Entries tagged "Nonna Liliana"

May 29, 2011

Italian Pastry Ring

  Earlier this week, I got my copy of Dianne Jacob's Will Write for Food in the mail. I am a regular reader of her blog and enjoy her honest and thoughtful posts. I...
March 18, 2011

Flavia's Fundamentals: Pasta Frolla

I had planned on publishing this post much sooner, but as you can see from the picture below, the Flavia's Flavors household has a new family member. Her name is Sienna and she's...
March 2, 2011

Apricot Crostata

First things first: I want to give a heartfelt Thank You to those of you who left thoughtful condolences about our Dutch here on Flavia's Flavors, Facebook and Twitter. Your kind words helped...
March 30, 2010

Pizza di Pasqua

IMG_0402 With Easter approaching, I thought it would be appropriate to share with you the recipe for a traditional Easter bread that I grew up eating: Pizza di Pasqua.  Despite it's name, this Easter bread...
February 4, 2010

Amatriciana Sauce

DSC04125 My maternal grandmother ("Nonna") Liliana was from Rome.  After WWII, she and my grandfather ("Nonno") Diego came to the United States, where they got married and settled in Washington, DC.  Although they lived...
February 16, 2009


Making cicerchiata at the beginning of every year is a tradition in my family.  My maternal grandmother, Nonna Liliana, made it every year without fail and every year we looked forward to it...
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