Noodle Primer

Rethink your noodle knowledge in this class. We’ll introduce you to noodle dishes from three continents with three very different flavor profiles, achieved with key techniques that you can apply to endless other noodle preparations. Noodles are a great backdrop to a variety of dishes and cuisines and are an excellent choice for quick weeknight nourishing meals.

In this hands-on class with Chef Jennifer Reyes, we will visit three Noodle dishes, discuss the four guiding rules of preparing Italian pastas , and when to give yourself permission to break the rules – as we make a spin on classic pesto. We will update the classic Strogonoff and develop intense flavors inspired by the silky richness of meaty tomato sauce and the fiery, tangy-sweet flavors of Thai Drunken Noodles.  In this class, we will make:

White Pesto with Bucatini

Modern Strogonoff with Herby Egg Noodles

Sweet and Spicy Pork Sambal Noodles

Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres

Learn in this hands on class how to elevate a rustic baguette, by making elegant cocktail party finger food to pair with two summer fresh cocktails.  Chef Jennifer Reyes will show you how to create some fabulous make ahead hors d’oeuvres so that you can enjoy your guests,  while shaking, or muddling some summer fresh cocktails.

You will make:

Potato Blinis with Smoked Salmon, Whipped Crème Fraiche

Wild Mushroom Duxelles Croistini

Classic Shrimp Toasts

You will shake: a Lavender Lemon Drop

You will muddle: Basil Mojito