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Rocca Tampa: Exceptional Contemporary Italian Cuisine and Table Side Fresh Mozzarella Caprese Salad Showstopper in Tampa, Florida

  Heirloom Caprese Salad “The Mozzarella Cart” at Rocca, finished product.   Okay, let’s just clear this up right away. I’ve spent about two years of my life in Italy. I have visited numerous Caseifici or farms where fresh mozzarella, … Continue reading

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Chef Christopher Covelli’s Stromboli Recipe

Christopher Covelli Chef Chris’ Stromboli Pizza dough (that yields 2 16 inch pizza’s) 6 oz. sliced salami 6 oz. sliced pepperoni (salsiccia picante) 6 oz. sliced Spanish chorizo 12 oz. shredded mozzarella (or more cheese if you’d like) Cooking instruction … Continue reading

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Author/Food & Travel Writer Fred Bollaci/Venu Magazine Cocktail Reception and Book Signing in Fairfield, CT at Tuttobene, Thursday November 14, 2019, 4-6pm! RSVP

CONNECTICUT FRIENDS: SAVE THE DATE! Thursday November 14, 2019, 4-6pm! You are cordially invited to join Author Fred Bollaci and Food Editor of Venu Magazine and our Venu Magazine family and friends for cocktails and delicious happy hour bites at … Continue reading

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Slow Braised Heritage Pork Shank Ossobuco and Risotto alla Parmigiano by Chef Vincenzo Betulla (Osteria Tulia, Naples, FL)

  Recipe by Vincenzo Betulia, Osteria Tulia, Platinum Palate, Naples, Florida. Ingredients: 4 large heritage pork shanks, such as Kurobuta Salt and cracked pepper  6 tablespoons blended canola and olive oil  1 pound carrots, roughly chopped  1 large yellow onion, … Continue reading

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La Masseria: Upscale Authentic Italian in Palm Beach Gardens, FL, Manhattan, NYC, NY, and East Greenwich, RI, New Golden Palate Award-Winner

I was delighted to try, upon the recommendation of a “foodie friend” La Masseria’s newest location, in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, on PGA Blvd. La Masseria had already garnered a reputation for quality and authenticity in both New York City, … Continue reading

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