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Amalfi Coast Cooking Featuring Sweet Potato Gnocchi
Learn to prepare a delicious feast that will transport you to Italy's
Amalfi Coast where the stunning beaches of Sorrento, Positano, and Capri
are bursting with sunshine, breathtaking views, and epicureal
delights.  Known as the Mediterranean Playground, the Amalfi Coast is
home to "la dolce vita" - sumptuous produce, soft milky cheeses, sweet
treats, and its famous lemons!  In this hands-on cooking class you will
discover simple ways of preparing Italian favorites.  Take home new
recipes perfect for entertaining yet easy enough for a quick weeknight
meal.  When we're finished cooking, we'll  sit down to enjoy our
culinary creations.

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226403
Palo Alto High School
103
Greenebaum 2/28 - 2/28 Th 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM $60.00 View 7

An Evening in Oaxaca
Diverse regional wonders.  Zaida Soriano a native Oaxaquena will help you master authentic tools and ingredients.  Students will learn to make the following:  Enchiladas Verdes with Chicken or roasted vegetables, Chiles Rellenos with Chicken or vegetables, (Vegan) Roast Butternut Squash Tamale with fresh vegetables and salsa; Mexican rice, Oaxacan black beans; and Agua de Horchata.  This class is a combination of demonstration, participation and sampling.  Bring containers for leftovers  Gluten Free!

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221403
Palo Alto High School
103
Soriano 1/23 - 1/23 We 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM $60.00 View 7

Chocolate Coated and Delicious
We'll explore the basics of melting chocolate for dipping, then dip strawberries, bananas and other dried fruits in dark chocolate,  plus make other things to dip as time allows.  Depending on class interest this could include vegan marshmallows, biscotti, truffles, macaroons or other delights.  For this class, all recipes can be made dairy and egg free, and we'll discuss gluten free modifications too.  Please contact the instructor via email to discuss allergies or special request.  Bring containers for leftovers.

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226303
Palo Alto High School
103
Shanson 2/7 - 2/7 Th 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM $60.00 View 18

Core Nutritonal Foundation to Prevent Cancer: Lecture and Cooking Class
The link between nutrition and cancer is proven by hundreds of scientific researches.  In fact, studies show that at least 35% of all cancers are related to diet.  We can't ignore it!  In this informatave class, students will gain practical knowledge on what kind of food (fruits,vegetables, grains, legumes, dairy, meat, herbs and spices, etc.) can affect and prevent cancer growth.  Students will also learn what type of phytochemicals, phytoestrogens, antioxidants, mineral and vitamins will strengthen their immune function to destroy cancer-causing substances before they cause more harm.  The quality and the quantity of the foods is essential for our health, especially when dealing with cancer. Two sessions:  January 22 & 24.  The 22nd will be lecture only and the 24th will be a cooking class.

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226203
Palo Alto High School
103
Ascher 1/22 - 1/24 Tu Th 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM $75.00 View 13

Indian Cuisine: Northern India (Demonstration Only)

The traditional  food of India has been widely appreciated for its fabulous use of herbs, spices, and legumes.  The Joshis will teach you how to prepare aromatic, mild, low fat and nutritional Indian cuisine, such as Chicken Curry, Vegetable Pullao (rice), Naan and more!  Be prepared to eat an array of several dishes!  All supplies are included in the fee.  Visit website for menu.



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220403
Palo Alto High School
103
Joshi 3/20 - 3/20 We 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM $60.00 View 18

Land of the Seven Moles
Oaxaca is known as the Land of the Seven Moles because of the seven versions of mole sauce.  Tonight we will learn two of these amazing sauces:  Mole Amarillo and Mole Verde.  We will also make Empanadas, quesadillas, rice and black beans, and refreshing Agua de Horchata! Bring containers for leftovers.

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220203
Palo Alto High School
103
Soriano 3/6 - 3/6 We 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM $60.00 View 14

Pie: Beyond the Tin or Pan
We'll explore the basics of tin-less pies like hard pies, galettes, and upside-down pies.  Both savory and sweet pies will be prepared with multiple varieties of dough both store bought and homemade. For this class, all recipes can be made dairy and egg free, and we'll discuss gluten free modifications too.  Please contact the instructor via email to discuss allergies or special requests.  Bring containers for leftovers.

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226503
Palo Alto High School
103
Shanson 3/14 - 3/14 Th 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM $60.00 View 18

Roll Your Own Sushi - And DIY Spring Rolls
Learn how to throw your own vegetarian Sushi and Spring Roll Party!  Take home recipes, tips, and shopping recommendations for making traditional maki and uramaki (inside-out rolls) and free-form hand rolls.  Discover how sushi rice is prepared and seasoned (it's more simple than you think!)  We will also make fresh spring rolls bursting with fresh produce from the farmers market plus two dipping sauces Spicy Soy Ginger and Savory Peanut.  Also on the menu - a delicious Cabbage Crunch Salad.

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226603
Palo Alto High School
103
Greenebaum 3/19 - 3/19 Tu 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM $60.00 View 10

Tamale Party
Learn the special art of authentic tamale-making in this hands-on class.  Master sweet tamales such as Vegan Tamale with Seasonal Vegetables, Chicken Mole Negro and pork!  We'll also make Salsa de arbol and Champurrado, a chocolate-based atole drink since pre-Columbian times.  Gluten free!  Please bring containers for leftovers.


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220803
Palo Alto High School
103
Soriano 2/13 - 2/13 We 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM $60.00 View 11