Puglia with Rossella Culinary Tour - 2018

Puglia with Rossella Culinary Tour - 2018
Puglia with Rossella Culinary Tour - 2018 September 8 - 15, 2018     My Dear Friends, 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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Puglia with Rossella Culinary Tour - 2015

Puglia with Rossella Culinary Tour - 2015
The Puglia Tour is SOLD OUT!!!! H urry... there are only a few spots left on the Sorrento and Sicily Tours!!!!!       See all the Photos from the: 2014 Puglia with Rossella Culinary Tour! ***   My Dea...
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Rossella at Massimo for a Christmas Celebration!

Rossella at Massimo for a Christmas Celebration!
This event is now Sold Out !   Please join me the following day in Bridgeport, CT, at the very same even that will be held at Trattoria 'A Vucchella . For details, please visit THIS PAGE !     Dear Fr...
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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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Cooking Demos at the Fancy Food Show with Selezione Casillo

Cooking Demos at the Fancy Food Show with Selezione Casillo
I had such an amazing experience this year cooking for Selezione Casillo and their boutique company Agricola del Sole at the New York Summer Fancy Food Show.           Every year, I look forward to th...
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Puglia with Rossella Culinary Tour - 2014

Puglia with Rossella Culinary Tour - 2014
  See all the Photos from the: 2014 Puglia with Rossella Culinary Tour! *** PS:  The Puglia Tour is now Sold Out!  Stay tuned for the 2015 Tours which will be announced later in the year!   My Dear Fr...
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Join us for a Christmas Celebration at Eataly NYC

Join us for a Christmas Celebration at Eataly NYC
Dear Friends, Christmas will be here in no time and I'm honored to report that after the great success we had at La Scuola di Eataly in NYC in the Spring of 2013, we have been asked to teach another C...
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Charity Dinner for Geraldo Rivera and Guests

Charity Dinner for Geraldo Rivera and Guests
    When I was asked to be a part of a charity auction benefiting Alexandra's Playground back in October, I jumped at the opportunity.  So here's what happened. My good friend and consulting chef, Pas...
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My First Class at La Scuola di Eataly in NYC

My First Class at La Scuola di Eataly in NYC
When I first heard that Nonna and  I were going to be teaching a class  at La Scuola di Eataly in New York City,  I couldn't believe it! When I attended La  Scuola's opening about a year ago to watch ...
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We are Cooking at Eataly NYC!

We are Cooking at Eataly NYC!
I am s o happy and honored to announce that on Saturday, March 23, 2013, I will be teaching a Cooking Class at La Scuola di Eataly in NYC... yes, in the Lidia Bastianich Temple ! During the class, Non...
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A Journey to Puglia

A Journey to Puglia
Sunday February 27 in 2000 is a date forever etched into my memory. I was back in Puglia and for the next seven days my life was one comedy act after another – even though I didn’t think so at the tim...
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Wines of Apulia: The Primitivo from Old Bushes

Wines of Apulia: The Primitivo from Old Bushes
Preserving the old vine bushes has been a major driver for Morella Vini. Behind Morella Vini stands Lisa Gilbee, a graduate in oenology from Roseworthy, South Australia that went to practice in Tuscan...
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La Rasola

La Rasola
    La Rasola is a very old tool used by ladies in Puglia to make Orecchiette and Cavatelli. This particular elegant Rasola was made for me by a dear fan, Luigi Liuzzi, living in Los Angeles, CA. His ...
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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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Otranto: First Stop in Puglia!

Otranto: First Stop in Puglia!
      I just came back from a wonderful trip to Puglia organized by the Puglia Center and sponsored by  Consorzio Terra Antica and Puglia Doc. I must say that it was one of the most mesmerizing trips ...
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Montelauro

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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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My Nonna is Back

My Nonna is Back
  Ciao a Tutti! I'd like to welcome you to a very special week here at Cooking with Nonna.  My very own Nonna Romana returns to teach us one of the most coveted recipes in all of Italian cooking: Focc...
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Cooking with my Nonna

Cooking with my Nonna
  Ciao a Tutti! This week on Cooking with Nonna, my very own Nonna Romana will be on hand to show us the ins-and-outs of the notoriously curly octopus.  "Polpi in Acqua Loro" (Octopus in its own water...
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