Two Greedy Italians... Still Hungry

August 2015

S2 Ep4 - Rome And Machismo

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Rome and Machismo - Italian men used to be 'macho', able to stand up for their honour, woo women and do the tough things that men do. In Rome - where fathers sent their sons to become 'men' - Gennaro and Antonio look at the modern Italian man and ask if there is still a place in Italy for 'macho' men. They start in the rugged mountain villages of Lazio where men still tend their flocks and provide for their family. But in Rome, they find a different story, the women there are increasingly takin...
July 2015

S2 Ep3 - The Alps And Arrangiarsi

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Alps - Chefs Antonio Carluccio and Gennaro explore Italian resourcefulness through the enterprising food skills of the Lombards. Gennaro tests if he has the ability to live by l'arte di arrangiarsi (the art of making do) and insists that he and Antonio only eat what food they can get for free. They enjoy chestnut gnocchi, bresaola and fresh butter. The pair also learn from some of Italy's last remaining partisans just how tough life got in the mountains during the Second World War. (From the UK...

S2 Ep2 - Liguria And La Bella Figura

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Liguria - Chefs Antonio Carluccio and Gennaro Contaldo explore how Italy's social history has created a culture of admiration for superficial accoutrements in the showbiz port of Portofino. They discover that the grandeur of the Hotel Splendido leaves them feeling empty and embark on a journey to the mountain tops and back to try and rediscover the heart and soul of real Italian bella figura through food and the people who produce it. (From the UK, in English and Italian) (Food Series) (Part 2 ...

S2 Ep1 - Calabria And Bambinone

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Calabria - Chefs Antonio Carluccio and Gennaro Contaldo return to Italy to discover how the country's food and culture has changed since they left more than 40 years ago. In the first episode, Antonio and Gennaro revisit the food of their Italian childhood as they recall just how healthy and delicious children's food can be. Antonio divulges the secret of his silver service hot packed school lunches, while Gennaro shares the childhood mystery of the ritual pig kill. (From the UK, in English and...