Gino’s journey down the stunning Adriatic coast of Italy continues in the Itria Valley, which he describes as a food lovers’ paradise.

Gino visits a masseria, or an ancient farmhouse, which has been converted into a gorgeous hotel.

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Gino explores the neighbourhood

He picks figs, samples the olive oil from some of the 2,000 olive trees they have and then cooks a classic pasta dish with just five ingredients – garlic, chilli, parsley, spaghetti and olive oil.

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The area is also famous for its white-washed towns, none more so than the city of Ostuni, which rises up gloriously out of the olive groves.

After helping a couple of old gents paint the city walls, Gino makes them a decadent tiramisu.

Please note this programme does not air in Wales.

TV Times rating: ****