Jamie Cooks Italy is a glorious food travel series in which Jamie Oliver goes in search of Italy's very best home cooks to bring us extraordinary Italian dishes that turn the simple into the sublime.
Jamie loves Italy the landscapes, the people and, above all, the most incredible food. But Italian food isn't about Michelin-starred chefs, it's about home-cooked recipes. So, in this epic series Jamie and his best friend and mentor Gennaro Contaldo will travel far and wide from sun-drenched Sicily to the snowy Alps to meet the superstars of the Italian kitchen the mammas and nonnas of Italy.
They've perfected recipes handed down through the generations and Jamie is determined to learn their kitchen secrets. Having been put through his paces by legendary but no-nonsense nonnas, Jamie will put his twist on some of Italy's most delicious home-cooked dishes. From phenomenal pastas, succulent slow roasts and sensational seafood to colourful warm salads and perfect puds, Jamie will have you cooking like an Italian in no time. With characterful nonnas, stunning scenery and mind-blowing Italian recipes, this fun-filled travelogue is an unmissable series for any fan of Italian food.
Watch Jamie Cooks Italy Every Tuesday, 9PM on our sister channel, TLC