Chiacchiere (Italian Carnival Fried Dough)

Today in Italy is celebrated Fat Thursday, the traditional Catholic feast marking the last Thursday before Lent and Carnevale. Carnevale is the most colorful and playful period of the year, when everyone wears a costume or a mask, and celebrates in the streets with festive parades, allegoric floats, coriandoli (paper confetti), stelle filanti (paper streamers) and delicious sweet treats […]

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Merry Christmas With A Queen In The Kitchen

“Do give books – religious or otherwise – for Christmas. They’re never fattening, seldom sinful, and permanently personal.” – Lenore Hershey Amazon.com (US), CA, Amazon Europe: (IT, FR, ES, DE) and UK. Eat, drink and be merry! Thank you Angelica , my everything! Thank you Barbara Lamperti – Buona Pappa Thank you James Valentine – Maroon 5 Thank you Chef […]

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A Queen In The Kitchen Book launch Aperitivo Party

On August 18, 2016, I had the honor and pleasure to celebrate the release of A Queen In The Kitchen : Nonna Fernanda’s Authentic Northern Italian Cuisine With a Twist of Me. All the guests gathered in a stunning Los Angeles villa for an authentic Italian Aperitivo, Red Carpet, northern Italian dishes, book signing and […]

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