Tuscan cooking features a combination of simple techniques, bold flavors and the highest-quality ingredients such as olive oil, fresh herbs, white beans, Pecorino cheese, roasted meat and seasonal vegetables and fruits. In this class, you will learn recipes such as:
-Ribollita (Kale and Bean Soup)
-Panzanella (Toasted Bread, Tomato, and Pepper salad)
-Pasta with Veal, Sausage and Porcini Ragu
-Roasted Cauliflower with Fresh Figs and Olives
-Summer Fruit Crostata
The Dinner Tonight series is for beginning-to-intermediate level cooks who want to learn recipes that they can recreate at home. Students will prepare both simple weeknight recipes, and also dishes that can be made ahead of time for busy weeks. Each class will focus on basic knife skills and other techniques that make cooking easier and more pleasurable.
All classes will run from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Rocket Restaurant Supply on Ashby Ave. in Berkeley and include lunch. Feel free to bring wine or beer to share with the meal. Each class is $130, or $470 if you sign up for the entire series of four.