So my mom’s family is Italian and, well, quite huge. It all goes back to my great, great-grand parents, the virile Angela and Antonnio Ferrante. They had 10 kids, and the youngest is my Auntie Rose. Auntie Rose is my Nonnie’s (grandmother’s) aunt, and she’s 91.
I remember being younger and going to the Aunties’ house for New Years. It was Auntie Angie (deceased) and Auntie Rose’s house, playing card and eating the traditional Sausage and Risotto dinner. And after dinner, we’d make sfinges.
Sfinges are these delicious donuts and, well, this year I made a video about them: