SUNDAY FEB 14
A CNN ORIGINAL SERIES
STANLEY TUCCI: SEARCHING FOR ITALY
Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy is a six-part CNN Original Series that follows Academy Award nominee Stanley Tucci as he travels across Italy to discover the secrets and delights of the country’s regional cuisines. Follow along as Tucci explores how Italian cooking offers a glimpse into the country’s rich history and culture.
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.
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.
Stanley Tucci explores Bologna, seen by many as the food capital of Italy. Bologna is home to globally renowned protected food products: parmigiano, prosciutto de parma and traditional balsamic vinegar to name but a few.
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.
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.
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.
February 14 9p
Naples And The Amalfi Coast
February 21 9p
February 28 9p
March 7 9p
March 14 9p
March 21 9p