Roasted Chicken with Potatoes, English Peas, and Bacon Lardon by Chef Vincenzo Betulia, The French, Naples, Florida

Chef Vincenzo Betulia’s Roasted chicken with potatoes, English peas and Bacon Lardon from his restaurant The French Brasserie Rustique. Recipe by Vincenzo Betulia, photo by Michael Caronchi. Chef Vincenzo and his restaurants were among the top 100 nationwide featured in … Continue reading

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Gulf Snapper “In Cartoccio” by Chef Vincenzo Betulia, Osteria Tulia, Bar Tulia, & The French, Naples, Florida

Gulf Snapper “In Cartoccio” Recipe and photo by Chef Vincenzo Betulia, Osteria Tulia, Bar Tulia, and The French, Naples, Florida, featured in “The Restaurant Diet” my first book. INGREDIENTS 1 small zucchini 1 small yellow squash 1 tomato 8 oz. … Continue reading

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Chilled Cantaloupe Soup with Fresh Chantilly Cream- A Perfect Summer Starter or Dessert!

  This delicious, refreshing soup works great as a starter, as well as for dessert, especially during the summer months when the weather is hot and the likelihood of finding a ripe, sweet, delicious melon is greater. Serves 4 Ingredients: … Continue reading

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Pasta with Smoked Salmon Pink Sauce, Perfect for Brunch!

Pasta with Smoked Salmon Pink Sauce Perfect for Brunch! Serves 2-3 Ingredients 1/2 pound imported Italian pasta (or fresh pasta) 1 tablespoon butter 4 ounces Smoked Salmon 1 cup tomato sauce (previously made or store bought) handful fresh basil 1/2 … Continue reading

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Pasta “Scampi” with Ripe Tomatoes and Shrimp

Pasta “Scampi” with Ripe Tomatoes and Shrimp Serves 2-3 Ingredients 1/2 pound imported Italian pasta 1/2 pound Shrimp, peeled, deveined. 2 cups ripe cherry or grape tomatoes 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, additional for drizzle off the heat at … Continue reading

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