Category Archives: Classes

A Little Romance

A Little Romance

Saturday 6/1 from 9:00am to 12:30pm

The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens

Celebrate summer exploring love stories from around the world and through ages as seen in Huntington’s permanent collection. Prepare a scintillating group meal using foods that Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love and beauty, would approve of. ($85 members; $100 non-members)

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image: Venus and Cupid, Francois Boucher, 1769, oil on canvas, The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens

Trade Route Talks: Sublime Saffron

Trade Route Talks: Sublime Saffron

Tuesday 9/17 at 7:00pm 

The Gourmandise School of Sweets and Savories

The history of saffron cultivation and usage dates back over 3,000 years and spans cultures and continents. Take a trip around the world through the eyes of this exclusive spice.

“Trade Route Talks” are series of monthly discussions about agriculture, trade, and how our taste for foods have changed the landscape of our world. Students are greeted with a topical appetizer and, after the conversation, participate in the hands-on cooking of a dish which uses the theme of the day as the main attraction. ($55)

Classes meet at The Gourmandise School of Sweets and Savories
395 Santa Monica Place #329
Santa Monica, CA 90041

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Sabor a Mexico: A Taste of Yucatan

Sabor a Mexico: A Taste of Yucatan

Thursday 6/6 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm 

La Plaza de Cultura y Artes

Discover the unique spices and culinary traditions of Yucatan and prepare a Yucatecan feast. Menu may include Panuchos and Papadzules. ($40)

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Cookbook Club: Betty Crocker’s Picture Book

Cookbook Club: Betty Crocker’s Picture Book

Saturday 6/8 from 10:30am to 1:30pm

New School of Cooking Pasadena

Each month we discuss a significant cookbook and prepare a group meal adapted from its recipes. Here’s what’s cooking this month:

Betty Crocker’s Picture Book, 1950
Betty Crocker’s Picture Book shaped a generation of home cooks in America through its color photography, practical tips and useful hints. Discuss mid-century advertising and Marjorie Husted, the woman behind the iconic Betty Crocker brand. Prepare a classic American meal straight from its pages complete with cake mix. But from scratch. ($115)

Classes meet at New School of Cooking’s Pasadena campus.
525 East Colorado Blvd, Pasadena 91101

Though reading the book prior to each class date is not necessary, it is available for sale here.

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