Class Schedule: Regional/Ethnic ClassesSo many different flavors and varieties it's hard to pick! These classes highlight a specific cuisine, region or sytle.
Chiang Mai Favorites
In Thailand some of the best dishes come from the North. In this class Chef Carrie will cook some of Chiang Mai's most famous dishes and highlight some of the street food served at the night markets. Menu includes Phad See Ew, a stir-fried wide rice noodle dish; Khao Soi, a Northern Thai specialty made with egg noodle and yellow curry; Som Tam, a spicy shredded papaya salad; and Phad Grapao, a basil stir-fried dish made with minced pork and topped with a fried egg. This menu will be paired with beer an wine.
Pintxos are the Basque way to Tapa! Pintxos are loaded with a huge variety of local treats like seafood, cheeses, and cured meat then "pierced" with a cocktail pick. In the Basque region of Spain, Pintxos are piled high in almost every bar and are simply delicious. Join Wine Educator, Teresa and Chef Carrie as they pair classic Basque Pintxos along with wine from Spain's Rioja region for an evening full of fun, small bites and wines.
Japanese Soul Food
Most people think sushi when considering Japanese food but there are more than 30 different types of Japanese cuisine. From street stands with quick to-go food, to restaurants, each is highly specialized in its own style. In this class Julia will demonstrate less familiar types of classic Japanese cuisine. Join us for this taste of Japan. Japanese Cucumber Salad - a classic found in almost every Bento Box; O Nigiri - an on-the-go rice sandwich found in abundance train stations; the classic Shrimp and Vegetable Tempura; Gyudon - a fast food shaved beef and rice that's taken on popularity in the California chain Yoshinoya; Yakitori a highly flavored style of grilled chicken and vegetables. This menu will be paired with wine.
Cooking Around Italy
Take a culinary tour of Italy and sample dishes from different regions. Instructor Bryn Mooth spent time in Bologna recently and came back inspired with all kinds of delicious recipes she can't wait to share. Taralli - These peppery little crackers from the Puglia region are perhaps the world's best cocktail snack; Aperol Spritz - The go-to Italian cocktail, light and refreshing and easy to make at home; Insalata Tricolore - Crisp and tangy, in the colors of the Italian Flag; Gemelli with Pesto, Beans and Potatoes - This unexpected combination of pasta and vegetables is a staple dish of Liguria, home to Pesto Genovese; Tagliatelle with Bolognese Ragú - Different regions make this different ragú sauce; this is the official registered recipe from Bologna; and Chocolate Torte Caprese - a flourless chocolate cake that originates on the island of Capri. Bryn's menu will be paired with wine.