Celebrity chef Gino D’Acampo travels back to his home country to explore the fantastic ingredients on offer along Italy’s beautiful coastline. During his 630-mile journey, Gino visits the regions of Tuscany, Lazio, Calabria, the Amalfi Coast and Gino’s home town of Naples.
He also visits the island of Elba and the Aeolians. Making use of some amazing local produce – and a little local knowledge – Gino creates plenty of delicious dishes, showcasing the best of the stunning Italian coast.
In episode 2, Gino’s journey takes him to the famous and beautiful island of Capri. He samples the ‘dolce vita’ and meets the photographer renowned for his pictures of iconic first lady Jackie Kennedy. While on the island, Gino unearths the origins of Italy’s most famous digestivo. Back on the mainland, Gino goes in search of a unique ingredient that packs a punch in the culinary world. During his food odyssey, Gino also finds time to create two show-stopping dishes using fantastic local ingredients.
Gino’s Italian Coastal Escape Episode 2 (of 8) airs on Wednesday 8 November 2017 from 8.00pm-8.30pm on ITV.