Anita Aloisio uncovers culinary secrets as she travels the Basilicata region of Italy. Along the way, she meets villagers, renowned chefs and amateur cooks who offer to recreate and share specialty dishes and recipes. Anita and her team witness how the very soul of the southern Italian way of being is reflected in every dish. They are touched not only by the smells and sounds emanating from the kitchens, but by the authentic dedication and passion the chefs and cooks demonstrate. Each segment of this travel journal encapsulates a deeply-rooted sensation of family, love, and affection, reviving the need for human connection, which transcends any borders when expressed through the selfless sharing of a meal.