Lidia loves bringing people together in her kitchen, and she shares two recipes that are wonderful for a buffet-style meal, her favorite way of entertaining guests. She starts with a quick and easy lemony shrimp over zucchini with a sauce of garlic, butter, white wine, lemon, bread crumbs and parsley. Next on the menu is one of Lidias favorite soups, clam soup, served with plenty of grilled bread on the side.
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.