Classes

02
Dec

NORTHERN ITALIAN BEEF STEW- THE JOY OF COOKING TOGETHER

Northern Italian Beef stew with potatoes Ingredients – yield 8 portions 2 tablespoons olive oil 900gr lean top round, cut into 1-inch cubes. Try not to discard all the natural fat. It will make your stew soft and moist 2 large  onions, diced 2 cups of celery, diced 4 large carrots, peeled and cut into...
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30
Oct

SPICED APPLE CAKE ( vegan) & Cooking classes: behind the scenes

This is an amazing cake. I’ve prepared it for one of my student, she is vegan and I wanted to show everyone that cooking vegan doesn’t mean less flavorful than any other food. This recipe comes from Vegan Society web site, I added some little changes that  worked beautifully. Just a note: I am not...
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07
Jul

CARROT & GINGER SOUP

Ingredients 350gr peeled and diced carrots 300gr diced potatoes Half of a onion, thinly slices 1 inch ginger grated 1 clove of garlic Dried oregano. 2 table spoons olive oil What you do: Sautee the onion first: cook for 5 minutes, low fire, until translucent and tender. Add the potatoes and cook, stirring occasionally for...
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20
Apr

Confidence to cook

300g strong white flour ½ x 5ml spoon salt 15g margarine 1 sachet quick acting yeast (7g) 200ml warm water Milk for glazing A few spoon poppy / sesame seeds, optional What you do: Preheat the oven to 220°C. Grease or line the baking tray. Sift the flour and salt into the mixing bowl. 4....
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13
Apr

CELEBRATION of FRIENDSHIP

Gluten free potatoes gnocchi: Ingredients for 6 1 kg red potatoes 300gr gluten free flour 1 egg Method: Boil the potatoes with their skin on for about 30/40 minutes. Check with a knife when they are soft. When ready, peal the potatoes and mash them. Once mashed, spread the potatoes so they can loose all...
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23
Feb

Challenge accepted!

Gluten and lactose free carrot cake (with NO REFINED sugar) with dark chocolate ganache: yeld: 4 cake tins 9 inches each 450 ml vegetable oil 400 plain GF flour (Dove brand) 2 sp bic. Soda 550 coconut sugar 5 eggs ½ tsp salt 3 generous tsp of all spices or cinnamon/nutmeg/clove (powder) mixed together 550...
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14
Feb

WOW! Has been a loong time since my last post. but…

As pointed out by one of my friends, to whom I recently asked to give me some feedback about my website, my “blog” is very…quiet. Last post was in June 2017 and was about the launching of my new web site. I was tempted to just remove the blog. I am extremely busy, I can’t...
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08
Jun

New website online!

Here’s our new website, with great news! You can choose among courses one-to-one or team building experience, that can be fun for everyone! Check “Class events” for class availability and scheduling, and see if there is any space left. More news and recipes will come here in this blog, so please stay tuned!