Fresh Holiday Cooking

November 19, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm America/Los Angeles Timezone
Ecology Center (The) - San Juan Capistrano
32701 Alipaz Street
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
$40/Per Member, $50/Per Non-member

freshholidaycookingFresh Holiday Cooking

Give thanks and celebrate the harvest! Experience a hands-on cooking class for adults, starting in the garden and ending with a meal.

The Ecology Center’sFarm to Fork adult series of cooking classes emphasizes the journey real food takes from seed to plate-beginning with an exploration of the orchard, vegetable, and herb gardens, and ending with the preparation of a meal.

This month, the Ecology Center celebrates the holidays and give thanks to the garden! Join us and learn skills, tools & techniques for preparinghealthy Thanksgiving side dishes using fresh herbs and vegetables from the garden.

Youwill be making:

Nopales Salad

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranates and Vanilla Macadamia Nut Butter

Honey and Chipotle Roasted Sweet Potato Wedges

Instructor: Linda Elbert of Mindful Cuisine/The Basement Table

Instructor bio:Eating well and living well is for everyone. At Mindful Cuisine, we teach cooking classes and create chef-prepared community dinners that are sometimes a bit secret! Theyare committed to teaching people to eat well, cook well and, in turn, be well.

They believe that being part of a community is necessary for living well. They build a community by bringing people together to cook and share meals. Ingredients used by Mindful Cuisine and at Basement Table dinners are sourced from local gardens, farmers, ranchers and food artisans who produce outstanding ingredients with care for the environment.

They also believe cooking happens in a kitchen and is best when shared by everyday people nourishing their friends and family. This foundation coupled with a love for cooking inspires a passion for cooking in others and fantastic food!

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