The Mediterranean calls and James dives headfirst into the world of pasta. With home economist Nikki at his side (when she's not in her cupboard), he whips up an array of Italian classics - some more tradizionale than others. From antique kitchen gadgets to carbonara conundrums, James washes down his Apennine adventures with a glass (bottle) of Chianti.
A unique perspective on kitchen creations from someone who can't really cook. Based on James May's book 'Oh Cook!: 60 Easy Recipes That Any Idiot Can Make', the show sees May making pasta, curry and cake recipes, with each episode featuring three dishes.