by Tony Lip and Steven Prigge, with a foreword by Danny Aiello
Mangia with the secret family recipes and stories from your favorite Italian-American stars, including Tony Lip, Chazz Palminteri, James Gandolfini, Frank Vincent, Robert Loggia, Drea de Matteo, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Pat Cooper, Robert Davi, and many more. They may play tough on-screen, but off-screen they have a weakness for one thing: Italian food! Now you too can share their passion, and some of their family recipes that have been passed down from generation to generation. Enjoy sumptuous dishes like Tony Lip’s Stuffed Calamari, Lorriane Bracco’s Stuffed Artichokes, James Gandolfini’s Osso Buco, Edie Falco’s Penne with Sweet Sausage, Danny Aiello’s Tortellini in Brodo, Steven R. Schirripa’s Shrimp Oreganato, Dominic Chianese’s Cannoli Chianese, and many more. These well-known stars also tell personal stories of growing up Italian that will take you back to your own mother’s kitchen. If you’re not Italian–fuhgeddaboutit! Anyone can enjoy these mouthwatering recipes that you won’t find any where else. So pick up a copy, sit down, shut up and eat! The book includes a foreword by Danny Aiello and over 60 black and white photographs, some of which have never been seen before.