We the Italians March 21, 2016 - 77 - Page 56

st # 77 MARCH 21 , 2016 read more about #IT and US IT AND US: Welcome to the Italian American Podcast By Dolores Alfieri November 2015 marked the launch of The Italian American Podcast – the first podcast dedicated to helping Italian Americans learn about and celebra- 56 | WE THE ITALIANS www.wetheitalians.com te their brilliant heritage. Recent guest Lidia Bastianich, famed chef and host of “Lidia’s Italy,” said this on an episode that aired on Easter Day – “[Your heritage] is like a tree: If you have deep roots, if you know your roots, and a hurricane comes in your life, the tree with long roots will survive the hurrica-