Cooking with Nonna

Baba’ al Limoncello! A little challenging to make but certainly worth the effort and everyone loves them! For the Baba’: 1 Lb Flour – refrigerate for 2-3 hours before use; 9 Eggs – straight out of the refrigerator; 1/2 Tbs Salt; 1 Oz …

Spring – Summer Cartellate… crispy and chilly… with a variety of flavors!  Ingredients 2 Lbs – Flour 1 3/4 Cups – Dry white wine 1/2 Cup – Olive oil 1/2 Cup – Vin Cotto (made from figs) EV Olive Oil …

Rossella and Nonna Romana Sciddurlo make an original and classic recipe from Puglia, Italy: Eggplant Parmigiana.   This recipe may also be referred to as: Eggplant Parm, Eggplant Parmesan. We call it Eggplant Parmigiana and this is a very original …

Rossella invites her own grandma Romana to prepare a classic Focaccia Bread recipe with tomatoes – Focaccia Barese. Ingredients for 8 Persons 2 Lbs – Flour, 1 Lb – Fresh tomatoes, 2 1/4 Cups – Warm water, 1 Oz – Fresh yeast, EV olive oil, Oregano, Salt …

Cartocci Siciliani are a typical pastry from Sicily usually filled with custard cream or ricotta cheese. Ingredients 1 Lb Flour “00”, if unavailable use All Purpose Flour, 1 Egg, 2 Oz Butter, 2 Oz Sugar, Zest of 1 lemon, 1 Bag of dry yeast, Lukewarm milk, …

Rossella Rago and Nonna Michelina ( U_Zia_Michelina ) are making Rigatoni alla Norma (Pasta with fried Eggplant) , a traditional dish from Sicily with pasta, fried eggplant, tomato sauce and ricotta salata. 1 Lb – Rigatoni, 28 Oz –  Crushed peeled …

Ingredients    About 8 pieces of dark meat chicken (Thighs and Drumsticks) 1 Oz dried Porcini Mushrooms soaked and chopped small. (Reserve the soaking liquid) 3 Celery Stalks cut into 1/4 inch pieces 10 Qz baby Portobello Mushrooms cubed 2 …

Rossella and Nonna Michelina show you how to make Pizza alla Faccia di Vecchia an old traditional way to make pizza from Torretta, Sicily. Ingredients: 1 Lb Pizza dough, 28 Oz Can of crushed tomatoes, 1 Lb of day old …

  Key Ingredients Serves 6-8 persons 2 Lbs Fresh Mussels, 1 1/2 Lbs Arborio Rice, 8 Medium Potatoes, 1/5 Lbs  Tomatoes chopped, 1 Onions, 6 Cloves garlic, 1 Cup White wine, 1/4 Lb Grated Pecorino, EV Olive oil, Fresh parsley, Salt & Pepper   Directions Open all the mussels and leave the …