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December 19, 2017

It's that time of year, ringing in the holidays and Fiorella hosted her annual La Vigilia: Italian Christmas Food Traditions  fundraiser and food celebration at the Italian American Museum in Little Italy this month. Once again Cav. Dr. Joseph Scelsa continues to...

December 19, 2016

Fiorella hosted her second La Vigilia: Italian Christmas Food Traditions  lecture and food celebration at the Italian American Museum in Little Italy this month. Once again Cav. Dr. Joseph Scelsa continues to outshine the last year and the museum was as festive as...

December 1, 2016

Italian Christmas Food Traditions: La Vigilia

When: Thursday, Dec 8, 2016

Time: 6:30 pm

Where: Italian American Museum

Join Fiorella as she explores the customs and food traditions of Southern Italy. She will detail the origins of La Vigilia: The Feast of the Seven Fishes...

December 21, 2015

 

 

 

 

Conair Cuisinart Smart Stick Hand Blender $35

This hand blender is a must for any foodie friend.  Perfect to make soups, sauces, and more!

 

Hammered Flat Bottom Wok $29.95

 

This is a great gift for foodie friends who like to explore Asian style dishes!  Great for stir...

December 23, 2014

If you are stuffing a bird this season, try this Italian Peasant Stuffing! A recipe from my Neapolitan Nonna made with chicken gizzards! Its the same stuffing we make for Thanksgiving too!

 

Italian Peasant Stuffing

 

Ingredients:

2 large packages of chicken gizzards 

1 lbs...

December 21, 2014

 

My presentation La Vigilia: Italian Christmas Food Traditions at the Italian American Museum would not have been complete without the generous donations of wine from retailers in Queens and Brooklyn and the wine pairing by Rob Cittadino from Vinvino Wine Co.

 

Here’s a...

December 15, 2014

Presepio at the Italian American Museum

Natale in Naples is spectacular. In the city, in Spaccanapoli (the old section of town) the streets are lined with the famous Presepio (Nativity Scenes) that depict detailed scenes  that are so intricately carved that the viewer w...

December 14, 2014

My Filipino Christmas: Noche Buena {Nicole Santos}

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Christmas is all about the Noche Buena (good night) feast on Christmas Eve in the Santos house! Kick-off for Christmas at our house starts when my dad hangs up our paról (star lanterns). These lante...

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