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Nonna’s Recipes

Sfingi “Italian Donuts”

Sfingi “Italian Donuts”

Traditional Sicilian Sfingi are light and airy fried pastries which are rolled in sugar. These puffy pastry balls are the perfect accompaniment to a cup of espresso.

Pistachio Bundt Cake with Chocolate Chips

Pistachio Bundt Cake with Chocolate Chips

Pistachio Cake is one of the simplest recipes to make but it looks and tastes so special!

Simple Agrodolce Chicken (Sicilian Sweet and Sour Chicken)

Simple Agrodolce Chicken (Sicilian Sweet and Sour Chicken)

This is the perfect balance between sweet and sour and elevates chicken to a whole new level. If you are getting tired of trying to find something new to do with chicken, look no further.

Italian Pasta Broccoli

Italian Pasta Broccoli

Nonna’s Pasta with Broccoli is so delicious and creamy that you will not believe that you are eating broccoli! We mix the broccoli with olive oil, garlic, and cheese to create a sauce that is soft and velvety!

Flaky Cannoli Shells Made From Scratch

Flaky Cannoli Shells Made From Scratch

Cannoli shells made from scratch are flaky, crispy and light.

Cannoli Filling Recipe with Ricotta

Cannoli Filling Recipe with Ricotta

Cannoli filled with ricotta and chocolate chips is a classic Sicilian dessert. This delicious pastry filling is sweet, decadent and incredibly easy to make.

Sicilian Fried Artichoke Hearts In Pastella

Sicilian Fried Artichoke Hearts In Pastella

A traditional Sicilian recipe for artichokes coated in a batter seasoned with parmesan cheese, parsley and mint, then fried to golden perfection.

Nonna’s Homemade Chicken Soup with Pastina

Nonna’s Homemade Chicken Soup with Pastina

Nonna’s homemade chicken soup is comfort food at its best and boy is it easy to make. This is a perfect meal for this time of year when the weather in the north east is starting to get cooler and you just want something homey 

Italian Orange Cookies – Nonna’s Biscotti All’Arancia

Italian Orange Cookies – Nonna’s Biscotti All’Arancia

Nonna’s simple orange cookies are the perfect companion to a cup of tea or your favorite coffee. Slightly crispy on the outside and light and airy on the inside, they remind me of orange flavored lady fingers.

How To Make Authentic Homemade Sicilian Eggplant Caponata

How To Make Authentic Homemade Sicilian Eggplant Caponata

Homemade Sicilian eggplant caponata is delicious served as an appetizer with crostini or as an accompaniment to chicken or fish. It is a blend of eggplant, olives, celery, tomato, and capers. The bold flavors of these simple vegetables are heightened and complemented by the sweet and sour “agrodolce” sauce that it is cooked in.



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