Cooking Classes

Healthy Holidays

**This class has been cancelled **

Sometimes it seems that looking forward to the holiday season means dreading January. Come learn about the top nutritional contributors to the post-holiday blues and 3 delicious recipes that will help you avoid them: recipes will focus on balancing your blood sugar, culturing probiotic condiments, and supporting digestion using an ancestral foods approach. These simple and delicious additions to your holiday table will keep you feeling good through the New Year!

Syria: A Love Affair with Food

The preparation of Syrian food is an artful act which reflects the exotic colors of warm Syrian culture, its millenniums long traditions and rich heritage.  Begin the evening with a classic Syrian appetizer, Muhamara, a delicious dip with charred red bell peppers and walnuts served with Za’atar Manakisgh, a flat bread topped with a mix of olive oil, herbs and spices.  For starters sample Kibbeh or meat and bulgar balls served with an herb infused yogurt sauce.

Soup Kitchen Wisdom

A good soup is perhaps the ultimate winter comfort food. Victoria knows that soups can also be a vehicle for immune support and healing. She’ll demonstrate three delicious recipes: Winter Root Soup finished with Creme Fraiche, Hearty Sesame Vegetable Soup garnished with Avocado and Slivered Scallion, and Coconut Curry with Chicken and Butternut Squash.

India's Riches Revealed

Ignite the alchemy of Northern Indian flavor and spice in a quintessential trio: Baingan Bhartha (Spicy Roasted Eggplant), Chicken Kurma (Creamy Coconut-Cashew Sauce), and Palak Paneer (Spinach Masala with Fresh Cheese), accompanied by fresh baked Naan Flatbread and Classic Raita (Yogurt and Cucumber Dip).