Evening Classes

Irish oatmeal scones

ALL CLASSES ARE SUSPENDED DUE TO COVID-19 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Classes are cancelled for the foreseeable future. All those who have paid will be allowed to take the online classes with additional classes for the value of their ticket.  

All class ingredients are used with Organic meats, dairy and vegetables 

SOLD OUT, Wednesday, June 17th, 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, Tuesday, June 23, 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 and become a pastry chef in your own house.

SOLD OUT,  Tuesday, July 7, 6:30-8:30pm, Tamale Cooking Class, $85 per person, Join me for a taste of Old Mexico in the Northwest. We’ll take roasted pork enhanced with Mexican oregano to use for our filling. The tamales will be filled and topped with an aromatic red chile sauce. Learn how much fun it is to roll tamales and make it a family tradition in your home.

Wednesday, July 8, 6:30-8:30pm, Chinese Pork Bao Cooking Class, $85 per person, Master the techniques of one of China’s traditional buns, the BBQ Pork Bao.  No trips to Pike’s Place after you have learned this traditional buns secret. Filled with savory asian bbq pork and fragrant sauce. 

SOLD OUT,  Thursday, July 9, 6:30-8:30pm, French Macarons Cooking 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, Tuesday, July 14, 6:30-8:30pm, Homemade Ravioli class, $65, 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!

SOLD OUT, Wednesday, July 15, 6:30-8:30pm, French Macaron Cooking Class, $85, 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 and become a pastry chef in your own house.

SOLD OUT, Thursday, July 16, 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 steamed. The Coral Reef no longer exist, however it does in my memories and recipe box.

Wednesday, July 22, 6:30-8:30pm, Italian Sauces Cooking Class, $85 per person, Pasta with Alla Norma sauce, chunks of juicy eggplant and pockets of creamy ricotta are the defining features of the tomato-based Alla Norma sauce. You’ll sing the praises of an operatic aria called “Norma”. We will also make the ever popular Fettuccine Alfredo, never made with cream only a rich emulsion of cheese, butter and starch. Mama Mia dinner is served!

Thursday, July 23, 6:30-8:30pm, Indian Butter Chicken Cooking Class, $85 per person, “A simple meal at home is better than an elaborate one while away.”  We’ll prepare Butter Chicken which epitomizes a simple meal, if you have the know-how.  Invented at a restaurant in Delhi in 1950’s, now in America, it is widely popular. Made with tandoori chicken served in a  tomato gravy, rich in butter and cream, served with basmati rice. Oh, and don’t forget that flavorful naan which we will make!

Tuesday, July 29, 6:30-8:30pm, Skills and Techniques Class, $85 per person, Skills in the kitchen are extremely important, wether it is using knives, making sauces, emulsions, or mayonnaise. You’ll learn the proper way to cut with knives, to dice onions, julienne vegetables and herbs. You’ll also learn to make emulsions you use everyday, like mayonnaise, salad dressings, hollandaise sauce and the French béchamel sauce. We will dip our sauces in fresh vegetables and serve the hollandaise and béchamel with poached chicken and hard boiled eggs.

Thursday, July 30, 6:30-8:30pm, Gluten Free Artisan Bread Class, $65 per person, Are you gluten intolerant or celiac? I feel for you not being able to have bread. That is why this gluten free artisan bread will not disappoint.  Bread is one of my favorite snacks during the day and it accompanies most every meal.  However, life without gluten is not that difficult to achieve.  There are many options out there, but not all have proven good and satisfying like this one. We’ll make a cheese pizza with this sliced bread and bruschetta for a tasty treat without gluten!