The beloved TV chef offers the only cookbook you’ll be able to want to give any gathering–from a dinner for two to a wedding–a delectable, welcoming Italian flavor.
No one throws a party like Lidia Bastianich! And now, on this delightful new cookbook, she gives us 220 incredible recipes for entertaining with that distinctly Bastianich flare. From Pear Bellinis to Carrot and Chickpea Dip, from Campanelle with Fennel and Shrimp to Berry Tiramisu–these are dishes your guests will love, no matter the occasion. Here, too, are Lidia’s suggestions for hosting a BBQ, making pizza for a group, choosing the easiest wine, setting an inviting table, and a lot more. Beautifully illustrated right through with full-color photographs and filled with her trademark warmth and enthusiasm, that is Lidia’s most festive book. Whether you’re planning a romantic picnic for two, a child’s birthday party, a holiday gathering, or a simple weeknight circle of relatives dinner, Lidia’s flavorful, easy-to-follow recipes and advice will have you calling in your guests: “Tutti a tavola a mangiare!”