The Leonard Lopate Show Edit this Published in The Leonard Lopate Show Lidia Cooks from the Heart of Italy Listen 20 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/59635/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Lidia Bastianich inspires new respect for food and for the people who produce it in the little-known parts of Italy. Her newest cookbook, Lidia Cooks from the Heart of Italy: A Feast of 175 Regional Recipes, includes recipes from all over Italy, translated for home kitchens.