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How to Eat Like an Italian in Italy, According to Giada De Laurentiis

Giada De Laurentiis was in Italy shooting season two of Giada in Italy, and she shared plenty of behind-the-scenes snaps with her fans on Instagram and Twitter. As if we have any doubts that the show will be amazing, these previews will make you even more excited to see the kinds of recipes and Italian customs you'll learn from the Food Network show. Here's how to eat like an Italian while in Italy, according to the Rome-born expert herself. Warning: the wanderlust and Italian-food cravings are about to kick in.

Have a breakfast spread with bread, Italian meats, and cheese.

Eat plenty of baked ziti.

. . . and chocolate cannoli.

Pizza is a must, obviously.

Have wine with every meal.

Chin chin! #nationalwineday #giadainitaly

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And eat family-style so everyone can try every dish — especially penne pomodoro.

Family dinner... #giadainitaly #florence

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Try a Tuscan steak.

Giada's restaurant recommendations are Alla Vecchia Bettola and Gusta Pizza.

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