The show chronicles US actor Stanley Tucci’s travels in Italy, as he explores the county’s rich and diverse history and culture through its world-famous cuisine. Tucci is guided by locals in various cities, from Milan and Naples, to Rome, Florence, Bologna, and of course Sicily, meeting with street food vendors and world-leading chefs like Massimo Bottura.
Working his way through wines, meats, pizzas and legendary pasta dishes, Tucci, himself of Italian origin, explores the relationship Italians have with their food, and how the dinner table is the very heart of every Italian home, and at the very centre of Italian life.
The show will air at the following times on CNN International [all times BST]: Sundays at 12:00, 16:00, 19:00 and 02:00; and Wednesdays at 12:00, 19:00 and 02:00.
CNN International is available online in the UK HERE and can also be found on the following channels: Sky 506, BT 339, Virgin Media 607 and Freesat 207.
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