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Isabella Franco

Italian film-maker Federico Fellini famously said that “Life is a combination of magic and pasta” and this sums up Isabella’s attitude towards food perfectly! Eating for pleasure, never calorie-counting and enjoying life to the full. 

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Learn how to make hearty and authentic Italian food with Chef Isabella Franco in this original masterclass. Get step by step instructions to these original recipes and ready yourself to enjoy homemade Italian food.

Italian Chef Isabella Franco shows us how to make Filetto al Gorgonzola. Learn how to get that perfectly creamy sauce with these expert instructions.

Chef Isabella recommends serving with potatoes and greens, and mopping up the sauce with some deliciously crispy bread. Rich and gourmet, this recipe is a date night star.

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1 fillet or sirloin steak

200g Gorgonzola piccante

½ red pepper, diced

¼ onion

1 clove garlic

100ml double cream

Salt and pepper to taste

2 tbsp olive oil


Heat the olive oil in a heavy-bottomed pan.

Brown the onions, then add the peppers and sweat until softened.

Pat the steak dry and season.

Heat a frying pan or griddle pan until smoking hot and sear the steak on both sides. Cook to taste (2-3 minutes each side for medium).

Crumble the gorgonzola into the pan with the onions and peppers.

Remove the steak and allow to rest.

Just before serving, add the cream to the Gorgonzola sauce.

Serve with potatoes and greens or crispy bread to mop up the sauce.