Italian Cultural Center releases cookbook

Date: 12/12/2014

SPRINGFIELD – The Italian Cultural Center of Western Massachusetts Inc. (ICC) is proud to announce the publication of its very own “homemade” cookbook, “Mangia! Ci fa bene!”

It is a delightful cookbook with over 160 tried and tested family recipes contributed by our members and friends, many of which have been prepared for generations.

You will find many of your favorite Italian dishes, as well as other recipes that are not so well known, but delicious.The recipes are divided into categories to help you find a great dish that will suit a special occasion, or delectable entrees, side dishes and desserts for your family dinners.

The price of Mangia! Ci fa bene! is just $15. These cookbooks make great Christmas gifts, hostess gifts, and gifts for teachers. Your purchase will promote traditional Italian cooking, as well as support the Italian Cultural Center. Supplies are limited, so get your copies soon. The cookbooks can be purchased at any of our events or member meetings.

They can also be ordered for home delivery, shipping charges will apply by calling 784-1492, emailing us at, or writing us at 56 Margaret St., Springfield, MA 01105.