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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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Trade Route Talks: Ancient Grains of Mexico

Trade Route Talks: Ancient Grains of Mexico

Tuesday 6/18 at 7:00pm

The Gourmandise School of Sweets and Savories

Discover the loaded symbolism of maize and amaranth, the most important Native American grains. You will meet the pre-Colonial plants and the religious symbols associated with them,  from their repression and means of social control post-conquest to today’s industrial packaged flours.

Students are greeted with an 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

register here