Bonacini's ItalySeason 2, Episode 12 - Lombardy
Full of luxurious treats, the northern Italian region of Lombardy offers rich and delicious cuisine. Chef Michael Bonacini prepares stuffed squash blossoms with a creamy filling of parmesan, anchovies, and nutmeg. To follow, he cooks up a rich risotto Milanese. A feast for your eyes and taste buds, this risotto is coloured by saffron and its floral strands release flavour and colour as it's cooked.
Bonacini's Italy was broadcast on SBS ONE at Wednesday 2 February 2022, 05:00. This episode was initially placed on Sunday 28 June 2020.
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Bonacini's Italy catch up
Bonacini's Italy is a cooking show presented by celebrity Welsh-Canadian chef Michael Bonacini. He is the co-founder of one of Canada’s leading fine dining restaurant companies, Oliver & Bonacini Restaurants, and explores the heritage and history of the rich Italian cuisine in this program. Cooking, he takes viewers on a trip through 15 Italian regions, exploring the flavours and ingredients that make each of these areas unique. Each episode of the show is set in a contemporary kitchen and takes the viewers through an entire meal from one region, from antipasto, soup, or salad, to delicious primo, succulent secondo, and even sometimes a decadent dolce. At the same time, Bonacini entertains his viewers with stories of his travels in Italy and tells us interesting facts about each region he focuses on.