meet lidia

Television personality, cookbook author and restaurateur

Lidia Bastianich is an Emmy award-winning television host, best-selling cookbook author, and restaurateur. She has held true to her Italian roots and culture, which she proudly and warmly invites her fans to experience.

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meet lidia

meet lidia

Television personality, cookbook author and restaurateur

Lidia Bastianich is an Emmy award-winning television host, best-selling cookbook author, and restaurateur. She has held true to her Italian roots and culture, which she proudly and warmly invites her fans to experience.

about
meet lidia

RECIPE OF THE DAY

BAKED TOAST SANDWICHES

This is an Italian version of a grilled cheese sandwich. The beauty of this recipe is that once you have made it you will find a hundred ways to reinvent it. 

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TODAY'S TIP

Try a spritz!

German for “splash” or “sparkling,” a spritz in Italy is a wine-based apperitivo (aperitif) commonly served in the Veneto region in the northeast of the country.

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Master Class

Lidias's Master Class - Focaccia Basics

From making the dough to choosing the toppings – learn the basic techniques for creating a deliciously crusty Focaccia every time.

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books & products

Lidia’s Mastering the Art of Italian Cuisine

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TO BE A GREAT ITALIAN COOK

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