Watch Lidia's Italy Season 3
aired: Fri, Feb 26, 2010
In Lidia's kitchen today, she makes Gemelli with Cauliflower "a simple, delicious and healthy dish" as well as simple Fresh Pasta Squares with Beans and Bacon.
Sweet and Spicy Calabria
aired: Fri, Feb 19, 2010
Lidia prepares some fantastic Calabrian dishes, including her Sweet Onion Soup, some Spicy Calamari, and for dessert she makes Sesame Candy.
Three Pastas in a Flash
aired: Fri, Feb 12, 2010
Lidia visits Basilicata and prepares Bucatini with Sausage, Ditalini with Broccoli Rabe, and Rigatoni with Lentils.
aired: Fri, Feb 5, 2010
Lidia visits the island of Sardegna. In the kitchen she pairs malloreddus with a delicious Sausage and Tomato sauce. For dessert, it's a Semolina Pudding with Blueberry Sauce.
Rolling Out a Genovese Buffet
aired: Sat, Jan 2, 2010
Lidia makes stuffed veal breast, or Cima alla Genovese.
Grazing in Abruzzo
aired: Thu, Dec 31, 2009
Lidia visits Abruzzo and makes a farro pasta topped with arugula and ricotta. Following her main course of Lamb with Olives, she creates the deliciously fun Scrippelle which look like fettuccine and tosses them in a hot caramel, citrus and apricot sauce
Terre E Mare
aired: Tue, Dec 29, 2009
Lidia visits Le Marche. In the kitchen she prepares Spaghetti with Clam Sauce along with a Ziti with Tuna "Ascoli" Style. Lidia also prepares a delicious Zucchini and Olive side dish.
Simmering Chicken in Beer
aired: Sun, Dec 27, 2009
Leave it to Lidia to bring the beer back to the kitchen, using it in a simple Chicken with Beer recipe. She'll also prepare Dumplings with Speck and a Celery Root and Apple Salad.
From a Valle D'Aosta Oven
aired: Sat, Dec 26, 2009
Lidia visits Valle d'Aosta and makes a heartwarming Beef, Potato, and Cabbage Casserole followed by Bread and Fontina Cheese Soup.
Airy Pasta Pillows
aired: Fri, Dec 25, 2009
Lidia visits Bologna and prepares Fresh Pasta Dough; a pasta filling of Squash, Chard, and Ricotta; and demonstrate how to make a few typical pasta shapes, including tortelli, cappellacci, and tortellini.
Yodeling in the Alto Piano
aired: Fri, Dec 18, 2009
Lidia visits Trentino Alto Adige and cooks Fried Potato and Celery Root Dumplings as well as Beef Rolls with Mustard and Vegetables.
Breaking the Bread
aired: Fri, Dec 11, 2009
Lidia visits Umbria and cooks a simple Baked Fish with Savory Breadcrumbs and a Chocolate Bread Parfait.
The Umbrian Twist
aired: Fri, Dec 4, 2009
Lidia learns about strangozzi in Umbria and prepares two deliciously simple sauces: Tomato Sauce with Bacon and a Chard and Almond Sauce.
From Wine to Chocolate
aired: Fri, Nov 27, 2009
Lidia visits Valle d'Aosta and makes Polenta with White Beans and Black Kale, a Beef Fillet with Wine Sauce, and a scrumptious Chocolate Biscotti Pudding.
Fontina Hot and Cold
aired: Fri, Nov 20, 2009
Lidia visits Valle d'Aosta to learn about Fontina cheese. This episode features Veal Chops with Fontina, a delicious Fondue Valle d?Aosta-Style, and a great Roasted Pepper and Olive Salad with Fontina and Creamy Mustard Dressing.
Amber Waves of Pasta
aired: Fri, Nov 13, 2009
Lidia visits Bologna. In the kitchen, she prepares fresh tagliatelle with white meat sauce and a delicious walnut pesto.
Flora and Fauna
aired: Fri, Nov 6, 2009
Lidia visits Le Marche. Back in the kitchen, she makes lamb chunks with olives as well as a stuffed quail in parchment.
Braising Beef With Beer
aired: Fri, Oct 30, 2009
Lidia visits northern Italy to learn about the Italian beer scene. Back in the kitchen, she makes beef chuck braised in beer, whole grain spaetzle, and delicious baked apples.
Weeknight Stovetop Chicken
aired: Fri, Oct 23, 2009
Lidia visits Le Marche to learn about olives. Back in the kitchen, she makes a quick and easy chicken with olives, pine nuts, and celery steamed in a skillet for a tasty weekday meal.
aired: Fri, Oct 16, 2009
Lidia heads to Milan and Bergamo, where she meets up with an old friend, and Cody Hogan of Lidia's Kansas City stops by the kitchen to share some of Lidia's favorite Milanese dishes.
Stuff It Your Way
aired: Fri, Oct 9, 2009
Tanya gives viewers a taste of the town of Gubbio and Lidia makes torta al testo and a veal scaloppini with prosciutto, garlic, and anchovy fillets.
Umbria Family Jewels
aired: Fri, Oct 2, 2009
Lidia learns about wine in Umbria and makes sausage in the skillet with grapes, meatballs in broth, and honey orange crumb cookies.
Sunday Dinner in Emilia-Romagna
aired: Fri, Sep 25, 2009
Lidia learns about Prosciutto di Parma and makes anolini in chicken broth and veal scaloppine Bolognese.
You Say Tomato, I Say Apple
aired: Fri, Sep 18, 2009
Lidia visits Trentino Alto Adige and makes tomato and apple sauce with spaghetti, a salad of cauliflower and potato, and sweet ricotta dumplings with strawberry sauce for dessert.
aired: Fri, Sep 11, 2009
Lidia makes rice with butternut squash, rice with fresh sage, and traditional rice with chicken.
Everyday Roasted Duck
aired: Fri, Sep 4, 2009
Lidia visits Lombardy and makes crispy roasted duck, rice with lentils, and an almond cake.
Watch Lidia's Italy Season 2
That's How the Cookie Crumbles
aired: Tue, Aug 26, 2008
Lidia and Tanya tour Padova, a city that is still very much as it was back in the days of the Bard.
aired: Sun, Aug 24, 2008
Lidia turns preserved salt cod into a creamy baked topping for polenta.
The Serendipitous Celery
aired: Sat, Aug 23, 2008
We're off to Puglia, where Lidia visits with Chef Zito of the restaurant Antichi Sapore to do some wild herb foraging in the Masseria.
Stretch, Stuff, and Roll
aired: Thu, Aug 21, 2008
We return to Lidia's roots when we visit San Saba, Lidia's ancestral family home in Pula.
aired: Tue, Aug 19, 2008
Joe and Tanya visit the melting pot that is Trieste...and learn of the city's role as a cultural crossroads.
aired: Sun, Aug 17, 2008
It's time to toast to the hazelnut as Lidia heads to Piemonte for the beloved fall harvest.
The Goose of It
aired: Fri, Aug 15, 2008
Lidia heads home to Istria where she is joined by Tanya, who shows you the beautiful architecture of Groznjan and Motovun.
Istrian Seafood Stew
aired: Fri, Aug 8, 2008
It's an adventure on the Adriatic when Joe gives a guided tour of the fishing boats and markets of Trieste.
Tajarin, Yellow As Gold
aired: Fri, Aug 1, 2008
Experience the richness of the Langhe region as Lidia travels to Piemonte.
Best Foccacia Ever
aired: Fri, Jul 25, 2008
It's time to bake with Lidia! In Altamura, Lidia demonstrates the traditional methods of bread-making.
The Farro Story
aired: Fri, Jul 18, 2008
Lidia celebrates Puglia, Italy's horn of plenty.
To Crumb or Not to Crumb
aired: Fri, Jul 11, 2008
Lidia travels to Treviso to learn of the city's two treasures: beautiful architecture and even more beautiful radicchio.
Risotto Fresh and Greens
aired: Fri, Jul 4, 2008
Lidia travels to Friuli to learn the basics of Montasio cheese-making.
Tender Pork Chops, Loose Polenta
aired: Fri, Jun 27, 2008
Lidia travels to Friuli to learn all about polenta.
Stack Those Cannoli
aired: Fri, Jun 20, 2008
Joe gives a lesson in the art of the Italian aperitivo.
Sicilian Street Food
aired: Fri, Jun 13, 2008
Lidia hits the streets of Palermo to taste the some of Sicily's classic street food.
Eggplant and Tuna Alla Siciliana
aired: Fri, Jun 6, 2008
Today its a trip to Sicily, where the old ways of both fishing and puppetry have been preserved.
Sausage Alla Romana
aired: Fri, May 30, 2008
Lidia explores Rome through the eyes of a vegetarian, paying special attention to the wonderful produce and cheese that Roman cuisine has to offer.
What a Boar
aired: Fri, May 23, 2008
Lidia samples the flavors of the sea with the fishermen of Gaeta and the flavors of the land in the marketplace in Rome.
aired: Fri, May 16, 2008
Lidia visits the bustling city of Rome where she shops for some of its best-known ingredients.
aired: Fri, May 9, 2008
Lidia heads into the woods of Maremma where she discovers such treasures as wild boar and porcini mushrooms.
Sea and Land Roman Way
aired: Fri, May 2, 2008
Lidia travels to Maremma to learn about one of Italy's great grating cheeses: Grana Padano.
Maremma Chard Pillows
aired: Fri, Apr 25, 2008
Lidia samples the rustic food and wine of the Maremma region with Joe.
aired: Fri, Apr 18, 2008
Lidia travels to Naples to experience the art of pastry-making. Back in the kitchen, she whips up pizzelle-the perfect pastry pocket-stuffed with escarole and sausage.
Rolling With Nonna Lisa
aired: Fri, Apr 11, 2008
Viewers get a taste of family history when Lidia visits Gaeta and spends time with Corrado's Nonna Lisa. There she learns the secrets to the perfect tiella, a cousin to deep dish pizza.
aired: Fri, Apr 4, 2008
Lidia heads to Naples to discover the secrets of the wine of Feudi di San Gregorio, a region with its own unique soil.
Watch Lidia's Italy Season 1
The Potato Workout
aired: Sun, Sep 23, 2007
Lidia makes gnocchi stuffed with prunes.
Sauerkraut My Way
aired: Sun, Sep 16, 2007
Lidia makes sauerkraut, a chickpea and pork minestrone, and a one-pot dish of sausage and cured pork.
The Galloping Figs
aired: Sun, Sep 9, 2007
Lidia makes a fig and beef stew with braised cannellini beans.
aired: Sat, Sep 1, 2007
Lidia makes Italian-style goulash with a side of potatoes.
Where Barolo Reigns It Pours
aired: Sun, Aug 26, 2007
Lidia makes baked cardoons, beef braised in Barolo wine, and delicious crescent moon-shaped cornmeal cookies.
Kneading With an Old Friend
aired: Sun, Aug 19, 2007
Lidia and an old friend make homemade pasta and chicken livers.
Neapolitan Macaroni and Cheese
aired: Sun, Aug 12, 2007
Lidia makes macaroni and cheese!
Truffles for Breakfast and Dinner
aired: Sat, Aug 4, 2007
Lidia makes scrambled eggs with truffles for breakfast followed by a risotto with coddled egg and white truffles for dinner.
Gnocchi, Savory and Sweet
aired: Sun, Jul 29, 2007
Lidia makes potato gnocchi and an apple pastry with a hazelnut crust.
Autumn in Maremma
aired: Fri, Jul 27, 2007
Slow-cooked rabbit with chestnuts.
Stir That Pot
aired: Fri, Jul 20, 2007
Polenta for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Braciole: A Cinnamon Roll
aired: Fri, Jul 13, 2007
Beef cutlets garnished with cinnamon and cloves.
The Palm Squeeze
aired: Fri, Jul 6, 2007
Mushroom sauce; crepes filled with chocolate and hazelnut.
Spaghetti and White Clam Sauce
aired: Fri, Jun 29, 2007
Bucatini without the meat.
Anna the Couscous Lady
aired: Fri, Jun 22, 2007
A salad of orange, red onion and olives; seafood brodetto.
Bigoli Just for Me
aired: Fri, Jun 15, 2007
Pasta with chicken livers; limoncello tiramisu.
The Essence of Maremma
aired: Fri, Jun 8, 2007
Poached eggs; steak with Tuscan beans and squash.
Savor It Saor
aired: Fri, Jun 1, 2007
How to properly marinate sardines; veal chops based on a recipe from Trieste, Italy.
When in Rome Eat Pasta
aired: Fri, May 25, 2007
Two dry pasta dishes are the bucatini all'amatriciana and spaghetti cacio e pepe.
Two Tasty Pastas, Puglia-Style
aired: Fri, May 18, 2007
Tossing cherry tomatoes with arugula and cavatelli.
Sicily: The Raw and The Cooked
aired: Fri, May 11, 2007
Sicilian-style salad; scaloppine with Marsala.
Two Essentials of Roman Cuisine
aired: Fri, May 4, 2007
Chicken with artichokes; chicken with prosciutto.
Musseling My Way Through Puglia
aired: Fri, Apr 27, 2007
Vegetable farro with tuna and tomatoes; almond tart.
Lamb of the Land
aired: Fri, Apr 20, 2007
Lidia's vineyards in Friuli; roasted lamb shoulder paired with Montasio cheese crisps.
A Sicilian and His Calamari
aired: Fri, Apr 13, 2007
Calamari from Palermo, Sicily; a simple pesto Trapanese-style.
Briny as the Sea
aired: Fri, Apr 6, 2007
Wholesome seafood pastas from Istria; scampi dish called alla Buzara.