Thursday, October 9, 2008
Flub: Fresh Fettuccine with Figs and Gorgonzola
This one wasn't quite the winner I had hoped. In my daydreams, I envisioned a sharp blue cheese bite, countered by the sweetness of tender figs. But maybe last night I didn't have the emotional energy to give this dish the love it needed. The concept is a good one, but the balance of cheese-to-bechamel was off, so the gorgonzola flavor didn't come through enough. Try it yourself—add more cheese.
The fresh fettuccine from Hudson Valley Farmhouse at the Union Square market was delicate and perfect. I will make my own pasta one day, but this is the best I've found for now.
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