In this episode, Lidia shares some of her all-time favorites tomato and onion salad alla Calabrese, a great salad to make in the summer when tomatoes are sweet and ripe. Everyone loves meatballs, and Lidia shows viewers how to use leftovers in a leftover meatball panini. Finally, Lidia stuffs pizza rolls with broccoli rabe and sausage and with ricotta and leeks.
Daytime Emmy®-winner Lidia Bastianich conjures simple, seasonal and economical dishes with grace, confidence and love. She teaches viewers to draw on their roots, allow for spontaneity, and cultivate a sense of home in the kitchen. Lidia channels her passion for teaching into a fun and trustworthy curriculum of kitchen wisdom tips and techniques collected through years in the kitchen and at the family table. Over the course of 26 episodes, Lidia makes a variety of rustic yet elegant appetizers, entrees and desserts.