Tag Archives: Cooking with Nonna

Bocche di Dama – Rossella Rago – Cooking with Nonna

Bocche di Dama * A delicate almond cookie filled with wild cherries and decorated with sugar glaze and chocolate. *   Join us on the NEXT PAGE to see how these cookies are made.

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Spaghetti alla Puttanesca – Rosella Cooking with Nonna

“Spaghetti alla Puttanesca” Rosella Rago Cooking with Nonna * This is a very tasty and colorful dish from Naples, Italy made by Rossella Rago and Nonna Gilda. Spaghetti alla puttanesca literally translates to “spaghetti in the style of a prostitute” – a tangy, somewhat salty Italian pasta dish invented in the mid-20th century. * Spaghetti alla Puttanesca […]

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VERY SPECIAL CHRISTMAS TREAT – “Cartellate” – Cooking with Nonna

VERY SPECIAL CHRISTMAS TREAT – “Cartellate” – Cooking with Nonna * Cartellate are typical sweets originating in Apulia and also produced in neighboring regions. Known as Nevole Crispelle in Calabria, and roses or Crispedde in Basilicata.   * Join Rosella and her Nonna for this very cute video and Wonderful Recipe  

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Soprasatte – How to make Soprasatte – Rosella’s Cooking with Nonna

Soprasatte – How to make Soprasatte – * When we were kids every December our grandparents made Sopressata. My grandfather would go to the butcher and buy pork butts. We would spend an evening or a Sunday in the wine cellar shaving the fat from the meat, grinding the meat and then grinding a portion […]

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“RICOTTA CHEESECAKE” – The Best Rosella’s Cooking with Nonna

RICOTTA CHEESECAKE THE BEST EVER * As we approach the Easter Season you might want to think about Ricotta Cheesecake. Truly one of God’s gifts to the World my grandmother used to make this and ruined my taste for New York style. It just melts in your mouth with texture almost like velvet. I LOVE […]

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