Cooking with Nonna

Celebrate summer with Basil Orecchiette with Garlic, Oil and Lemon Zest. One of the best use of the basil grwoing in you garden during the summer. Ingredients: 3 Oz Fresh Basil 2 1/4 Cups Semolina Rimacinata Flour 2/3 Cups Tepid …

Tiramisu is a beloved Italian dessert. It’s smooth, creamy and caffeinated so what’s not to like? I love making it for holidays primarily because it’s no-bake and let’s be honest, we’re all trying to find and easy and delicious way …

It’s the perfect season for grilling your favorite garden veggies. With everything blooming and abundantly growing, it’s time to share the fruits of your harvest with your family and friends. It’s easy and delicious. Ingredients each Eggplant, Zucchini, Yellow Squash, …

It’s almost Carnevale, and Carnevale, in Italy, means chiacchiere! Learn how to make these delciious treats with Nonna! 

Everything for your 4th of July celebration is on this plate! From rosemary-balsamic steaks topped with pineapple- red pepper salsa, to white pepper laced corn, it is all grilled to perfection.  Steaks: 6 (8-10 oz.) well-trimmed rib eye steaks 1/4 …

Rossella and her Nonna teach us to make a wonderful pasta with peas – perfect for spring! 

I’ve fallen in love with No Bake Tarts! They’re quick and easy to prepare and can be made with so many fun fillings. You can absolutely switch up the cookies in the crust and use a store bought lemon curd …

Ingredients 1 Lb Cavatelli – Homemade preferably, 1 Live lobster, 1 1/2 Dz Little neck clams, fruit removed and juice separated and filtered, 1/2 Lb Shrimp, 10 Cherry tomatoes, cut in half, 4 Cloves garlic, 1/2 Cup, White wine, 2 …

Linguine with Blue Crabs Sauce… a seafood sauce with a very sweet flavor.  Ingredients: 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, 4 cloves garlic, chopped, pinch of peperoncino, 1 dozen blue crabs, with top shell removed and washed, 1 cup chablis …

Brioche con crema or cream puffs are my favorite desserts. Nothing like the tasteless ones you buy in the bakery. The cream is made from scratch. The smell of cinnamon or cannella together with a whole lemon rind is unforgetable.  …