Bread and Pies Cooking Classes
Ciabatta | Panini
Learn how to make rustic Italian bread with a soft and chewy texture and honeycomb holes at home. It makes for a delicious sandwich bread filled with layers of cured meats, cheeses, and vegetables.
Homemade Sourdough Bread
Observe and participate in the process of baking delicious and healthy homemade sourdough bread, which fits seamlessly into the routine of a working family. You will take a loaf of bread and a portion of sourdough starter home after the class.
Sweet and Savory Stuffed Brioche
Brioche is one of the most satisfying breads in the world. Its dough is rich, with a high content of eggs, milk, and butter. The richer the brioche, the softer, more tender, testier, and longer it retains its freshness when baked. Learn how to make holiday and everyday sweet and savory, plain and stuffed baked treats with brioche dough.
Ukrainian Easter Bread
Paska means "Easter" in Ukrainian, and it is our traditional slightly sweet Easter bread. In some regions it is braided, in others it is glazed, always decorated with religious symbols. Paska is taken to church on Easter morning in a special basket with other foods to be blessed. This class is for those who want to learn how to make Paska at home.
Ukrainian Christmas Poppy Seed Snowflake
Learn how to make poppy seed rolls or buns or snowflake-shaped Christmas bread with brioche-like Ukrainian dough. This dough can also be used to make small stuffed pies that stay soft and fluffy for days.
Ossetian pies are thin round closed pies with fillings that are composed of young sheep cheese and vegetables. The dough is very soft, wet, and sticky. When baked, it makes a creamy easy-to-bite crumb.
During the class, you will learn everything you need to know about local ingredients for the dough and cheese stuffing to make these legendary pies in the U.S. — Ajaruli, Megruli, and Penovani.
This family-oriented class is to have fun with three healthy and quick recipes for great appetizers — Armenian stuffed bread with fresh greens and Feta, Indian layered flatbread with scallions and dry spice mix, and Moroccan Msemen flatbread with mint — cozy food for wine or tea party.
Corn and Wheat Tortillas for Soft Tacos
Learn how to make the best-tasting wheat and blue corn (gluten-free) tortillas for soft tacos at home. This class includes simple recipes for taco stuffings of your choice — pork or lamb carnitas, biria, guacamole, pico de gallo, salsa Macha, tequila cured salmon, etc.
You CAN make a great pizza at home. All you need is a good baking stone in your oven and some practice to master the pizza dough. The price includes expert instruction, a demo, a portion of dough for two pizzas to take home, and at least 4 slices of 4 different pizzas to taste at the end of the class.