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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Simple Easter Bread Recipe – Chef John – Food Wishes

Simple Easter Bread Recipe  Chef John – Food Wishes Easy * I fondly remember Easter and the way it was. All of my family emigrated here from southern Italy back in the early part of the twentieth Century. They were from Calabria, Basilicata and Benevento. Three distinct areas in Italy with different dialects and somewhat […]

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“DISGRAZIAD” Italian American Slang Word of the Day w/ Stevie B

“DISGRAZIAD” Italian American Slang Word of the Day w/ Stevie B * Take a guess as to what this means? Growin’ up I heard this over and over again.  “DISGRAZIAD” (Italian: Disgraziato) LOL * If you grew up in an Italian American or for that matter any Italian / English speaking Immigrant family…. didn’t matter […]

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Palm Sunday Explained – What is the meaning of Palm Sunday anyway?

Palm Sunday Explained What is the meaning of Palm Sunday anyway?   *   It is customary in many churches for worshippers to receive fresh palm leaves on Palm Sunday. In parts of the world where this has historically been impractical, substitute traditions have arisen.     In Italy, palm leaves are used along with small […]

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“PISCADE” Italian American Slang Word of the Day w/ Stevie B

“PISCADE” Italian American Slang Word of the Day w/ Stevie B * Take a guess as to what this means? Growin’ up I heard this over and over again.  “PISCHADE” LOL * If you grew up in an Italian American or for that matter any Italian / English speaking Immigrant family…. didn’t matter if you […]

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“GABADOST” – Italian American Slang Word of the Day w/ Stevie B

“GABADOST” Italian American Slang Word of the Day w/ Stevie B * Actually means Capa Dura or Capa Dosta Hard Head or Stubborn   Growin’ up I heard this over and over again. When someone was particularly stubborn my mother, frustrated would refer to him or her as a Capa Dosta or Hard Head.  “Capa […]

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O’ Sole Mio – Luciano Pavarotti & Bryan Adams – Duet Performance

O’ Sole Mio Luciano Pavarotti & Bryan Adams   *   Our beloved Luciano Pavarotti needs no introduction. In our memories He remains the King of High C’s and a one of the most revered personalities of all time. This concert performance features a Priceless duet with Canadian Superstar Bryan Adams.      *   […]

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