Benvenuto! Welcome to Mangia Magna

I’m called Mom, Nonna, BisNonna but my husband, Charlie, calls me Anita. I’m a fiercely proud first generation American and equally proud of my Italian heritage. I treasure the recipes and traditions passed down to me through many generations…

Italian Dough Recipe
Featured Italian Bread

A Simple and Easy Yeast Dough

Bake different recipes with this versatile dough. INGREDIENTS 1 ½ cups whole milk 1/3 cup butter ½ cup sugar 1 teaspoon salt 2 envelopes fast-rising active dry yeast ½ cup warm water – 105º – 110º 3 eggs –…