Lidia. She's Back!
“This year is special,” Lidia Bastianich told Hollywood on the Potomac during the NIAF Gala weekend when the world-renowned chef and TV personality hosted a dinner and signed her new book: My American dream: A Life of Love, Family, and Food. “Lidia Celebrates America is going to come out in November for the holidays.
This year I went to small town America because I am an immigrant and I wanted to know more about America, what constitutes this great country. America is actually a mosaic of all these different countries. Yes, second, third generations and the fascination was second, third generations of a certain nationality of immigrants that still maintain their culinary tradition. I went up to Minnesota and there the Scandinavians ice fishing.”