I’ve known L’Opera to be in the Fort for as long as I can remember. Get to know the man behind this enduring restaurant, Italian Chef Luciano Paolo Nesi as he does a cooking demonstration at The Maya Kitchen in Makati on March 28, Saturday, 9am-1pm.
A native of Tuscany, a certified sommelier and WSET educator, Chef Nesi will teach the class how to make the following scrumptious dishes:
Scamorza alla Griglia – Grilled Smoked Mozzarella with Fresh Pork Sausage topped with Balsamic Cream;
Cappelini Pomodoro Secchi, Angel Hair Pasta with Sundried Tomato in Spicy Extra Virgin Olive Oil;
Funghi Trifolati, Assorted Mushrooms Sautéed in Garlic and Olio Extra Vergine di Oliva;
Crystal Bay Oyster 3 ways – Florentine, baked with spinach and cheese sauce, Raw with Lemon and Nicoise, baked with anchovies, capers and parsley;
For dessert, Panna Cotta al Miele o Frutti di Bosco o Cioccolato, L’Opera’s famous Italian Cream Custard with a choice of walnuts and honey, fresh mango and cold rich chocolate sauce.
L’Opera is the recipient of the seal of the ‘Ospitalia Italiana’ a recognition from the Italian government for being an authentic Italian restaurant and is Manila’s Best Kept Restaurants’ Secret winner for Best Italian Restaurant. It is located at The Fort Entertainment Complex 26th cor. 7th Ave.Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. Tel. No. +63 2 889 3963.
The Maya Kitchen Culinary Center is open every Tuesday to Saturday at 8F Liberty Building, 835 A. Arnaiz Avenue (Pasay Road), Makati City. Call 8921185 / 892-5011 local 108 / Mobile No. +63947 835 2290 for the complete schedules or log on to www.mayakitchen.com