Welcome to – Mangiare With Nonna Paolone

Nonna Paolone     Nonna Paolone was born and raised in a small town in Castropignano, Italy. She moved to North America in the 1960’s.  Nonna Paolone is a homemaker and cooks traditional Italian food that she learned growing up in Castropignano, Italy. Everyone who has been over to enjoy her Italian cooking always ask for the recipes. Since Nonna Paolone was raised cooking Italian food she doesn’t know the recipes. The recipes are stored in her heart.

So, we decided to video tape and document Nonna Paolone doing what she does best… cooking her classical homemade Italian dinners in hopes of teaching her 40+ year old daughters how to cook just like her. We welcome you to watch, learn and share her traditional italian recipes with your friends and family. You will find that her cooking is simple, easy and very delicious.


Episode #11 – In episode #11 ‎Nonna Paolone is teaching us how to make Pasta Al Forno. Nonnas’ grandkids call it Pasta Lasagne and they love it.

Watch to get the step by step instructions so you can share this dish with your family and friends. One important ingredient that Nonna always adds to her recipe is cooking with her heart. So, be sure when you make this you do it with all your heart. Enjoy!

For the Ingredients click HERE >>


WATCH PAST EPISODES

Episode #10 – In episode #10 ‎Nonna Paolone‬ is in California where she’ll be teaching us how to make “baked not fried” Cotolette di Vitello also known as Breaded Veal Milanese Cutlets (Milanese meaning, in the style of Milan, usually refers to meat that is dipped in an egg wash, coated with breadcrumbs, and fried or baked). Nonna’s kids and grandkids love it and so will yours.

Click PLAY to watch the step by step instructions:

For the Ingredients click HERE >>


Episode #1 – Watch Nonna Paolone teaches us how to make one of her most popular Italian Tomato Paste Spaghetti Sauce. It’s very simple, fast, easy and tasty.

For the Ingredients click HERE >>


Episode #2 – Watch Nonna Paolone teach us how to make a very popular and classic Italian dish called Pasta Fagioli. What is Pasta Fagioli? Pasta Fagioli is pasta with beans. If you are a fan of Dean Martin then you are very familiar with his song called “That’s Amore”. In that song Dean Martin talks about “Pasta Fagioli” singing “When the stars make you drool just like a PASTA FAGIOLI, That’s amore”.  Watch to get the step by step instructions.

For the Ingredients click HERE >>


Episode #3 – Watch Nonna Paolone teach us us how to make a very quick and simple classic Italian spaghetti dressing called Aglio E Olio. What is “Aglio E Olio“? In English it’s “Garlic and Oil”. When Nonna Paolone makes this spaghetti everyone LOVES it because it’s not like all the other “Aglio E Olio” dressings out there. Nonna Paolone has a secret ingredient that she adds to it. Watch to get the step by step instructions and find out what her secret ingredient is:

For the Ingredients click HERE >>


Episode #4 – Nonna Paolone is back in her home town of Castropignano, Italy where she’ll be teaching us how to make the real authentic homemade tomato and meat based pasta sauce (Ragù) passed down from generation to generation. This is the legit Italian sauce used in all our favorite pasta dishes.  Also, in this video Nonna surprises us by making Meatballs

Watch to get the step by step instructions:

For the Ingredients click HERE >>


Episode #5 – Nonna Paolone is in her home town of Castropignano, Italy where she’ll be teaching us how to make Fried Zucchini Flower. It’s a highly addictive Italian antipasto that is always a huge hit in Nonna Paolone’s house when ever she makes them. Nonna makes them every summer when her Zucchini’s start to bloom in June, July and August.

Watch to get the step by step instructions:

For the Ingredients click HERE >>


Episode #6 – Nonna Paolone‬ is in her home town of Castropignano, Italy with special guest Cristina Macoretta. Cristina makes the best Zucchini pizza and she will be teaching us how to make it. Zucchini’s start to bloom here in Italy in June, July and August. So, we eat lots of dishes with Zucchini in them including pizza.

Watch to get the step by step instructions:

For the Ingredients click HERE >>


Episode #7 – Nonna Paolone‬ is in her home town of Castropignano, Italy with special guest, Zeza Almeida Paolone also known as Vovó Paolone.  Vovó means grandmother in Portuguese.  She is Nonna Paolone’s sister in law.  Vovó was born in Portugal in a town called, Chaves.

Over the summer in Castropignano, Italy she made for us her traditional Cod Fish Dish that we all love. This dish is so fresh, natural, clean, organic and the taste is unforgettable. Watch to get the step by step instructions on how to make this delicious cod fish dish called, Bacalhau A Gomes De Sá. This is the perfect fish dish for you to serve on Christmas Eve and Good Friday. Your family is going to love it.

Watch to get the step by step instructions:

For the Ingredients click HERE >>


Episode #8 – we are in Castropignano, Italy with Melissa Ciancio and it is September! September is the month when the Italian ladies make their 1 year supply of Homemade Tomato Sauce. Italians like to make their own pasta sauce because the ones you buy at the store are not organic, contain lots of acid and preservatives. Doing it this way, the Italians control what’s in the sauce, how it’s made, where the tomatoes come from, plus it tastes a lot better when you make it yourself.

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For the Ingredients click HERE >>


 

Episode #9 – Nonna Paolone‬ is back in California where she’ll be teaching us how to make her simple and delicious Italian Fish Salad. Nonna makes this fish salad every Christmas Eve and Good Friday. When Nonna was growing up in Castropignano, Italy the Italian Catholics observed the tradition of eating no red meat, but instead Fish on those days. Today many Catholics still observe this tradition including Nonna Paolone.

Click PLAY to watch the step by step instructions:

For the Ingredients click HERE >>


 

Episode #10 – In episode #10 ‎Nonna Paolone‬ is in California where she’ll be teaching us how to make “baked not fried” Cotolette di Vitello also known as Breaded Veal Milanese Cutlets (Milanese meaning, in the style of Milan, usually refers to meat that is dipped in an egg wash, coated with breadcrumbs, and fried or baked). Nonna’s kids and grandkids love it and so will yours.

Click PLAY to watch the step by step instructions:

For the Ingredients click HERE >>


Episode #11 – In episode #11 ‎Nonna Paolone is teaching us how to make Pasta Al Forno. Nonnas’ grandkids call it Pasta Lasagne and they love it.

Click PLAY to watch the step by step instructions:

For the Ingredients click HERE >>