(CNN) — After watching “Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy,” you’ll undoubtedly search for something to eat.
Every episode is stuffed with regional specialties, prepared in family kitchens and scenic restaurants alike.
Naples And The Amalfi Coast
Stanley Tucci speaks with professor Elisabetta Moro about the history of pizza in Naples.
In the premiere episode, Tucci travels to Campania, a region whose volcanic landscape contributes to its stunning local produce. From buffalo mozzarella to lemons on the Amalfi Coast, local cooks make the most of the bounty.
Stanley Tucci visits one of Italy’s greatest cheese makers to see him work his magic with mozzarella. Watch “Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy” Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
- Pizza Fritte de Fernanda: Professor Elisabetta Moro introduced Tucci to this fried pizza purveyor, where they snacked on hot bundles filled with pork and ricotta.
- Chiku: While in Scampia, Tucci visited this eatery “in which Neapolitan and Balkan cuisine find a fusion and a common dimension,” as Chiku describes.
- Il Focolare: Tucked away on the island of Ischia, a ferry’s ride away from Naples, this restaurant draws crowds thanks to its coniglio all’ischitana, made with local wild rabbit.
In Minori, a town along Italy’s Amalfi Coast, Stanley Tucci samples lemons he calls the best in the world. Watch “Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy” Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
In this episode, Tucci heads to Rome in search of the famous four pastas. Watch February 21.
Tucci explores Bologna, seen by many as the food capital of Italy. Watch February 28.
Tucci eats and drinks his way around Milan, enjoying an aperitivo and feeling inspired to make pizzoccheri — a noodle made from buckwheat. Watch March 7.
Tucci explores his former home of Tuscany with a wine bar crawl and a celebration of the lowly loaf. Watch March 14.
Tucci visits Sicily, where he tries a salty crunchy sensation and reflects on Sicilian hospitality. Watch March 21.