Gino's Italian Coastal Escape

Season 5

Season 5, Episode 8 - Aeolian Islands

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Gino heads to the Aeolian Islands - the final destination on his epic coastal journey. He visits the two contrasting islands of Salina and Panarea to find out what they contribute the the Italian kitchen.

Season 5, Episode 7 - Calabria

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Gino reveals the rugged and wild region that is Calabria. Its landscape is as breathtaking as the powerhouse ingredients it produces. It's about fire and spice, with eye watering chillies, a new wonder salami, and then an Italian ingredient that is as English as they come. Join Gino as he explores this vast region by train...

Season 5, Episode 6 - Naples

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Gino returns to the area he grew up in - the bay of Naples. Home of the pizza, street food, and fantastic seafood, this is foodie paradise. First Gino shows us how to make a Neapolitan breakfast, then for lunch he goes up on the roof to make a classic fish dish, and then after a flying visit to the foothills of the mighty ...

Season 5, Episode 5 - Paestum

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Gino is in Italy's food basket and the home of one of its food heroes - water buffalo mozzarella. Gino has to get his hands dirty before he can claim this world class cheese by massaging the majestic beasts. He also takes a trip to the ancient ruins in Paestum and learns how to make handmade fusilli pasta the traditional w...

Season 5, Episode 4 - Elba

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Gino is on the ancient island of Elba. Famous for Napoleon, but also in Italy, for its honey and its iron production. Gino meets an octogenarian who is known as the ‘bee whisperer’ who creates award winning honey, he visits the now disused mines to experience Italy's past, and no trip to Elba is complete without a visit to...

Season 5, Episode 3 - Tuscany And Lazio

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Forget vineyards and cypress trees, Gino reveals the hidden Tuscany with its beaches and traditional cowboys. Not one to shy away from a challenge, Gino saddles up and joins the cowboys to learn their centuries old traditions, before hosting a beach barbeque blowout. Gino's next stop is in the region of Lazio via an ancien...

Season 5, Episode 2 - Sorrento And Capri

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Continuing his culinary odyssey along the Mediterranean coast, Gino sails to beautiful Capri to sample la dolce vita. While there, he also unearths the origins of Italy's most famous digestivo. Back on the mainland, Gino goes in search of a unique little ingredient that packs a punch in the culinary world, and creates two ...

Season 5, Episode 1 - Amalfi

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Gino kicks his Italian escape off on the famous Amalfi coast where he prepares a classic Caprese salad and ricotta dumplings called dunderi.