11th Day of Christmas: Give Lidia Bastianich’s Cookbook

"Lidia's Mastering the Art of Italian Cuisine" is perfect for anyone passionate about Italian cooking.

This article, written by Bill Daley, appears on Chicago Tribune.

Lidia Bastianich’s new book tells you how to be a great Italian cook

“Lidia’s Mastering the Art of Italian Cuisine” (Knopf, $37.50) promises right on its cover to provide “everything you need to know to be a great Italian cook.” The Lidia in question, Italian cooking authority Lidia Matticchio Bastianich, goes all-out to deliver, offering more than 400 recipes covering all types of Italian food, from appetizers to desserts, simple to challenging.

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