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 Dinner
Featured Italian Dinner

A Traditional Risotto Milanese

This is a very traditional recipe from the region of Lombardy. INGREDIENTS 1 cup arborio rice 1/3 cup parmigiano cheese – grated 2 cups chicken broth 1/3 cup white wine – your favorite 2 tbs butter 1 cup hot…