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

Braised Pork Ribs with Rigatoni

America loves barbecued ribs, and I do as well, but Italians cook them in tomato sauce and dress their pasta with those delicious morsels of meat.

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TODAY'S TIP

Calling all meat lovers

like to add cuts of meat to my soups while I cook them. Not only does it add flavor, but when it’s done, I remove it and serve it as a secondo.

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Master Class

Lidias's Master Class - Risotto Basics

Discover the secrets to perfect risotto – Risotto can be made with any combination of vegetables, seafood, mushrooms or meat. It’s all about building the flavor base step by step. Remember – the key ingredients to great risotto are patience and a little...

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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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