooking. Hope she can tell us, where to buy the mortar and pestle."

Luciana D.

"Definitely a party starter!"

Ann H.

"So inspirational! Good simple food to share with friends."

Shelly S.

"That’s looks fabulous, so well presented I feel I could make this. I'm going to give it a try."

Audrey C.

"Wonderful mix of appetizers, so earthy and unique, I am going to make for my annual pre -xmas party. loved the lesson and the dog"

Ann H.

"Looking forward to making this salad!"

Kathy Z.

"I can't wait to make this! Wow Absolutely beautiful"

Lillian S.

"Omgosh.... I can not wait to try this ❤️"

Shaun M.

"Will be trying this dish. thank you"

Cheryl M.

"Looks so yummy! I will definitely prepare these this weekend. It’s hot summer in here and this is perfect for that temperature."

Marcela W.

"OMG a heart attack waiting to happen and it will be so worth it...every dish looks amazing and I will be making them all. Thanks!"

Suzanne Z.

"I can't wait to try this pepper steak recipe during BBQ season. I am really enjoying YesChef!"

Denise L.

"Very inspiring on many levels. Nancy is truly a master artist in every sense of the word."

Ann M.

"Wow, I have been cooking steaks for years, but like Nancy, I like mine rare. I learned a lot about how the meat is being handled. Thanks you! Dinner tonight! :-)"

Marlene C.

"Tomato and thyme is one of my favorite combinations, especially the smell it creates."

Allison A.

"I'm excited to make this!"

Gayle w.

"Beautiful, fresh local ingredients, simple and amazing!"

Tiernan f.

"I will not have to throw out celery, again!"

Charlotte M.

"Great info on how to steam the charred peppers!"

Pat L.

"Looks like a great appetizer!"

Julie K.

"Love the technique of making the basil pesto!"

Yvonne A.

"Great tip on squeezing lemons cut side up to eliminate seeds!"

Pat L.

"Can’t wait to make these. This will be perfect for Sunday Family dinner this week. :)"

Tricia P.

"Amazing layering, I love the caesar served at mozza too...."

Nikki L.

"OMG..love the croutons!! How you made these amazing croutons!! You have provided me with extra touches I need to do with my Caesar dressing!! Wow!!"

Lynda S.

"Made this for my husband and brother-in-law. They were blown away, and my husband has told me when I am next making it... I was voluntold."

Jonathan M.

"Fantastic! I love her approach to her dishes, her obsession and joy!"

Kate C.

"Excellent! Could you do a video on how to do other Pasta shapes and gnocchI from Italy ?"

Pamela H.

"Wow!!! That is incredible!!! What an amazing lesson!!! Perfection!"

Lynda S.

"So inspired by all of this! My total food philosophy in a nut shell."

Sandra S.

"I LOVE anchovies too! Can you tell us what brand you are using?"

Ali G.

"I haven’t made the potatoes yet bc I already had some cooked so I made the bagna cauda which is AMAZING! So so good!"

J b.

"Thank you, it looks glorious."

Nancy P.

"Excellent recipe with great instruction. My 8-year-old son and I enjoyed making this and we all loved it!"

Amanda M.

"Love the wood-fired grill."

Linda W.

"So fantastic! I’d soooo love to be her kitchen assistant!"

Cat M.

"Amazing! Can't wait to try these on my delicious home made sourdough bread. Love the tips and how you use the kitchen tools.Inspiring."

Sharon I.

"The attention to details is amazing!"

Mary P.

"Nancy, you are spirited, passionate and ever so kind! I am looking so forward to learning more from your experiencing and your creative cooking styles!"

Lynda S.

"Learned so much, will make it this week. I am so tired of the restaurant Caesar salads swimming in dressing and croutons that would break horses’ teeth. Thanks for the lesson."

Ann H.

"Let me just say how amazing this salad is! This is THE best caesar dressing ever. And the croutons are divine.Thanks!"

J B.

"Congratulations, Nancy and her team. Wonderful, delicious food. Ready to go to "ChI Spacca Restaurant" now!!! CI vediamo pronto!!! Clara"

Clara I.

"A real joy to watch. I love how she conveys her joy of cooking with a narrative that is so helpful and full of tips. What a wonderful woman."

Suzy C.

"Absolutely SENSATIONAL!!!!!!"

Aj F.

"Yum but a lot of work!!!"

Janet C.

"Amazing!! Love the added orange zest."

Tricia P.

"Unbelievable tasty."

Leticia B.

"I like the fact that it is a simple recipe."

Grace N.

"Thank you for sharing some of your vast wealth of cooking knowledge Nancy!"

Amy O.

"What an amazing episode!"

Nanelle J.

"Wow, just delicious apple pie, Nancy, Bravo, and Brava!"

Clara I.

"Looks absolutely awesome, Im adding this one to my repetoire!"

Jonathan R.
transform how you cook
Become The Host With The Most

Learn how to cook for a crowd the most simple, seasonal, and delicious food possible.

Crowd-Pleasing Recipes
Make simple dishes that are easy-to-follow.
Host the Perfect Stress-Free Dinner Party
Master the art of throwing a dinner party that is both stress-free and delicious. Make dishes for small gatherings and big feasts alike.
Cooking Fundamentals
Learn to master one of life’s greatest pleasures and become not only a good cook, but an excellent one.
All Levels Welcome
Nancy teaches over 30 recipes for all levels of cooks, in step-by-step, easy-to- follow fashion.
Presentation & Cooking with Color
Color is flavor. Eat with your eyes and make the table look appetizing for all the senses.
Making Restaurant-Quality Dishes At Home
Whether it's with meat, seafood, fish, legumes, or vegetables, make fantastic restaurant-quality food for your family.
Balancing Flavor Profiles
Master how to balance all types of complex flavor profiles in a simple and approachable way.
Cook with Joy and Intuition
Cooking isn't only a skill; it’s a mindset, and Nancy helps you get there.
Recipe Inspiration
Cook any meal of the day, any time of the year. Follow Nancy's recipes to a T, or modify them to make them your own.
Comfort and Confidence At Home
Nancy’s no-fuss cooking philosophy will help you gain a new sense of freedom and confidence in your own kitchen, empowering you to cook without fear.
Developing Your Cooking Style
Learn the skills that form the backbone of your cooking. Acquire the knowledge to become a better cook, like intuitive improvisation and developing your own culinary style.
Nourishing Loved Ones
Gain a deeper understanding of the importance of nourishing yourself and wholesomely feeding the people you love with simple and delicious ingredients.
Wow your loved ones tonight with the food of the world’s greatest chefs, made by you.
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Nancy’s class

Nancy Silverton’s pitch-perfect palate leads her on an endless quest to make the most delicious food possible. Join the celebrated chef, author, and restaurateur, on a tasty adventure inside her inspiring kitchens in Panicale, Italy, and Los Angeles, California. Learn a lifetime of knowledge as Nancy teaches over 40 signature dishes and techniques, including her Caesar and other salads, Chi Spacca Pepper Steak, roasted veggies, and Mom’s Apple Pie.

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Nancy’s lesson plan

Chef Nancy Silverton gives us a delicious taste of her world, starting in her summer home in Umbria, Italy, before taking us into her home and restaurants in Los Angeles, California.

Transport Osteria Mozza's legendary mozzarella bar to your next dinner party and pair it with four delicious condiments: Salsa Romesco, Basil Pesto, Caper Relish, and Black Olive Tapenade, and served with Fett’unta — grilled bread drowning in olive oil.

Join Nancy with Chi Spacca’s executive chef, Ryan, as they both share the techniques, secrets, and inspiration behind their dramatic and famous Chi Spacca Pepper Steak: a special pepper-crusted steak served with bacon and charred scallions.

From fried parsley and orange zest to shaved cauliflower and bagna cauda croutons, this Chi Spacca Caesar salad creation is bursting with texture, flavor, and originality.

Join Nancy inside her favorite kitchen in Panicale, Italy where she learns to make traditional tagliatelle from the world's foremost pasta authorities: two Italian nonnas!

Nancy puts her own creative spin on this Italian stewed sweet pepper classic by roasting it in the oven to achieve a richer, more deeply caramelized flavor profile. These peppers are going to totally steal the show at your next party.

Ever wonder how a chef conceives a new dish? Watch Nancy’s creative process from the farm truck to first bite in pursuit of a seasonal and delectable dish. Learn how to compose a plate to account for color, texture, moisture, depth and of course, flavor.

Learn how to coax the best texture and flavor out of earthy butter potatoes by first confit-ing them in oil, butter, garlic cloves, fresh rosemary and sage.

The recipe was inspired by Nancy’s celery and burrata dish at Mozza Bar, a plate that chef Deb Mikhail said that “celery can actually be cool.” Doctored up with turmeric, crushed Persian lime and fresh mint, this dish is bright and vibrant.

Learn the eggplant essentials, like how to score, salt and sweat them to release any bitter juices. Caramelize onions, “candy” your garlic, and top with whey to take this dish to another level. An unforgettable side at your next dinner party.

We’re back in Nancy’s home kitchen where she’s preparing Spiced Lamb Ribs for a dinner party. Learn life changing cooking hacks and get a glimpse into Nancy’s quirky culinary world when she busts out a flea market coffee grinder to make her spice rub.

Nancy serves dinner in her Italian garden with a cascade of contorni that highlight the season’s best: roasted tomatoes with thyme & black olives; roasted cauliflower with caraway seeds; baked cabbage with olive oil; and baked onions with sage and vinegar.

Feel at home with this comforting apple pie recipe. Each pie bursts with a heaping cupful of sautéed apples. Nancy loves to top each pie with a big mound of vanilla gelato, and so should you.

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meet your teacher
Nancy Silverton

Nancy Silverton is one of the most influential chefs in the United States. She is the founder of La Brea Bakery and the co-owner of Pizzeria Mozza, chi SPACCA, and the Michelin-starred Osteria Mozza, all located in Los Angeles. The multiple James Beard Award-winning chef and best-selling cookbook author is widely celebrated for her unwavering determination to make the most delicious food imaginable. Nancy finds particular pleasure in cooking for family and friends, which is why she is known for crowd-pleasing recipes and a relaxed style of entertaining.

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Transform how you cook

Learn how to cook the foods that made Nancy Silverton the chef she is today. Discover signature dishes, favorite recipes, and dinner party hosting tips. You’ll leave Nancy’s class inspired and with a new set of culinary skills.

Nancy's Story
Documentary | Inspirational | Italy & California
Nancy Silverton’s Documentary Film
59 min

Chef Nancy Silverton gives us a delicious taste of her world, starting in her summer home in Umbria, Italy, before taking us into her home and restaurants in Los Angeles, California.

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