Author: Daniele Fioretti

Emma Coleman’s pictures

Emma Coleman’s great grandparents (“Bisnonni”) Camillo DiSerio and Camella Amicone with their first and second sons Giovanni and Antonio. This is the first professional photo that they took in America. A picture of the DiSerio Family in Roswell. Camillo DiSerio and Camella Amicone had 12 children but only 9 appear in the picture, because two…
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Suzanne Perazzo’s pictures

From left to right: Carmella Maria Caterina Rolandelli (Suzanne Perazzo’s grandmother) with her sisters Margherita Rolandelli, and Maria Rolandelli. On the left, Suzanne’s great grandmother Perazzo. Form Left to right: Stefano Perazzo (Suzanne’s grandfather), Marcella (Suzanne’s aunt Jean), and Maria Caterina Rolandelli Perazzo (Suzanne’s grandmother).

Steve Milano’s Pictures

Family picture (Easter 1903) The Talerico Family (ca. 1918) Antonio Milano (ca. 1918) Milano kids (ca. 1918) Mary Talerico and John Siriani wedding picture (February 18th, 1922) Nicotera wedding (New York City, 1934) Phil Siriani (1939-1940) Christmas 1940 World War II engagement Bronx grave

Italian websites review “Don’t Cut the Basil”

We are happy to share the news: the cookbook “Don’t Cut The Basil” has been reviewed by several Italian websites (mostly in Sicily) as a book that promotes Sicilian cuisine un the U.S. Many congratulations to Mary, Angela and Corrina! Three Sicilian Cousins, tre cugine siculo-americane dell’Ohio promuovono la cucina siciliana negli USA Il…
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Interview with Mary Kovach about her cookbook “Don’t Cut The Basil”

It is a pleasure to inform you that our friend, colleague, and collaborator Mary Kovach has just published, together with her cousins Corrina and Angela Siciliano, a book of Italian recipes: “Don’t Cut The Basil: Five Generations of Authentic Italian Recipes.” The book, with a foreword by Ale Gambini, is available on paperback or on…
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Interview with Lidia Bastianich

We are happy to share an interview that Mary Kovach had with Lidia Bastianich! Thanks to Mary for the permission to share the link:

Hallowed Be My Name, an article by Sante Matteo

I have the pleasure to include a witty and very interesting article written by Sante Matteo about the origin of his name. It’s a beautiful piece of writing and I really enjoyed reading it. Many thanks to Sante for sharing it!

Ferrari and Jewelry in Cincinnati

Please look at the article published on the newsletter “We The Italians” regarding the Ferrari Cruise-in VI that will take place in Cincinnati on September 12, 2020. Ferrari and Jewelry in Cincinnati

Corrina and Angela Siciliano’s Family Pictures

Angela Siciliano received this bracelet from her great aunt Helen. The bracelet was bought by Angela and Corrina’s great uncle Carmelo Spano for his girlfriend. Sadly, Carmelo was killed in World War 2 before he had a chance to give it to her. This is a picture Angela and Corrina’s great uncle Carmelo Spano in…
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The Website of the Nardella Family

I am very happy to share with you the link to the Nardella Family website: it is an amazing resource that provides stories, family pictures, and even traditional recipes. Many thanks to Gianni Rosa for sharing the link.