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Class April Series, 2013

Classes starts at 7 on three consecutive Mondays
April 15th, 22nd, and 29th.
For more info call Ashley Strickler    (336) 676-4043

RecipesAbout Class
Spanish Chicken

Jerked Shrimp on Rice or Catalan potatoes

Catalan potatoes
"Everything cook and curry"
Jamacan for everything "is ok" (as it should be)
Recipes with great flavors
APRIL 22nd
Bucatini alla Amatriciana, Roman Pasta

Vegetables the Roman Way

Chicken Hunter Style - Pollo alla Cacciatora
"Se managa bene"
Eating Well.
Easy Italian Recipes
Classic Guacamole (Avacodo Dip)

Vichyssoise or Leek and Potato Soup

Spiced Bananas Flambè

"Crème de la crème"
Best of the Best
Entertaining - pampering the guests

Class Notes:

Spicy Food from Spicy Places

Throughout the Caribbean, many spicy foods appear borrowed from other cuisine. Spain is one such country.
Jamaican barbeque is immensely popular with jerked dishes including versions of jerked chicken, goat, beef and shellfish. My wife has to remind that not everyone is use to hot chilies but the Scotch Bonnet pepper (habanero) is a crowd pleasers in the islands.

Italian Night

"Eat well" - the Italians were the pioneers even to the French.

Bucatini is a thick spaghetti-like pasta with a hole running through the center. The name comes from Italian: buco, meaning "hole" while Bucatini means small hole. Bucatini is common throughout Lazio, particularly Rome.

Guanciale (Italian pronunciation: is a home cure Italian bacon prepared with pig's jowl or cheeks. Its name is derived from guancia, Italian for cheek. Normsaly, the bacon cure includes plenty of pepper and rosemary. The class will substitute salt-pork for guanciale and some other pasta for Bucatini. Adding rosemary is optional.

Recipes for Guest Night

It is all about treating your guest to a great evening. We have a very tasty authentic flavorful Mexican dip served with great chips. A soup that shouts elegance, as the French are renowned to prepare. The evening tops off with a French flaming dessert that is simple but delicious.

Spices Used:

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SSS - Savory Spice Shop
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