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Lidia Bastianich is an Emmy award-winning television host, best-selling cookbook author, and restaurateur. She has held true to her Italian roots and culture, which she proudly and warmly invites her fans to experience.
 
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Sicilian Breakfast
As early at 5 AM in Sicily, bars begin rolling out their breakfast fare. Just to list a few, there are...
 
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Lidia's Kitchen Season 3
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Lidia's Commonsense Italian Cooking
Lidia brings viewers on a road trip into the heart of Italian-American cooking.
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LIDIA'S
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Lidia's Stoneware Collection

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July 6, 2015
Sicilian Breakfast

As early at 5 AM in Sicily, bars begin rolling out their breakfast fare. Just to list a few, there are cornetti alla crema, cioccolata, ricotta, marmellata, nutella, and miele; cornetti integrali, macallè, cannoli, sfoglie, flauti, bocca di leone, ciambelle, pancioccolato and fagottini! Sicilians really enjoy their breakfast, which is usually much larger and richer than that of other parts of Italy, where breakfast is largely similar to Continental breakfast. Granita, a typical Sicilian dessert, is made of frozen sugar, water, and flavoring, and is enjoyed for breakfast in Sicily during the warm summer months. The most popular morning granita is coffee flavored and topped with fresh unsweetened whipped cream, but the famous citruses of Sicily are popular flavors any time of day. The breakfast I enjoy the most when in Sicily is a brioche stuffed with pistacchio ice cream.