Evening Classes

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SOLD OUTThursday, February 13, 6:30pm-8:30pm, Learning the Magic of Sourdough, $65 per person, There are a myriad of uses for sourdough. Not only does it make delicious bread, but added to muffins, pancakes, crepes, cakes the list goes on. You will learn how to use this miracle potion to benefit your health and well being. We will prepare, carrot cake muffins, and chocolate chip cookies as well as a sourdough mini loaf.




SOLD OUT, Tuesday, February 18th, 6:30-8:30pm, Eclair Delight, $65 per person, You’ll make choux filled with homemade pastry cream and topped with a chocolate glaze.  For an elegant dessert fresh or frozen for later to impress your dinner guests. Learn the technique of choux and become an expert in making this beautiful puff pastries treat.




Wednesday, February 19th, 6:30-8:30pm, Handmade Potato Gnocchi Class, $85 per person, Handmade potato gnocchi, pillows of fluffy goodness topped with a spicy tomato sausage sauce and homemade pesto. Dinner will be served with a salad and fresh sourdough bread. Family dinner will never be the same.




Thursday, February 20th, 6:30pm-8:30pm, Plant Based Eating, $65 per person, Why not give your body a break form all that heavy food you ate over the holidays. Substitute bad fat for Forks over Knives protein enriched foods. We’ll make a Mexican Meatless Pozole with smoked tempeh, a variety of dried chilies that will deliver a fragrant taste. Topped with avocado, cilantro, cabbage and radishes for a truly authentic flavor. Also, a Red Lentil and Sweet Potato Curry, with a sprinkling of fresh cilantro and squeeze of lime to brighten up this lively flavored stew.




Tuesday, February 25th, 6:30pm-8:30pm, Chicken and andouille Sausage Gumbo, $85 per person, Impress everyone with an original Chef Paul Prudhomme’s Louisiana gumbo. You’ll learn how to craft a flavorful roux, taking it to various shades. Also, what they call the “trinity” and how to deliver a truly authentic gumbo that will feed the cajun in you!




Tuesday, March 3rd, 6:30pm-8:30pm, Authentic Thai Curries, $85 per person, Thai people enjoy these flavorful sauces for lunch or dinner over rice or noodles. We will prepare a red with pumpkin and tofu, also a green curry served with chicken, eggplant and fresh basil. The sweet basil combined with hot chili makes a delicious meal for any occasion, but especially a warm winter’s night.




Wednesday, March 4th, 6:30-8:30pm, Ramen Noodle Class, $85 per person, Yes, it will be an unusual way to make a noodle, but so worth it! Ramen noodles can be a challenge to make, but not with this method. Make sure you wear socks to the class! I’m not kidding we will stomp the difficulty out of these noodles. Served in a flavorful broth filled with umami, tofu and vegetables.



 

SOLD OUT, Thursday, March 5th, 6:30pm-8:30pm, Italiano Cannoli Class, $85 per person, My brother’s famous cannoli, crispy, bubbly, and filled with sweetened ricotta and decorated with pistachio and chocolate. His cannoli are the pride of many Sicilian bakers and they will be the pride of talented students also. Deliziosi cannoli!




Tuesday, March 10th, 6:30pm-8:30pm, The Magic of Sourdough Class, $65 per person, There are a myriad of uses for sourdough. Not only does it make delicious bread, but added to muffins, pancakes, crepes, cakes the list goes on. You will learn how to use this miracle potion to benefit your health and well being. We will prepare, carrot cake muffins, and chocolate chip cookies as well as a sourdough mini loaf of bread you will form into a boule.




Thursday, March 12th, 6:30pm-8:30pm, Taquero Cooking Class, $85 per person, Street vendors that sell tacos are called taquero, that is just what we will become after this class. You’ll learn to make fresh corn tortillas that we will fill with carnitas, roasted onion and jalapeños, also roasted pasilla peppers with shiitake mushrooms for an authentic flavor topped with a mango salsa. Accompanying our tacos will be spicy pickled carrot and radish condiment to serve with your tacos.




Tuesday, March 17th, 6:30pm-8:30pm, Ice Cream Mochi, $85 per person, Ice Cream Mochi are pricey, the kids can devour them in a matter of moments, that’s why you’ll want to make them! This treat is gluten free and will be made with a variety of sorbet and ice cream. Rice flour and a little know how and you will have a traditional Japanese ice cream dessert.




 
SOLD OUT, Wednesday, March 18th, 6:30-8:30pm, French Macarons Class, $85 per person, Sweet meringue based confection flavored with almond and chocolate in the Parisian-style with a ganache and buttercream filling. Learn how to perfect these tricky cookies with myself and Kari Hardy, Snohomish’s Lillian Michelle Patisserie owner. She is truly an expert and will teach the tricks of the trade.




SOLD OUT, Thursday, March 19th, 6:30-8:30pm, Handmade Ravioli Class, $65 per person, The romance of Italy is in their pasta. Ravioli are made everyday in homes by hand in Italy. We will make homemade pasta and roll them into a tender ravioli filled with creamy ricotta and topped with a delicious mushroom sauce and a traditional pesto sauce. Amo i ravioli!




Tuesday, March 24th, 6:30-8:30pm, Mother Mole Cooking Class, $85 per person, A recipe by Enrique Olvera, Mexico’s favorite chef. Learn the technique of making real mole negro and mole rojo. The classic mole is sweet, spicy and filled with exotic flavors for a one of a kind sauce that only Mexico could create. We will dip fresh corn tortillas into the mole as to not interrupt the exquisite flavors.




Wednesday, March 25th, 6:30-8:30pm, Chili Rellenos with red sauce, $85 per person, You wont be disappointed with this truly authentic relleno and red sauce. Eating out won’t be an option when you make them for yourself. Dark green, mild pasilla chili stuffed with jack cheese and dipped in a pillowy egg batter and fried, laid atop a rich, smoky sauce. An exotic adventure awaits, you will think you’ve arrived in Tijuana after this meal.





Wednesday, April 29th, 6:30pm-8:30pm, The Coral Reef, $85 per person, Explore the world of the coral reef  in this class. We’ll make a traditional chicken potsticker with homemade dough and with the same dough make the Polynesian style crab rangoon, and my childhood favorite foil wrapped chicken from the Coral Reef in Sacramento, CA. A sweet and aromatic chicken that is wrapped in foil and deep fried. The Coral Reef no longer exist, however it does in my memories and recipe box.