SAVE THE DATE: 2019 COOKING CLASSES
- 1/29/19, 5:30-6:30pm: Cooking at the Library (Free! Call Anza Library to Sign Up): Scallion Pancakes, Anza Branch Library
- 2/3/19: Indian Take-Out at Home, Ramekins Culinary School, Sonoma
PRIVATE COOKING CLASSES
All of our cooking classes are available as private cooking workshops and parties (birthdays, mom’s/dad’s cooking class etc). We’d also love to work with you to create a custom cooking class based on a theme of your choice. Email us at email@example.com.
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Past classes have included:
Breads of India Series
In this series you’ll learn about the history, chemistry, and cultural significance of Indian bread. Joined by Roop Soni (Simran’s mom), Simran and Stacie will provide a hands-on lesson in homestyle bread making (from roti, paranthas, poori to pura and more!), as well as traditional condiments (chutneys and raitas), pickles.
Love Indian food, but haven’t tried cooking it at home yet? Want to spice up your family dinners with some new flavors? Learn Indian home cooking basics to get you started: from essential spices, Indian food made easy enough to cook everyday and tips on cooking techniques like tempering, working with dough and making your own spice mixes.
Flavors of India: Pooris & Punjabi Curries
Flavors of India: Everyday Gujarati
An introduction to Gujarati cuisine of Western India with the amazing recipes we learned from Simran’s mother-in-law. We’ll cook a quartet of spiced vegetarian dishes that are wonderfully healthful and easy to cook, making them a great addition to your everyday cooking repertoire. We’ll also make a simple roti, and several side dishes to complement the meal we will enjoy together at the end of class. Along the way we’ll cover Indian spices and pantry basics as well as core techniques that will help you take your Indian cooking to the next level!
Flavors of India: Basics
Love Indian food, but haven’t tried cooking it at home yet? Want to spice up your family dinners with some new flavors? Learn Indian home cooking basics to get you started: from essential spices, to building block dishes, to ideas for making Indian recipes kid and baby-friendly.
Flavors of India: Tea Time Snacks
We’re having an Indian tea party! Learn how to make a variety of sweet and savory Indian snacks from samosas to fritters, dippings sauces and, of course, spiced chai. Along the way we’ll cover the basics of sourcing and using Indian spices and other pantry staples, as well as tricks and techniques for simplifying these classic treats. Class will culminate in a tasting of dishes made in class (=tea party!).
Flavors of Indonesia: Nasi Campur
Nasi campur (Indonesian for “mixed rice”, also called nasi rames), is a dish of rice topped with various meats, vegetables, peanuts, eggs and 0ther condiments. Depending on the region nasi campur may include several different side dishes, including vegetables, fish and meats. It is a staple meal of the Southeast Asian countries, and popular especially in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore.