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

LEGUME SOUP FROM ABRUZZO

The name of this soup in Italian is virtù, which means “virtue,” and this soup surely contains many virtues, given all of the delightful legumes involved.

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TODAY'S TIP

Serving soup

Sharing soup is a wonderful ritual at family meals, especially during the winter months.

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Super Bowl Menu

Lidia's Menu for Super Bowl 50

With the big game just days away it’s time to get your super bowl menu ready.  Simple, easy to prepare crowd-pleasers, whether your team wins or loses these dishes will be sure to make your super bowl party a winner!

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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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