home or Register


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.
 
more about lidia ›




Beef Braised in Barolo
Barolo is the king of Italian reds, a big wine,...
 
see all
lidia's recipes ›


Lidias Common Sense Cooking: Finding Fresh Eggs

 
see all lidia's videos ›


see all of lidia's photos ›


Farro
Farro is one of the oldest grains, and I urge you to try it. If you are not familiar with it, you will...
 
see previous tips ›
see next tips ›


Lidia celebrates children's books at Dr. Seuss' Birthday Bash in St. Louis and raises funds for the St. Louis Community College
Lidia will read Dr. Seuss' Green Eggs and Ham" and her own brand new children's book, Lidia’s Egg-Citing Farm Adventure...
 
Lidia on Rachel Ray
Tune in to Rachel Ray on Wednesday to see" Lidia teach Nate Berkus how to cook short pasta and talk about her new book,...
 
Lidia on Hoy in Mexico City
Lidia will be on hoy today at 10:37amCT cooking some great dishes. Be sure to check your local...
 
see all latest news ›

Food Books and Dvds Tableware

Lidia's Commonsense Italian Cooking
Lidia brings viewers on a road trip into the heart of Italian-American cooking.
buy now ›
read more ›

LIDIA'S
Enjoy Lidia's pastas and sauces!
buy now ›

Lidia's Stoneware Collection

buy now ›


Sign up now for access to
recipes, tips, and more!



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Becoming a member of the Community Table is easy and free!
Please fill out the required fields below.
*required fields

sign in information
about you


Welcome to the Community Table. Please sign in to
access your recipe box, photos, discussions,
and personal settings.



Forgot password?
Not a member? Join now!
July 29, 2015
Farro

Farro is one of the oldest grains, and I urge you to try it. If you are not familiar with it, you will come to love it. An ancient form of wheat (also called emmer), farro cooks like pearl barley or rice, with no soaking. It has a wonderful nutty flavor and is very nutritious. Since it is now sold in many specialty and health food markets and easily ordered online, it is easy to procure and it stores well. I hope it becomes a staple in your pantry.