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Culinary Mosaic


with Kamila Dandu

Calendar Sep 27, 2017 at 6 pm

In this course you will be taken on a culinary journey through Central and Balkan European countries and the Middle East. Kamila will create tasty dishes that will introduce you to a variety of new flavors. “Kapustniky,” a Slovak version of bierocks will be served as an appetizer along with salad. Sample a delicious Middle Eastern lemony couscous with roasted, spicy chickpeas along with the Balkan dish “Čevapi or Čevapčiči,” a grilled kebab made of ground meat served with “ajvar,” onion and feta cheese. Ajvar is a pepper, eggplant, garlic and chili-based condiment. Enjoy a simple dessert and refreshing Persian mint water called “Sekanjabi” before your class is over.

Register by September 20th. 

Full Course

Let's Get Cooking with Pumpkin!


with Barry & Meta West

Calendar Oct 24, 2017 at 6 pm

Fall is finally here and it’s time to celebrate all things pumpkin. Barry and Meta will demonstrate how to prepare and use real pumpkin pureé. The pureé will be used in a wealth of ways. Sweet dishes will include baked pumpkin-pecan cake doughnuts with a glaze finish, pumpkin-pie cake topped with whipped cream and pumpkin caramels. On a savory note, an almost no-knead crusty pumpkin bread that pairs deliciously with creamy southwestern pumpkin soup will be prepared. Not only will you expand your pumpkin recipe repertoire, you’ll also increase your pumpkin IQ, learn cooking tips and techniques in this fun and informative class. Best of all, you will sample all of the recipes demonstrated at the end of class.

Register by October 17th. 

Full Course

Spice Route to India


with Kamila Dandu

Calendar Nov 7, 2017 at 6 pm

Kamila is back to teach you about basic Indian spices in this new, flavorful class. The menu for this class will offer you a fusion of North and South Indian dishes. You will learn how to make “Murgh Tikka,” an Indian chicken kebab marinated in spicy masala served with naan bread and coriander chutney. A curried roasted cauliflower with yogurt paired with a delicious spicy corn chaat will also be served. You will have the opportunity to try “South Indian Upma,” semolina with vegetables and “Besan Cheela,” savory chickpea crèpes. Throughout the class Kamila will share with you where to find Indian ingredients. Bring your appetite and come enjoy the many spices of Indian cooking.

Register by October 30th. 

Full Course

Vegetarian Made Easy


with Angela Varvel

Calendar Nov 2, 2017 at 6 pm

A vegetarian diet can raise a lot of questions. What is vegetarian? What do I eat? How do I get my protein? In this new class, you will get these questions answered and more. You will also be able to try many nutritious, but simple, vegetarian recipes. Learn how to make almond milk, smoothies, salad dressings, barbecued jackfruit and even a vegetarian dessert. Come hungry and bring your questions for this unique opportunity.

Register by October 26th. 

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