Food Education

Food Education

Kids' Cooking Class: Soul Food! (ages 6-12)

Location

McClure MultiGenerational Center
241 North Winooski Avenue
05401 Burlington , VT
United States
Vermont US
Monday, January 20, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, join us as we make some delicious Southern soul food! Hop to it with "Hoppin’ John," a savory stew of black-eyed peas, and help make Southern-style cornbread to go with it.

My Child and Me Cooking Class: Homemade Gingerbread Cookies

Location

McClure Multi-Generational Center
241 North Winooski Ave
05401 Burlington , VT
United States
Vermont US
Monday, December 16, 2013 - 9:30am to 10:30am

(ages 0-5)

German Holiday Baking

Location

McClure Multi-Generational Center
241 North Winooski Ave
05401 Burlington , VT
United States
Vermont US
Sunday, December 15, 2013 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Discover traditional German holiday baking with some true classics: Christstollen (cake with ground almonds and candied citrus) and Lebkuchen (soft gingerbread cookies). You will learn all about German Christmas traditions and why these delicious holiday pastries are so special.

Kids' Cooking Class: Homemade Gingerbread Cookies (ages 6-12)

Location

King Street Youth Center
87 King St.
05401 Burlington , VT
United States
Vermont US
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Holiday cookies are a treat to make and eat, and in this class, kids get to do both! Join us as we make gingerbread dough that is easy to roll and fun to stamp out with many different cookie cutter shapes.

Italian Holiday Baking

Location

McClure Multi-Generational Center
241 North Winooski Ave
05401 Burlington , VT
United States
Vermont US
Monday, December 9, 2013 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Struffoli is a Neapolitan Christmas pastry that makes an eye-catching dessert or gift. Crunchy on the outside and light inside, struffoli are little balls of dough made with lemon and orange zest that are fried and then glazed with honey.

The Pennywise Pantry

Location

City Market
82 S. Winooski
05401 Burlington , VT
United States
Vermont US
Sunday, December 8, 2013 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Learn how to shop for fresh, long-lasting, and nutritious foods in Produce and Bulk.

Italian Cooking Class: Wild Mushroom Ravioli and Sage Butter CANCELLED

Location

McClure MultiGenerational Center
241 North Winooski Avenue
05401 Burlington , VT
United States
Vermont US
Monday, November 18, 2013 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Unfortunately, this class has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Learn to make handmade ravioli with chef Antonino DiRuocco in this Italian cooking class inspired by the flavors of the season. Learn how to mix the dough, knead, and roll out the ravioli, filling them with a savory wild mushroom filling. We will serve these savory ravioli with a classic sage brown butter sauce. Antonino DiRuocco from Capri, Italy was formerly a chef at Villa Tragara Ristorante (now Michael’s on the Hill) and has won numerous awards for his rustic and traditional Italian fare.

My Child and Me Cooking Class: Homemade Sauerkraut

Location

McClure MultiGenerational Center
241 North Winooski Avenue
05401 Burlington , VT
United States
Vermont US
Monday, November 11, 2013 - 9:30am to 10:30am

This class is especially for parents and caregivers with children under age 5. In this class, we’ll explore traditional foods and having fun in the kitchen as we engage our little ones in the process of learning how to mix, measure, and cook delicious and nourishing food. All the food served in this class will be organic, follow the rhythms of local farms, and will introduce traditional foods principles such as soaking grains, culturing dairy products, fermenting vegetables, making nourishing broths, and using fruit in probiotic beverages the whole family will enjoy.  The class is held in the family-friendly McClure Multi-Generational Center. For mothers/caregivers and children up to age 5.

When registering, please select a ticket for each child attending. Accompanying adults are free and do not need a ticket.

Kids’ Cooking Class: Homemade Soup to Eat and Share (ages 6-12)

Location

King Street Youth Center
87 King St
05401 Burlington , VT
United States
Vermont US
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, take this opportunity to give thanks by making homemade soup and sharing a pot with COTS (the Committee on Temporary Shelter). In this class, we will cut vegetables and grate cheese to make a large pot of golden cheddar cheese soup. After sampling our soup, we will pack up a care package to bring to COTS to share with families in need of housing. For kids ages 6-12 accompanied by an adult.

When registering, please select a ticket for each child attending. Accompanying adults are free and do not need a ticket.

Peruvian Cooking Class

Location

McClure MultiGenerational Center
241 North Winooski Avenue
05401 Burlington , VT
United States
Vermont US
Monday, October 28, 2013 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Local sweet potatoes, pumpkins, and winter squash play a starring role in two dishes that come to us from Peru. Winter Squash, Potato and Corn Soup (Locro de Zapallo) combines spicy/smooth flavors with the addition of yellow chile paste and cheese. This soup will be vegetarian. For dessert, we’ll learn to make a favorite treat from the Burlington Farmer’s Market: Sweet Potato and Pumpkin Fritters with two different toppings – traditional Vermont maple syrup and traditional Peruvian molasses, lime and orange syrup. We’re delighted to bring Hugo Lara of A Little Peruvian back for this seasonal Peruvian cooking class.

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