New York chef and restaurant owner Lidia Matticchio Bastianich has published yet another book, called Lidia’s Favorite Recipes (2012 Knopf). Five of her previous books have been accompanied by popular TV shows like Lidia’s Italy. She is the owner of several New York City restaurants, including Felidia, Esca and Eataly. This is her most accessible and affordable cookbook to date, a gathering of the recipes that have become her go-to meals for her very own family. Inside, find more than 100 recipes for the best, the most comforting, and the most delicious dishes in her repertoire. Here, try her vermicelli with red clam sauce.
Try another recipe from Lidia’s Italy in America (2011 Knopf).