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Cappuccino Evolution to Perfection

Cappuccino Evolution to Perfection

A cappuccino is an espresso-based coffee drink that originated in Italy and is traditionally prepared with steamed milk foam. Variations of the drink involve the use of cream instead of milk, using non-dairy milk, and flavoring with cinnamon or chocolate powder. The...

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New Juices & their Benefits

New Juices & their Benefits

Mangia presents to you a variety of juices. In particular, we have come up with some special new recipes for juices and smoothies that taste amazing and have great health benefits… These are the top 4 new favorites: Keto Bomb is a great smoothie full of protein. It...

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Hummus Recipe

Hummus Recipe

Besides being a great dip and spread, Hummus also makes a tasty stuffed pita sandwich,  with the addition of cucumber, red onion, and tomato slices. For an interesting twist on this traditional recipe, see our black bean version on page 129.  Ingredients 1 can (16...

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How To Prepare Roasted Garlic

How To Prepare Roasted Garlic

1 medium garlic bulb Fresh garlic is pungent and sharp. Roasted garlic is just the opposite— sweet and mellow in flavor, silky in texture. Because it has a more subtle flavor, it is a lot more cooperative as an ingredient. We think it is a must in some of our sauces...

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Tomato Chutney Recipe

Tomato Chutney Recipe

This is perfectly wonderful with duck or other poultry. You might also swirl it into a curried soup for an intriguing bit of additional flavor and body. You could also serve it with soft, ripe cheese, like Brie.  Ingredients 1 small white onion 2 garlic cloves 1 lime...

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Recipe of Mangia’s Dilled Yogurt Sauce

Recipe of Mangia’s Dilled Yogurt Sauce

There is no better accompaniment to Yellow Tomatoes Stuffed with Lamb Sausage and rzo than this cooling, refreshing sauce. It is also tasty spooned into pita pockets tufted with crisp mixed greens.  The best way to chop dill is not with a knife on a cutting board. Use...

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Mangia’s Classic BBQ Sauce

Mangia’s Classic BBQ Sauce

This is a sweet sauce, with some tang from the apple vinegar and little heat from the cayenne. Use it on pork, hamburgers, steak, barbecued beans, or shrimp. This is the sauce we use on our bestselling Barbecued Chicken with Toasted Fennel Seeds. Ingredients 1 medium...

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How to Make Tapenade

How to Make Tapenade

You can use tapenade in sandwiches, as a dip or dress grilled fish, spread on toast as an appetizer, or swirl into vegetable soup. The powerful flavors of Provence—olives and garlic—plus oil-packed anchovies, give it its singular Mediterranean esprit.  Ingredients 2...

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Parsley Pesto

Parsley Pesto

This can be used in countless ways, and unlike Classic Pesto it can be made year-round because of the availability of parsley. We like this best on sandwiches and panini. The variation with capers is tasty with turkey or pork, in particular.  Ingredients 2 cups packed...

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Classic Pesto

Classic Pesto

If you grow your own basil at home, then you can whip up a batch of this whenever the spirit moves you. It is the flavor of summer, especially when served with home- or locally grown tomatoes. Ingredients 2 cups firmly packed basil leaves 2 garlic cloves 3 tablespoons...

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Herb Mayonnaise 

Herb Mayonnaise 

You can use any combination of fresh herbs you wish here. The points to remember are (1) only the leaves should be used; (2) they should be well minced; (3) avoid using large quantities of the strong-flavored herbs, such as rosemary, sage, or thyme. Choose...

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House Mustard Dressing

House Mustard Dressing

We have used champagne vinegar in our house dressing from the day Mangia opened in 1982. If you don’t have any, use good-quality white wine vinegar instead.  1 cup Mangia’s vinaigrette (www.mangia.nyc/blog/mangia-vinaigrette/) 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 extra-large...

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