Lidia Celebrates America
Julia Child’s Favorite Mushroom Risotto - To accompany her latest special, Lidia also hosts a series of short cooking videos. Each reflects her beloved teaching style, mixed with a dash of storytelling. Watch Lidia make Mushroom Risotto, while telling the story of opening her first restaurant, Felidia, as young woman. Hear what happened when Julia Child and James Beard came in to the restaurant asking specifically for the Risotto.
What happened when Julia Child visited Lidia’s first restaurant and ordered the risotto?
Lidia has her friend Jacques Pépin in the kitchen and they’re cooking eggs!
About Lidia Celebrates America
Beloved chef and Italian immigrant, Lidia Bastianich, travels from big cities to small towns in America to share the inspiring stories of first, second, and third-generation Americans forging their own way, and shaping the shifting definition of what it means to be an American.
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