Explore the Amalfi Coast with David Rocco
Along For The Ride
David sets out to explore the scenic and historic Amalfi coast, and meets the mammas, nonnas and chefs behind the region's simple, honest, rustic Italian food.
Gathering From The Grove
David helps Amalfi native Guiseppe gather a basketful of Amalfi's famous limone, a sweeter, juicier variety of lemon.
Laughs and Limones
With the ocean and mountains all around, David shares a few laughs with his new friends.
Limoncello Like the Locals
Locals like to incorporate "limones" into many and diverse dishes, but David has his heart set on learning how to make the Amalfi coast's signature liqueur – Limoncello.
Limoncellos aside, David makes a sweet and refreshing lemon-based granita.
Get the Recipe: Lemon Granita
Ocean to Table
Always game for an adventure, David lends a hand with local fishermen and catches fresh seafood for a dinner cooked right on the boat.
The Day's Catch
What's on the menu for David's oceanside supper? Octopus!
Octopus and Potato Salad
David wastes no time in putting the fresh octopus to use.
Get the Recipe: Octopus and Potato Salad
Another Day In Amalfi
Crystal clear waters mean ocean-lounging is a must.
Step By Step
Musician friend and Amalfi coast local Eddie Oliva takes David to his favorite spots in town.
Pizza By The Piazza
Eddie takes David to a cafe gem for authentic, Italian pizza.
Straight To The Source
David dives into the world of buffalo milk cheeses, starting with a visit to a creamery in the town of Paestum where he meets the majestic buffalos face to face.
He's Got The Goods
David carries a case of fresh mozzarella di bufala to a seaside cooking lesson.
Coastal Cooking Class
With fresh mozzarella di bufala on hand, David learns how to make the traditional Italian dish, Caponata Mare e Monte.
Zipping Around Town
David doesn't hesitate to hop on the most popular form of local transport: the Vespa.
Basking In The Italian Sun
Taking in the afternoon rays isn't all David has planned. He makes sure to visit this spectacular fjord and take part in a local wine festival - or Sagra - in the breathtaking town of Ravello.
Always More To Learn
He may know a thing or two about Italian cuisine, but that doesn't mean David isn't all ears during a mountain-top lesson in rustic Amalfi cooking.
Grapes of Gold
Known worldwide for its unique climate, The Amalfi coast is responsible for some of Italy's finest wines. David relishes in the opportunity to visit one of its most respected wineries.
Shepherds, Mountains and Sunset Picnics
As the sun begins to set, David joins a group of local shepherds up in the mountainous town of Agerola and helps prepare a traditional dinner at dusk.
Make The Food
From shrimp ceviche and octopus salad, to stuffed calamari and spaghetti mare e monte, get the recipes to all the delicious Italian food David tastes on his culinary quest through the Amalfi coast.