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SUNDAY SAUCE - When Italian Americans Cook: Secret Italian Recipes & Favorite Dishes .. Italian Cookbook with Clemenza Spaghetti & Meatballs Sunday Sauce Godfather Gravy [Kindle Edition]

Daniel Bellino-Zwicke
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SUNDAY SAUCE - Italian Cooking:

When Italian-Americans Cook

"Come here kid, lem-me show you something. You never know when you're gonna have to cook for 20 guys some day. "Pete Clemenza says to Michael Corleone (Al Pacino) in Francis Ford Coppola"s The Godfather. it's one of the most famed movie scenes in history and of great importance to Italian-Americans. Clemenza is making "Gravy" aka Sunday Sauce, the Supreme Dish of Italian-America, and the dish that brings Italian Families together each and every Sunday.

>>> Learn How to Make all of the great favorites of The Italian-American Table

Learn How to Make Clemenza's Sunday Sauce, Meatballs, Pasta Fazool, Moma DiMaggio's Gravy, Goodfellas Sauce alla Prigione, and all of the great favorites of The Italian-American Table. Cook Sinatra's Spaghetti & Meatballs, Italian Wedding Soup and more, and delight in the many stories and factual information written by Italian Food & Wine Writer Daniel Bellino Zwicke. This book is filled with Joy & Love, and you will get many years of both, reading, cooking and eating the dishes of SUNDAY SAUCE "When Italian-Americans Cook".

>>> Press Release SUNDAY SAUCE by Daniel Bellino-Zwicke: Sunday Sauce to Hit the Shelves

Daniel Bellino-Zwicke is not afraid to spill the beans on secret sauces in his new book, SUNDAY SAUCE "When Italian-Americans Cook." Fans of The Godfather will be pleased to know that of the several Italian-American dishes covered in the book, the Clemenza Sunday Sauce "Gravy" made famous by Al Pacino is included.

With more than 25 years experience as a Chef and Wine Director in some of New York's most renowned restaurants, including; Del Posto, Barbetta, Odeon, Corrado, Daniel Bellino-Zwicke has delighted foodies and gastronomic adventurers with the book. Many of the meals that make Italian-American so famous as a food genre within its own right are there: Sausage & Peppers, Pasta Fazool (Pasta & Bean Soup), Spaghetti & Meatballs, Meatball Parm Sandwiches, Sunday Sauce aka Gravy, Mussels Marinara, and many more.

If you have ever wondered How to make Clemenza's Sauce, you'll find the secret here, alongside recipes for Sinatra's Meatball Sunday Sauce and Mamma DiMaggio's Sunday Gravy (Joe DiMaggio's Mother), as well as Goodfellas Veal & Peppers.

Most Helpful Reader Reviews

  • "If you're looking for a great cook book to give you some great Italian dishes to try out all courses, with a few stories to read while your food is cooking, then this is definitely the book you've been looking for." - Paris Carter
  • "Daniel understands the true nature of the ingredients he works with. The real talent is how he blends multiple flavors for a devine taste." - Scott Pudalov

  • "This book is definitely one of the best cooking books I have ever read." - Andrii
  • "This book is guaranteed to make your family and friends happy with the large variety of different styles of dishes." - Mchonan

About the Author

Daniel Bellino Zwicke lives and works in New York City where he has been a wine and restaurant professional for more than 25 years. The renowned creator of Bar Cichetti "America's First Venetian Wine Bar", Daniel worked hands-on as the chef, Wine Director and managing-partner. Daniel has also authored "La TAVOLA, The Feast of the 7 Fish", "Italian Christmas" and "Got Any Kahlua?", "The Collected Recipes of The Dude" and he is currently working on a new cookbook, yet to be named... Daniel is one of America's foremost authorities on the subject of Italian Wine.

>>> It's a time when all the family comes together to celebrate over a meal

Sundays are very important in Italian-American culture. It's a time when all the family comes together to celebrate</

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  • File Size: 1249 KB
  • Print Length: 284 pages
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  • Publisher: Broadway Fifth Press; First Edition edition (January 30, 2014)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00I5D4CUS
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars excellent read February 10, 2014
By captbob
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Don't do the mistake I did and read this book in an empty stomach..... Really good recipes and a good "story line" hopefully this will be some of my "famed Sunday meals"
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Recipes as well as stories July 6, 2014
Format:Kindle Edition
I didn't know what to expect before I loaded this on to my Kindle and started reading. The premise of the novel is a set of Italian recipes with each one accompanied by a story. This is the first of its kind that I've ever read or even heard of, so I thought I'd give it a chance and wasn't disappointed after finishing it a few days ago.

Daniel does a great job of creating the recipes and making sure that each one feels authentic and taste wonderful. All of the stories with each recipe is also well done and does a great job of connecting the food to the story. It's hard to figure out which one is more enjoyable. The story side or the recipe side of this novel, but I had to chose it would be the recipe side of the novel as the recipes are truly great and highlight Italian cuisine.

If you're looking for a great cook book to give you some great Italian dishes to try out all courses, with a few stories to read while your food is cooking, then this is definitely the book you've been looking for. As it does a splendid job of creating wonderful, quality meals.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars LOVE THIS BOOK July 5, 2014
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Wow, what a nice surprise. This book is amazing. Filled with great recipes and wonderful stories to match, painting quite an enchanting picture of the colorful Italian-American life-style of; Food, Cooking, the people and their fine rituals of the Italian Table & Kitchen. What a Joy! Get yourself a copy. You''ll be glad you did. I am.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars authentic Italian cooking June 10, 2014
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Many of the recipes are very close to those, my grandmother,who was from Sicily, made. These recipes are very good. My only critique is that the book could be edited better, but the recipes are very good. Buy the book if you want authentic italian recipes.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Made me homesick February 10, 2014
By Lindah
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I loved this book. I grew up in a town that was a little United Nations of nationalities. The majority were Italian and some of my best friends and even married some family. Living in different parts of the country I find the food is just not the same even when they say they are from the same providences. I greatly miss the Pork Stores with its sausages hanging from the ceilings. Cases full of cheese and open barrels sitting all over the stores. You will have to read to find out what a port store is. But you will not get that wonderful aroma as you open the door of cheese, sausage, spices and all the other wonderful ingredients. Need a pick me up, enter a pork store. How could you be down with all that good smell swirling around.Making gravy was an all day event on Sunday. Saturday was for making the pasta. I had a neighbor that would allow me to help her on both days. On Sunday all the family would show up at her house for dinner after Church. It was ironic because she was not Italian, her husband was. She was considered the best cook of the family and Sundays and holidays were at her house. Make some good memories for your family and friends. These are comfort foods for me.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Bellino-Zwicke captures the Italian-American Kitchen! August 14, 2014
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Get ready to sit back and let the feeling of an Italian-American Sunday wash over you! In Sunday Sauce, Bellino-Zwicke captures the full essence of Italian-American cooking, it isn't just about the food (although the food superb).

He draws us into the kitchen and tells one tale after another, in a manner that makes us feel like we are enjoying a great afternoon cooking with loved ones! He even provides music suggestions for when you are cooking, to capture the full experience.

I am always on the lookout for new recipes to add to the dinner time rotation. Our garden has been overflowing with green beans and I was tired of our regular recipe, so I started with the Green Bean recipe and wow is it a keeper. I am looking forward to years of Lucia Bellino’s Stuffed Peppers and the Sausage and Pepper Frittata.

Next on my list of recipes to try is his Mommy’s Stuffed Cabbage!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Loved the great recipes July 4, 2014
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Can't wait to try all of the recipes. Makes me hungry just reading this book. Also loved the authors stories about the foods. Again read it and enjoy!
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Classic winner in my house August 17, 2014
By Love
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"Sunday Sauce" is not just a recipe book. It's a celebration of the Italian-American culture. After reading it and making some of the recipes, I feel so much closer to the Italian community. The way that Daniel shares his experiences, and gives you a thorough background of each dish, makes you want to know more. The book is refreshing and hilarious. The recipes are absolutely delicious. My family love.. love.. loved the Sunday Sauce that I made today. I will be using this recipe book over and over again. Thank you for adding to the joy in my home.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars Great Italian stories and recipes
The stories of the authors childhood with his favorite recipes made for an enjoyable book and recipes I can't wait to try.
Published 10 days ago by Pauline Gladstone
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent
Brings back memories of growing up in Brooklyn New York. The wonderful smells coming out of Windows as you walked by. Everybody saying they had the best gravy. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Susan McEleney
3.0 out of 5 stars Three Stars
so so
Published 1 month ago by diane del dotto
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Book on Italian Traditional Cooking
Love this! We ate Sunday sauce at my Mother in Law's home for thirty years. The recipes are great and I am glad someone thought to preserve these various Italian dishes in such a... Read more
Published 1 month ago by Cynthia Filetto
4.0 out of 5 stars Enjoyed.
Entertains and interesting
Published 1 month ago by Nancy J Stewart Carr
4.0 out of 5 stars A great little cookbook to keep great Italian recipes at your side
If you're a person like me, that tends to collect cookbooks because some of the recipes inside look good and then you don't get around to using the cookbook as much as you'd like,... Read more
Published 2 months ago by Keith Sinders
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Loved it!
Published 2 months ago by Loretta Pace
5.0 out of 5 stars Fun and Zesty
I absolutely love Italian food, and the selection of recipes in this book are outstanding! The stories in this food add another dynamic to the food, and it makes you learn about... Read more
Published 2 months ago by Emily Corley
2.0 out of 5 stars Disappointed
At the risk of repeating what others have said, very repetitive. Also, could have used a proofreader and some hyphenation.
Published 2 months ago by William Bragg
5.0 out of 5 stars Don't miss this for real Italian sauces
My first book by this author, I quickly bought the second one-inside is many ways to do Sunday sauce or as many call it around NJ her, Sunday gravy I tried one so far-it rocked,... Read more
Published 3 months ago by Alberta Kliem
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