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Lidia Cooks from the Heart of Italy: A Feast of 175 Regional Recipes

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

8 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

I love Lidia!!!

I have been waiting for this cookbook for months. The recipes are authentic and easy to follow. My family adores everything I make from her books. Well done, Lidia!

posted by 2121429 on October 28, 2009

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2 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

Interesting

This cookbook is fine for reading, but for the American cook, most of the recipes are very involved and complicated. I bought it because I saw Lidia cook rice dishes on T.V. and they sounded good. I haven't tried them yet. I guess if your a really into it Italian cook...
This cookbook is fine for reading, but for the American cook, most of the recipes are very involved and complicated. I bought it because I saw Lidia cook rice dishes on T.V. and they sounded good. I haven't tried them yet. I guess if your a really into it Italian cook this book would be great.

posted by 632357 on December 5, 2009

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 30, 2010

    True Italian Cooking

    Purchased as a Christmas present for my sister who has been to Italy and is an excellent cook. She adores Italian food and especially enjoys preparing Italian dishes for family and friends.

    When I asked if the cookbook was useful I was given a resounding YES! The recipes are delicious and easy to accomplish. She really loved the personnel touch of Lidia discussing the regions from where the recipes originated. If you know someone who loves to cook Italian Food or has been to Italy and would like to cook Italian, this is a good recipe book for them.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 12, 2009

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    Pretty good

    I absolutely love Lidia and her cooking. Again, this cookbook is heavy on the fish/seafood recipes, so you must be a seafood lover to get the most out of this book!

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 29, 2011

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    Recommended

    Have watched all the episodes of Lidia that are in this cookbook and wanted to have "hard copy" of them. Always have good luck with her recipes. Ingredients are easy to find and most recipes are easy to prepare.

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  • Posted January 16, 2010

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    TOURING ITALY

    Another tour of Italy and its magnificent history. Lydia has continued my imaginary visit to the places where I always wanted to visit. Recipes are clearly presented.

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