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

Ziti with Roasted Eggplant and Ricotta Cheese

I am asked for this recipe over and over again—my viewers seem to love eggplant, as well as ricotta, and this dish is the perfect marriage of the two.

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TODAY'S TIP

Tomatoes

The uses of tomatoes in Italian cooking are endless, but an often-asked question is, “Which one do I use to make pasta sauce?”

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Lidia's Celebrate Like an Italian

Learn more about my upcoming book and pre-order your copy!

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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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