This is a team building session with a scavenger hunt (see below), staged in the kitchen. Getting to know the kitchen and ingredients from a chef’s point of view. Here’s the timeline for a previous group: 2:30 – 3pm: Arrival. 3:00: Do scavenger hunt in teams of 2 or 3 people. 3:20: Make 3 dishes, in teams of [...]
Homemade protein bars. At the end of this demo employees will know: Why protein bars are a good snack How and why to choose nuts, dried fruits, protein powders The health benefits of nuts, fruit, powders, flavors How to make protein-rich bars and avoid making a fruit bar How to sustain energy Healthy symptoms of sustained [...]
Cooking demos at Monta Vista Market! No charge. Drop in any time. All improv, no recipes are used. Watch me as “we” create various dishes using different cooking methods. And, I’ll always do at least one raw dish — a salad, a soup, a blended drink. Contact me if you have any request! — cooked or raw.
============================== Kaiser Permanente, in San Jose, has invited me to present the topic of … “Menu planning and Recipe Modification” ….to their 30-week Weight Management group. Speaking dates are: Thursday, October 18 Wednesday, October 31 Wednesday, November 28 We’ll talk about their favorite recipes and how to modify them, make’m healthier (healthy fats, higher fiber, nutrient dense [...]
‘Cook-from-the-Box’ cooking classes sponsored by: “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a life time.” $25 per person. In Cupertino, Wednesday, Aug 22nd, 11:30am – 1:30pm. We’ll focus on fresh herbs and spices, beyond the normal basil and cilantro. Chef [...]
Food, knives and board are ready for tonight’s “Cook From The Box” class. Am super curious what we will create, we got rhubarb in the box this week and I’m hoping we make my 10-minute stove-top rhubarb pie, the recipe is on my food blog, click here to see it. Produce in the box this [...]
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I created this recipe for a friend who sent a list of foods she received in her CSA box (Community Supported Agriculture) and I was inspired to create this Moroccan recipe for her. I loved it, she loved it. If you try it please let me know how it is.