Gino travels to Northwest Italy to visit the picturesque region of Liguria, where the coast meets the mountains.
As a chef and keenfisherman, Gino is excited by the Ligurian cuisine. His first stop is at the pretty coastal town of Camogli.
Here, he meets a family who make a living from ‘pescaturismo’ – or fishing tourism.
This is a simple version of the classic northern Italian baked dish, melanzane alla parmigiana.
Cicchetti are always best served with a glass of chilled Italian white wine.
I can’t think of anything better than sitting and eating a plate of risotto while admiring the view of the winding canals of Venice.
Pasta alla Norma is a classic pasta dish originating from Sicily that is quick, easy and simply delicious.