Binging with Babish: Ziti and Lasagna from The Sopranos

Rarely does food play such a central character in a TV show or movie that's not specifically about food, but in The Sopranos, it might as well be one of the family. The crown jewel of which, despite Artie Bucco's hapless attempts, is the cuisine of Carmela Soprano. Strap on your gold President and build a ramp for the ducks, because it's time to emotionally repress our murderous mentality with some cheesy, saucy pasta - with a layer of basil underneath the cheese, of course.
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  • Gabagool!

    Binging with BabishBinging with Babish8 aylar önce
    • Its "al forno" not "el forno"

      Sir PotatoaimSir PotatoaimAylar önce
    • HO

      Maxwell WilsonMaxwell WilsonAylar önce
    • Everytime i see or hear this word i just imagine a sim from sims 4 🤦🏻‍♀️ I'm a dummy

      Nick BNick BAylar önce
    • Gabigol.

      VGLM D FVGLM D F2 aylar önce
    • It’s not called gravy.

      Tim LeeTim Lee2 aylar önce
  • Why on earth would you precook the Lasagna noodles? What a painful thing to watch. I will try the basil layer though ;-)

    Peter FrankPeter Frank3 saatler önce
  • Man you are awesome, and I love The Sopranos. One question though, why does every American youtuber believe they are super innovative by adding bechamel to lasagna? Ricotta is traditional only in some parts of Italy. Most Italians and everyone in similar countries like Spain or France use bechamel in lasagne and no riccota. This is a genuine question.

    JuanJuan21 saatler önce
  • Damn I wish I was your neighbour

    Scott TomScott TomGün önce
  • I have very limited items at home but I am planning to make something reminiscent of ziti at home with processed cheese spread, farfalle, cottage cheese and store bought 'pizza pasta' sauce. I really hope its not a total disaster.

    Masala PizzaaMasala PizzaaGün önce
  • I too object to to ricotta with pasta bakes Italian seal of approval to your opinions on ricotta. Im not entirely sure about the cottage cheese.

    charl Xcharl X2 gün önce
  • The fuck he have against ricotta?

    Gabe DembroskiGabe Dembroski3 gün önce
  • The guy in the intro clip is in Blue Bloods!! What's the actor's name?!

    WaterWarrior36WaterWarrior363 gün önce
  • “How much cheese did you put?” Babish: yes

    Jihad ToomJihad Toom3 gün önce
  • What do you think of making a white sauce ziti? I can't eat tomatoes they give me extremely bad heartburn so I've been trying to switch it out with white sauce. The lasagna turned out amazing but I'm not sure how the ziti might work

    Chebi KittyChebi Kitty4 gün önce
  • I imagine your neighbors love your cooking a lot, every week they smell something badass and when you have leftovers it’s the same feeling as Santa delivering you presents

    Shouko KomiShouko Komi4 gün önce
  • Funny how he said "in the face of tradition" and makes a pasta al forno way closer to the actual Italian recipe, not only in terms of ingredients themselves but also about the reasons/role of each ingredient. Guys, if Italians get offended is just because you claim to know the traditional recipe on the basis of an Italo-American recipe passed down and adapted to the US taste and idea of Italy, loosing autenticity, but more importantly meaning.

    Cristina ZaninCristina Zanin5 gün önce
    • Cristina, I was looking for this comment, I just posted a similar one. I have seen several American youtubers believe they are super innovative and hip by adding bechamel to lasagne, it is so pretentious. And the second part of your message is so true. And I like Babish, don´t get me wrong!

      JuanJuan21 saatler önce
  • Just some curiosities, since a friend got confused: - in Italy Ziti pasta is much longer than this. It's a spaghetti-size pasta - tricky for this recipe - when talking about Lasagna in Italy, always remember that the south version uses cheese, the Bolognese one is creamier, usually with besciamella sauce. Never tried the in-between one. Seems great

    Cristina ZaninCristina Zanin5 gün önce
  • You're 32?! I thought you was at least in your early fourties!

    MehediMehedi5 gün önce
  • Fuck now it’s 5 in the morning and I want pasta al forno

    Way too many fandomsWay too many fandoms5 gün önce
  • Shouldve made a grilled cheese of a radiator

    Uber GiganUber Gigan7 gün önce
  • I think you would enjoy the ricotta better if you blended it with eggs, parsley, salt and pepper. One egg per pound of cheese. It makes it creamier.😃

    Victoria OrlandoVictoria Orlando7 gün önce
  • Being against Ricotta is a major chef character flaw

    Eric NolenEric Nolen7 gün önce
  • lol Dutch oven.

    Nelson RichardsNelson Richards8 gün önce
  • No idea about cooking but lots of marketing knowledge. I would not eat it.

    Dr. PawlittleDr. Pawlittle8 gün önce
  • It bothered me when he called the sauce gravy

    Jaethen CarlJaethen Carl8 gün önce
  • Gee, I'm lazy. I only use pre cooked lasagna plates.

    John JohansenJohn Johansen8 gün önce
  • Baking with "It said to do it this way, I'm not Italian and know better" Babish

    13th Evergreen13th Evergreen9 gün önce
  • Pasta al forno can be done with any type of pasta actually.

    zetetikos21zetetikos219 gün önce
  • Just a little trick when using fresh Mozzarella (especially buffalo): Cut it into slices, place on a couple of sheets of kitchen paper towels, cover with a couple more and then put a cutting board on top, give it some pressure and stand something heavy on it (2-3 bottles of wine or olive oil should do) for 20 minutes. And presto, (almost completely) moisture-free, fresh Mozzarella that is guaranteed to be delicious, cheese-stringy and not going to make your dish soupy.

    TonyNewJersey1TonyNewJersey111 gün önce
  • I’ve never been aroused at pasta before

    Dave McLoverDave McLover11 gün önce
  • This channel would be so much better without his bad takes

    Lee ManningLee Manning11 gün önce
  • I adore the sopranos, I bought the family cook book. I take nothing in it seriously. All my tastes lead me to canned San marzano tomatoes, slights amount of torn fresh basil, salt, pepper, all over rigatoni. Then in each personal serving I put my mozzarella and/or capicola in while zapping it in the micro.

    Michael MathersMichael Mathers12 gün önce
  • Finally another person not withstanding ricotta! wow this is amazing!

    Babak ABabak A14 gün önce
  • When are you going to team up with Chef John from Food Wishes?

    Brandon ScottBrandon Scott15 gün önce
  • Try to put shreddered salami in tomato sauce - it worth it to taste

    Богдан НовосельцевБогдан Новосельцев16 gün önce

    HWT VIHWT VI16 gün önce
  • Funnily enough, rigatoni is the pasta of choice for "pasta al forno" in most of Italy

    Angelo ArminioAngelo Arminio16 gün önce
  • 1:08 Bring that to a shimmer.. Wait..what?

    thenameisaminthenameisamin17 gün önce
  • What is with babish's longstanding hatred of ricotta cheese and cilantro 🤣🤣🤣

    Boof_That_JawnBoof_That_Jawn17 gün önce
  • Your neighbors must love you

    TurtleKing777TurtleKing77717 gün önce
  • Every time i watch you cooked i got hungry.. all the time

    Yucci HarderYucci Harder18 gün önce
  • I actualy watch an only cocking channel and i have nothing woth cocking

    Gorgey boiGorgey boi18 gün önce
  • I’m gonna use this as a basis for my 3 sauce lasagna Marinara, béchamel and bolognese in alternating layers A cheese filling with 4 different kinds of cheese, mozzarella, Parmesan, ricotta, and cottage cheese A topping made with Parmesan mozzarella and maybe some bread crumbs

    S. NifrumS. Nifrum18 gün önce
  • Great video but no love for the Ricotta cheese?

    sedaberrysedaberry19 gün önce
  • Lasagna should be fully cooked the day before it's eaten, kept in the fridge overnight, and heated in the oven again the next day for being eaten.

    Art VandelayArt Vandelay19 gün önce
  • Uhhh... lost some respect for you in this video...

    A.j.EA.j.E21 gün önce
  • this needs spinach

    Sbubby SbubsSbubby Sbubs21 gün önce
  • Jan’s lasagne, whaeva happened there...

    Kirk WahmmetKirk Wahmmet21 gün önce
  • 2:46 This is probably the most awful shot to ever appear on youtube. I fear you've committed a sin against the old gods, you angered them with this scene and their retribution is the hornets or the virus, can't say for sure.

    Roy AchironRoy Achiron22 gün önce
  • 2:46 u ruin the pots handle

    Akane TakashashiAkane Takashashi23 gün önce
  • Babish I love your videos and channel...but I didn't appreciate your comment on ricotta cheese.

    Angel HajjarAngel Hajjar23 gün önce
  • I would love to see SNL’s overnight salad

    Apocalyptic MothApocalyptic Moth23 gün önce
  • My mom has literally always made lasagna with cottage cheese instead of ricotta & the first time I had it with ricotta I was like, eff, what's wrong with this lasagna? Probably as a child I put the weird grainyness down to being store-bought rather than homemade but seriously if you've never tried it, dude you're missing out. Literally my favourite part of lasagna. So chewy and delicious.

    moleary42moleary4224 gün önce
  • What a fat little kid

    Owain ThomaOwain Thoma24 gün önce
    • @fluffy doggo like why do you care so much? It's kind of petty

      Owain ThomaOwain Thoma15 gün önce
    • @fluffy doggo oh

      Owain ThomaOwain Thoma15 gün önce
    • @Owain Thoma I'm just saying, maybe if you stopped spending all your time with a box of doughnuts on your lap and actually spent 2 hours in 1st grade reading class, you could learn how to type and actually form a proper sentence

      fluffy doggofluffy doggo15 gün önce
    • U calling me fat are something?

      Owain ThomaOwain Thoma15 gün önce
    • @fluffy doggo ?

      Owain ThomaOwain Thoma15 gün önce
  • I like my Ziti and Lasagna wet, not soup but close when its warm. gotta be eaten with a spoon.

    AkiAki24 gün önce
  • I always thought the basil layer was only under the cheese on the top layer

    Kennty07Kennty0726 gün önce
  • the baked rigatoni is EXACTLY how my brazilian grandma used to make it.

    babi bamboobabi bamboo26 gün önce
  • still waiting on some artie bucco recipes...

    kitsvnekitsvne27 gün önce
  • Right this lasagna is amazing, but it’s very watery. Anyone have any suggestions on how to fix this?

    Gabriel VGabriel V28 gün önce
  • You really need to stop calling the sauce gravy. Gravy is a totally different thing and every time you say it it grosses me out that you would put that on pasta.

    nutiketgotcnutiketgotc29 gün önce
  • When you added the cottage cheese - every midwestern baked pasta cook shouted in unison "OH HELL YEAH!" Because good ricotta is hard to come by as it is out here.

    Anne Elise MorriganAnne Elise Morrigan29 gün önce
  • goddammit you don't put the meat in the layers! you separate some of the sauce before you add the meat to it!!! you use the unmeated sauce in the layers, each layer a very small amount of mozzerla and dollop of ricotta every 1-2 inches. the top is mozzarella then parmesan! THEN WHEN YOU SERVE you put the meat sauce atop the lasagna!

    QuackersQuackersAylar önce
  • Maybe Polish bigos? It's an amazing dish if done properly. Since I can see how dedicated you are and how good research you make before each dish I'm really curious how You would prepare it since you seem to always add some interesting twist to each traditional recipe.

    Katarzyna Wanda JeziorskaKatarzyna Wanda JeziorskaAylar önce
  • Binging The Sopranos again. Nothing better to do, best show ever created

    Aidan DavisAidan DavisAylar önce
  • I feel bad for you, your taste buds are doing you wrong. Ricotta is delicious!

    Bailey BrewerBailey BrewerAylar önce
  • So he said he was quadrupling the recipe, and his recipe on his website calls for 4 cans of san marzano tomatoes, does this mean I only actually need 1/4 of the ingredients listed since I'm only planning on making lasagna, or did he actually use 16 cans? I'm sure this is a dumb question but I don't wanna make too much sauce

    KiwiKiwiAylar önce
  • You ever do the Artie Bucco recipes video?

    Dead HeadDead HeadAylar önce
  • love this video.

    Dead HeadDead HeadAylar önce
  • To have someone that loves you as much as this man loves his tiny whisk.

    I see you fappingI see you fappingAylar önce
  • Were you born in 87 or 86?

    Gabe TGabe TAylar önce
  • Babish never had the makings of a varsity athlete

    Caleb SherwoodCaleb SherwoodAylar önce
  • It’s ok babish. I’m Italian and I also hate ricotta cheese!

    Thomas MocciaThomas MocciaAylar önce
  • So what, no fucking ziti now?

    Matthew KellyMatthew KellyAylar önce
  • Babish never had the makings of a varsity cook.

    Matthew KellyMatthew KellyAylar önce
Binging with Babish: Ziti and Lasagna from The Sopranos