Grandma Bellino’s Italian Cookbook – Recipes From My Sicilian Grandmother is the latest book from Best Selling Cookbook author Daniel Bellino-Zwicke. The book is a collection of recipes from Daniel’s maternal Grandmother (Nonna) Giuseppina Bellino. Most recipes are from Giuseppina, but not all. There are a few recipes from other Bellino daily members and the family’s closest and dearest friends. And as the recipes in the book are mostly Sicilian, there are recipes from other regions, like; Campania (Neapolitan), Apuglia, and Rome (Lazio) as well. If you’re and avid fan and of Italian Food and Italian Cookbooks and are looking for both well-known and popular Italian dishes as well as rare and obscure ones that offer something new from the everyday, then you’re sure to love this wonderful new Italian Cookbook. Grandma Bellino’s Italian Cookbook makes a great addition to anyone’s cookbook library, especially a Italian one and more specifically a Sicilian one. There are recipes for some of the most popular and beloved dishes with recipes for Lasagna, Stuffed Artichokes, Grandma’s Tomato Sauce, Spaghetti & Meatballs, Rice Balls, and Stuffed Artichokes. Then there are some recipes of rare and unique dishes like; Melanzane Beccaficio (Savory Stuffed Eggplant), Maccheroni with Cauiflower, Timballo di Aneletti and more. Daniel is well known for his stories of the Italian Food, Italy, Italian-Americans, and rituals of the table, of which this book has many. There’s even a chapter on how to make Espresso at home in the famed Italian Coffee Pot the Napoletana.
Grandma Bellino’s Italian Cookbook is a pure delight and sure to please all who love Italian Food and cooking it, and for those who want some great history and recipes of Sicilian Food and the wonderful story of Sicilians immigrants families in America.
About The Author : Daniel Bellino Z
Daniel Bellino-Zwicke is the Best Selling author of : Sunday Sauce, Segreto Italiano – Secret Italian Recipes, La Tavola, and The Feast of The 7 Fish – Italian Christmas. Daniel has been a restaurant and wine professional for more than 25 years and is one of America’s leading authorities of Italian Wine. Daniel lives and writes in New York’s Greenwich Village where he is currently working on a new cookbook and a book on Chianti, the wine, the region and its food.
Partial list of Recipes : Arancini – Sicilian Rice Balls, Al Pacino Aglio Olio (Spaghetti w/ Garlic & Oil), Caponatina (Sicilian Sweet & Sour Eggplant), Frittata alla Nonna, Sicilian Stuffed Artichokes, Maccu (Fava Bean Soup), Grandma’s Tomato Sauce, Spaghetti & Meatballs, Pasta Gagootz, Pasta Lenticchie (Lentils), Baked Maccheroni, Grandma’s Chicken Gravy, Braciole, Uncle Tony’s Veal Marsala, Shoemakers Chicken, Sicilian Pork Chops, Grandma ‘s Gravy, Chicken Cacciatore, Grandma’s Sicilian Meatloaf, , Aunt Fran’s Ricotta Cookies and more …