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Are you a talented home cook with an amazing family recipe?

Chef Gino D�Acampo is on a nationwide hunt to celebrate home cooked dishes for a new TV series to be shown this Summer.

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Gino will be travelling to 30 different parts of the UK for the series. In each show he�ll meet three home cooks, each boasting a treasured recipe that has been passed down through their family for generations.

Gino and the viewers will learn the secrets of these treasured family recipes and discover the fascinating family stories, first hand, of how they have evolved over the generations.

�Forget your fancy restaurant fare, I want to taste good, honest, home cooked food - just like Mamma used to make! I was inspired by my Grandfather who was head chef for a cruise ship company. His favourite dish, and something I make for my children today, was gnocchi al pomodoro. I can still remember the smells, and the taste of it. This dish made me fall in love with cooking and become a chef. I am convinced there are hundreds more fantastic stories and family dishes just like mine out there..� Gino said.

He�s looking for dishes right now so is keen for people get in contact (see below).

�I�m looking for recipes that have never been seen in cook books. I�ll be uncovering beloved family favourites passed down the generations on scraps of paper and by word of mouth. I want to find out how the dishes have evolved over the years and hopefully uncover some amazing tales.� Gino said.
Gino�s keen to stress he�s not just looking for traditional British dishes:

�Britain�s the cultural melting pot of the world and I want to find the culinary Kings and Queens of the home kitchen with dishes that hail from other countries. I love British roasts and real ale pies � but I�m also hoping to discover curries, phos, paellas and kebabs. And most importantly a fantastic pasta or pizza dish that will rival even mine!�

In each show Gino and the three home cooks will take over a local restaurant's lunch service. They�ll prepare, cook and serve their dishes exactly the way they've been made for years to prove to the paying customers that There's No Taste Like Home.

At the end of the show, based on taste, presentation and popularity, Gino will judge which of the three dishes will win a regular place on the restaurant's menu for a month and give you the opportunity to try them for yourselves.

From dishes first cooked decades ago by their ancestors, to dishes with amazing historical pedigree - There's no Taste Like Home will learn why they still remain a firm family favourite today.

ITV is hunting for great home cooks, paying diners and willing restaurants to take part in the series right now.

For further information please contact:
Neil Summers on 0161 952 6030 or Henry Ditchfield on 0161 952 6135

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