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Ciao Italia

Bologna La Grassa - Bologna The Fat (#1401)

Mary Ann and friends travel to the epicenter of great food, Bologna to tour its bustling city market, then she goes to a cooking school to help the students prepare a feast of Bocconcini alla Garisenda (Asparagus and Prosciutto Sandwiches) Erbazzone di Mara (Mara's Swiss Chard Pie) and Piadina (flat breads) filled with Parmigiano and other cheeses like Fontina and Aziago. [27 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: Mary Ann Esposito, host of the longest-running cooking show on public television, travels around the United States and Rome, Italy in search of recipes that can be prepared in thirty-minutes or less for a busy audience that has time to enjoy great Italian food but doesn' t always have time to prepare it "the old way."

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