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Italian Holiday Desserts: Cassata & Cannoli

Make your holiday table irresistible by showing off your mastery of the royalty of Italian desserts, Cassata and Ricotta Cannoli. Viola Buitoni will be your guide for this hands-on, supremely Italian baking adventure!

Sat Dec 14 | 3P

Cookie Swap & Live! Salt+Spine podcast with La Cocina

We're teaming up with Salt+Spine for our 2nd annual Cookie Swap - this time with a LIVE podcast recording! - followed by cookie swapping, baking tips, and cookbook demos. Please join us!

Sun Dec 15 | 12P

Learn to Cook - Winter 2020

Build a strong foundation for any culinary challenge thrown your way. Get ready to face the fundamentals—from sautéing to searing to steaming, we’ve got it covered in this six-week course!

6 CLASS SERIES STARTING
Wed Jan 15 | 6P

Get Sharp - Knife Skills

Part of the Learn to Cook - Winter 2020 Series

Transform your home cooking in our Learn to Cook Series: We'll teach you to season food properly, read & follow (or ignore!) recipes, and vastly improve your knife skills..

Wed Jan 15 | 6P

Knife Skills Level 1

Co-founder Jen Nurse will teach you to use, choose, and care for kitchen knives. We’ll practice assorted cutting techniques essential to faster, more enjoyable home cooking.

Thu Jan 16 | 6P

Tartine-Style Breads

Naturally leavened Tartine-style breads are quite easy to make (really)! Deirdre Davis shows us how to achieve fantastic crust and great depth of flavor in this hands-on class.

Sun Jan 19 | 10A

Nourish – Vegetables & Fish

Part of the Learn to Cook - Winter 2020 Series

Learn to select fish and a variety of techniques for its preparation. We will also showcase an array of seasonal vegetables, with guidance for choosing them and inspiration and recipes for using them.

Wed Jan 22 | 6P

Learn to Bake - Winter 2020

Learn the basics of baking with Chef Sasha Crehan and our Co-Founder Jen Nurse in this four-week course. We'll cover the ingredients and skills that will transform your home baking.

4 CLASS SERIES STARTING
Thu Jan 23 | 6P

Buttery: Fats in Baking

Part of the Learn to Bake - Winter 2020 Series

Melted, chilled, creamed, browned - learn the function of butter and other fats in baking. On the agenda are an array of cookies and the secrets to superb pie and tart crusts.

Thu Jan 23 | 6P

The Japanese Pantry - All About Dashi

Join chef Greg Dunmore for an introduction to dashi, the cornerstone stocks of Japanese cuisine. Greg's knowledge and recipes will inspire your home cooking!

Sat Jan 25 | 3P

Italy by Ingredient: Pollo (Chicken)

A new year of Italy by Ingredient begins with thrifty, comforting, utterly delicious pollo (chicken). Viola Buitoni shares updated classics & inventive new dishes from her Italian kitchen.

Sun Jan 26 | 3P

Carrying Flavor – Sauces & Dressings

Part of the Learn to Cook - Winter 2020 Series

In this class, you will learn how to build flavor and enhance the taste of your food using salt, acids like lemon juice and vinegars, and herbs and spices.

Wed Jan 29 | 6P

Creamy: Custards, Curds, and Ganache

Part of the Learn to Bake - Winter 2020 Series

Learn key techniques and formulas for making silky-smooth pastry cream, melt-in-your-mouth chocolate truffles and the best tangy, fool-proof lemon curd you've ever tasted!

Thu Jan 30 | 6P

Indian Homemade

Meghna Agarwal will teach you to make health-boosting ghee (clarified butter), protein-rich paneer (cheese) and handmade roti (bread), then incorporate them into warmly spiced curry and kebabs.

Fri Jan 31 | 6P

Doughnuts 101

Let’s make doughnuts! Chef Jen will teach you to bake, fry, fill and glaze your way to doughnut success. We’ll make cake-style and yeast-raised treats. Great for kids of all ages.

Sat Feb 01 | 1P

The Greek Kitchen: Sifnos Island

Need a little winter get-away? Transport yourself to the crystal blue waters of Greece as you learn to cook the island food of Sifnos with visiting chef Camilla Loew.

Tue Feb 04 | 6P

Taking Stock - Grains & Chicken

Part of the Learn to Cook - Winter 2020 Series

Stock your pantry and freezer with basic ingredients for easy menu planning and preparation. We’ll show how a simple chicken and pantry staples can create a week's meals.

Wed Feb 05 | 6P

Airy: Air and Steam in Baked Goods

Part of the Learn to Bake - Winter 2020 Series

Though not on most ingredient lists, air is a key component in successful baking. We'll show you how with ethereal meringue, crisp creampuffs, and sky-high soufflés.

Thu Feb 06 | 6P

The Spanish Kitchen: Paella

It’s time again for Seafood Paella! Join chef Camila, visiting from her home in Barcelona, for this hands-on Spanish cooking adventure.

Fri Feb 07 | 6P

Knife Skills Level 1

Co-founder Jen Nurse will teach you to use, choose, and care for kitchen knives. We’ll practice assorted cutting techniques essential to faster, more enjoyable home cooking.

Tue Feb 11 | 6P

Comfort - Braises & Beans

Part of the Learn to Cook - Winter 2020 Series

Winter months call for heartwarming dishes perfect for cozying up to the new season. Learn to make comforting braises, hearty bean dishes and satisfying main-course salads.

Wed Feb 12 | 6P

Cakey: Simple Layer Cakes

Part of the Learn to Bake - Winter 2020 Series

What better finale for our Learn to Bake series than a good old-fashioned layer cake? Learn to mix, bake, fill and frost for all of life's special occasions.

Thu Feb 13 | 6P

Italy by Ingredient: Amore (Love)

Celebrate Valentine’s day in Italian style, with another unforgettable menu from Viola Buitoni. Can you resist Viola's Swordfish of Love and Baci Brownies? We cannot!

Fri Feb 14 | 6P

Breakfast All Day - Eggs

Part of the Learn to Cook - Winter 2020 Series

Learning to cook with the incredibly versatile egg will lead you to countless delicious meal ideas. Join us as we poach, fry, boil, bake and scramble our way to egg mastery.

Wed Feb 19 | 6P

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