Instructor: Carolina Abi-Assaf
Date: Tuesday, January 18 till Tuesday, February 22 (For 6 consecutive Tuesdays)
Time: 6:00 PM till 9:00 PM
Price: LBP 3’000’000 for the 6 sessions – payment: 1’000’000 LBP/month over 3 consecutive times OR 115 USD
WHY THIS CLASS
Cooking without mastering the cooking basic fundamentals is like trying to run without knowing how to tie your shoes. Therefore, we have prepared for you a package of 6 classes where you will learn all the basics of cooking:Knife skills, stocks and mother sauces, food preservation, introduction to fish, to meat, to poultry, and everything in between!
During each class, you will learn new techniques and apply them in different recipes. Each class will be followed by a dinner with drinks.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
Class 1: Cooking Vegetables
You will learn: Blanch, sautée, boil and grill
Knife skills: Peeling, chopping, brunoise, dicing, julienne, batonnet, paysanne, shredding (chiffonade), mincing
What you will be cooking: Vegetable stock, gnocchi from scratch
Class 2: Mother Sauces
You will learn: Velouté sauce, tomato sauce, hollandaise sauce, béchamel sauce, Espagnole sauce
What you will be cooking: British toast with soft boiled eggs topped with hollandaise sauce
Class 3: Risotto & Pasta
You will learn: Pasta dough from scratch, ravioli from scratch, risotto
What you will be cooking: Ravioli with ricotta filling , cooked in creamy mushroom sauce
Class 4: Introduction to Poultry with @tanmia_lebanon
You will learn: Food safety basics, how to choose, break down and cook a chicken
What you will be cooking: Chicken stock, chicken cacciatore (Italian chicken stew)
Class 5: Introduction to Meat
You will learn: Choose your piece of meat, butchery techniques (cleaning and cutting), grilling
What you will be cooking: Brown stock, beef stroganoff
Class 6: Introduction to Fish & Shellfish
You will learn: How to choose, clean, handle and cook your fish and shellfish
What you will be cooking: Sea food Paella
CREATING A SAFE AND HEALTHY SPACE FOR OUR EMPLOYEES AND CUSTOMERS IS OUR HIGHEST PRIORITY
We want you to feel as good about cooking with us as we do about hosting you back!
For the comfort and safety of everyone in our Lab, we are following the health and safety measures communicated by the Ministry of Public Health for all our in-house classes and shopping.
Practicing social distancing and maintaining enhanced cleaning protocols, including regularly disinfecting cooking stations, high-touch surfaces, utensils, and ingredients.