Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy

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Season 1 episodes (6)

1 Naples and the Amalfi Coast
Stanley Tucci feasts on pizza in Naples. Stanley embarks on a whirlwind tour to find the freshest mozzarella and the best San Marzano tomatoes, and enjoys a spectacular spaghetti and zucchini.
2 Rome
Stanley Tucci heads to Rome in search of the famous Four Pastas. Stanley orders rigatoni all’amatriciana, samples carbonara and tries a selection of cheeses and sausages made from the sheep and pigs farmed in the region.
3 Bologna
Stanley Tucci explores Bologna, seen by many as the food capital of Italy. The region of Emilia-Romagna is home to globally renowned protected food products: parmigiano, prosciutto de Parma and traditional balsamic vinegar to name a few.
4 Milan
Stanley Tucci eats and drinks his way around Milan. Here, Stanley enjoys an aperitivo, feels inspired to make pizzoccheri – a noodle made from buckwheat, and enjoys classic Milanese – veal chops and risotto.
5 Tuscany
Stanley Tucci explores his former home: Tuscany. Stanley does a wine bar crawl, celebrates the importance of the lowly loaf and samples dishes which use stale bread as the key ingredient.
6 Sicily
Stanley Tucci visits Sicily. Here, Stanley tries a salty crunchy sensation, tastes the grapes grown in the region's unique soils, and reflects on Sicilian hospitality.

About this show

Stanley Tucci travels across Italy to discover the secrets and delights of the country’s regional cuisines. Viewers will go along with him as he enjoys the luxurious creamy carbonara of Rome, the delicious simplicity of Sicily’s pasta alla Norma, the saffron-infused silkiness of risotto in Milan, the crispy tenderness of bistecca alla fiorentina, the perfect classic ragu alla bolognese and the world’s best pizza in Naples. Tucci comes prepared with a bottomless appetite for it all, showing us how the diversity of Italian cooking offers a gateway through which you can glimpse Italy’s history and culture.

Ratings and reviews

4 reviews
Cynthia M
January 20, 2023
I have watched both seasons over and over! I love the show and am so sad that CNN cancelled it. I wish they would put it on DVD
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Aimee Miles
November 13, 2022
It's like getting to go on a mini vacation without leaving the house! Just make sure to bring snacks when you watch!
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Todd Lando
November 1, 2022
Just fantastic
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