October 26, 2013: Meet Lidia Bastianich and Book Signing

“Feeding ourselves, our friends, and our families is one of the most important things we do in our lives.” – Lidia Bastianich

We are excited to announce that celebrity chef Lidia Bastianich is making a stop at Mollie Stone’s Greenbrae during her upcoming book signing tour for her newest cookbook, Lidia’s Commonsense Italian Cooking. Mark your calendar:

Meet Lidia Bastianich & Book Signing
Saturday, October 26, 2013
4pm – 6pm
Mollie Stone’s Greenbrae
270 Bon Air Center, Greenbrae, CA

A signed cookbook is a fantastic memento for yourself or a personalized gift for a loved one. We will have copies of Lidia’s newest as well as most beloved cookbooks available for purchase at the event: Lidia’s Commonsense Italian Cooking, Lidia Cooks From The Heart Of Italy, Lidia’s Favorite Recipes, and Lidia’s Italy In America. We’ll also have copies of her children’s books: Lidia’s Christmas Kitchen: Nonna Tell Me A Story and Lidia’s Family Kitchen: BDay Surprise.

Keep reading to learn more about Lidia!

Lidia Bastianich is an Emmy award-winning public television host, a best-selling cookbook author, restaurateur and owner of a flourishing food and entertainment business that includes her retail line of Lidia’s Pastas & Sauces. Lidia has married her two passions in life – her family and food, to great multiple culinary endeavors alongside her two children, Joseph and Tanya.

In her beautifully illustrated new cookbook, Lidia lays out a comprehensive curriculum of wise cooking tips – from the cutting board to the kitchen table. Channeling the instructive elements from her TV show of the same name, she teaches us that a good dose of common sense is the key ingredient to a stellar meal. As a storyteller and chef, she draws on anecdotes to educate and illustrate. Recalling lessons learned from her mother, Erminia, and her grandmother Nonna Rosa, Lidia pays homage to the kitchen sages who inspired her with 150 delectable recipes.

Lidiasitaly.com is home to hundreds of Lidia’s favorite recipes and features daily cooking tips, interviews with Lidia and the family, and clips from her shows. Home to Lidia’s blog, Lidia’s website is a rich resource for anyone looking to learn more about cooking, Italian culture, gardening and nutrition.