‘Sopranos’ actor Robert Funaro shares Staten Island household recipes throughout digital cooking lessons

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Robert Funaro, who performed Eugene Pontecorvo on “The Sopranos,” says there’s nothing higher than a home-cooked meal, so the Staten Island actor is educating individuals a few of his household’s basic recipes.

Funaro, who hails from New Dorp, has partnered with ChefsFeed and Andrew Jedlicka, founder and CEO of the Andrew Frank Group, for a collection of digital cooking lessons that give viewers step-by-step directions on learn how to create Italian recipes handed down from Funaro’s mom.

Funaro just lately hosted his firstclass, educating his mother’s Sunday sauce, a basic meat sauce that was a staple rising up.

“We began with my mother’s Sunday sauce — some individuals name it sauce, some individuals name it gravy, I simply eat it,” Funaro informed AMNY. “That’s my favourite recipe in all of the world. I needed to begin with those that I actually liked, that I actually like to devour and prepare dinner with love.”

His subsequent cooking class is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 25, at 8 p.m. and can dive into Mama Funaro’s Blue Claw Crab/Lobster Sauce. The fee to attend the digital class is $50; a listing of components viewers will want is accessible on the registration web page.

“To share the legacies of mother’s recipes, they’re any type of good recipe that you just need to hold in your credenza, as we are saying in Italian,” he informed AMNY. “It’s vital to share the recipes with the world and I feel individuals will share it with their households. It’s concentric, meals is definitely concentric.”

In future lessons, Funaro hopes to share extra household recipes, together with his uncle’s Korean Hen dish.

Those that want to see Funaro in motion can be a part of by registering forward of time at A full schedule of future lessons is accessible there as properly.

On the Italian Membership of Staten Island Basis, Inc. annual Dinner Dance at LiGreci’s Staaten, West Brighton are from left, Daniela Manna, Robert Funaro and Jillian Mana. Sitting are Linda Funaro, her mother Anne Funaro and Loren and Anne Manna. (Staten Island Advance/Carol Ann Benanti)

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