Mary Ann visits Fragneto Manforte, Italy to help Assunta and Anna celebrate their town's patron saint San Niccola by preparing pizza margherita, escarole pizza, pizza napoletana, and pizza with potatoes, broccoli and tuna in a wood-fired oven.
Mary Ann visits Castle Montalto kitchen in Fragneto, Italy where two chefs, Antonietta and Filomena, demonstrate preparing homemade, handmade cicatelli and fusilli pasta from scratch. Then they create two tomato sauces to go with them.
Classical guitarist Edoardo Catemario provides background music while his wife Adalgesa and Mary Ann create steak Florentine-style, hot and spicy chicken under a brick, and a vegetable medley called Everything Together.
Mary Ann and her best friend Donna team up with hundreds of Italians to enjoy a quiet Sunday afternoon in Fabriano, Italy. Later, Sunday dinner begins with Grandma Galasso's meat cappelletti made the same way Mary Ann's grandmother used to make it.
Mary Ann travels to Lizori, a remote town in the Umbrian hills to cook with Chef Danielle Bottoni who learned the art of cooking from her mother. Her grain-inspired dishes inspire Mary Ann to go “Nella Cucina" with chickpea and farro salad, plus a hearty farro soup.