Sinatra Bellino Luciano n Cappuccino

 

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Best Selling Italian Cookbook Author Daniel Bellino-Zwicke and Frank Sinatra

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FRANCIS ALBERT SINATRA

ROOTS Are From LERCARA FRIDDI, SICILIA, ITALIA

Best Selling Cookbook author Daniel Bellino-Zwicke has some things in common with the late-great Francis Albert Sinatra and famed Mafia Kingpin Charles “Lucky” Lucciano … What? Their families all hail from the town Lercara Friddi, Sicily in the Provence of Palrermo in Italy … Lucciano was born there in 1897 and immigrated with his parents in 1907 to New York and the United States. Sinatra’s father Martino Sinatra was born in there in 1892 and his parents immigrated to New York in 1903 … Bellino’s maternal grandparents Josephina and Philipo Bellino were born in Lercara Friddi and immigrated to the United States to New York City in 1904, and later settled in the Italian Conclave of Lodi, New Jersey where Daniel’s grandfather set up a Shoemaker shop on Main Street … Take note that Sinatra’s grandfather was also a shoemaker in Lercara Friddi, and it is certain the these two grandfathers must have known each other in the small Sicilian town.

More on LERCARA FRIDDI

Lercara Friddi is a commune (municipality) in the Province of Palermo in the Italian region Sicily , located about 45 kilometers (28 mi) southeast of Palermo .

Founded in 1595 by local feudataries, it is on the slopes of Madore Hill, between the valleys of Fiumetorto and Platani rivers. In the past it was an important mining center, the only one in the province of Palermo where sulfur was excavated.

On December 25, 1893, eleven people were killed in the massacre Lercara Friddi During The Fasci Siciliani

uprising after a rally of peasants and sulfur miners That asked for the abolition of taxes and better working conditions.

Andrea Finocchiaro Aprile (1878-1964), politician

Mauro Picone (1885-1977), mathematician

Anthony Martin Sinatra (1892-1969), professional boxer and father of singer, Frank Sinatra (1915-1998)

Lucky Luciano (1897-1962), gangster

Pietro Scaglione (1906-1971), magistrate

Nicolo Nicolosi (1912-1986), football player and manager

Pietro Lo Forte (1920-2004), musician

Frédéric François (b. 1950), singer-songwriter

Daniel Bellino-Zwicke (b. 1958), cookbook author

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GRANDMA BELLINO’S ITALIAN COOKBOOK

RECIPES From My SICILIAN GRANDMOTHER

by Daniel Bellino-Zwicke

Based on Sicilian Recipes from Daniel’s Maternal Nonna Giuseppina Bellino .. 

The Recipes are mostly Sicilian as well as Neapolitan dishes from Giuseppina’s friends who hailed from Napoli, Salerno, and the surrounding cities and towns of Naples.

RECIPES : ARANCINI (Sicilian Rice Balls), CAPONATA, STUFFED ARTICHOKES, BRACIOLA, ZUPPA LENTICHE (Lentil Soup) SPAGHETTI & MEATBALLS, PASTA LENTICHE, and More ….

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CHARLES “LUCKY” LUCIANO

Charles “Lucky” Luciano, born Salvatore Lucania November 24, 1897 – January 26, 1962) was an Italian-American mobster and Crime Boss. Luciano is considered the father of modern organized crime in the United States for the establishment of the first Commission. He was the first official boss of the modern Genovese crime family. He was, along with his associates instrumental in the development of the National Crime Syndicate in the United States.

Luciano was tried and successfully convicted for compulsory prostitution in 1936 after years of investigation by District Attorney Thomas E. Dewey. Luciano was given a thirty-year prison sentence, but was allowed to live his life freely outside the United States when he struck a deal with the government during World War II while still imprisoned.

 

 

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Sunday Sauce

When Italian-Americans Cook

by Daniel Bellino-Zwicke

Recipes :

SINATRA SUNDAY SAUCE

PASTA FAZOOL

SPAGHETTI MARINARA

and More …

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SOPHIA LOREN

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