What to expect
- Tour the neighborhood of Devon Corridor and discover the Indian and Pakistani culture through food
- Learn about exotic ingredients, where to shop, and regional variations between dishes
- Enjoy a delicious buffet, which includes Pakistani BBQ and Indian sweets
About this Activity
Have you ever considered travelling to another part of the world to explore and learn about another culture through food? If so, you're in luck! With What's Cookin, Chicago?, you will be brought through the colorful neighborhood known as the Devon Corridor as you get to know the sights, smells and tastes of Indian and Pakistani cuisine. You'll learn about exotic ingredients commonly used in Indian and Pakistani cooking, find out where to shop like the locals, and of course, indulge in a buffet of Indian and Pakistani delicacies. You will taste popular Indian and Pakistani fare from authentic Masala Chai tea, flaky samosa snacks, Pakistani BBQ and traditional Indian sweets. You'll also learn about the history of spices, the regional variations of Indian cuisine, how important vegetarianism is to the culture, and gain some new ideas for creating Indian dishes in your own kitchen. I bet you never realized food could be so educational!
|Price||$50.00 per guest|
|Duration / Session||2.5 hours|
About the Teacher
Joelen Tan is a Chicago area private caterer and former restaurant chef. She has been recognized in both local and national media and has worked with celebrity chefs including Rick Bayless, Spike Mendelsohn, and Marcela Valladolid. Since 2007, she has been teaching culinary classes, hosting culinary events in Chicagoland and does recipe development work with major food brands.
There are no refunds; all sales are final.