Cooking with Nonna

Ingredients: Serves 4 1 Lb Spaghetti, 4 Oz Pancetta cubed, 1/2 Lb Shrimp (peeled and deveined), 5 Oz Baby Spinach, 1 Cup grated Parmigiano Cheese, 1/4 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil + 2 Tbsp, 3 Oz Walnuts, 3 Cloves Garlic, …

Egg Tagliatelle with Mushrooms and Baby Kale: This is one of my all time favorite pasta dishes because it’s super easy and quick to throw together. I used a packaged fresh pasta which cooks quicker than dry pasta to save …

Sicilian Caponata, a delicious appetizer or side dish loved by all sicilians and now also loved by everyone around the world. Join Rossella and Nonna Angelina Purpura from Carini (Palermo, Sicily), Ingredients 2 Medium sized eggplant, 3 Stalks of celery chopped in …

Ingredients   2 Sticks Butter (room temperature), 2/3 Cup Granulated Sugar, 1/2 Tsp Almond Extract, Zest of 1 lemon, 3oz Almonds, 2 Cups All Purpose Flour, 1 Cup Raspberry Preserves   For the Lemon Glaze: 1 Cup Confectioners Sugar, 2-3 …

Enjoy this special parfati made with Italian amaretto cookies and strawberries! Ingredients: 3 Cups Easy Custard Cream (LINK HERE) cooled to room temperature; 2 Cups Heavy Whipping Cream; 2 Tbsp Confectioners Sugar; 1 Cup Sliced Strawberries; 4-5 Amaretti Cookies crushed   Directions: Place a …

Rossella invites Nonna Anna Buonsante, from Mola di Bari (Puglia), to make a Pugliese classic: Stuffed Eggplant in a bed of Potatoes. Ingredients 2 Medium sized black eggplants, 4 Cups – Marinara sauce, 2 Cups – Sliced potatoes, 4 Eggs, …

Rossella and Nonna Cecilia DEBellis, from Mola di Bari, Italy, are making Bird’s Nests Cookies, Basket Cookies with chopped walnuts. Lovely and delicate cookies to be enjoyed at all the major holidays and at all the family parties.   Check …

Spaghetti with Bottarga, a quick and tasty dish for any time of the year and especially during Lent. Bottarga is often called the poor man’s caviar, bottarga is the Italian word for a dense cured fish roe made from tuna, …

Orange Pomegranate Spritz… to help you celebrate the Holidays in good spirits!   Ingredients: 1 Bottle Prosecco, 2 Cups Pomegranate juice, 1 Cup Grand Marnier, 1/2 Cup Orange Juice, 1 Small Fresh pomegranate Directions/Steps:   Combine all the ingredients in a pitcher and serve …

This is such a great way to put together a quick dessert and use all that Panettone that everyone has brought over! I usually have tons of my easy Custard cream leftover around the holidays, so I added that for …