home or Register


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.
 
more about lidia ›




Gallurese Bread and Cabbage Soup
Gallura is the traditional name for the northea...
 
see all
lidia's recipes ›


Behind the scenes in Lidia's Kitchen

 
see all lidia's videos ›


see all of lidia's photos ›


Italian Sagre
A sagra is an Italian festival—a local celebration usually honoring whatever is being harvested from...
 
see previous tips ›
see next tips ›


Porta @ Porta on Rai Uno
Be sure to watch me this evening on Porta @ Porta on Rai Uno. Click on the link for...
 
Lidia on Rai Tre/Slang
Watch Joe and I on Rai Tre/Slang today at 23:45 Oggi alle ore 23,45" Joe ed io su Slang in onda su...
 
Lidia on Slang- Rai 3
Don’t miss" Joe and I" tomorrow on Rai" Tre /Slang. Domani non perdete Joe" ed io su...
 
see all latest news ›

Food Books and Dvds Tableware

Lidia's Commonsense Italian Cooking
Lidia brings viewers on a road trip into the heart of Italian-American cooking.
buy now ›
read more ›

LIDIA'S
Enjoy Lidia's pastas and sauces!
buy now ›

Lidia's Stoneware Collection

buy now ›


Sign up now for access to
recipes, tips, and more!



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Becoming a member of the Community Table is easy and free!
Please fill out the required fields below.
*required fields

sign in information
about you


Welcome to the Community Table. Please sign in to
access your recipe box, photos, discussions,
and personal settings.



Forgot password?
Not a member? Join now!
July 9, 2014
Italian Sagre

A sagra is an Italian festival—a local celebration usually honoring whatever is being harvested from the earth at that time of year. Sagre (the plural of sagra) range in size and often feature live music, sporting competitions, and of course, lots and lots of food. For example, during the vendemmia (grape harvest) in September, Italians all over the country celebrate the wine and grapes with sagre of all shapes and sizes. Attending a sagra is an excellent and affordable way to get up close and personal with Italian life and locals, so next time you are traveling through Italy, insert the local sagre into your itinerary.