"For us, it is important to discover these authentic flavours that are so powerful and rich."
From Vicenza, Italy, Chef Cracco is at the forefront of the new generation of progressive Italian cuisine. Having honed his culinary skills in some of the best restaurants in Milan, Paris and Monte Carlo, Cracco now plies his trade in the renowned Milanese eateries Cracco and Carlo e Camilla in Segheria, with the former regularly featuring in world's best restaurant lists.
In addition to his culinary exploits, Cracco has also carved out a successful media career, featuring prominently in the Italian versions of popular cooking programmes Hell's Kitchen and Masterchef.
Since 2012, Cracco has also served as president of Mestro Martino, a non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting the Lombardi agri-food supply chains.
The Highlands of Eastern Morocco, located approximately 1000-1400m above sea level, stretch over four provinces (Oujda, Taourirt, Jerada and Figuig). It is an environmentally and socioeconomically fragile area.
In this episode of Recipes for Change, Italian celebrity chef, Carlo Cracco, is in Bhutan to find out how farmers are rediscovering traditional crops that can help them mitigate the impact that climate change is having on their staple cultivations.