Hundreds of recipes from Lidia Bastianich are posted online at her official website, LidiasItaly.com. Visitors to the site can search for recipes by course, ingredient or region. As of 2015, some of the most popular recipes on the site are, marinara, baked ziti, Italian-American meatloaf, eggplant parmigiana and chicken cacciatore.
An award-wining restaurateur and chef, Bastianich emigrated to the United States from Istria, a peninsula northeast of Venice, when she was 12. In 1998, she gained national fame as the host of the PBS cooking show, "Lidia's Italian Table." Other series she has hosted for public television include "Lidia's Italian Table" and "Lidia's Food." Select recipes from these shows are available at the PBS Food website.