Mangiamo: Incredible Italian Dishes Inspired by a Couple's Roots and Travels (Paperback)
Cook Your Way to the Heart of Italian Cuisine
From delicious homemade pasta to spot-on risottos to fanfavorite gelato, bring the best dishes of Italy to your own kitchen with the help of Italian-American chef Mark Perlioni and Angela Persicke’s standout recipes.
Mark’s journey to reconnect with his Italian roots and lifelong love of cooking combine for delicious results—like Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Rosemary Garlic Brown Butter Sauce, Italian Sausage Lasagna and Chianti Braised Beef with Creamy Cheese and Spinach Polenta. Foundational recipes for pasta dough, homemade sauces and condiments and more level up into full meal showstoppers that you’ll find yourself making again and again.
Inspiration from Mark’s family recipes, trips to Italy and experimentation in Mark and Angela’s home kitchen help favorites like Chicken Piccata with Lemon Caper Butter Sauce, Lemon Parmesan Orzo, Italian Wedding Soup and Hazelnut Tiramis blend the best of tradition with new innovations for restaurant-quality meals sure to please a crowd.
Whether you’re looking to explore your own Italian heritage in the kitchen or you simply love Italian cuisine, this is your onestop shop for delicious, satisfying meals right in your own home.
“This is not just a cooking book; it is not about recipes. It is all about passion! Passion for food, for sharing, for that lost art of taking the time to cook and eat together.” —Chef Olivier Burgos, CEC, head chef and program director of the culinary arts department at Culinary Institute Lenotre
“Angela and Mark share their droolworthy recipes in a way that makes me excited to try new things in the kitchen.” —Joanie Simon, creator of The Bite Shot
“This is a treat to anyone looking for classic Italian cuisine.” —Chef Chris Ward, executive chef and partner at The Mercury, Dallas, Texas
As an Italian chef, I am very proud to find a correct interpretation of Italian cuisine in this book!
—Chef Francesco Calone, executive chef at Ristorante Fordicolle, Siena, Colle Val d’Elsa, Toscana, Italy
“Paired with beautiful photography of each dish, these recipes embody the authors’ devotion to their family’s original creations with simultaneously introducing modern techniques and playful twists on many familiar classics. Any chef—whether at home or in a professional kitchen—will appreciate both the history and the technique reflected on these pages.”—Jonathan Horowitz, founder and CEO of Convive Hospitality Consulting