Young Chefs – Cooking Class

DAS is pleased to announce a new cooking class for Young Chefs
An introduction to Italian and American staples – Ages: 9-12 – In Italian and English

Where: Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan – 4050 West Maple Rd., Ste #250, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301
When: From 4:30 pm to 6 pm, on Fridays | Dates: October 26 – November 16 – December 14 – January TBD

The class covers the four essential bases of western style cuisines, providing insights on the origins and use of some super famous Italian ingredient. During each class students will be invited to think about:
What’s the origin of the ingredients? – How much do they cost? – Who produces them? – Which cuisines use them? – How do they get to our table?
Each class will feature an Italian classic to be compared with an American classic that uses similar ingredients.

Profile: acidic
Technique: chopping
Ingredient: tomatoes
Recipes: Bruschetta (Italy) and Salsa (Tex Mex)
Profile: sweet
Technique: measuring
Ingredient: almonds
Recipes: Crema di mandorle al limone (Italy) and Almond Chocolate Bars (USA)
Profile: fat
Technique: mixing
Ingredient: fresh cheese
Recipes: Crema di Formaggio alle Erbe (Italy) and Spinach and Cheese Dip (USA)
Profile: salty
Technique: stirring
Ingredient: butter and corn meal
Recipes: Polenta (Italy) and Grits (USA)
Registration is required in advance. This class require a minimum number of Young Chefs to start.

January and February classes
$ 0.00