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Ciao Italia

Evviva Olio Di Oliva!/Long Live Olive Oil! (#806)

Host Mary Ann Esposito visits the olive groves of the Harrison Olive Oil Factory in St. Helena, California. In the kitchen, she prepares a variety of antipasto flavored with fresh olive oil, including: Cold fish dish using sole marinated in an aromatic mixture of oil, spices and lemon juice; a quick bruscetta topped with plum tomatoes and candied fruit; and fresh raw vegetables dipped in extra virgin olive oil. She also shows viewers some of the hallmark products of Italian cooking, such as parmigiano reggiano and prociutto ham. [26 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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