month : 04/2016 2 results

Blecs

For us in Venetian Northern Italy, the word "blecs" speaks of buttery goodness, a warm belly and pasta served the moment it is taken from the pot. In other words, blecs is one of those heavenly, special, and comforting dishes that speaks of home to me. In America, the word "blech" (pronounced the same) is an onomatopoeic one of something quite different, so don't turn away. In fact, it means a patch, as if you were to patch your jeans. The name comes from the color of the pasta and the triangular shape. Trust me, blecs are a delicious thing. ...

Gianfranco Minuz, Restaurant Consultant & Cookbook Author

I like the sound of that. A new start in my life, one that has been a long, torturous time in coming. I have finally moved on from Lago and am eagerly seeking new challenges and opportunities. I'm working on a cookbook, doing some consulting and enjoying my freedom. Yesterday, I felt on top of the world. I was standing at the Encinal Lookout in Malibu after a beautiful drive along the coast and felt, for the first time in years, that I was free. It's a good feeling knowing that you can ...