HomeTowne Television and I are hoping that the fun and inspiration of this all will lead you to the Summit Farmer’s market or to the local summertime food markets in your area.
Blueberry Cobbler just might help bring a little “Blueberry Bounce” into your summer! Blueberries have reached superstar status in terms of their unique health benefits. So, cook, eat and incorporate them into your summertime diets as much as possible!
Ginger & Fennel Granita. This granita is a true winner! Not only is it deliciously refreshing, it had the power to win over those that most often do not like the taste of ginger or fennel. This one is a keeper!
Follow chef Franco’s “Excite the Senses” culinary journey on Celebrity Cruises ship the “Silhouette” for her 2012 Transatlantic voyage. FUN!
Roman burgers are different and delicious. The feta cheese that is mixed in with the meat adds a real nice depth of salty flavor to the burger. The saltiness is balanced nicely with the fantastic “Fennel Slaw” that this recipe calls for. “Happy Grilling & Happy Memorial Day!”
There is a technique to making the perfect Carbonara! The use of cream greatly eliminates the need to master the technique. Therefore, in essence, using cream is cheating!
Celebrity Cruise Line proudly presents Chef Franco Lania as their “VIP Guest Chef” on-board the Silhouette. This world cruise leaves from the port of Bayonne, N.J. and heads to Lisbon, Portugal. Stay tuned at www.francolania.com for all updates, recipes, video and pictures from this once in a lifetime sea adventure!
Pumpkin seed crusted rack of lamb. Once you taste this delicious combination of flavors you will want to make this dish long past autumn and pumpkin picking season.
“Jersey Gems with Chef Franco” is pleased to announce it’s first showing on HomeTowne TV on Easter Sunday 2012. This show has an Easter theme where Chef Franco showcases Iselin, New Jersey’s, Oak Tree Road area, also known as “Little India”. The neighborhood is home to a Halal butcher shop where Franco purchases a goat and returns home to prepare a delicious Easter-themed Mediterranean dish. Enjoy!