Top 10 Lidia’s Italy Recipes
Written by: Catalogs.com Editorial Staff
February 10, 2012
Filed Under Food
Contributed by Jennifer Andrews, Catalogs.com Top 10 Guru
Lidia’s Italy is a well-known PBS series that is equally appealing to foodies, cooking connoisseurs and people who simply like to experiment in the kitchen.
Hosted by chef Lidia Matticchio, Lidia’s Italy features dazzling dishes from various regions of Italy, including lesser-known areas such as Sardegno and Abruzzo.
Tune in to the cooking show or pop in a video of Lidia cooking and try out some of Lidia’s Italy recipes that will leave your taste-buds asking for more!
Watch Lidia on video and then check out our list of Lidea’s top recipes:
10. Italian-American Lasagna
The Italians are well-known for their authentic pasta dishes and this lasagna recipe with an American recipe will not disappoint.
An Italian-American favorite, serve this tantalizing cannelloni dish stuffed with meat and vegetables for a special occasion.
8. Layered Casserole
Satisfy hearty appetites with this layered casserole that feature something for everyone. A beef, cabbage and potato casserole will be one meal on your weekly menu-planning schedule!
7. Almond Torta
You won’t be able to resist this decadent Almond Torta dessert made with chocolate chips.
6. Pasta with Baked Cherry Tomatoes
Baking the cherry tomatoes before you add them to the pasta dish lends a rich and intensely satisfyingly taste to this pasta meal.
If you haven’t had gnocchi before, try the potato-filled dough bites Lidia features with peas and gorgonzola cheese.
4. Italian American Meatloaf
Meatloaf is a meal that traditionally has its roots in Germany but is frequently served by both Americans and Italians. Try Lidia’s Italy variation of a pork-ground beef meatloaf made with vegetables and cheese.
3. Steamed Swordfish
Swordfish is a frequent catch in the beautiful port town of Bagnara featured in episodes of Lidia’s Italy. Prepare a simple, healthy and delicious meal by following Lidia’s recipe for Steamed Swordfish Bagnara-style.
2. Cannoli Napoleon
Enjoy this crispy creamy Cannoli Napoleon with a rich cup of coffee and a good friend to satisfy your sweet tooth.
1. Artichoke soup
This vegetarian-friendly Artichoke soup is suitable as a light lunch served with a green salad or as an appetizer to warm your palette.