Course "Di16" on Tuesday 12 & 24 April and 10 & 24 May 2016 (every other week)
ALL MENUS CAN BE MADE 100% VEGETARIAN-PROOF
Lesson 1: Classic Italian dishes, antipasti and starters
We start with a collection of classic Italian dishes that have to be part of every Italy loving cook's repertoire: frittata (Italian omelet) with herbs and sweet onions, meatballs in a classic tomato sauce, crespelle con pesto rosso e mozzarella (little oven-baked crêpes stuffed with red pesto and mozzarella), focaccia with tomato and olives, crema di olive (olive tapenade), oven-roasted peppers, crostini with basil-lemon ricotta and several other typically dishes that are real Italian classics. The above-mentioned dishes can vary according to the different seasons.
Lesson 2: Pasta, gnocchi and sauces
Pasta making (techniques, tips & tricks, the best ingredients and variations, for example coloured or filled pasta etc), basic sauces (among which the great walnut and cream sauce from Liguria, the pesto alla genovese and a classic bolognese), making potato gnocchi (dumplings).
Lesson 3: Bread, risotto and special vegetables
Making ciabatta (basic bread making), making stock (vegetarian, meat), saffron risotto with ossobuco alla milanese (braised veal shank), risotto alle verdure di stagione (risotto with seasonal vegetables), special vegetables that are less common than most (think about cavolo nero, small Italian artichokes, cime di rapa etc).
Lesson 4: Fish, fish and more fish!
Recognizing fish, cleaning and filleting it, (fish fillets in spicy white wine sauce), preparing fish stock, cleaning and cooking squid (stuffed squid), shrimp (fried shrimp in kataifi dough), sardines in the oven with garlic and herbs, cockles (spaghetti alle vongole).
Please take with you: your own apron plus a kitchen towel.
All cooking lessons start at 18.30 hrs and end around 22.30 hrs.
The price for this course is € 325,00 including Prosecco, wine, all other drinks and all recipes (excl. VAT for companies). You can also give this combination of 4 lessons as a present buying a gift voucher for a 4-week course.
Groups: We work in groups with a minimum of 6 and a maximum of 14 participants.
In case you have to miss one specific lesson you can send a friend, colleague, family member etc in your place. Would you please communicate that to La Cucina del Sole before the lesson starts? Grazie!
Would you like to enrol? Please send us an email using the address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Special requirements: are you allergic for certain ingredients? Please tell that to Nicoletta so that she can make sure the menu fits your requirements!
Of course La Cucina del Sole can organize a course just for a private group of friends, colleagues etc. (min. 8 and max. 80 participants). Please contact Nicoletta via email@example.com if you wish to organize such course or to register for an existing course.