Essentials of Mediterranean Cooking

What to expect
  • Enjoy hands-on instruction from an informed and experienced chef at the Institute of Culinary Education
  • Get to know the foods of the Mediterranean
  • Learn how to make dishes from the cuisines of Southern France, Eastern Spain, Italy, and Greece
  • Soak up all kinds of cooking tips along the way that you'll be able to apply to other culinary endeavors
Seafood, vegetables, whole grains, herbs and olive oil are among the ingredients most associated with countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea. They make for flavorful dishes that trigger memories of sunbathed vacations and leisurely meals. This class focuses on the cuisines of Southern France, Eastern Spain, Italy and Greece, whose coasts abut the Mediterranean. You will cook your way through a menu-map that includes olive tapenade and bouillabaisse from France; grilled squid takes us to Greece; anchovy pasta with garlic breadcrumbs from Italy; and an olive oil cake. To start the feast, you will enjoy a glass of pastis.

Note: Minimum age requirement of 18 to attend classes.
Key Highlights
Price $125.00 per guest
Duration / Session 4 hours
# Sessions 1
Rating 139 positive reviews
Giovanna Bellia La Marca was born in Sicily, and is the author of "Sicilian Feasts" (Hippocrene Books). Join her for an evening of enchanting foods, glorious wines (such as Corvo and Nero D'Avola), and wonderful stories.
Two weeks withdrawal notice is required for a refund. However, a $20 transaction fee will be deducted from the refund for each and every class seat registration that is canceled by the registrant/student. When a class is dropped 3-13 days prior to the start date, only school class credit will be issued, and the transaction fee will be deducted (see above). Rescheduling a class still entails a cancellation and, therefore, a transaction fee will still be charged to customers. There are no refunds or school credit issued when fewer than 48 hours notice from the class start date is given.

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