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

Tomato and Mint Salad

You are most likely accustomed to a tomato and basil combination but try this refreshing tomato and mint salad, a new twist to an old classic.

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TODAY'S TIP

Poached Eggplant

You can enjoy poached eggplant in many ways.

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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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