Nonna's House: Cooking and Reminiscing with the Italian Grandmothers of Enoteca Maria

Nonna's House: Cooking and Reminiscing with the Italian Grandmothers of Enoteca Maria

Jody Scaravella


this pretty number of nutrients and nostalgia positive factors nice traditions from the guts of Italy, with scrumptious recipes and colourful tales from the across the world celebrated grandmothers of Enoteca Maria—a unique Italian eating place the place a rotating solid of nonnas are the superstar chefs.

Enoteca Maria takes nice domestic cooking heavily. At this intimate, hospitable eating place on Staten Island, all of the cooking is finished by way of ten nonnas (grandmothers), drawing on their lonesome kin recipes, passed down for generations, which replicate their local traditions. listed below are their scrumptious do-it-yourself pastas, risottos, cakes, and extra, that have foodies from around the world taking the ferry to the forgotten borough for an actual style of Italy.

Beautiful full-color images captures the clean, particular flavors of those superb dishes. Nonna Cristina stocks her attractive Risotto with Strawberries, Black Pepper, and Parmesan; Nonna Margherita deals delectable crammed Peppers with Pine Nuts and Raisins; and Nonna Teresa indicates off her prize-winning Meat and Cheese Lasagna. Nonna Elvira whips up her peerless Linguine with Cuttlefish and Ink; Adelina creates a savory Tagliatelle with Pumpkin, Sausage, and Chestnuts; and Rosaria makes hand-crafted Spaghetti alla Chitarra with Cherry Tomatoes and Porcini Mushrooms. Nonna Carmelina stocks her vintage Potato Pie with Ham, Salami, and Mozzarella; Rosa confides her nonna’s mystery recipe for Rabbit with Sage; and Nina sautés fowl alla Capricciosa, with prosciutto and mushrooms. Nonna Francesca launches the booklet with recommendation at the normal artwork of keeping every thing from olives to soppressata.

With its totally scrumptious tastes of grandmother’s kitchen, Nonna’s apartment is a legacy of flavors handed down via generations, now captured the following without end. eating place founder Jody Scaravella says it most sensible: “If i've got a call among a three-star Michelin chef’s eating place and Grandma’s, I’m going to Grandma’s. I’m going to the source.”

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