Beloved chef Lidia Matticchio Bastianich once again celebrates the land she calls home with series three of Lidia’s Italy. Journeying throughout regional Italy, Lidia samples dishes from new and unexplored regions, including Abruzzo, Sardegna and Molise. She also visits some of Italy’s famous food producers such as Trentino’s Fontina cheese and Emilia Romagna's balsamic vinegar and prosciutto di Parma.
In Central Italy’s Le Marche, she visits cheese producer Vittorio Beltrami who shows Lidia his prized sheep and leads her through the process of making his famous Pecorino cheese. In Lombardy, she ventures beyond the capital city of Milan to meet one of Italy’s most famous contemporary artists, Mario Donizetti. Back in her kitchen, Lidia is joined by family, friends and fellow chefs as she prepares mouth-watering Italian food inspired by her travels.... Read more.