Tomatoes make the perfect canvas for any recipe, and in today's episode, Lidia shares three of her favorite dishes featuring this juicy, delicious staple of Italian cuisine. Her menu includes eggs poached in tomato sauce, served over easy on top of a crunchy slice of grilled country bread; stuffed tomatoes, filled with a classic combination of rice, mozzarella and basil. Lidia's chilled tomato soup is a perfect summertime dish prepared with a complex addition of basil, orange and yogurt - a bright,... [see more] refreshing dish.
LIDIA'S KITCHEN is a paean to the importance of mealtime. Over the course of 26 episodes, 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 makes rustic staples, including oatmeal biscuits, apple cider-braised pork shoulder, potato pizza, salmon with mustard sauce, country onion soup, lentil country salad and Grandma Rosa's apple cake. Filled with tips and techniques collected through years in the kitchen and at the family table, Lidia channels her passion for teaching into a fun and trustworthy curriculum of kitchen wisdom.