Fall 2017

Community Cooking Classes

Let’s Make Ricotta

Ever wonder how to make ricotta cheese, now is your chance to learn. You’re not going to believe how easy it is! Once you make your own ricotta, it’s hard to go back to the tub!  Maria is going to share with you the history of ricotta and the Italian culture. Maria Verzilli

Newtown Campus/$49 (plus $5 materials fee payable to instructor)

RCULI 4175 C01

C01/Sat, 10/7, 9-11 am

Let’s Make Marinara

Forget jars of red sauce — homemade marinara is where it’s at. If marinara doesn’t already have a spot in your easy weeknight recipes, it soon will. Homemade marinara is almost as fast and tastes immeasurably better than even the best

supermarket sauce – and it’s made with basic pantry ingredients.

Newtown Campus/$49 (plus $5 materials

fee payable to instructor)

RCULI 4183 C01, Sat, 10/21, 9-11 am

Homemade Spaghetti “Abruzzo” Style

Abruzzo boasts a cuisine distinct within Italy, well known for its variety and richness. One of the most prominent dishes of the region is maccheroni alla chitarra. This dish is created by pressing or cutting pasta through an instrument called a

chitarra, creating long thin noodles similar to spaghetti. So let’s get started and make some pasta!

Newtown Campus/$49 (plus $5 materials fee payable to instructor)/RCULI 4184 C01
Sat, 10/28, 9-11 am

Let’s Make Pizzelles

Let’s make the ultimate Italian Dessert! No more store bought Pizzelles – Learn to create a crispy, sugary treat that is known to be one of the oldest cookies, and is believed to have developed from the ancient Roman crustulum.

Newtown Campus/$49 (plus $5 materials fee payable to instructor)/RCULI 4193 C01
Sat, 11/11, 9-11 am

Former international supermodel turned Celebrity Chef Maria Liberati has won numerous awards for her bestselling book series and Blog-The Basic Art of Italian Cooking by Maria Liberati tm- including the Gourmand World Award and Culinary Travel Blog of the Year/  Considered one of the foremost experts on Italian Culinary Arts  and Culture, she frequently appears at consumer and trade food and wine shows, TV, and radio and is currently working on her own PBS TV series. She also is a consultant for Food Travel Blogging and Online Content Development.

An Italian Christmas Eve Dinner: Feast of the 7 Fishes                            NEW CLASS

Recipes, presentation and cooking class on how to do a feast of the 7 fishes traditional Italian Christmas Eve Dinner

Newtown Campus/$69 (plus $20 materials fee payable to instructor)/RCULI 4190 C01
Sat, 11/4, 9 am – 1 pm

Food Writing  101                                                                              NEW CLASS

Food Writing 101 is designed to give students an awareness of the basics to get into food writing as a hobby or career.

Newtown Campus/$99 RCULI 4192 C01
4 Sat, 10/7 – 10/28, 1 – 3 pm

From Table to Shelf Food Entrepreneurship                                      NEW CLASS

Do you have the next big food idea?  Bring it to life in this 4-week course, learning the basics needed to bring a food product to the market.

Newtown Campus/$99 RCULI 4191 C01
4 Sat, 10/7 – 10/28, 9 – 11 am