Thursday, October 29, 2020

Lunch at Bar Pitti w/ Adriana Lima ???

 






ADRIANA LIMA

LUNCH at BAR PITTI







LUNCH at BAR PITTI







Author Daniel Bellino Zwicke

with Cousin Joe Macari (Macari Vineyards)

And Austrian Winemaker Helmut Giengel

LUNCH at BAR PITTI





SUNDAY SAUCE










Giovanni Tognozzi with Joe Macari Jr.

Daniel Bellino Zwicke and Helmut Giengel

Lunch at BAR PITTI

GREENWICH VILLAGE

NEW YORK












Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Worlds Best Spaghetti Clam Sauce Vongole

 




SPAGHETTI VONGOLE

Da MARINO

NAPOLI





WORLDS BEST SPAGHETTI VONGOLE



SPAGHETTI CLAM SAUCE






SUNDAY SAUCE

BRACIOLE

MEATBALLS

SUNDAY SAUCE

SPAGHETTI CLAM SAUCE


And More ...




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Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Not Water "ACQUA"

 




"You Want Water?"





"Una bottiglia d'Acqua"








The Cutest Video Ever !!!






"WHAT" ???







"YOU WANT WATER" ?





"Wakwa? OK!"




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Saturday, October 3, 2020

Uncle Frank talks Picking Olives in ITALY

UNCLE FRANK
 
And his Olive Picking days in SOUTHERN ITALY
 
Near SALERNO
 
 
 
FRANK BELLINO talks about picking Olives
 
Montinella , ITALY
 
 
 
 
SUNDAY SAUCE
 
READ ABOUT UNCLE FRANK
 
COOKING - SHARING MEALS
 
And ITALIAN-AMERICAN RITUALS
 
In NEW YORK and LODI, NEW JERSEY
 
SUNDAY SAUCE With MEATBALLS
 
SAUSAGES and BRACIOLE
RAVELLO
 
The AMALFI COAST
 
 
 
Bestselling Italian Cookbook Author
 
Daniel Bellino Zwicke
 
Ravello
Filipo Bellino
Father of Frank Bellino
Grandfather of Daniel Bellino "Z"
 
Frank Bellino
 
United States Marines
 
World War II
The Bellino Family
Minus Frank , Lilly, and Jimmy
Pictured here : Filipo Bellino, Lucia Bellino (my mother)
Tony Bellino and Nonna Giuseppina Salemi Bellino
Lodi, New Jersey
Some time in the late 1930s ?
 
Uncle Frank
 
Mangia Bene 
BOOKS by Daniel Bellino Zwicke
 
SUNDAY SAUCE
 
GRANDMA BELLINO'S ITALIAN COOKBOOK
 
 
DANIEL'S AUTHOR PAGE  AMAZON.com
.
 
 
 

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Italian Style Big Mac Recipe





BIG MAC ITALIAN STYLE



BIG MAC ITALIAN STYLE !

RECIPE 

INGREDIENTS for 4 DUDE BURGERS: 

1 ¼ pound Fresh Good Quality Ground Beef (15-20% fat)
Salt and Black Pepper
4 slices Fresh Mozzarella Cheese (whatever thickness you like)                                8 very thins slices Prosciutto di Parma
4 Hamburger Buns (toasted)
2 tablespoons vegetable oil Ketchup (Heinz is the Best)
A  jar of Best Quality Roast Peppers
4 pieces crisp fresh Boston Lettuce
Imported Italian olive Oil
1 teaspoon dry Oregano


Divide the Ground Beef into 4 equal parts. 
Shape Beef into Patties about ½ inch thick.

Heat a frying pan (Skillet) over medium heat for 3 minutes. 
Add oil, and heat 15 seconds. 

Turn flame up to high. Add raw beef patties. 

Cook 2 minutes. Season burgers with Salt and Pepper, turn the heat down to medium, cook for two minutes more.

Turn heat back up to high. Turn burgers over to other side. 

Season the cooked side of the burger with a little salt and pepper.

Cook for two minutes until Burgers are just below medium well.

For MEDIUM RARE BURGERS, cook 1 minute less on each side.

Once the Burgers are finished cooking, place the bottoms of 4 Burger Buns on 4 separate plates. Add a slice of lettuce on top of each bun. Place a roast pepper over the lettuce.  
Sprinkle Salt, Black Pepper, Oregano, and a little Olive Oil over the Roast Peppers. 

Place a cooked Burger on top of peppers.

Place two slices of Prosciutto over each Burger.  

Place a slice of Mozzarella over the Prosciutto and sprinkle with salt, Black Pepper, and a tiny bit of Olive Oil. 

Place the top of each Bun on top and serve.

Buon Apettito !







FAVORITE ITALIAN DISHES

And SECRET RECIPES 

SOUPS - PASTA - ANTIPASTI

The BEST CREAMY ITALIAN DRESSING EVER

GINO'S SECRET PASTA SAUCE

And Much More ...










Monday, September 7, 2020

Marlon Brando Talks Godfather Buffalino





Marlon Brando 

As DON VITO CORLEONE

In FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA 'S

The GODFATHER






Brando talks about the making of the GODFATJER

He says he was so Drunk, he MOONED everybody
during The Wedding scene.





BRANDO Talks The GODFATHER

And Meeting JOE COLUMBO

And Mr. BUFFILINO






Don Vito Corleone

Marlon Brando





SUNDAY SAUCE





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Great Italian-American Singers - Sinatra Jerry Valle Dino





FRANK SINATRA





FRANK SINATRA

"MY WAY" 







FRANK and DINO


Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra

A Typical Night Out in Vegas








DINO


"An EVENING in ROMA"

Dean Martin


aka DINO PAUL CROCETTI








Tony Bennett


A STRANGER in PARADISE


aka ANTONY BENEDETTO

From ASTORIA , QUEENS


NEW YORK NY






SUNDAY SAUCE

alla SINATRA










AL DI LA

Jerry Vale








"ANGELINA"

Louis Prima


"I EAT ANTIPASTO TWICE , Just because SHE is SO NICE. ANGELINA"

"ANGELINA the Waitress at The PIZZERIA"

"I EAT ZUPE and MINESTRONE , just to Be with HER ALONE"

"ANGELINA the WAITRESS at The PIZZERIA'

"PASTA FAGIOLI, I ADORE YOU"


"MY CARA MIA"

"I WILL JOIN in MATRIMONY with The GIRL Who Serves SPUMONI"


"And ANGELINA Will Be MINE"







Mario Lanza


O SOLE MIO





The FEAST of The 7 FISH

ITALIAN CHRISTMAS







.











Friday, August 28, 2020

You Know You are Italian When









YOU KNOW YOU'RE ITALIAN WHEN

1.   You have 20 1st Cousins

2.   You Talk with your Hands

3.   You are Proud of your Italian Heritage

4.   Your Nonna has plastic on her Furniture to keep it nice

5.   Sfinci, Arancini, Pignolata, Cuccidiati, Cucuzza

6.   Your Nonno has a Fig Tree

7.   You Celebrate Christmas on the 24th, not 25th

8.   Gifts come in Envelopes, not Boxes 







BESTSELING ITALIAN COOKBOOKS






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Thursday, March 12, 2020

Micahel Corleone Kills Sollozzo at Louis Italian Restaurant













LOUIS ITALIAN AMERICAN RESTAURANT



BRONX, NEW YORK





INSIDE LOUIS ITALIAN AMERICAN RESTAURANT

BRONX, NY





LOUIS

ITALIAN AMERICAN RESTAURANT

3531 White Plains Avenue

BRONX , N.Y.





The WINE LIST

At LOUIS ITALIAN & AMERICAN RESTAURANT

Where MICHAEL CORLEONE (AL Pacino)

Shot SOLLOZZO & CAPTAIN McCLUSKEY

In The GODFATHER













The SOLLOZZO Scene

The GODFATHER

MICHAEL CORLEONE meets with VIRGIL SOLLOZZO

NYPD Captain McCluskey is Sollozzo's Bodyguard





SOLLOZZO Chats with Michael






MICHAEL KILLS SOLLOZZO & McCLUSKEY






COOKING SICILIAN






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Eating Italian During Depression - Hotdogs w/ Potatoes





SPAGHETTI

.25 Cents






CLARA SHOWS HER DEPRESSION DAY MEALLS

"LOTS of POTATOES" she says ..





FAVORITE ITALIAN DISHES

And SECRET RECIPES 







HOMEMADE PIZZA

alla CLARA