Valentine's Day at La Bottega

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Little do many know that the February 14th holiday marked by stocking  up on cards and candy is grounded in both Pagan and Catholic orIgin stories. It is said that Valentine’s...
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Tis the Season for Panettoni

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Tis the season for the traditional Italian sweet bread, and fruitcake known as panettone. It is said that panettone originated in Milan. The word  panettone  derives...
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Christmas ornaments almost good enough to eat!

Christmas ornaments almost good enough to eat!
Nonna and I have been working diligently on bringing new festive Christmas decorations to the online shoppe and we are pleased to share our latest collection by the prolific Kurt Adler.  We endea...
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The Art of Italian Coffee

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The joy of an espresso early in the morning... One of Italy's most well known contributions is the humble espresso. Its creation is attributed to a businessman named Luigi Bezzera in the early 20th ce...
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Stunning Ceramics

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Beautiful, functional, and made by hand. Ceramics made in Italy are among the most distinct and colorful tabletop items. They're one of the best ways to add color and authenticity to your ho...
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Mother's Day with La Bottega della Nonna

Mother's Day with La Bottega della Nonna
We all know what special figures Mamma and Nonna are, so we have rounded up our favorite gifts for these exceptional women in our lives. If you want to peruse all of our offerings for Mother...
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One Pan Pasta

One Pan Pasta
We all adore sharing a delicious meal with loved ones, but many loathe the mess of pans, measuring cups, and other assorted items that remain in the aftermath. What if you only needed one pan and...
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Behind La Bottega: All About our Imported Olive Oil & Vinegars

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At La Bottega della Nonna, we pride ourselves on sourcing the highest quality products from Italy. Our olive oil and vinegar selection ranges in size, flavor, region, and more. We cover a va...
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Nonna's New & Improved Pastina Box

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We're all quite familiar by now with the hysteria surrounding the discontinuation of the beloved Ronzoni Pastina . I even got to share my insight with the publication PureWow . “Pastina has healing po...
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Pinocchio's in town!

Pinocchio's in town!
We all know the beloved puppet Pinocchio who originated in Carlo Collodi's fable, and now we can bring him home! As the tale goes, Pinocchio was carved by a woodcarver named Geppet...
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The Summer of Sophia

The Summer of Sophia
There is a new summer dress in town and her name is Sophia! Inspired by icon, Sophia Loren, Rossella brings you The Sophia Dress. Available in Lemon Spritz, Red Lipstick, and Mediterranean Green,...
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A Present for Papa'

A Present for Papa'
A Present for Papa'! While Father's Day is celebrated in Italy in March and coincides with Saint Joseph's Day, Americans set aside a day for Dad in June. This year, we asked Vito to select some of his...
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Mother's Day Roundup

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Every second Sunday of May, Italians and American's alike celebrate La Festa della Mamma . Whether you shower your Mamma with gifts, plan a Zoom from your respective cities, or are celebrating your ve...
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Is it Easter without Eggs?

Is it Easter without Eggs?
Did you receive an Easter egg in your basket when you were a child? If you're lucky you still receive or give them today! In Italy, as in many other cultures worldwide, eggs are considered a symbol of...
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Pass the Pastiera Napoletana

Pass the Pastiera Napoletana
Colomba, by all means you can buy, but the Pastiera Napoletana, you can make! While regional variations of this beloved Easter dessert exist, we are focusing here on the Neapolitan version. The P...
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Somewhere over the Rainbow Cookies

Somewhere over the Rainbow Cookies
Rainbow cookies. Seven Layer Cookies. Tricolore. There are many ways to refer to the beloved almond flavored confections stacked with jam and chocolate. While they are referred to as a cooki...
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Love is in the air

Love is in the air
Little do many know that the February 14th holiday marked by stocking  up on cards and candy is grounded in both Pagan and Catholic orgin stories. It is said that Valentine’s ...
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For the Love of Pastina

For the Love of Pastina
I think it is safe to say we could all use a little comfort these days. The kind of comfort that surrounds you like an all encompassing embrace...the kind of comfort that only a Nonna could provide.&n...
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Casting Call for Nonne to be part of Rossella's upcoming new Cookbook.

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  Casting Call for  Nonne to be part of  Rossella's upcoming new Cookbook!     I am in the process of  publishing a new Cooking with Nonna Coobok and I'm  looki...
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Nonna's Loyalty Program

Nonna's Loyalty Program
   Join Nonna's Loyalty Program and receive an immediate 250 Nonna Points Then, if you enter your Birthdate, Nonna each year will send you 500 Nonna Points as your Birthday Gift! Nonna never...
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