Two Greedy Italians

February 2015

S1 Ep4 - Saints And Miracles

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Saints and Miracles - In this final episode, religious sceptic Antonio and fanatical believer Gennaro eat their way along a culinary pilgrimage through Puglia's monasteries, holy shrines and festivals to discover whether food and religion are still as closely linked as they were in their youth. Later, they join an olive harvest, eat at a straw-fired bread oven and join in a unique celebration of the Day of the Dead where it becomes clear that in this historically poor region, religion is still ...

S1 Ep3 - Regional Pride

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Regional Pride - Chef Antonio Carluccio returns to his home town of Borgofranco, in the Italian Piedmont region, to look at whether the rivalry between north and south is as strong as ever. He and Gennaro Contaldo take part in traditional celebrations in Asti, where tension reaches boiling point during a horse race, and discover the new array of ingredients brought in by immigrants at the Turin vegetable market. (From the UK, in English and Italian) (Food Series) (Part 3 of 4) (Rpt) G CC

S1 Ep2 - Poor Man's Food

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Poor Man's Food - Chefs Antonio Carluccio and Gennaro Contaldo tour Campania, where they learn how poverty in the area created Italy's best-loved dishes and made the region rich. The duo visit Gennaro's home town Minori to get a lesson in pasta-making from his great aunt, then head to Naples, where they discover the humble beginnings of pizza, and conclude their journey on the Amalfi Coast, an area that gave birth to a new style of food. (From the UK, in English and Italian) (Food Series) (Part...

S1 Ep1 - The Family

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The Family - Chefs Antonio Carluccio and Gennaro Contaldo tour Italy to discover how their home country's culture has changed since they left more than 40 years ago, and how this has affected the way the population eats. Beginning in Emilia Romagna, the home of prosciutto and parmesan cheese, the pair have Sunday lunch with a traditional family, before meeting a group of career women in Bologna who do not cook at home any more. (From the UK, in English and Italian) (Food Series) (Part 1 of 4) (...