My Visit at the Bronx Beer Hall!

My Visit at the Bronx Beer Hall!
As I sit at the bar waiting to speak to Paul and Anthony Ramirez,  two of the three owners of the Bronx Beer Hall located in the middle of the Arthur Avenue Market,  I look around and notice my fellow...
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Umbrian Love Cake

Umbrian Love Cake
  Being a region of Italy with a strong agricultural background, Umbrian cuisine is very simple. Take cakes for example. Traditional Umbrian cakes are mostly derived from bread. In the past people did...
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Childhood memories:Il Ceppo di Natale,The strain of Christmas

In the early 50’s, the families, grandparents, parents and children ,used to spent the evening afer eating, sitting around the table to tell stories.   While chatting each other, they also held small ...
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My Love Affair with Coffee!

My Love Affair with Coffee!
What does one say about an espresso machine? Well, when you have a debatable espresso addiction as I do there is a lot to be said.  I've been drinking coffee regularly for at least 15 years now. Espre...
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Nonna Denzio's Ravioli

Nonna Denzio's Ravioli
Culinary influences come in many different forms and sometimes it takes the lens of time to focus all the different influences that make us who we are. I must say that I can draw on a variety of influ...
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Limoncello Mousse

Limoncello Mousse
    The first time you try Limoncello your eyes will open wide and your senses will overload.  First off the intense lemon hits your tongue.  Next, the slightly bitter tanginess  of lemon rind fills y...
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Strawberry Shortcake Goes Italian

Strawberry Shortcake Goes Italian
    L et's take this very American dessert and give it an Italian twist for a simple Summertime treat, especially while strawberries are in season.  Cut up a pint of fresh sweet strawberries into slic...
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A Taste of Italy in Alaska

A Taste of Italy in Alaska
    “Buon Viaggio!”    Now THAT is what we should have heard as we boarded for an Alaskan cruise in Seattle last month.   First of all, we came to find out that our beautiful, 930’ long ship, The Star...
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Grilled Fennel, Orange and Buffalo Mozzarella Salad

Grilled Fennel, Orange and Buffalo Mozzarella Salad
Bright sunshine , olive groves, citrus trees, rolling hills and beautiful beaches are just a few things that I remember about my travels to Sicily.  Small cars and scooters buzzing around the tight, l...
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Panna Cotta all'Amaretto

Panna Cotta all'Amaretto
Amaretto Panna Cotta         Comfort food, easy comfort food.  Whether it is an eggy oven baked custard or Italy's voluptuous Panna Cotta, creamy dairy based are always a hit.  I experiment with Panna...
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Happy Nutella Day!

Happy Nutella Day!
      ALAS! It's here! The day of all days! It's National Nutella Day my friends! My favorite substance ever invented.  To me, it is truly the divine food of the Gods.  A glorious, chocolatey velour o...
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Sopressata Time!!!

Sopressata Time!!!
      Another glorious day of food is upon us! And today, as you all know is National Sopressata Day. For no other reason than because we here at Cooking With Nonna said so! Now, if you all at home ar...
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Cooking at Masseria Torre Coccaro

Cooking at Masseria Torre Coccaro
    Continuing on my trip in Puglia, we spent a lovely day at Masseria Torre Coccaro in Fasano (Brindisi). This masseria is absolutely a 5 star resort. Everything about it is just beautiful: the archi...
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A Cake for Your Valentine!

A Cake for Your Valentine!
    Ciao a tutti, Tis the season of love and heartfelt togetherness!  That's right guys and gals, the fat, rosy cherub of Valentine's Day has all but arrived, and you know what that means: chocolate! ...
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More Nutella for All!

More Nutella for All!
    Ciao a Tutti, With Nonna Rina's homemade ravioli still fresh in the mind (and most of my freezer), we're going to head back to my kindly kitchen to literally whip up another Nutella-based dessert ...
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Welcome back Nonna Rina!

Welcome back Nonna Rina!
    Ciao a Tutti, I hope you've all enjoyed my Nutella cookies recipe, but after our quick break I am very much back as promised with the inestimable Nonna Rina.  This week she's walking us through he...
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I Love Nutella!

I Love Nutella!
    Ciao a Tutti, So here we are, Monday night, and you're all pasted to your computers  in eager anticipation of this week's fabulous nonna and her recipe that she's brought along from the farthest r...
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Welcome Nonna Rina!

Welcome Nonna Rina!
    Ciao a Tutti, Happy 2010, everyone!  It's been a whirlwind holiday season, and though I've pretty much pushed my snooze button into oblivion, it's time to get back in the kitchen!  I know it's goi...
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Christmas Time!

Christmas Time!
    Ciao a Tutti, It's Christmas week, and I don't know about you, but I have visions of a whole lot more than sugarplums dancing in my head!  The holidays have always been my favorite time of year ev...
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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!
    Ciao a Tutti, Oh. My. God.  I don't know about you out there, but I am still in a state of recovery both mentally and gastronomically.  The holidays are indeed, the most wonderful time of the year...
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