More Great Cooking Classes At Gourmet Warehouse In The New Year

30 Dec

GourmetWarehouseLogoThe Gourmet Warehouse has a great line up of cooking classes coming up in the New Year including Sushi Making, a Taste of Morocco, Chinese Takeout, Global Vegetarian, Tasty Thai and a few more.  Having recently attended the French Bistro cooking class which came with wine and lunch, I must say this is a great way to spend an afternoon. Of course, there is always shopping after the cooking class as participants are offered a 10% discount for purchases made the day of your class.  For a full line up of all the classes Gourmet Warehouse is offering in the New Year, visit Cooking Classes.  We’ve set a sample of some of the delicious classes they have lined up in the New Year:

Sushi Workshop – Saturday, January 31st 11:00 am ($69)

This is a hands-on class hosted by Chef Cindy Low. She will teach you how to make vinegared sushi rice, wasabi, prepare fillings (including seafood, vegetarian, tofu, eggs, Japanese pickles) as well as how to  make sushi rolls, cones and other styles and shapes. Plus Cindy will pass on a few tips on hosting your own DIY Sushi party. Dishes you will make include:

  • Hoso maki (thin rolls with various fillings, salmon, tuna, cucumber)
  • California rolls (crab, avocado, cucumber, rolled “inside out”
  • Futomaki (large roll with vegetables, omelet, Japanese pickled vegetables)
  • Inari sushi (seasoned tofu pouches)
  • Temaki (cones with various fillings)
  • Onigiri (rice triangles)
  • Miso soup with tofu

Global Vegetarian – Saturday, February 28th 11:00 am ($59) SOLD OUT

Chef Cindy Low returns to introduce you to mouthwatering vegetarian recipes that appeal to both vegetarians and non-vegetarians. Cindy will inspire you with her meatless dishes from around the world which are bursting with bold flavours. The dishes she will be making include:

  • Kung Pao Smoked Tofu and Cashew Tacos
  • Kale and Napa Cabbage Salad with Spicy Asian Peanut Dressing
  • Moroccan Lentil Soup
  • Barley Risotto with Roasted Butternut Squash, Parmigiano Reggiano, Toasted Pine Nuts
  • Molten Chocolate Lava Cakes

 Taste of Morocco – Saturday, March 7th 11:00 am ($59) SOLD OUT

Chef Cindy Low is back to take you on another culinary adventure with a more exotic twist, the cuisine of Morocco in this demonstration cooking class. Cindy will introduce you to the countless spices and the combination of savoury and sweet which produces unforgettable dishes including:

  • Bastilla – Chicken, Almonds, Cinnamon and Saffron wrapped in Filo Pastry
  • Tajine of Beef with Dates and Almonds
  • Tajine of Seven Vegetables
  • Couscous
  • Salad of Organic Greens, Pomegranate with Pomegranate Vinaigrette
  • Moroccan Oranges with Cinamon, Sugar and Orange Blossom Water

If you are interested in any of the cooking classes, be sure to register early to avoid disappointment, classes do sell out. Bon Appetit!

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