Regionali Pasta Launch in NYC

Regionali Pasta Launch in NYC
  Recently I had been asked to host the launch for Bella Italia's new line of pasta, Regionali.  Bella Italia is a company that creates rustic, authentic Italian food products.  Regionali is a special...
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Sister Italy - Mamma Angela's Movie is Now Out!

Sister Italy - Mamma Angela's Movie is Now Out!
      I am so happy to announce that the movie Sister Italy, written by my Mamma Angela and in which she also plays a lead role is now available on DVD on Amazon. I invite al of you to consider purcha...
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My 4th of July Birthday Giveaway

My 4th of July Birthday Giveaway
      My Dear Friends, as you know, my birthday is once again coming up... yes I'm a 4th of July Girl! This year, instead of you giving me a gift, I will give you a real nice gift! To WIN the gift, al...
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Honored to Support CancerCare.org

Honored to Support CancerCare.org
        I'm honored to once again partner with my cooking buddy Chef Pasquale Martinelli and offer our services in support of the Live Auction that will be held on June 12, 2013 at the Annual Spring G...
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The Bellissim Story of Cappuccett Red

The Bellissim Story of Cappuccett Red
  This is the " Little Red Riding Hood Story" as an Italian-American Nonna would say it in broken English - broken Italian... Enjoy!   The Bellissim Story of Cappuccett Red Author Unknown   One mattin...
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Charity Dinner for Geraldo Rivera and Guests

Charity Dinner for Geraldo Rivera and Guests
    When I was asked to be a part of a charity auction benefiting Alexandra's Playground back in October, I jumped at the opportunity.  So here's what happened. My good friend and consulting chef, Pas...
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A Night of Traditional Recipes with Rossella at Joanne Trattoria

A Night of Traditional Recipes with Rossella at Joanne Trattoria
      This Event is SOLD OUT!   Dear Friends, I am thrilled to announce that on June, 26, 2013, I will be hosting  a dinner at the wonderful Joanne Trattoria owned by Joe and Cynthia Germanotta. But w...
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My First Class at La Scuola di Eataly in NYC

My First Class at La Scuola di Eataly in NYC
When I first heard that Nonna and  I were going to be teaching a class  at La Scuola di Eataly in New York City,  I couldn't believe it! When I attended La  Scuola's opening about a year ago to watch ...
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Join me at the Indianapolis Festa Italiana

Join me at the Indianapolis Festa Italiana
  UPDATE!!!! On Saturday, June 15, 2013, at 8:45AM tune in on  TV  Fox59 AM Weekend as I will be interviewed and do a cooking segment!  Sooo Excited!!!!! ******* Dear friends from Indianapolis and vic...
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Italian Food & Wine Extravaganza!

Italian Food & Wine Extravaganza!
Join me at the Heights Beer & Wine Emporium for a FREE Food & Wine Tasting Extravaganza!   Date: April 20, 2013 Time: 1:00PM - 5:00PM Location: Heights Beer & Wine Emporium 69 Route 17 South Hasbrouck...
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My Visit at the Bronx Beer Hall!

My Visit at the Bronx Beer Hall!
As I sit at the bar waiting to speak to Paul and Anthony Ramirez,  two of the three owners of the Bronx Beer Hall located in the middle of the Arthur Avenue Market,  I look around and notice my fellow...
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Sorrento with Rossella Culinary Tour

Sorrento with Rossella Culinary Tour
  My Dear Friends, I am so happy to announce my “Sorrento with Rossella” Culinary Tours which will be during the week of Sept. 14-21. To make this dream come true for all of you, I have teamed with my...
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Introducing: Nonna's Healthy Corner

Introducing: Nonna's Healthy Corner
  My Dear Friends, It gives me great pleasure to announce the opening of the Cooking wirh Nonna - Healthy Corner ! When I started my Cooking with Nonna adventure I quickly realized the truth of the ol...
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We are Cooking at Eataly NYC!

We are Cooking at Eataly NYC!
I am s o happy and honored to announce that on Saturday, March 23, 2013, I will be teaching a Cooking Class at La Scuola di Eataly in NYC... yes, in the Lidia Bastianich Temple ! During the class, Non...
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WIN a FREE Tour of Italy - 2012

WIN a  FREE Tour of Italy - 2012
WIN a FREE Tour of Italy - 2012 My dear Friends, that time of the year is here again when, thanks to my dea r partner Perillo Tours ,  I get to play Santa Claus and send one of you on a FREE Tour of a...
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Cooking for a Great Cause!

Cooking for a Great Cause!
Some weeks ago, I was asked by my Cooking Buddy, Chef Pasquale Martinelli , if we could team up and put ourselves on the auction block at a fundraiser for a very noble organization: Alexandra’s Playgr...
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Back from the NIAF Gala and Convention!

Back from the NIAF Gala and Convention!
I couldn't have been happier this year to Washington to attend the 2012 National Italian American Foundation Gala.  I had attended two years ago and made a speech about Italian American youth, but thi...
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At the Seattle Festa Italiana - 2012

At the Seattle Festa Italiana - 2012
Hello Friends! With the cool hints of fall in the air, and with the help of my glorious sponsor, Saeco Espresso , I headed to Seattle for the second year last week to be a part of Seattle Festa Italia...
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My Love Affair with Coffee!

My Love Affair with Coffee!
What does one say about an espresso machine? Well, when you have a debatable espresso addiction as I do there is a lot to be said.  I've been drinking coffee regularly for at least 15 years now. Espre...
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At the Milwaukee Festa Italiana - 2012

At the Milwaukee Festa Italiana - 2012
Hey Everyone! I wanted to share some behind-the-scenes stuff about my trip to Milwaukee for the Festa Italiana.  Let me tell you, I was completely blown away by the unity of this organization.  This w...
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