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

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

Bucatini with Pancetta, Tomato, and Onion

This classic and delectable pasta dish originated in the region of Abruzzi, in the little town of Amatrice, northeast of Rome.

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TODAY'S TIP

Pasta and Grated Cheese

There is a natural affinity between pasta and cheese, but it’s not as indiscriminate as one might think.

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Where's Lidia

Lidia with Kathie Lee and Hoda on the Today Show.

Watch me with Kathie Lee and Hoda on the Today Show preparing my Easy, Free-Form Plum Tart recipe!

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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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