Cooking with Nonna: Sunday Dinners with La Famiglia

Cooking with Nonna: Sunday Dinners with La Famiglia

by Rossella Rago
Cooking with Nonna: Sunday Dinners with La Famiglia

Cooking with Nonna: Sunday Dinners with La Famiglia

by Rossella Rago


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Cook your way course by course through a delicious Italian American Sunday dinner with the host of the popular web cooking show Cooking with Nonna.

In her third cookbook, Rossella Rago, host of the popular web series Cooking with Nonna, partners once again with her beloved Nonna Romana to help you host memorable and delicious Sunday dinners. Whether you’re of Italian descent or hail from another fabulous global locale, you will relate to the planning and preparation of the weekly feast as Rossella and Nonna honor you and your la bella famiglia with their culinary experience. Includes 130 easy-to-follow recipes like:

  • Sunday Ragu Sauce
  • Lasagna Rollups
  • Fusilli al Forno with Broccoli and Pesto
  • Pork with Vinegar Peppers
  • Cannoli Tiramisu
  • …and so much more!

Accompanied by beautiful photographs and heartwarming stories of food and family from New York and Puglia, Rossella and Nonna provide all the inspiration you need to gather friends and loved ones around your table.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780785249771
Publisher: Harper Celebrate
Publication date: 10/25/2022
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 206,389
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Rossella Rago is the host of the popular web TV series Cooking with Nonna. For each episode of the show, Rossella invites an Italian American nonna to cook with her and share traditional Italian recipes and fond memories of her childhood in Italy. She is the author of Cooking with Nonna: Celebrate Food & Family with over 100 Classic Recipes from Italian Grandmothers and Cooking with Nonna: A Year of Italian Holidays: 130 Classic Holiday Recipes from Italian Grandmothers. She lives with her husband in Brooklyn, New York.

Table of Contents

Foreword vi

Introduction ix

Chapter 1 Back to Basics

Semolina Pasta Dough 2

Egg Pasta Dough 3

Ricotta Pasta Dough 4

Pasta Verde Dough 5

Potato Gnocchi Dough 7

Red Wine Pasta Dough 9

Common Cuts of Fresh Pasta 11

Marinara Sauce 13

Easy Meat Sauce 14

Tomato and Basil Sauce 15

Vodka Sauce 16

Pesto Your Way 17

Vegetable Ragu 18

Ricotta Tomato Sauce 19

Chapter 2 Antipasto

Stuffed Mushrooms 23

Artichokes Gratinati 25

Meat-Sauce Stuffed Arancini 26

Baked Clams 29

Frittura di Pesce 30

Mozzarella in Carrozza 31

Cherry Tomato Bruschetta 33

Melon Caprese Antipasto Skewers 34

Artichoke Frittata 35

Sausage and Provolone Stuffed Long Hot Peppers 37

Eggplant Balls 39

Chapter 3 Soup and Salad

Lentil and Mushroom Soup 43

Minestra Maritata: Greens and Meatball Soup (Italian Wedding Soup) 44

Roasted Tomato Soup with Burrata 47

Pasta e Fagioli Soup with Pancetta 49

Summer Squash and Baby Kale Soup 51

Tortellini Soup with Sausage and Spinach 52

Minestrone Soup 53

Antipasto Salad 55

Panzanella Salad 57

Fennel and Orange Salad 59

Muffaletta Salad 60

Beet Salad 61

Chapter 4 On the Side

Sautéed Broccoli Rabe 65

Escarole with Raisins and Pignoli Nuts 67

Marinated Eggplant 68

Roasted Eggplant in Tomato Sauce 69

String Beans in Tomato Sauce 71

Zucchini Sticks 72

Vegetable Giambotta 73

Provolone-Filled Potato Croquettes 75

Chapter 5 Pasta al Forno, Lasagne, and Primi

Ziti at Forno with Ricotta (Baked Ziti) 81

Meat and Cheese Lasagna 82

Gnocchi alla Sorrentina (Baked Gnocchi with Tomato Sauce and Mozzarella) 85

Fusilli al Forno with Broccoli and Pesto 87

Lasagna Rollups 88

Spaghetti Garlic and Oil 89

Penne alia Vodka 91

Linguine with Stuffed Mussels 93

Spaghetti with Sausage Meatballs 95

Risotto with Meat Sauce 96

Rigatoni with Broccoli Rabe Cream 99

Anelletti with Tiny Meatballs 101

Spaghetti al Limone 102

Pasta Alla Zozzona (Pasta with Sausage, Pancetta, and Egg Cream) 103

Spaghetti Frank Sinatra (Spaghetti with Seafood in Red Sauce) 105

Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe and Sausage Italian American Style 107

Cavatelli with Broccoli 109

Tagliatelle with Short Rib Ragu 111

Stuffed Shells with Eggplant and Mozzarella 113

Pasta, Piselli, and Pancetta 115

Chapter 6 Secondi and Parms

Chicken Francese 119

Cutlets 120

Chicken Cacciatore 121

Sunday Ragu Sauce 123

Pugliese Chicken and Potatoes 125

Chicken Parmigiana 126

Pork with Vinegar Peppers 129

Fillet of Sole Oreganata 130

White Zucchini Parmigiana 131

Salmon Puttanesca 133

Stuffed Calamari 135

Steak Pizzaiola 137

Rice-Stuffed Tomatoes 139

Classic Meatballs 140

Veal Piccata 141

Eggplant Rollatini with Prosciutto Cotto 143

Lemon Butter Garlic Shrimp 145

Classic Eggplant Parmigiana 147

Tripe and Potatoes 149

Chapter 7 From the Oven with Amore

Garlic Knots 154

Salami and Cheese-Stuffed Calzone 157

Broccoli and Mozzarella Stromboli 159

Savory Loaf Cake 161

Potato Dough Focaccia with Olives and Tomatoes 163

Savory Olive Biscotti 165

Semolina Sunday Dinner Rolls 166

Mini Panzerotti 167

Meat-Stuffed Rustici 169

Chapter 8 La Dolce Vita: Sweets

Sambuca Ciambella with Sambuca Glaze 173

Cannoli Tiramisu 175

Rainbow / Seven-Layer Cookie Cake 177

Almond Ricotta Cheesecake 179

Feast-Style Zeppole 181

Rum Cake 183

Salame Dolce 187

Chocolate Olive Oil Ciambella 189

Peach and Amaretti Cake 191

Key Lime Mascarpone Tart 193

Marsala Zabaglione 195

Almond Panna Gotta 197

Sweet Ricotta Brioche Rolls 199

Nonna's Olive Oil Apple Sheet Cake 201

Chapter 9 That's the Way the Biscotti Crumbles

Anisette Biscotti 205

Italian Meatball Cookies 207

Fig-Filled Cookies 209

Classic Italian S Cookies 211

Pistachio Ricotta Cookies 212

Nutella Roll Up Cookies 213

Limoncello Knot Cookies 215

Nutella Chip Cookies 216

Caffè Latte Cookies 217

Spumoni Cookies 219

Jam-Filled Unicotti 221

Wine Cookies 222

Nonna's Pasta Reale Cookies 223

Chapter 10 Who Needs a Drink?

Aperol Spritz 227

The Italian Americano 229

Medigan Prosecco Cocktail 231

Negroni 232

Crema di Limoni Liqueur 233

Blood Orange Sangria 235

Lemon Sgroppino 237

Liquore di Nutella 238

Amaretto Old-Fashioned 239

Sambuca Espresso Martini 241

Limoncello Spritz 243

Acknowledgments 244

Index 247

About the Author 258

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