Classes

Join us to learn hands-on how to make a variety of Italian style foods and drinks. These classes are all about having a good time, while learning about some Italian cooking methods, enjoying friends and new acquaintances, and sampling the scrumptious creations.

Cooking classes make great gifts for friends, family, neighbors, and colleagues year around.

So, while I’m waiting to replant the 2019 garden let’s cook up a few things in the kitchen!


January 19, 2019  10:00 am to 12:00 pm………. $30.00

Ricotta Cheese Making – A Rather Cheesy Event

Italian ricotta is a simple cheese that can be enjoyed as it is or used as a key ingredient for appetizers, sweets, and main courses. Making ricotta is surprisingly easy, and fresh ricotta adds a special, amazing element to many dishes. 

Class Description: If you love fresh cheese but think you could never make it yourself, this easy cheese-making process will change your mind! This is a demonstration class, that results in a variety of cheeses from one recipe. 


What To Expect: Great cooking isn’t all about the recipe—it’s also about technique. I’ll introduce you to the easy method of cheese making and how to use this cheese in a variety of ways and in a variety of recipes.

  • It only takes about one hour to make the cheese. Class is about two hours for instruction and Q&A 
  • Classes are limited to 8 students
  • You may be standing to observe or assist some of the class
  • There will be generous taste testing 
  • Recipe packet provided

Class is filling fast. Sign up now!


February 9, 2019  2:00 pm to 3:30 pm  

February 16, 2019  2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

$30.00 

Limoncello Liqueur – Secret Recipe Revealed!

Secrets of this tasty liquor will be revealed and shared with you. This is a one of a kind experience that goes above and beyond what one would expect. While we will be making limoncello in Oregon, you will feel like you are in Capri or on the Amalfi Coast. 

Class Description: Two-part class to learn the secrets behind the Italian family process of making limoncello. It’s a hands-on class where you will peel, mix, and make the famous lemon liqueur that once you learn in class, you can prepare yourself at home again and again.


What To Expect: This recipe is all about the ingredients. An ingredient list will be provided before the first class along with utensils needed. Just a side note: camaraderie among students while preparing this liqueur is the most fun and engaging. Treats using limoncello will be provided in the second class.

  • This is a two-step process and will take two classes to complete. The first class is preparing and lemons, the second class is making the liqueur. 
  • Classes are limited to 8 students
  • You may be standing in the second class to cook, observe, or assist some of the class
  • There will be generous taste testing
  • Recipe packet provided

Sign up today! You won’t want to miss this class!!


March 16, 2019  11:00 am to 1:00 pm………. $30.00

Ricotta Gnocchi – Melt-in-your-mouth Goodness

Ricotta gnocchi is a game changer and you will never want to cook potato gnocchi again (just my opinion). Ready to make fluffy, light, delicious miniature pillows? Like the melt-in-your-mouth kind of goodness? 

Class Description: This cooking class will teach you the techniques behind the Italian homemade ricotta gnocchi. After this class you’ll want to make these delicious light pasta pillows for your family and friends and surprise them with this delightful light flavor. 


What To Expect: You will be involved in this hands-on experience to create your own gnocchi masterpieces. There will be several gnocchi styles demonstrated, cooking methods used, and a variety of sauces available for tasting with the cooked gnocchi.

  • Class time is to prepare dough, cut gnocchi, demo cooking methods, and taste test  
  • Classes are limited to 8 students
  • You may be standing for hands-on experience or assisting some of the class
  • There will be generous taste testing 
  • Recipe packet provided

Ricotta Gnocchi is a very popular class. Sign up soon to save your spot!


Class dates and times to be announced 

Biscotti, Southern Italian Style

 

 

 

Tortellini

 

 

 

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