Who she's been starstruck by
Lidia shares that she recently got to cook for Sophia Loren, a woman who has always been one of her idols (and someone who happens to love cooking too!). But she isn't the only famous face Lidia's been able to interact with and cook for. "I think the Pope was one of the grand moments of my culinary life," Lidia says. "And then of course President Napolitano of Italy."
She's also cooked for the Bush family, and met Bette Midler and Meryl Streep. "It's a pleasure to cook for these people, because you admire their talents, and you're kind of very happy to give a little bit of your talent to please them," Lidia says.
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