In 1958, 11-year-old Lidia Matticchio and her family arrived in America as Italian refugees, penniless and speaking no English. Social workers supplied them with lodging, used clothes and boxes of unfamiliar food, including a thick, canned, white substance that baffled her mother. “The red, white and blue label featured a slice of cherry pie and th...

When: Wednesday, May 02, 2018 From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of New York - Organized by : ICI - Entrance : Free The series continues with Lidia Bastianich in conversation with Maria Teresa Cometto. Lidia Bastianich is the best‐selling author of thirteen cookbooks and the Emmy award-winning host of public television’s Li...

Emmy Award-winning chef, cookbook author, restaurateur, and more — Eataly partner and chef Lidia Bastianich gives us plenty of reasons to celebrate. Enter: Lidia Day! On Saturday, April 21, Eataly Chicago is dedicating a full day of activities to the beloved chef, from a cooking class to a book signing. “Food, you know, tells us who we are, where w...

If you were asked to cook for the Pope, what would you choose to make? This was a real question for chef Lidia Bastianich in both 2008 and 2015 – the years in which Benedict XVI and Pope Francis visited the United States. “I remember vividly,” Bastianich told CNA. “It was an extraordinary experience. ”“When I got asked to cook for Pope Benedict, I...

Monday, April 30 | 7 p.m. Carnegie Library Lecture Hall | 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh 15213. The History Center's Italian American Program is proud to be a marketing sponsor of Lidia Matticchio Bastianich's lecture and book signing. Lidia's story begins with her upbringing in Pula, a formerly Italian city turned Yugoslavian under Tito's communist...

La Calabria ha scoperto l’America. E gli americani scoprono la Calabria. A cominciare da New York, dove non è raro trovare ingredienti calabresi nei menu di ristoranti di ogni tipo e fascia. E dove adesso Eataly, grazie all’accordo stipulato con Regione Calabria e all’aiuto di una testimonial come Lidia Bastianich, promuoverà più di ottanta prodott...

Il buongusto risiede in Calabria, dove i cibi sono “di tendenza” e ricercati: parola della “chef star” Lidia Bastianich. E tra questi quelli più ricercati saranno la ‘nduja, il caciocavallo, la liquirizia ed il bergamotto. “Bastianich ne è ancor più convinta – è scritto in un comunicato dell’ufficio stampa della Giunta regionale – soprattutto dopo...

The United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA) today announced Emmy award-winning public television host, best‐selling cookbook author, restaurateur, and former refugee Lidia Bastianich as its first celebrity champion for refugee youth education. As her first act in this role, Bastianich is asking Americans to host fundraising dinners to provi...

Lidia Bastianich knows how to shortcut even the simplest of recipes. When I asked the popular PBS cooking personality for holiday cocktail party tips during a Chow Town Facebook Live, she chose a trio of bruschetta from her latest cookbook “Lidia’s Celebrate Like an Italian.”  Bruschetta is the Italian word for a popular appetizer served in restaur...

Historic Families (Le Famiglie Storiche), the organization that represents thirteen quintessential producers of Amarone della Valpolicella, the Italian noble red that hails from Italy’s Veneto region, will be coming to the United States in January 2018 to host two tasting events in New York City. Historic Families aims to educate trade and consumer...