Dream of Italy

Tuscan Sun Special Trailer | Dream of Italy

In this special, host Kathy McCabe takes an exclusive tour of Bramasole and Cortona. DREAM OF ITALY: TUSCAN SUN SPECIAL captures the essence of what travelers and viewers are looking for these days - unique experiences especially related to cooking and wine, a deep connection to the local people and a hunger to explore genealogy and one's roots.

Tuscan Sun Special Trailer | Dream of Italy


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    The Black Madonna with Marisa Tomei

    S3 E306 - 26m 46s

    Academy Award-winning actress Marisa Tomei and Black Madonna expert Alessandra Belloni join us for this unique episode in search of the revered and mysterious Madonna Nera in Campania, the region that both Marisa's and Kathy's families hail from. We attend two incredible celebrations for the Madonna in Moiano and Montevergine, complete with chanting, fireworks, and incredible acts of veneration.

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    Massimo Bottura Part 2: Modena, Philanthropy and Opera

    S3 E305 - 26m 46s

    In part 2 of our visit with Chef Massimo Bottura in Modena, we explore the charming city and delve into the philanthropic side of Modena and the Botturas. Lara Gilmore introduces us to Tortellante and Food for Soul. We can't visit Modena without learning more about its most famous son, late tenor Luciano Pavarotti and the theater that is carrying on his legacy by training young opera stars.

  • Massimo Bottura: Slow Food, Fast Cars, Big Dreams: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Massimo Bottura: Slow Food, Fast Cars, Big Dreams

    S3 E304 - 26m 46s

    When we visited with 3-Michelin star Chef Massimo Bottura and his wife Lara Gilmore in Modena, a town in the "slow food, fast cars" region of Emilia Romagna, we had such fun we turned it into two very special episodes. In part 1, we explore Massimo’s rise to fame from his appearance on Netflix’s “Chef’s Table” and the culinary empire he has built in the land of balsamic and Parmigiano Regiano.

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