Gino's Italian Escape

April 2020
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Season 3 Episode 6 - Eastern Sicily

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Gino learns how to make the Sicilian sweet treat cannoli in the pretty town of Taormina. He climbs the craters of Mount Etna and then makes his personal pilgrimage to the town of Savoca, the setting of Corleone in the Godfather films - his favourite film of all time. Here he meets the owner's, shares a world famous granita...
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Season 3 Episode 5 - Sicily Foodies Paradise

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Crossing the island of Sicily, and taking in the beautiful baroque towns of Noto and Modica, Gino learns about chocolate and cassada. Past the temples of Agrigento, he makes his way up to the foothills of mighty Mount Etna, to Sicily's lemon riviera.
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Season 3 Episode 4 - Sicily Street Food

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Gino says arrivederci to Sardinia and arrives in the capital city of Sicily - Palermo. Sicily is somewhere Gino has never visited, so this is a real journey of discovery for him. Home of the mafia, a vibrant street food culture and rich history, this portside city stops Gino in his tracks. He has an unexpected encounter at...
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Season 3 Episode 3 - Southern Sardinia

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Gino is back on the road again, leaving the mountains and heading south to the coast and the capital of Sardinia. On his way he takes a fishing trip and learns how fishing in the deep blue waters runs a close run, second to farming on this island. He then visits the bustling capital city of Cagliari, where he is introduced...
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Season 3 Episode 2 - Secrets Of Sardinia

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Gino leaves the coast behind and heads deep into the mountains, to unlock the secrets to Sardinia. The island is home to more 100 year olds than any other, and it's all down to its landscape and diet. He visits the town of Orgosolo, made famous by the abundance of murals on the walls, depicting its proud history. Gino whip...
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Season 3 Episode 1 - Northern Sardinia

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Having made Sardinia his home from home for the past three years, Gino is keen to explore this beautiful island through its food, people and unique landscape. He learns about the national iconic dish, roasted suckling pig, and hosts a traditional Italian festa for his closest island friends. Then he sets off across the Nor...
November 2019
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Season 2 Episode 6

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Gino D’Acampo’s final leg of his Italian escape takes place in the fascinating city of Bologna - the city seen as Italy’s gastronomic capital. Gino is always on the lookout for incredible dishes, so he can’t come to the city of Bologna without investigating its world-famous sauce - Bolognese.He makes his way to an unassumi...
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Season 2 Episode 5

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Gino travels through the spectacular landscape of Tuscany. He is eager to experience the glorious, timeless city of Siena. Gino is drawn to this unique place, especially its famous sloping Piazza del Campo and its magnificent gothic cathedral, whose beauty leaves Gino mesmerised. Siena is renowned for its ‘panforte’ - a ri...
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Season 2 Episode 4

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Gino D’Acampo’s Italian Escape continues in the country’s capital. As a chef, Gino has always been inspired by Rome and its cuisine. His first stop is at one of the city’s finest delis, where he is on the hunt for succulent pancetta to make a traditional pasta carbonara. Armed with not only the deli’s pancetta, but with th...
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Season 2 Episode 3

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Italian chef Gino D’Acampo explores the intriguing region of Puglia - where centuries old tradition meets modern day Italy. The region is world-famous for its olive oil and Gino takes a close look at the gnarled olive trees, which have dominated the landscape for thousands of years. In the shade of an old masseria - or far...
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