Grandma's Boy

May 2017
25:13

Season 1 Episode 13 - Grandma's Boy Best Of

Expired 4.0 13 x
Donal Skehan looks back over the fantastic food and nonnas he's encountered. He's visited some of Italy's most beautiful areas, from rolling mountains, to wild coastlines; from countryside to towns; from woodlands fit-for-a-saint, and a castle built by medieval lords. He's met a whole host of nonnas and tasted their family recipes, sometimes surprising, sometimes unexpected, and always tasty.
25:07

Season 1 Episode 12 - Polignano A Mare

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Donal Skehan meets Nonna Rina in Polignano A Mare in Southern Italy, a lovely fishing village south of Bari, at the top of the heel of the Italian boot. Polignano is famous for its stunning clear blue waters and the freshest seafood.
23:03

Season 1 Episode 11 - Bari

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Bari, Southern Italy, is famous for its huge range of seafood while the surrounding countryside is filled with olive groves and abundant fields. Donal Skehan visits the old Bari where women still make fresh pasta in the streets and a local fish market is filled with larger than life characters.
24:22

Season 1 Episode 10 - Matera

Expired 4.0 19 x
Matera, Southern Italy is a location for countless films. In 1993, it was declared a World Heritage Site. Donal visits the local market for fresh produce, and stumbles upon a vendor who inspires him to cook a delicious dish with Nonna Addolorata.
23:42

Season 1 Episode 9 - Irsina

Expired 3.0 16 x
At the top of the heel of the Italian boot is the town of Isrina, Southern Italy. This small town is home to some of the world's lengthiest pasta, with a proud history of Italian farming. Donal buys fresh produce, visits a local pig farm and cooks the entire afternoon with Nonna Maddalena.
23:57

Season 1 Episode 8 - Todi

Expired 4.0 15 x
Donal Skehan's invited to Capecchio Castle by Nonna Silvana. The Castle is in Todi, Central Italy, an area famous for its castles and ancient history and the nature there is fairly untouched. Donal gathers herbs and spices on horseback, learns to make cheese in the castle grounds and hunt pheasant with falcons.
23:40

Season 1 Episode 7 - Trevi

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Donal Skehan meets Nonna Anna in Trevi, an ancient city located high in the hills of Umbria. Surrounded by beautiful lush olive groves and a rich clear river, which runs right the way around it and is teaming with fish. Donal learns how to fish trout and collect slimy snails in a farm. He spends the whole afternoon cooking with Nonna Anna in order to win her applause.
April 2017
23:46

Season 1 Episode 6 - Montefalco

Expired 4.0 35 x
Donal Skehan meets Nonna Giovanna in the picturesque town of Montefalco, in Umbria, the heart of Italy. Known as the 'balustrade' for its elevated position above the valley, this area has been appreciated for its food and fresh produce for centuries. From the Roman poets, who praised its Sagrantino wine, to Nobel Laureate Herman Hesse, who called it one of the most beautiful places on earth. Donal makes his own sheep’s cheese and he hunts for truffles in the woods.
22:06

Season 1 Episode 5 - Sant Angelo In Colle

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Donal Skehan meets Nonna Silvana in Sant'Angelo in Colle in the heart of Tuscany, one of the most spectacular places in Italy. Sant’Angelo in Colle is a small medieval hilltop village, where one of Italy’s most important wines is produced: the famous Brunello di Montalcino. Donal explores Nonna’s family vineyard, joins an impromptu street party, and gets one of the best Italians meats from a local butcher.
22:54

Season 1 Episode 4 - Graffignano

Expired 4.5 11 x
Donal meets Nonna Pierina in Graffignano, a town on the Lazio Tuscany boarder. Overlooking fields, forests and rivers, this hilltop town has a history dating back to Etruscan times. Despite its sleepy, rustic appearance, everyone here is on the go, working the land. Donal picks fresh herbs, olives and incredible vegetables with Nonna Pierina in her neighbour Daniela's garden. After collecting a sweet ingredient from a local beekeeper, he spends the afternoon cooking with Nonna Pierina.
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