“Little India” Iselin, New Jersey – HTTV Broadcast

“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!

Amateur Cooks – Master Chefs

“Chef” and “Master Chef” are two titles in the culinary profession that have been diluted down over the last 10-15 years by TV programing in order to latch on to cool wordage that will enable them to attract more viewers and increase ratings. The adverse affect of all this is explained further in this post.

Inspirational Cooking | When Recipes Just Aren’t Enough

“Inspirational Cooking” is a therapeutic concept that Franco Lania shares in this post. To use the act of cooking to inspire others to get up and moving again once they are faced with hardships that have caused them to loose their “zest” for life. The act of cooking with this kind of conscious awareness can be just as powerful and healing to some as is the act of eating nutritionally balanced foods.

10th Annual Helsinki Book Fair

The 10 annual Helsinki book fair will be held from October 28th-October 31, 2010, in the Helsinki convention Center.
This is a favorite autumn event, for literary lovers and industry folk to gather for four days of books, signings,readings,and discussions from a plethora of industry professionals.

The Next Food Network Star… Season 7

Chef Franco Lania is in the running for the coveted position on TVFN’s “The Next Food Network Star 7”
Franco is a well traveled and seasoned chef with an uncompromising passion for cuisine. He is personality plus…he would make excellent TV and be a sure breath of fresh air for TVFN.
Stay tuned>>> Vote for Franco!