A Present for Papa'

A Present for Papa'
A Present for Papa'! While Father's Day is celebrated in Italy in March and coincides with Saint Joseph's Day, Americans set aside a day for Dad in June. This year, we asked Vito to select some of his...
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Mother's Day Roundup

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Every second Sunday of May, Italians and American's alike celebrate La Festa della Mamma . Whether you shower your Mamma with gifts, plan a Zoom from your respective cities, or are celebrating your ve...
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Is it Easter without Eggs?

Is it Easter without Eggs?
Did you receive an Easter egg in your basket when you were a child? If you're lucky you still receive or give them today! In Italy, as in many other cultures worldwide, eggs are considered a symbol of...
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Pass the Pastiera Napoletana

Pass the Pastiera Napoletana
Colomba, by all means you can buy, but the Pastiera Napoletana, you can make! While regional variations of this beloved Easter dessert exist, we are focusing here on the Neapolitan version. The P...
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Somewhere over the Rainbow Cookies

Somewhere over the Rainbow Cookies
Rainbow cookies. Seven Layer Cookies. Tricolore. There are many ways to refer to the beloved almond flavored confections stacked with jam and chocolate. While they are referred to as a cooki...
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Love is in the air

Love is in the air
Little do many know that the February 14th holiday marked by stocking  up on cards and candy is grounded in both Pagan and Catholic orgin stories. It is said that Valentine’s ...
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For the Love of Pastina

For the Love of Pastina
I think it is safe to say we could all use a little comfort these days. The kind of comfort that surrounds you like an all encompassing embrace...the kind of comfort that only a Nonna could provide.&n...
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Casting Call for Nonne to be part of Rossella's upcoming new Cookbook.

Casting  Call for Nonne to be part of  Rossella's upcoming new Cookbook.
  Casting Call for  Nonne to be part of  Rossella's upcoming new Cookbook!     I am in the process of  publishing a new Cooking with Nonna Coobok and I'm  looki...
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Nonna's Loyalty Program

Nonna's Loyalty Program
   Join Nonna's Loyalty Program and receive an immediate 250 Nonna Points Then, if you enter your Birthdate, Nonna each year will send you 500 Nonna Points as your Birthday Gift! Nonna never...
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How a Cornicello from Capri brought me good luck!

How a Cornicello from Capri brought me good luck!
How a Cornicello from Capri brought me good luck!   I spent the most wonderful afternoon in Capri this year on The Cooking With Nonna Tour. As my group shopped and explored I wandered into the sw...
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Puglia with Rossella Culinary Tour - 2019

Puglia with Rossella Culinary Tour - 2019
Puglia with Rossella Culinary Tour - 2019 July 6 - 13, 2019       My Dear Amici, I am absolutely happy to announce that this year I will be doing a tour to my home region in Italy: The ...
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Amalfi Coast with Rossella Culinary Tour - 2019

Amalfi Coast with Rossella Culinary Tour - 2019
Amalfi Coast with Rossella  Culinary Tour - 2019 June 29 - July 6, 2019 PS:  Celebrate Rossella's birthday (July 4th) on the Amalfi Coast! You are all invited to the party!     My ...
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Traditional Good Friday Foods

Traditional Good Friday Foods
Traditional Good Friday Foods     Good Friday is a Christian holiday commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ after he was betrayed by Judas on Holy Thursday, marked by The Last Supper....
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St. Joseph's Day Celebration

St. Joseph's Day Celebration
St. Joseph's Day Celebration   A traditional altar on Saint Joseph’s Day. One of the quintessential Italian holidays beloved by many is the Feast of Saint Joseph, honoring of the husband of the B...
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Celebrate International Women's Day

Celebrate International Women's Day
Celebrate International Women's Day March 8th marks International Women’s Day, or as it is known in Italy, la Festa della Donna. This momentous day is commemorated by sharing mimosa blossoms. The prac...
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Sorrento with Rossella Tour 2015 - Photo Albums

Sorrento with Rossella Tour 2015 - Photo Albums
      For all those of you that were not able to join me on my 2015  Sorrento Culinary Tour... this is what you missed!!!! Please see all the photo albums below! Welcome Dinner Cooking Class - Cavatel...
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Casting Call for all Nonne - Fall-Winter 2015

Casting Call for all Nonne - Fall-Winter 2015
  Casting Call for all Nonne!   We are starting to shoot the new season of the Cooking with Nonna Show ! If you are a Nonna with roots from any region of Italy and would like to be a guest Nonna on th...
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The Kidz Cooking Studio Easter Event

The Kidz Cooking Studio Easter Event
      Please sign up your Kids for this fun party!  I am so excited to share with you that on Sunday March 15, 2015 @ 4:00PM I will be doing an Easter Bread Event with the kids at the: Kidz Cooking St...
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Casting Call for all Nonne!

Casting Call for all Nonne!
  Casting Call for all Nonne!   We are starting to shoot the new season of the Cooking with Nonna Show ! If you are a Nonna with roots from any region of Italy and would like to be a guest Nonna on th...
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Dinner at La Cantina di Cianna Cianne in Bari Vecchia

Dinner at La Cantina di Cianna Cianne in Bari Vecchia
On my last trip to Italy I was overwhelmed by new tastes and experiences. Even though I've been there many times, I'm always amazed by the many hidden gems I find. That was certainly the case with La ...
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