Back to my Alma Mater - Part 2

Back to my Alma Mater - Part 2
  On March 4, 2012, as part of the celebrations of Women's History Month , I had the pleasure to be invited by the Alumni Associations of St. John's University and speak to my fellow Alumnae from the ...
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Happy Holidays - Buon Natale - Merry Christmas

Happy Holidays - Buon Natale - Merry Christmas
Enjoy this beautiful Christmas song performed by Luciano Pavarotti: "Tu Scendi dalle Stelle"      
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My Little Bottega

My Little Bottega
  When I started this wonderful Cooking with Nonna project, I never imagined that it would one day lead me into following the footsteps of both my great nonna Regina and my nonna Romana. You see, over...
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Arrivederci Seattle

Just a few days ago I have come back from one of the most memorable experiences of my life... a trip to Seattle to host La Festa Italiana ! I must confess that Seattle is absolutely a jewel of a city ...
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My First National Gourmet Institute Experience!

My First National Gourmet Institute Experience!
    Many of you know that I've recently completed the Natural Gourmet Institute's 30th annual Summer Intensive class.  As someone in the food business I believe in being an eternal student.  My class ...
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Festa Italiana - Seattle

Festa Italiana - Seattle
  My Dear Friends, I'm so excited to have been invited as the Special Guest at the Festa Italiana in Seattle which will take place on September 24 & 25, 2011. At this event I will be doing a demo on e...
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ITALY with ROSSELLA

ITALY with ROSSELLA
  Italy with Rossella   Come with me! Vieni con Me! ...on a Culinary Tour of a Lifetime in Sunny Puglia & Campania! Italy... Coast to  Coast!!!   Featuring Cooking lessons by local Nonne!    &   My Ho...
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Happy Nutella Day!

Happy Nutella Day!
      ALAS! It's here! The day of all days! It's National Nutella Day my friends! My favorite substance ever invented.  To me, it is truly the divine food of the Gods.  A glorious, chocolatey velour o...
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My Virtual Trip to Sardegna!

My Virtual Trip to Sardegna!
    The other nite I was invited to a wonderful event in New York City organized by Alta Cucina Society and Regione Sardegna. The event was to present some of the specialty food of a wonderful region ...
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Sopressata Time!!!

Sopressata Time!!!
      Another glorious day of food is upon us! And today, as you all know is National Sopressata Day. For no other reason than because we here at Cooking With Nonna said so! Now, if you all at home ar...
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La Befana

La Befana
    Ciao Bambini! - Hello Children! La Befana viene di notte con le scarpe tutte rotte col vestito alla Romana: Viva viva la Befana!   My Nonna Romana used to say this to me every year ...
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CIIAC Gala

CIIAC Gala
    Center for Italian and Italian-American Culture   Awards Gala November 12, 2010  One of the most memorable evenings of my life. I want to thank the Center for Italian and Italian-American Culture ...
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My First NIAF Convention

My First NIAF Convention
Photo: Derek Parks Well kids, I'm back from the capital! And I did it! I channeled my inner Tony Robbins and I gave my very first official speech.  Now some of you might be thinking that public speaki...
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Back to my Alma Mater - St. John's University

Back to my Alma Mater - St. John's University
   Yesterday, October 18, 2010,  I had the distinguished honor of going back to my Alma Mater - St. John's University together with the full Team Nonna: my Mamma Angela and my lovely Nonna Romana. The...
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My 24 Hour Restaurant Battle Experience

My 24 Hour Restaurant Battle Experience
    After patiently awaiting the premier of our episode, Team Nonna sat  down in front of the television with a lovely slice of gelato cake that my friend Giorgio Klinar from Caffe` Gelateria Sotto Ze...
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How I got on the Food Network!

How I got on the Food Network!
        I'm sure many of you are wondering how a scrappy chick from Brooklyn with a web show about cooking with Nonna's got herself on to the Food Network.  Not to mention dragging her own mother and ...
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Food Network - 24 Hours Restaurant Battle

Food Network - 24 Hours Restaurant Battle
  We Won!!!   Food Network 24 Hour Restaurant Battle   Ciao a Tutti, We did it!!! Me and my two wonderful Teammates both on the show and in real life, my mamma Angela and my lovely Nonna Romana (Team ...
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Cooking at Masseria Torre Coccaro

Cooking at Masseria Torre Coccaro
    Continuing on my trip in Puglia, we spent a lovely day at Masseria Torre Coccaro in Fasano (Brindisi). This masseria is absolutely a 5 star resort. Everything about it is just beautiful: the archi...
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Otranto: First Stop in Puglia!

Otranto: First Stop in Puglia!
      I just came back from a wonderful trip to Puglia organized by the Puglia Center and sponsored by  Consorzio Terra Antica and Puglia Doc. I must say that it was one of the most mesmerizing trips ...
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Montelauro

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