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Cooking Classes

Each class is a single session and you’ll enjoy the wonderful meal you prepare. All food and supplies are included. You’ll learn in fun groups (three-four depending on class size). Everything is a good mix of information, demonstration and hands-on learning. With each class size limited to 12, each student will get lots of one-on-one attention. The location is the commercial kitchen of the Redwood Campus Cafeteria. This fun cooking experience is not to be missed.

Enrolling with a friend or family member is encouraged, so you can cook together. Session is limited to twelve students, so register early.


easy appetizersEasy High-Class Appetizers
Instructor: Emily Moore

Have you ever wanted to entertain your friends and associates with a cocktail and appetizer party but didn't know what to cook? This fun class will give you all the recipes and ideas you'll need to wow your guests! And the apps are easy and fun to prepare.  Join us for a spirited evening of cooking our own appetizers, and enjoying the party at the end, as well!


thai foodThai Cooking- Take a Wok on the Wild Side
Instructor: Emily Moore
 
Bring the flavors of Southeast Asia home to your kitchen. Learn the balance, detail and variety of Thai food with techniques for frying noodles, rice, meats, seafood and soups. Enrolling with a friend or family member is encouraged so you can cook together in class. A material fee for food, which is provided, is included in the cost.

cheese
Soft Cheese Spectacular
Instructor: Mark Solomon
 
Seven, yes seven, soft cheeses. That’s how many you’ll learn to make in this unique class – mozzarel­la, ricotta, lebneh (yogurt cheese), quark, cream cheese, chevre and mascarpone. You’ll make a few of those and taste homemade samples of all of them, with appropriate accompaniments. The food is provided and is included in the cost. Enrolling with a friend or family member is encouraged, so you can cook together. Session is limited to twelve students, so register early.

make your own pastaMake Your Own Pasta
Instructor: Emily Moore
 
Learn to make and form several types of fresh pasta, from fettuccini to ravioli! We will explore colorful laminated pastas and pair them with simple sauces and pestos. Come and enjoy making the Italians' favorite food!

appetizersMaking Bloomy Rind Cheese
Instructor: Mark Solomon
 
This class specializes in cheeses known as bloomy rinds. You will learn to make many varieties such as Camembert and Brie. Enrolling with a friend or family member is encouraged so you can create together in class. A material fee for food, which is provided, is included in the cost.

middle eastern foodMiddle Eastern Cooking Magic
Instructor: Emily Moore
 
Explore the intoxicating and addictive flavors of the Middle East, from Morocco to Persia to Lebanon! These flavor and spice combinations are some of the oldest in the world, with many cultures having enjoyed them for centuries. You will be delighted to add them to your own cooking repertoire! Come and be inspired!
 

Student Testimonials:
 
Soft Cheese: “I had a great experience! Definitely blew my expectations and I learned a lot. Thought it was great that his wife was there to also share her talents. Overall a really great learning experience!”
 
Bloomy Rind Cheese: “Mark did a good job making sure we each had an opportunity for hands-on instruction, as well as visual. He was patient, eager to help, and knowledgeable. Helped take some of the fear out of making briny rind cheese.”
 
French Pastries:
 
“The instructor was fantastic and really knew her stuff.  She was very patient and helpful with us.”
 
“This was my first time taking a cooking class.  I thought the instructor had an extensive amount of knowledge and did an excellent job teaching us techniques that only a seasoned pastry chef would know.  I got more information out of the course than I expected.  This was such a great experience, I would do it again.  Such a fun class and she is a great teacher!”