Lidia's Kitchen

Simply Lidia

Simplicity reigns in the Italian cuisine, and Lidia is a firm believer that simple cooking is better cooking. In this episode, she prepares an Orecchiette with Breadcrumbs, Pancetta, and Cauliflower recipe that features a medley of flavors and textures that adhere beautifully to the ear-shaped Pugliese pasta. She then makes Crespelle with Wild Cherries, Chocolate & Whipped Cream. Crepes were a favorite childhood recipe of hers. Her Sharing Recipe segment is with Olivia who decided to make her grandmother's...
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Tuesday, September 27 at 2:00 pm on 12.1

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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.