Easter Cookie Doll & Basket recipe “PUPE di PASQUA” – Grandma’ Gina

“Easter Cookie Doll & Basket” Pupe di Pasqua Italian Grandma’ Gina *     One of the Easter Traditions that may recall has to do with what is known as  “Le Pupe di Pasqua.” In this segment we feature Italian Grandma’ Gina and her version of the Easter Dolls and Basket or Pupa di Pasqua. […]

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Italian Sweet Easter Bread Recipe – Laura Vitale

Italian Sweet Easter Bread Video Recipe Laura Vitale * The Italians love to celebrate holidays with food and Easter is one of those special holidays. Easter is preceded by Lent, a time of fasting for many Christians. Come Easter Sunday, it is time to celebrate, splurge and indulge. Eggs are often associated with Easter and […]

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Andrea Bocelli and Céline Dion Magnificent Duet: “THE PRAYER”

Andrea Bocelli & Céline Dion “The Prayer” Magnificent Performance *   Paul Verna from Billboard called this song a “gorgeous duet”. Chuck Taylor from Billboard reviewed “The Prayer”, calling it “a breathtaking, ultra-lush song, and the tour de force combination of Dion and Bocelli which will send a half-dozen chills up your spine”. Although he felt that the song is […]

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Savory Easter “TORTA PASQUALINA” Recipe by  Laura Vitale

Savory Easter Cake Torta Pasqualina  Laura in the Kitchen   * The pasqualina cake is usually a savory pie , typical of the  Easter Season.    * It is prepared by spreading very thin sheets of pasta prepared with water, flour and olive oil (without yeast ). The cut sheet that will be used for the bottom must be larger than the pan, and, in this phase of preparation, it […]

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Traditional Sweet “Easter Bread” Video Recipe – Laura Vitale

Italian Sweet Easter Bread Video Recipe Laura Vitale * The Italians love to celebrate holidays with food and Easter is one of those special holidays. Easter is preceded by Lent, a time of fasting for many Christians. Come Easter Sunday, it is time to celebrate, splurge and indulge. Eggs are often associated with Easter and […]

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Traditional Easter Cake “Torta Pasqualina” – GialloZafferano

Traditional Easter Cake “Torta Pasqualina”  GialloZafferano   * The pasqualina cake is usually a savory pie , typical of the  Easter Season.    * It is prepared by spreading very thin sheets of pasta prepared with water, flour and olive oil (without yeast ). The cut sheet that will be used for the bottom must be larger than the pan, and, in this phase of preparation, it must hang out […]

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Delicious Italian Easter Sweet Bread Written Recipe / Jovina Cooks

Italian Easter Sweet Bread Written Recipe   Jovina Cooks * Italian Sweet Easter Bread The Italians love to celebrate holidays with food and Easter is one of those special holidays. Easter is preceded by Lent, a time of fasting for many Christians. Come Easter Sunday, it is time to celebrate, splurge and indulge. Eggs are often […]

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“GOOMBA’ ” – Italian American Slang word of the day w/ Stevie B.

” Goomba’ “ Italian American Slang word of the day with Stevie B. * Take a guess as to what this means? Growin’ up I heard this over and over again.  ” GOOMBA’ “ (Compare’) * If you grew up in an Italian American or for that matter any Italian / English speaking Immigrant family…. […]

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“Mamma” Luciano Pavarotti 

“Mamma” Luciano Pavarotti  *   From our experience here The Everybody Loves Italian Family “Mamma” rates as one of the most popular Italian songs of all time. Each time we post Mamma no matter the singer the reach goes through the roof. I imagine its pretty simple though. Many of us have lost our Moms […]

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Italian Easter Cookies Recipe – Laura Vitale 

Italian Easter Cookies Recipe Laura Vitale  *   Easter brings back so many memories for me as a child. Especially the food. Coming from a huge Italian Family the holiday foods were truly something special. In this piece we feature Laura and her version of Italian Easter Cookies.    We don’t have much to say about […]

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