About Cathy and Tony Mantuano

Cathy and Tony Mantuano

Tony Mantuano is the chef and partner of Spiaggia and Bar Toma in Chicago. Tony is also known for season two of Bravo’s Top Chef Masters. Cathy Mantuano is his wife, the wine director at Bar Toma, and a wine and food pairing consultant. Together they have written two cookbooks, Wine Bar Food  and The Spiaggia Cookbook. 

White Asparagus Salad

It’s not often that one encounters spears of delicate white asparagus. And when one does, it helps to have a recipe at the ready. Here you go.

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Crispy Parmigiano Flatbread Recipe

Crispy Parmigiano Flatbread

Crisp, crunchy, cheesy crackers that are perhaps the most ingenious use ever for a pasta machine. Don’t believe us? Try it.

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  • 40 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
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Pea, Bacon and Pecorino Salad Recipe

Pea, Bacon, and Pecorino Cheese Salad

An upgraded take on that creamy pea, bacon, and cubed Velveeta salad that was a ’70s mainstay.

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  • 35 M
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Golden Scallop Salad

Golden Scallops Salad

Diver scallops are sauteed until perfectly golden then are placed on a bed of savory porcini mushrooms and scattered with salad greens.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
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Pumpkin and Sage Pasta Hats Recipe

Pumpkin and Sage Pasta Hats

A perfect fall recipe. Delicate homemade pasta is filled with pumpkin, cheese, and nutmeg then all tossed in a butter-sage sauce. Kids love it.

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  • 1 H, 45 M
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Mascarpone Torte with Illy Espresso Sauce Recipe

Mascarpone Torte with Espresso Sauce

Mascarpone cheese, whipped cream, and thin slices of pound cake make up this Italian torte that sits on a puddle of espresso sauce.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 35 M
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