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

TOMATO AND RICOTTA CROSTINI

These crostini are tasty and easy to make. The good part is that you can prepare them all in advance and just pop them in the oven when your guests arrive.

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TODAY'S TIP

My Way to Salt

I find that when cooking, I like to salt progressively.

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Where's Lidia

Special 'Italian Summer' Dinner at Lidia's Kansas City

To celebrate the opening of La Taverna I’ll be hosting a special dinner Lidia’s Kansas City on June 6th.

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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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