Today is all about rice, and Lidia teaches viewers how to master the technique of making risotto. She starts with an Italian classic, risotto with mushrooms. Next is red onions stuffed with rice. No food should be wasted, and Lidia shows viewers how to use risotto leftovers by making fried risotto.
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.