Lidia's Italy

September 2020

S4 Ep4

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Lidia travels to the region of Abruzzo where she goes from the highlands to the seashore exploring the beautiful scenery and fresh food.

S4 Ep3

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Lidia visits the region of Molise - an area well known for its olive oil and fresh fish. Lidia prepares a traditional Molise meal including a fish soup with vegetables, as well as taccozze pasta.

S4 Ep2

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Lidia travels to Sardegna - the second largest island in the Mediterranean - known for its beautiful granite rocks. With the help of her two grandson's, Lidia prepares a baked fregola casserole.

S3 Ep26

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Lidia explores the rich farmlands of Molise, and cooks with many of the treasures of the agricultural landscape including legumes, broad beans, potatoes, cheese, and cauliflower. She serves up gemelli with cauliflower - a simple, delicious, and healthy dish as well as simple fresh pasta squares with beans and bacon.

S3 Ep25

3.0 2 x
Lidia explores a unique regional product of Calabria - Tropea onion - a purple torpedo-looking sweet onion that is used to enhance the flavour in much of Calabrian cuisine, and whose healing properties have been promoted since Roman times.

S3 Ep24

4.0 2 x
Lidia is in Basilicata, and the fare of this region is pasta, vegetables, mountain cheese - such as pecorino or provola - and lamb and pork. Uncomplicated, yet complex flavors reign supreme, and are rolled into every freshly made pasta dish throughout the region. Back at home, Lidia teaches her son all about the flavors of...

Season 3 Episode 23

4.0 2 x
Sardegna is known for its beautiful beaches and delicious seafood, but there is also the lesser known rustic fare of the hills and mountains. During Lidia's travels inland, she discovers the wonderful homemade pastas of the region including the malloreddus - a loosely formed dumpling-like pasta.

Season 3 Episode 22

4.0 3 x
Lidia prepares stuffed veal breast - known in Italy as the cima alla Genovese. It's the dish she first presented to television viewers on the classic Master Chef series with Julia Child. Lidia says that stuffed veal breast can be found in many regions but it's the Genovese style that she feels is one of the most distinctiv...

Season 3 Episode 21

4.0 3 x
Lidia is in the region of Abruzzo, a place where the hearty food of the region has left her with such fond memories. Lidia makes a pasta with arugula and ricotta as well as a special lamb and olive dish.

Season 3 Episode 20

3.0 2 x
Lidia is in Le Marche, just east of the more well-known region of Umbria. It's a region still somewhat undiscovered by tourists, known for its mountains and great cheeses.