The BEST Episodes of Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 16, 2021

Network: CNN

A six-part docuseries that follows Stanley Tucci as he travels across Italy to discover the secrets and delights of the country’s regional cuisines. Viewers will go along with him as he enjoys the luxurious creamy carbonara of Rome, the delicious simplicity of Sicily’s pasta à la Norma, the saffron-infused silkiness of risotto in Milan, the crispy tenderness of bistecca à la fiorentina, the perfect classic ragu à la bolognese and the world’s best pizza in Naples. Tucci comes prepared with a bottomless appetite for it all, showing us how the diversity of Italian cooking offers a gateway through which you can glimpse Italy’s history and culture.

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Milan

#1 - Milan

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 7, 2021

Stanley Tucci eats and drinks his way around Milan. Here, Stanley enjoys an aperitivo, feels inspired to make pizzoccheri – a noodle made from buckwheat, and enjoys classic Milanese – veal chops and risotto.

star 8.30
47 votes
Sicily

#2 - Sicily

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 21, 2021

Stanley Tucci visits Sicily. Here, Stanley tries a salty crunchy sensation, tastes the grapes grown in the region’s unique soils, and reflects on Sicilian hospitality.

star 8.24
45 votes
Tuscany

#3 - Tuscany

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 14, 2021

Stanley Tucci explores his former home: Tuscany. Stanley does a wine bar crawl, celebrates the importance of the lowly loaf and samples dishes which use stale bread as the key ingredient.

star 8.22
46 votes
Naples and the Amalfi Coast

#4 - Naples and the Amalfi Coast

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 14, 2021

Stanley Tucci feasts on pizza in Naples. Stanley embarks on a whirlwind tour to find the freshest mozzarella and the best San Marzano tomatoes, and enjoys a spectacular spaghetti and zucchini.

star 8.08
50 votes
Bologna

#5 - Bologna

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 28, 2021

Stanley Tucci explores Bologna, seen by many as the food capital of Italy. Bologna is home to globally renowned protected food products: parmigiano, prosciutto de parma and traditional balsamic vinegar to name but a few.

star 8.00
44 votes
Rome

#6 - Rome

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 21, 2021

Stanley Tucci heads to Rome in search of the famous Four Pastas. Stanley orders rigatoni all’amatriciana, samples carbonara and tries a selection of cheeses and sausages made from the sheep and pigs farmed in the region.

star 7.89
47 votes