Lidia Bastianich & Krystal Mack



Lidia Bastianich is a Queen of Italian cuisine. Through her TV shows, 11 cookbooks, and four New York City restaurants, the legendary chef is responsible for teaching countless people about the country’s traditional dishes. We catch up with Lidia to hear about her new book, Lidia’s Celebrate Like An Italian, and what she’s cooking up these days. Also stopping by the studio is Krystal Mack, legend in the making. This self-taught baker, writer, and creative consultant lives in Baltimore where she owns and operates BLK//SUGAR, her food and lifestyle concept, and BLK//MARKET, an artisan collective for creatives of color.

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Lidia's Celebrate Like an Italian: 220 Foolproof Recipes That Make Every Meal a Party
By Lidia Matticchio Bastianich, Tanya Bastianich Manuali