Catherine Scorsese makes Sunday Sauce Italian Gravy in her apartment
on Elizabeth Street, Little Italy, New York ...
"This is what my mother in-law taught me. You take a few tablespoons of tomato sauce, and put in here (with the chopped meat)."
"It keeps the meatballs soft. Not like some people. You get invited to some peoples house, and the Meatballs are hard. I better be careful. I have a lot of friends. If they see this."
At The Home of Catherine and Charles Scorsese
Elizabeth Street, New York NY
The Filming of "ITALIAN AMERICAN"
by Martin Scorsese
Starring : Catherine Scorsese and Charles Scorsese
with Martin Scorsese
Part 1 of 5
Charlie : "I remember the first Radio we got. It was in the shape of a Church."
Charlie : "Sometimes it's been known, that a man is a better cook than a woman. It's the truth."
Catherine : "Then, why don't you cook?"
Charlie : "It's not my thing."
Catherine : "We didn't have our Honeymoon, so went to Italy years later"
"This is us in Palermo. That's my aunt. She's 80 years old. That's me standing."
ITALIAN AMERICAN Part 2 of 5
Starring Catherine & Charles Scorsese
Marty has Dinner with his parents Catherine & Charlie,
at their home on Elizabeth Street
Marty : "It's California Wine, it's not Italian."
Charlie : "There's more Maccheroni coming out"
Catherine : "I made a pound of maccheroni. And there's some meat they can have."
Marty : "You want some cheese"
Charlie : You want some Mozzarell Cheese?"
"I get it from my sisters, They have a garden, and they give it to me. It last all year."
Marty : "You have some Cheese? The kind I like"
Marty : "That's it. That's the kind I like. What is it"
Catherine : "Cheese in a Basket"
Marty : "No what do you call it?"
Charlie : "That's what we call it. Cheese in a Basket"
Marty : "No what is its name?"
Charlie : "Cheese in a basket. It's Special Cheese"
Marty : "No, isn't that Ricotta?"
On Filming - It Not You Murray
Catherine "He got my up 5 O'Clock in the morning to make Spaghetti. He had to have a scene with hot Spaghetti. It was up in the Bronx. It was freezing up there."
Charlie "Yeah Ricotta. It's special cheese."
Catherine: "Come on, the Raviolis are getting cold!"
Marty : "Where is that Mozzarella from?"
"That's DiPalo, it's famous"
WHEN ITALIAN-AMERICANS COOK
SUNDAY SAUCE alla SINATARA
GOODFELLAS PRIGIONE SAUCE
SCORSESE SUNDAY GRAVY
And More ...
The old Elizabeth Street Charlie Scorsese is talking about,
filled with Pushcarts selling produce and Italian Food Products
Watch Catherine Scorsese make GRAVY
ITALIAN AMERICAN - Part 3 of 5
Charlie Scorsese talks about growing up in the Italian-American neighborhood
on Elizabeth Street in Lower Manhattan, New York.
at the Scorsese home on Elizabeth Street, New York.
ITALIAN AMERICAN Part 4 of 5
Catherine Cappa Scorsese on Elizabeth Street
with her Mother Domenica Cappa
Father Martino Cappa and one of her 5 Sisters
New York NY
ITALIAN AMERICAN Part 5 of 5
RECIPES From MY SICILIAN NONNA
GIUSEPPINA SALEMI BELLINO
From LERCARA FRIDDI, SICILY
A town near The SCORSESE FAMILY HOME
In POLIZZI GENEROSA, SICILIA