'For Italians, the most important thing is food!'

Follow Gino D'Acampo on a magical journey across Italy

For Italians, the most important thing in life is food. Let me show you how mouth-watering ingredients have shaped my home country.

– Gino D'Acampo

Gino heads north for an Italian summer, to meet the people, experience the culture and of course taste the food of his beautiful home country.

He will take viewers on a magical journey through stunning locations which have intrigued travellers for centuries: enchanting Venice, romantic Florence, picturesque Liguria, timeless Siena and the food lover’s paradise of Emilia-Romagna.

Across six episodes, Gino encounters wonderful characters, experiences authentic Italian traditions and sources the finest local ingredients – while cooking his own dishes along the way.

Gino's Italian Escape: A Taste Of The Sun recipe book is packed full of delicious recipes, including those from the show, and is available to buy from 11 September.

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