Simple but delicious — that’s the goal! Is you want to cook more – but more tasty – meals, but don’t want to pour though a recipes book or go too far beyond your seasonal pantry? Then one of the best places to turn to is Ottolenghi’s cookbook, SIMPLE. His recipes seem to hit the perfect balance between relatively (but not too) simple, yet full of great flavors and aromas that come with the right fresh and pantry ingredient combinations. Every recipe in this book could become and household go-to. Chef Lesa’s menu for the evening: Hot Charred Cherry Tomatoes with Cold Yogurt, Fettuccine with Spiced Cherry Tomatoes, Shrimp and Corn Fritters, Avocado and Gem Lettuce Salad with Fridge-Raid Dressing and Sumac Roasted Strawberries with Yogurt Cream.
You will enjoy the foods created in class, plus appetizers, wine and lots of good conversation.
Class limit: 14-16
We will charge your card 12 hours in advance of the class time and date.
You may cancel your registration for a class up to one week in advance of the class starting time. One week is often enough time for us to fill the vacated slots or to contact people on our wait lists. If it is after the 1 week deadline, you should call us and see if we have enough people still on the wait list to fill your vacated slot, but there is no guarantee.
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