Moveable Feast With Fine Cooking

Vercelli, Italy

Season 5, Episode 10 of 13

The home of Italy's lush risotto rice, Vercelli lies in the Piedmont region of northern Italy, nestled between the Alps and the Mediterranean. Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking pays a visit to bearded brothers Christian and Manuel Costardi, chefs who have perfected their risotto craft all the way down to the rice grain at their restaurant Cinzia da Christian and Manuel. Host Pete Evans takes a trip to the risotto farm with Christian and Manuel to see how the local rice is sourced from hand-flooded fields. Then the group gets up close with another Piedmont product: hazelnuts. Back at the Costardis' restaurant, which has been part of their family's hotel for decades, the feast showcases Christian's classic tomato risotto and Manuel's delicate hazelnut ice cream.

Previously Aired

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Time
Channel
2/26/2018
11 a.m.
7/12/2019
8:30 a.m.
7/12/2019
1:30 p.m.
12/11/2019
9:30 a.m.
12/11/2019
2:30 p.m.
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