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Monday, April 6, 2015

bagel and cream cheese class April 18, 2015

Hands on class kneading, rolling, shaping, boiling, and baking delicious bagels. Some simple, delightful and very basic cashew cheese making will also be included in this class.




Bagel baking is a very old and wonderful process where a dough is made from flour, salt, yeast, malt and water. After rising, it is shaped, risen again, boiled, and then baked. We will go through each step and create a few dozen bagels.
We will also create a very basic cashew cheese.

Saturday, April 18, 2015
noon
limited space for 8
$50/person
for more information or to register, vegshaku8 at gmail



Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Underground restaurant event, Passover, Friday april 10, 2015

A very special underground restaurant event as my parents will be visiting and in attendance at one of these events for the very first time!
Friday, April 10, 2015
7:30 pm
$50/person
a separate wine and beer menu will be available

appetizer
seder plate
charoses (apples and walnuts marinated in wine and spices)
mahror (bitter herbs): horseradish paste
karpas: parsley pickled in shoyu
zeroah: purple beet salad
orange slices
toasted sunflower seeds
homemade matzoh

Soup
Roasted cauliflower/celery root chowder
basil pesto

entreecaulflower kugel
Yellow mountain bean balls wrapped in collar leaf
Roasted beets with horseradish
carrot tzimmes
kischke
tahini dill sauce

dessert
ruggelach
coconut macaroons
banana walnut chocolate ice "cream"

asparagus cooking class Sunday april 5, 2015

Sunday April 5, 2015
noon
limited space for 8
$50/person
for more information or to register, vegshaku8 at gmail

A hands on class exploring some of the delightful dishes we can make with asparagus.
Asparagus is a great vegetable for a drought ridden state such as California. This vegetable is ideal when dry farmed as a lot of water makes asparagus large and woody and fibrous. Less water yields and tender small, delightful vegetable.

Some of the dishes we will prepare are:
shaved asparagus salad
asparagus miso chowder
tempeh and asparagus with tamarind sauce
asparagus pakora
and more to be added

some techniques we will be employing are: blanching, roasting, deep frying, stir frying

Friday, March 13, 2015

basics of chinese cooking class March 22, 2015

As always, a hands on class, where all students will be taking part in the creation of all the dishes.

Sunday, March 22, 2015
noon
limited space for 8
$50/person
for more information or to register, vegshaku8 at gmail

The dishes we will be preparing:

Vegetable fried rice
Vegetable chow fun
Chinese watercress with garlic and fermented bean curd
Daikon salad
Bean Curd with Black Bean Sauce

Monday, February 23, 2015

Basics of Japanese cooking class, March 8, 2015

Hands on class, exploring some of the basics of the wonderful vegetarian cuisine of Japan.
We will be preparing the following dishes:
Dashi (kombu/shitake stock)
miso soup
simple quick pickles
Tempeh terriyaki
chrysanthemum greens with miso mustard dressing
Chiraishi sushi

Sunday, March 8, 2015
noon
limited space for 8
$50/person
for more information or to register, please contact me at vegshaku8 at gmail

Thai cooking class, Sunday March 15, 2015 in oakland

Another in our very popular series of Thai cooking classes. Always hands on, where you will be learning to pound out curry pastes, and employ various cooking techniques to prepare a variety of delightful dishes in a warm and friendly atmosphere.

This menu will include:
Massamum curry paste
Massumum curry with tempeh, potato and winter vegetables.
coconut fried sweet potatoes
Tofu Laab (refreshing tofu and herb salad)
Tom Juud Woon Sen (Glass Noodle Soup)

Sunday, March 15, 2015
noon
limited space for 8
$50/person
for more information or to register, please contact me at vegshaku8 at gmail

Thursday, February 5, 2015

basics of bread baking class Sunday March 1, 2015 in Oakland

Sunday March 1, 2015
noon
Limited space for 8
$50/person
for more information or to register, vegshaku8 at gmail

A hands on class exploring the basics of baking bread. We will be covering basics such as kneading, rising, shaping and baking.
Demystify the process of baking bread with some simple recipes for wheat breads and rolls in this class.