LOVE & MANGIA

LOVE & MANGIA

February 14th Is Almost Here…Don’t Let Cupid Catch You Empty-Handed! Forget flowers and giant teddy bears—surprise your valentine with something just as sweet as they are! Check out our bakery’s special Valentine’s Day menu to find the perfect homemade treat for...
Soft-Shell Crab with Bacon Sandwich Recipe

Soft-Shell Crab with Bacon Sandwich Recipe

Soft-Shell Crab with Bacon Tradition has it that you should buy soft-shell crab live and dress them right before you cook them. In reality, it is more convenient to have your fishmonger do it for you. If you decide to do it yourself, however, hold each one down firmly...
Sandwich Recipe Pan Bagna

Sandwich Recipe Pan Bagna

Pan Bagna “This classic nicoise sandwich is the essence of summer,” says Sasha Muniak, founder of Mangia. Pan bagna means “bathed bread” and refers to the oil that is generously spooned on thick slices of country bread, which, in turn, are topped with juicy tomato,...
Nicoise French Baguette Recipe

Nicoise French Baguette Recipe

Roasted Tuna Nicoise on French Baguette “This sandwich makes us feel as if we’re in Nice, France,” suggests Sasha Muniak, founder of Mangia. We close our eyes, and we’re walking down a sidewalk there, munching on this sunny, glorious combination. It makes a wonderful...
How to Make Egg Salad Salmon on Focaccia

How to Make Egg Salad Salmon on Focaccia

Egg Salad with Salmon Roe on Focaccia You can make this simple sandwich on other bread as well, in addition to focaccia, as long as you choose a soft bread, with no major flavoring. You don’t want to intrude upon the flavor and fragrance of the salmon roe. This is an...
Moroccan Lentil Soup

Moroccan Lentil Soup

MOROCCAN LENTIL SOUP We call this lentil soup “Moroccan” simply because we added some traditional Moroccan spices, to supply flavor that is usually provided by either meat broth or the addition of a ham hock in the best made of lentil soups. And while harissa is...
Chilled Zucchini Soup with Basil Mascarpone Cream

Chilled Zucchini Soup with Basil Mascarpone Cream

HOW TO “If you grow zucchini in your garden and you are looking for ways to use the proverbial bumper crop, this recipe is an excellent place to start,” says Sasha Muniak, founder of Mangia. It is elegant and easy to prepare on a hot summer’s day. The basil mascarpone...
Recipe for Vegetable Orzo Soup

Recipe for Vegetable Orzo Soup

VEGETABLE ORZO SOUP “You will be raiding your vegetable garden (or the farmstand or produce department) when you make this soup!” jokes Sasha Muniak, founder of Mangia. And it is the shopping that takes time. The soup itself is a breeze to put together. If you have...
How To Make Yellow Tomato Soup

How To Make Yellow Tomato Soup

YELLOW TOMATO SOUP   “If soup with both extraordinary color and flavor sounds intriguing, then make this, when you do, use only ripe yellow tomatoes. Anything less, and you will be disappointed,” suggests founder of Mangia, Sasha Muniak.  Of course, you can also make...
Recipe for Tomato and Eggplant Parmigiana Soup

Recipe for Tomato and Eggplant Parmigiana Soup

This rich soup is a Mangia classic, a mainstay on our winter menu. “When we take it off in the summer months, customers clamor for its return. We have a number of versions, depending upon the chef at each of our locations,” says founder of Mangia, Sasha...
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