David Rocco's Dolce Vita

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David Rocco's Dolce Vita
Logo of the show
Created by David Rocco
Nina Rocco
Starring David Rocco (host)
Country of origin Canada/Italy
No. of seasons 4
No. of episodes 52
Executive producer(s) David Rocco
Nina Rocco
Running time 30 minutes
Original network

Food Network

Cooking Channel

David Rocco's Dolce Vita is a television show hosted by David Rocco. The show is shot on location in and around the cities and countrysides of Italy, following the cultural, social, and culinary escapades of Rocco and his friends. Besides cooking, the show explores the Italian ways of life and ways of food in this culture exposé. Rocco and his wife Nina traipse around Florence and Sicily, cooking dinner for friends, checking out local hot spots, and living the sweet life.

The recipes that Rocco makes are generally easy to follow, classic Italian dishes. The whole concept behind the cooking aspect of the program is that good cooking does not have to be difficult. The dishes he makes are always elegant and impressive, but simple and quick. Some episodes deal with thematic recipes, such as "The Hunt for Funghi". Other episodes include "The Party", "Boy's Night Out", and "Rocco and the City".

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