Cooking Classes

Cooking Class #1, Ceci


In this class, we discuss cooking with ceci (aka chickpeas), including how to soak and cook dried beans and make two different recipes – ceci with stewed tomatoes and ceci with lemon, garlic and parsley.  View on our YouTube channel here.


Cooking Class #2, Cannellini Beans

In this class, we discuss cooking with cannellini beans, including how to soak and cook dried beans and make three different recipes – truffled beans and broccoli, tuna with capers and beans, and cannellini beans with taggiasca olives.  View on our YouTube channel here.


Cooking Class #3, Sun-dried Tomatoes

In this class, we highlight the under-appreciated sun-dried tomato. We make a delicious, versitile sun-dried tomato pesto and use sun-dried tomatoes to elevate a grilled cheese sandwich and a pasta salad. And, as always, we pair all three dishes with an Italian wine!  View on our YouTube channel here.


Cooking Class #4, Polenta

In this class, we make polenta two different ways and offer you three different serving suggestions. And, as always, we pair every dish with an Italian wine! View on our YouTube channel here.


Cooking Class #5, Risotto

In this class, we show you how esay it is to make risotto! We make a delicious porcini risotto, offer several serving suggestions and pair it with two different Italian wines. View on our YouTube channel here.


Cooking Class #6, Mint

Unlike in the United States, where mint is widely associated with sweets, in Italian cooking, mint is used for a variety of savory dishes. In this class, we showcase two of our favorite mint dishes – an appetizer and a main dish bread salad. And, as always, we pair each dish with an Italian wine (or two)! View on our YouTube channel here.


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