As we celebrate our Italian heritage this month, it’s important to learn about our ancestors’ history as well. Whether you’re from the North or South, all of Italy’s history is fascinating! In this BBC video, chef Giorgio Locatelli and art historian Andrew Graham-Dixon travel through Italy’s northern regions exploring their history, culture, food, and art. Watch as they tour Emilia-Romagna, Piedmont, and Lombardy and discover different culinary traditions as well as the source of modern Italian cuisine. At the Palatina Library in Parma, Locatelli views an original copy of the first cookbook in Italy! Have you ever traveled to this part of Italy before? Let us know in the comments!
Explore Northern Italy's rich culinary history in this BBC video tour!