Lidia Bastianich journeys throughout Italy to sample and prepare local specialties from Rome, Naples, Padua, Sicily, Trieste and Istria. Back in her kitchen in the United States, the warm and engaging host demonstrates 2 or 3 recipes she encountered during her travels. Throughout the series, friends and family join Lidia in the kitchen. Her daughter Tanya introduces some of Lidia's favorite hidden cultural treasures, while her son Joseph frequently stops by to discuss regional wines.
Last Episode03x26 Conquering Cauliflower Aired: Feb. 27, 2010
This episode focuses on the cruciferous vegetable - the cauliflower - one of Lidia's favorites, Molise, the youngest Italian region, has rich …
Lidia's Italy: Season 3, Episode #1 - Everyday Roasted Duck
Lidia visits Lombardy and makes crispy roasted duck, rice with lentils, and an almond cake.
Lidia's Italy: Season 3, Episode #2 - Notto Risotto
Lidia makes rice with butternut squash, rice with fresh sage, and traditional rice with chicken.
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