Rossella Rago

Rossella Rago

Rossella Rago is the host of the popular web cooking show Cooking With Nonna (www.cookingwithnonna.com). On the show, Rossella invites an Italian-American nonna to cook with her, sharing traditional Italian recipes and fond memories of childhoods in Italy. In 2010, Rossella, together with her mother and her Nonna Romana, won the “Italiano Battle” episode of the Food Network’s 24 Hour Restaurant Battle. Rossella grew up in New Jersey and spent her childhood in the kitchen with her maternal Nonna Romana, learning the long legacy of recipes from Puglia passed down through the generations for centuries.

MFOB FEATURED BOOK: Cooking with Nonna

Take a culinary journey through Italy with Rossella and her debut cookbook, Cooking With Nonna, featuring over 100 classic Italian recipes, along with advice and stories from 25 beloved Italian grandmothers. Learn to make fresh homemade pasta, handcrafted spaghetti with meatballs, and decadent four-cheese lasagna that will have everyone coming back for seconds! With easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions and mouthwatering photos, Cooking With Nonna features favorites such as Sicilian rice balls, fried calamari, stuffed artichokes, orecchiette with broccoli rabe, veal stew in a polenta bowl, struffoli, ricotta cookies, and more!

If you’re ready to bring back Sunday dinner and learn how to make Italian food just like nonna, then look no further!

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