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Past Events

  • 6:00pm
  • 37b north front street, kingston, ny 12401

Mardi Gras with Ric Orlando | Fat Tuesday Feast

Mardi Gras is French for "Fat Tuesday" referring to the practice of the last night of eating rich, fatty foods before the ritual fasting of the Lenten season begins.  New Orleans fare is heavily influenced by Creole cuisine, Cajun cuisine and soul food...taking culinary cues from the French, Spanish, West African and Native Americans amalgamating in perhaps one of the most distinctive regional cusines in the US. If you can’t get away...

  • 6:00pm
  • 37b north front street, kingston, ny 12401

Swabian Spätzle with Lentils & Sausage, Corinna Geib, ImmuneSchein

Culinary historians have shown that the first mention of the Spätzle dates back to 1725. However, there are illustrations available from the medieval times, which mark their origins to predate the above mentioned time period. As far as the noodles alone are concerned, they have been in existence for a very long time. They are known to have originated almost 4,000 years ago in East Asia and then came...

  • 6:00pm
  • 37b north front street, kingston, ny 12401

French Bistro Classics with Chef Brooke Vosika

Bistros likely developed out of the basement kitchens of Parisian apartments where tenants paid for both room and board, with menus evolving over time that included classic French home-style recipes. In his premiere class for 2019 Chef Brooke Vosika explores three classic Bistro recipes from three distinct regions of France including Soupe à l’Oignon from Normandy, Escargot en Croute from Lyon and a savory Leek & Gruyere Tart from Alsace.  As...

  • 1:00pm
  • 37b north front street, kingston, ny 12401

Pâte à Choux with Tess Kelly, Séraphine Bakery

Pâte à Choux is a light pastry dough that contains only butter, water, flour and eggs. Instead of a raising agent, it employs high moisture content to create steam during cooking which puffs the pastry.  A versatile dough that can be used in a variety of both sweet and savory applications, its mastery will expand your home entertaining possibilities from cocktail hour through to dessert.  In our workshop, Tess will...

  • 11:00am
  • 37b north front street, kingston, ny 12401

Dumplings from Scratch with Corinne Trang

Its amazing how three simple ingredients -- flour, water and salt -- can be combined and worked in varying ratios to produce an infinite amount of culinary outcomes integral to nearly every food culture on this planet.  In this workshop led by Corinne Trang, author of the “Essentials of Asian Cuisine” you'll learn to master the arduous task of making and rolling out fresh dumpling dough; how to form a handful...

  • 6:00pm
  • 37b north front street, kingston, ny 12401

Classic Thai with Corinne Trang

There’s so much more to Thai food than Pad Thai, and Corinne Trang, author of the “Essentials of Asian Cuisine" is going to show you firsthand with this crash course in Thai cooking. Thai cooking places emphasis on lightly prepared dishes with strong aromatic components and a spicy edge, often juggling disparate elements to create a harmonious finish.  Striking the right balance of sweet, sour, salty and spicy is what makes these...

  • 1:00pm
  • 37b north front street, kingston, ny 12401

Tarts with Tess Kelly, Séraphine Bakery

Pâte Sucrée, or sweetcrust pastry, is a shortcrust dough often used for the base of tarts and pies.  The presence of sugar, which sweetens the mix and impedes the gluten strands, creates a pastry that breaks up easily in the mouth. In this workshop, we'll learn to make the perfect Pâte Sucrée crust from the ever-so-delightful Tess Kelly as well as three types of fillings--pastry cream, lemon curd with meringue and frangipane...

  • 6:00pm
  • 37b north front street, kingston, ny 12401

Dinner Resolutions with Holly Shelowitz

The long cold winter is settling in, along with all the post-holiday bad habits that accompany it.  With the pace a bit slower, it's time to focus on rebuilding your temple from the inside out, starting with the food you fuel your body with. Healthy and delicious can coexist, even on a limited schedule, and nobody knows it better than Holly Shelowitz. Kickstart the new you in this workshop with...

  • 11:00am
  • 37b north front street, kingston, ny 12401

Vietnamese Banh Mi with Corinne Trang

Banh Mi refers to a kind of sandwich that consists of a Vietnamese single-serving baguette, also called bánh mì in Vietnamese, which is split lengthwise and filled with various savory ingredients which often include pork, pâté and pickles. Cook along with Corinne Trang, chef and author of the award-winning book “Authentic Vietnamese Cooking” and “Food Lovers Vietnamese: A Culinary Journey of Discovery” for a primer on Banh Mi. Discover different...

  • 6:00pm
  • 37b north front street, kingston, ny 12401

Vietnamese Classics with Corinne Trang

Refined, subtle, challenging, and accessible all at the same time, the food of Vietnam was the first true fusion cuisine, blending the techniques and ingredients of French and Chinese culinary traditions.  In this workshop led by Corinne Trang, author of the award-winning book, “Authentic Vietnamese Cooking: Food From a Family Table,” we'll explore this exciting cuisine through the lens of a James Beard award-winning chef.  Born in France's Loire Valley to a...