Tucci first traveled to the Campania region in southwestern Italy.
He ate, prayed and loved his way through Neapolitan pizza (both traditional
and fried), learned the art of mozzarella cheese-making from one of Italy’s
experts and found out what makes San Marzano tomatoes so good (it’s the soil).
Next, he hopped on a ferry to the island of Ischia, where he dined at Il Focolare, a hillside
restaurant famous for their rabbit. His wife Felicity joined him at
Lo Scoglio, a seaside restaurant that serves up the couple's favorite zucchini
pasta dish, spaghetti con le zucchine. He closed out the trip in Minori with
a multi-layered creamy dessert made with Amalfi lemons, delizia
The region is also known for ancient ruins, Mt. Vesuvius (a stratovolcano) and emerald-blue
water. On the Amalfi Coast, towns dot the seaside cliffs.