Films - Sandhurst
Mange mange! Nonnas are our favourite feeders.

Sandhurst’s very own Nonna, Geraldine Lubrano joins Nonna Valerie Cibej, chef Massimo Mele and Nonna Maria Mele to explore what it means to be a Nonna, and a much-loved feeder.

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Becoming a top chef requires nimble fingers.

Those incredible smells that greet you walking into a top Italian restaurant, the out-of-this world taste, those melting textures… all borrowed.

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Get your fix of Nonna affection.

Those big warm hugs, endless bowls of food, a sharp quip to put you in your place, another bowl of food. What’s not to love?

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Parents eat your heart out.

Nonna Valerie Cibej lets us in on the best things about being a Nonna. And her own kids aren’t going to like it.

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Life starts with a simple onion in the kitchen…

Chefs Andrew Cibej, Massimo Mele and Nonna Geraldine Lubrano discuss what it is that makes Italian cooking so great, especially with Nonna’s magic touch.

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Nonna Maria’s cheeky insight into parenting.

Chef Massimo Mele gets a very honest lesson in what it’s like to go from being a parent to a grandparent.

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How many layers can you fit in a lasagne?

Top Italian chef, Andrew Cibej, tells us about the greatest lasagne he’s ever tasted, made by his very own Nonna.

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Life’s thrown you a curveball? Chat to Nonna.

Our favourite Italian chef from Masterchef, Sara Oteri, talks life, love and Nonna Carmela.

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The most delectable dishes have the same secret ingredient.

Sandhurst CEO, Mimmo Lubrano and our chefs Sara Oteri and Massimo Mele discuss how great food comes straight from the heart.

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Can Australia Post handle Nonna Maria?

When a young Massimo Mele was out making his way in the world, his Mum, Maria, knew just how to help.

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Guests arriving? Channel your inner Nonna

Our Italian Masterchef, Sara Oteri, shares how her Nonna, Carmela, has inspired her in the kitchen.

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Behind every great Italian chef is a wise, recipe-toting Nonna. Meet four of Australia’s top Italian chefs and their Nonnas - women who have proven to be irreplaceable mentors.
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