Author Archives: Fred Bollaci

About Fred Bollaci

I’m CEO and President of Fred Bollaci Enterprises. I lost more than 100 pounds while living “La Dolce Vita” and I’m now known as “The Healthy Gourmet.” Sample the good life with me through fitness, fine food, and good wine. Meet chefs who cater to a healthy gourmet lifestyle through my Golden Palate blog.

Fred Bollaci’s Best of Bermuda Dining & Lodging!

  Just two hours by plane from New York, some 700 miles out into the Atlantic Ocean awaits paradise, in the form of a series of islands created from an undersea volcano. Today, Bermuda is an internationally renowned destination, a … Continue reading

Posted in Destinations | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Recipe: Flambéed Banana Amarula Cream Sauce & Chocolate Macadamia Praline by Michael’s on East (Sarasota, FL)

  Recipe courtesy of Chef Jamil Pineda, Michael’s on East. Note: this decadent dessert is something to savor and enjoy during the holidays, and is not conducive to weight loss. I encourage people to enjoy in moderation. Flambéed Banana Amarula … Continue reading

Posted in Fred Bollaci on Dining | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Recipe: Flambéed Banana Amarula Cream Sauce & Chocolate Macadamia Praline by Michael’s on East (Sarasota, FL)

Recipe: Caramelized White Chocolate Risotto by Bistro Chez Jean-Pierre in Palm Beach, FL

It’s okay to enjoy a little decadence, especially during the holidays and in small quantities. This will not disappoint! Serves 6 people 1 cup Arborio Rice 3 cups water 1 pinch salt 3 cups Half & Half ½ cup sugar … Continue reading

Posted in Gourmet | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Recipe: Caramelized White Chocolate Risotto by Bistro Chez Jean-Pierre in Palm Beach, FL

Recipe: Holiday Egg Nog from Ocean Prime!

THE BEST EGGNOG YOU’LL EVER TASTE Eggnog is widely recognized as a traditional holiday cocktail. Here’s our delicious version of the sweet, creamy and spicy classic. Eggnog Recipe Ingredients: • 3 cups milk • 1 cup light cream • 3 … Continue reading

Posted in Fred Bollaci on Dining | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Recipe: Holiday Egg Nog from Ocean Prime!

Forte dei Marmi: Stylish Italian Dining Straight from the Italian Coast by Two-Michelin Star Chef Antonio Mellino, Florida’s Newest Platinum Palate!

The newest addition to Miami’s increasingly hot culinary scene is the stylish Forte dei Marmi by acclaimed Chef Antonio Mellino, of Two-Michelin Star Quattro Passi in Nerano, Italy (on the Amalfi Coast). Mellino brings his culinary acumen and Italian style … Continue reading

Posted in Fred Bollaci on Dining | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Forte dei Marmi: Stylish Italian Dining Straight from the Italian Coast by Two-Michelin Star Chef Antonio Mellino, Florida’s Newest Platinum Palate!