About The Show

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.


Episode 1

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.

Episode 2

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.

Episode 3

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.

Episode 4

Italian Classics

Buddy and his sister Madeline cook their family favourites, including a veal chop parmesan, a traditional Caesar salad, and ice cream tiramisu.

Episode 5

Soup & Sandwiches

Buddy tackles a soup and sandwich fiesta! Dishes include a minestrone and turkey-artichoke panini, and French onion soup with Croque Monsieur.

Episode 6

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.

Episode 7

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.

Episode 8

Feast Of The 7 Fishes

Aunt Nina helps Buddy make authentic Italian dishes from the sea. Zuppa di baccalà, insalata di frutti di mare, crispy fried smelts are amongst his favourites.

Episode 9

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.

Episode 10

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.

Episode 11

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.

Episode 12

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.

Episode 13

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...

Episode 14

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.

Episode 15

Mardi Gras

Buddy's got some recipes that will bring the party home, including Rockefeller oysters, seafood & sausage gumbo to start, and a traditional king's cake for pudding.

Episode 16

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.

Episode 17

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.

Episode 18

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!

Episode 19

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.

Episode 20

Movie Night

Buddy shares his favourites, including a light pasta with chickpeas followed by some hearty stuffed pork chops. Then Lisa stops by to make her delicious pudding pie.

Episode 21

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 rosé sauce.

Episode 22

Italian Rustic

Lidia Bastianich joins Buddy in the kitchen and shares her flounder rollatini with zucchini & anchovies, Italian-American shrimp, and chocolate bread parfait.

Episode 23

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.

Episode 24

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.

Episode 25

Pig Feast

Join Buddy and the guys as they chow down on a hearty meal of grilled bacon-wrapped scallops, south Jersey pulled pork, and country-style pork with white beans.

Episode 26

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.

Episode 27

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.

Episode 28

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!

Episode 29

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.

Episode 30

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...

Episode 31

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...

Episode 32


Buddy prepares tasty chocolate recipes, including the mouth-watering black forest roulade and chocolate crème brûlée. Plus, Mauro and Joey make chocolate profiteroles.

Episode 33

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.

Episode 34

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.

Episode 35

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.

Episode 36

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.

Episode 37

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.

Episode 38

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.

Episode 39

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!

Episode 40

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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