Mediterranean Cooking Class

June 1, 2023 @ 10:30AM — 12:30PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)

The Festival Center: 1640 Columbia Rd Washington, DC 20009 Get Directions

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Join us on June 1st from 10:30am to 12:30pm for an exciting Mediterranean cooking class where you'll discover the vibrant flavors and techniques of this beloved cuisine. Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Mediterranean gastronomy as you learn to prepare a delightful three-course meal.

To start off, we'll dive into the world of mezze with two classic appetizers: creamy hummus and refreshing tabouleh. Uncover the secrets to achieving the perfect balance of flavors and textures in these Mediterranean staples. From preparing the chickpeas to mastering the art of seasoning, you'll gain all the skills needed to recreate these delicious dishes at home.

Next, we'll move on to the main course: Rice Pilaf with your choice of succulent chicken or tofu and a medley of perfectly steamed vegetables. Learn the art of preparing fluffy, fragrant rice and discover how to infuse it with aromatic spices to create a mouthwatering centerpiece. Whether you prefer tender chicken or flavorful tofu, our expert instructor, Lisbeth Melendez Rivera, will guide you through the process of achieving a harmonious blend of flavors and textures.

Finally, we'll indulge our sweet tooth with a heavenly dessert: stuffed dates with pistachios and Mascarpone. Discover the luscious combination of sweet dates, crunchy pistachios, and creamy Mascarpone cheese. Chef Lisbeth will teach you the techniques to create these delectable treats, ensuring they become a showstopper at any gathering.

The cost for this immersive cooking experience is $50 per person, and spaces are limited to ensure a personalized learning environment. Don't miss out on this opportunity to expand your culinary repertoire and savor the enchanting flavors of the Mediterranean. Reserve your spot today and embark on a culinary journey that will leave your taste buds craving for more!

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