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Cucina Casalinga Adult Cooking Class Schedule

Zuppe e Pane
Hearty Winter Soups and Homemade Bread
Wednesday Evening - January 31, 2018
6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Zuppe y Pane     Zuppe y Pane

Focaccia al Rosmarino – homemade yeast bread with fresh rosemary and sea salt
Brodo di Pollo – homemade chicken stock with carrot, onions and celery
Ribollita Tuscany’s most famous soup containing a medley of fresh vegetables including black cabbage; cooked a day ahead and “reboiled” or baked in the oven, served over crusty Italian bread
Zuppa di Pasta e Fagioli alla Toscana – classic Tuscan cannellini bean and tomato soup pureed and served with small macaroni
Amaretto Parfaits vanilla ice cream with crushed Amaretti cookies and Amaretto liqueur

Carnevale Celebration
Tuesday Evening - February 13, 2018
6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Carnavle Carnevale

Crostini ai Funghi e Formaggio – “little toasts” with a variety of sautéed mushrooms and shallots baked with fontina cheese
Polenta Pasticciata - layered polenta with a bold sausage and meat sauce
Bolognese – a bold homemade meat ragu
Crespelle del Convento – “Crepes of the Convent” – Chef Enrico’s rich filled crepes with ham, ricotta, parmesan cheese, eggs and béchamel sauce
Insalata Invernale - "winter salad" of arugula, artichoke hearts, fennel, capers and Kalamata olives with a vinaigrette dressing
Bomboletti di Ricotta di Mamma
– my mom’s deep-fried ricotta fritters with cinnamon and warm honey

Favorite Comfort Foods from the North and South of Italy
Wednesday Morning – February 28, 2018
10:30 am to 1:30 pm

Tuscany - Schiacciata alle Cipolle – homemade yeast focaccia with thinly sliced caramelized onions and fresh rosemary
Rome – Buccatini all'Amatriciana - thick long tubular pasta with pancetta, hot pepper and plum tomato sauce
Sicily - Pollo in Agro Dolce – slow baked sweet and sour chicken with onions, celery, tomatoes, capers and olives with a touch of sugar and red wine vinegar
Sicily - Broccoli con Muddica– steamed broccoli sautéed with extra virgin olive oil and garlic and topped with toasted bread crumbs
Trentino - Alto Adige - Strudel di Mele – Sally’s apple strudel baked in a puff pastry

The Saint Joseph’s Table
Monday Morning – March 19, 2018
10:30 am to 1:30 pm

Come and celebrate the Feast of Saint Joseph and help us prepare a scrumptious table of Sicilian specialties in honor of Italy’s favorite saint.

The Cucina Casalinga Buffet Table: Corona di Pane – traditional Saint Joseph homemade yeast bread shaped and baked into a crown
Arancine - “little oranges” – fabulous deep fried stuffed and breaded rice balls
Carciofini in Padella – battered and fried baby artichokes
Frittatine – a variety of filled little Frittata (open faced omelets)
Minestra di Legume per San Giuseppe – Saint Joseph’s Day soup filled with vegetables and beans
Cassata alla Siciliana - Sicilian layered whipped cream and ricotta cake with dark chocolate and orange peel

Save the Date
Knife Skills and Cooking Class with Executive Chef Mike Garaghty of Wusthof Knives
Wednesday, April 4, 2019
6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Chef Mike Garaghty

Chef Mike Garaghty

A very popular and informative class with class size limited to ten!
Menu to follow soon!








Payment must be received in order to keep your spot reserved.  No refunds within 1 week of the class. If unable to attend, you may send a substitute or request recipes.





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