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Milwaukee Festa Italiana - 2015 - Photos and Videos

altI'm back from a great time at the Milwaukee Festa Italiana - 2015 I would like to thank Red Gold Tomatoes for sponsoring me for this great event! Take a look at all the Photos from the Festa Cooking Segment on NBC 4 *** Cooking Segment on FOX6
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A Christmas Celebration at A' vucchella in Bridgeport, CT

alt       Dear Friends, Are you ready to celebrate Christmas?  Well I am!!!  Please join me and my two lovely Nonne:  Nonna Romana Sciddurlo from Puglia and Nonna Antoinette Capodicci from Campania as we demonstrate some traditional Christmas dishes from Puglia and Campania.This Christmas Dinner extravaganza will take place at one of my favorite Connecticut restaurants, Trattoria 'A vucchella, own...
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Puglia with Rossella Tour 2015 - Photo Albums

altIf you missed my 2015 Puglia Culinary Tour, take a look at what you missed and make plans to join me in 2016! Enjoy all the Photo Albums below! Welcome Dinner at Masseria MarzalossaLa Madonna in Mola di BariVisit in Bari VecchiaMasseria Marzalossa - Our Home in PugliaVisit at Frantoio GalantinoDinner at Zii LuigiLunch at Antichi Sapori with Chef Pietro ZitoDinner at Tormaresca WineryVisit to Mater...
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Puglia with Rossella Culinary Tour - 2016

altHurry!!!!... Only a Few Spots Left!!!!!!!   See all the Photos from the: 2015 Puglia with Rossella Culinary Tour!   *** 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 Puglia with Rossella Culinary Tour which will be during the week of Sept. 10 to Sept 17, 2016. Once again, to make this dream come true for all o...
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Cooking with Nonna is now on RokuTV

altDear Friends, it gives me great pleasure to announce that the Cooking with Nonna Channel is now available on RokuTV. Now you can sit back in the comfort of your living room and enjoy all the Cooking with Nonna shows on a large TV screen and now miss any of my shows. If you already have a Roku box, just click on this LINK and add the Cooking with Nonna Channel to your list of favorites. Of course...
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Sorrento with Rossella Tour 2015 - Photo Albums

alt     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 DinnerCooking Class - Cavatelli with BraciolePizza PartyVisit at Gragnano Pasta FactoryVisit to PositanoMaking LimoncelloVisit at Vannulo Buffalo FarmLunch at Vesuvius WineryDinner at Feudi di San Gregorio WineryCooking Class - Ma...
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Casting Call for all Nonne - Fall-Winter 2015

alt  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 the Cooking with Nonna Show to cook with Rossella, please write to us at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. PS: All new shows will also be shown on the new Cooking with Nonna RokuTV Channel! Some Useful In...
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Chicago Taylor Street Festa Italiana

altChicago... here I Am!!!!! Sooo excited to be part of the program at the Chicago Taylor Street Festa Italiana!   Photos from the Festa!   Schedule of Events: Friday August 14 @ 9:10AM Live Cooking Demo on FOX - Good Day Chicago Here is the Segment on FOX: Click HERE!     *** Saturday August 15 @ 1:00PM Live Cooking Demo on the Festa Stage *** Sunday August 16 @ 1:00P...
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Join Me at the Fancy Food Show - 2015

alt    My Dear Friends, I have the pleasure to invite all of you to join me and Nonna Romana at the Summer Fancy Food Show which will take place on Sunday June 28 and Monday June 29, 2015 at the Javits Center in NYC. On both days, Nonna and I will be doing two cooking demonstrations using excellent products from Puglia produced by  Selezione Casillo & Agricola del Sole.           The demos will t...
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Milwaukee Festa Italiana - 2015

alt  Super excited to be back at the Milwaukee Festa Italiana     Please join me in Milwaukee on July 18 and 19, 2015 for two Cooking Shows on La Cucina Showcase! Sat. July 18Time: 2:00PMThe Rossella ShowRecipes:Tripoline with Sausage and Whipped RicottaNutella Strawberry Shortcake ***Sunday, July 19Time: 6:00PMThe Rossella and Nonna Lina Paladino ShowRecipes:Zucchini ParmigianaEggplant alla Calabr...
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The Kidz Cooking Studio Easter Event

alt     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 Studio 7921 7th Ave Brooklyn, NY Tel. 718-238-3727 This is for KIDZ only!!!! Nonna Romana and Nonna Rosa will join me for this event!!! See you there!  *** For more information and reservation...
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Sicily with Rossella Culinary Tour - 2015

alt     My Dear Friends, I am so happy to announce my new “Sicily with Rossella” Culinary Tour which will be during the week of Sept. 20 to Sept 27, 2015. Once again, to make this dream come true, I have teamed with my friends at Divine Amalfi Villas, who share the same love and passion as I do about Italy.  Together, we will indulge you with traditional masterpiece dishes of the beautiful Sici...
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Valentines at Bloomingdale's

alt Join me at Bloomingdale'sfor a ValentinesCooking Celebration!!! Bloomingdale's at the Willoowbrook Mall3 Willowbrook Blvd, Wayne, NJSaturday, January 31, 201512:00PM - 2:00PM3rd Floor***During the demo I will demonstrate two of my favorite Nutella recipes:Nutella Bouchees andNutella Mousse FREE Ferrero Rochersfor everyone that comes to visit!(Kindly provided by Ferrero Co.) Let's begin to celebra...
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Puglia with Rossella Culinary Tour - 2015

altThe Puglia Tour is SOLD OUT!!!! Hurry... 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 Dear Friends, I am absolutely happy to announce  that this year I will be doing a tour to my home region in Italy: The Puglia with Rossella Culinary Tour which will be during the week of Sept. 12 to Se...
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Sorrento with Rossella Culinary Tour - 2015

altMy Dear Friends, I am so happy to announce my new “Sorrento with Rossella” Culinary Tour which will be during the week of Aug. 29 to Sept 5, 2015. Once again, to make this dream come true, I have teamed with my friends at Divine Amalfi Villas, who share the same love and passion as I do about Italy. Together, we will indulge you with traditional masterpiece dishes of Campania, made with the hi...
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The Christmas 2014 - Recipe Contest

alt    My Dear Friends, Christmas is fast approaching and we are all getting ready to celebrate this beautiful holiday in good spirits and great food. But, one type of food is most particular at Christmas Time:  Cookies!!!  Yes, especially Christmas Cookies are something that we all look forward to at this time of the year when we all did out the Christmas traditional recipe and bake away!!  So, ...
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Casting Call for all Nonne!

alt 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 the Cooking with Nonna Show to cook with Rossella, please write to us at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Useful Information:The shoot takes place in Montville, NJ.We usually shoot on a Sunday for the enti...
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The Kidz Cooking Studio Christmas Event

alt  This is going to be lots of fun! I am so excited to share with you that on Sunday December 7, 2014 @ 4:00PM I will be doing a Struffoli Cones Event with the kids at the:Kidz Cooking Studio7921 7th AveBrooklyn, NY Tel. 718-238-3727This is for KIDZ only!!!!Nonna Romana and Nonna Rosa will join me for this event!!!See you there! ***For more information and reservations, please call the school!
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Rossella at Trattoria 'A Vucchella for a Christmas Celebration!

alt    Dear Friends, Because of the overwhelming success of the Dec. 10 Christmas Dinner celabration at Massimo in Bridgeport, CT which Sold Out in less than a week, I have decided to hold the very same event  the following Thursday,  December 18, 2014,  at another  of my favorite Connecticut restaurants, Trattoria 'A Vucchella, owned by my Italian tour buddies Chef Pasquale DiMartino and Jennifer ...
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The Thanksgiving Recipe Contest - 2014

alt     My Dear Friends, As we enter the holiday season we all begin to concentrate on the good food to prepare for the holidays. Before you know it, Thanksgiving will be here and now is the time to begin planning your menu. If you are like my family, for all major holidays, among other goodies, we have to have Pasta. So this year, the theme of the contest will be Holiday Pasta Recipes. The reci...
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