Catholic News Service
Lidia Bastianich also appears on TV, writes cookbooks, markets pasta and sauces and cooks for popes
Lidia Bastianich, even at age 68, is working like crazy.
She’s on her fifth public television cooking series, “Lidia’s Kitchen,” and on Dec. 11, will have a Christmas special on PBS. She has also written 13 books, most of them cookbooks, has a line of commercial cookware, separate lines of sauces and made-in-Italy pastas, and a string of restaurants in New York City, Chicago, Kansas City (Mo.), and even Brazil.