Two Greedy Italians

2017
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September 26, 2015

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Italian men used to be 'macho', able to stand up for their honour, woo women and do the tough things that 'macho' men do. In Rome - where fathers sent their sons to become 'men' - the boys look at the modern Italian man and ask if there is still a place in Italy for 'macho' men.
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September 17, 2015

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Arrangiarsi is the art of making do. Italians are known throughout the world for their wily ability to create something out of nothing. In the Rhaetian Alps, this was borne of a need to survive.
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September 16, 2015

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Antonio Carluccio and Gennaro Contaldo explore how Italy's social history has created a culture of admiration for superficial accoutrements in the showbiz port of Portofino. They discover that the grandeur of the Hotel Splendido leaves them feeling empty and embark on a journey to the mountaintops and back to try and rediscover the heart and soul of real Italian bella figura through food and the people who produce it.
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September 15, 2015

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Italians are sentimental about childhood, especially in the south, where children are idolised and even revered. And because life for little boys is so very good, there is a part of every Italian male that never grows up. Nowhere is this better illustrated than in the character and antics of Antonio and Gennaro, both of whom were southern born.
Episodes 2015
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September 11, 2015

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Internationally renowned chefs and old friends, Antonio Carluccio and Gennaro Contaldo, return to the Italy they left more than 40 years ago to discover what has changed in Italian culture in that time and how that has affected the way Italians eat. In this final episode of the series, religious sceptic Antonio and fanatical believer Gennaro eat their way along a culinary pilgrimage through Puglia's monasteries, holy shrines and festivals to discover whether food and religion are still as close...
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September 10, 2015

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September 10, 2015 of the TV-show Two Greedy Italians was broadcast by BBC2 on Thursday 10 September 2015 at 14:15.
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September 9, 2015

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Internationally renowned chefs and old friends Antonio Carluccio and Gennaro Contaldo return to the Italy they left more than 40 years ago, to discover what has changed in Italian culture and how that has affected the way Italians eat.
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September 8, 2015

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Internationally renowned chefs and old friends Antonio Carluccio and Gennaro Contaldo return to the Italy they left more than 40 years ago, to discover what has changed in Italian culture and how that has affected the way Italians eat. When they were boys, divorce was illegal, recipes were handed down from mother to daughter and every Italian woman took pride in their ability to cook for their family. In the first of the series, the greedy cooks eat their way around Emilia Romagna, home of parm...
Episodes 2013

4. Saints and Miracles

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Are religion and food as closely linked in modern Italy as they were in the duo's youth?(R)

3. Regional Pride

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The chefs want to see if the Italians' regional pride in food is as strong as in the past.(R)
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