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The Argonaut newspaper features our Los Angeles cooking classes.

The Argonaut Newspaper serves Westchester to Santa Monica neighborhoods in Los Angeles.

The Argonaut Newspaper serves Westside neighborhoods in Los Angeles.

Patricia Rose travels the world through her Westchester cooking classes.  That’s what the Argonaut newspaper wrote after interviewing me for the story in this week’s issue serving the local Westchester to Santa Monica audience in the Los Angeles area.

Dishes with a dash of culture.

Dishes with a dash of culture.

I was thrilled to have our cooking classes at the Holy Nativity Community Hall featured this week in the Argonaut newspaper.  Have a look.   http://argonautnews.com/dishes-with-a-dash-of-culture/  The picture in the story came from our Soups, Stews and Bread class last January. (more…)

February 3, 2014 at 9:21 am Leave a comment

Lighten up with Asian Cuisine

Green Papaya Salad is best with small Thai chilis

To lighten up our meals after the holidays, our mission at this cooking class was to learn how to use some fresh authentic Asian ingredients that we purchased at the Asian Superstore.  While we all eat Asian food at restaurants, seeing the raw ingredients and working with them was a new adventure.

Vietnamese Spring Rolls with Orange-Chili Sauce

After eating them in Little Saigon, we were all interested to make the Vietnamese Spring Rolls ourselves.  With rice paper wrappers in hand, the team of Karen, Georgia and Ina assembled their ingredients before beginning the production line of rolling up the spring rolls.  Georgia got to work on the sauce made of sake, orange juice and sweet chile sauce. (more…)

January 26, 2012 at 10:57 am 5 comments

An Adventure in Southern California’s Little Saigon

Purchasing Red Snapper at Thuan Phat Asian Superstore

Southern California boasts some great ethnic neighborhoods. Since we are cooking Asian at our cooking class this week, we ventured down to Little Saigon in Garden Grove on Saturday.    In less than an hour, we were transported into an Asian adventure.   Lunch was at Vietnamese favorite, Brodard Chateau. (more…)

January 12, 2012 at 6:30 pm 2 comments

Pasta-Pasta-Pasta Cooking Class – June 9, 2011

 

Pesto and Tomato Angel Hair Pasta

Pesto and Tomato Angel Hair Pasta

Pasta is one of the most versatile “food groups” as far as I’m concerned.  You can add so many things to pasta and come up with a casual or an elegant meal.  Today there are so many pasta options in our supermarkets –  you can purchase whole wheat pasta, gluten free pasta made from rice (check out Lundberg.com) and semolina pasta in every possible shape and size.   If you’ve never tasted fresh pasta, get ready for a surprise to your senses.  In this class you will be cranking out fresh pasta by hand and see how the nonni’s of old created simple, but yet delicious dishes from the basics in their kitchen - flour and eggs ( flour paste – hence pasta).

We will try a number of sauces too.  Pesto, browned butter and sage, a milk based sauce, sun-dried tomato – all with a different twist of course.
So far on the menu are:
Once we complete the cooking we will sit down and enjoy our meal with a glass of Chianti!
Come join us on Thursday, June 9, 6:00 – 9:00!  What cook doesn’t want to add new pasta dishes to his/her repertoire? Class fee $35 when you reserve by June 6,  $40 at the door.    To reserve your spot,  email Patricia@FreshFoodinaFlash.com .  Then write a check to “Fresh Food in a Flash”; mail it to Holy Nativity Episcopal Church, Cooking Class,  6700 West  83rd Street, Westchester, CA  90045.

May 16, 2011 at 12:22 pm 2 comments

Singapore Noodles with Shrimp and Garlic

Singapore noodles 3-11One of my favorite dishes from our Quick One-Dish Meals Cooking Class was the Singapore Noodles with Shrimp and Garlic.  Yum!  I can’t wait to try these again.  This recipe came to me from Martha Rose Shulman’s book, Ready When You Are.   (more…)

March 10, 2011 at 11:44 am 1 comment


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