Monday, July 15, 2013
Summer Fun at Different Drummers Kitchen!
They usually say “If you can’t stand the heat get out of the kitchen.” This week however an exception should be made as Different Drummers Kitchen offers a variety of fun cooking courses to distract you from the incoming heat wave.
Try something different by satisfying your sushi cravings and learning the basics of the Japanese art of Sushi Making 101! Chef Yasuo & Kathy Saso will teach the essentials of preparing perfectly seasoned rice and popular roll fillings on Monday, July 15 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The evening’s menu will include: California roll an inside-out roll with cucumber, cucumber roll cucumber nori and sushi rice, crab smoked salmon and asparagus roll, and avocado.
Things get sweet on Wednesday, July 17 with CakeDecorating 2. Though this is an intermediate-level class for people who have some cake decorating experience, however, it’s not necessary to take Cake Decorating I prior to this class. Corinna Selby will teach you crafts of decorating from piping roses, modeling chocolate, and how to mold chocolate roses. You can register for this course online which takes place from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
On Thursday, July 18, things get even sweeter with Summer Pies. Instructor Deanna Fox will “lead students on the ins-and-outs of summer pies with a variety of tips, techniques, and recipes, including Perfect Pie Crust, Strawberry Rhubarb Pie, Lemon Icebox Pie, Mixed Berry Pie, Peach Galette, and for a spin on another summertime staple, Chocolate Basil Macadamia Tart.” After delighting in this pie extravaganza Different Drummers Kitchen invites you to “BYOB – Bring Your Own Bib” and indulge in a personal pie eating contest. You can register online for that class,hurry before it’s too late and fills up.
The fun in the kitchen continues on Saturday, July 20, with something unique: Ethiopian Food for Kids. Have summer fun with the kids and learn to make an entire meal you can eat with your hands! Classic dishes from Ethiopia include Berbere coated beef, simmered lentils, and soft, chewy flat bread to scoop it all up. For dessert, you’ll create crisp, hot fried bread, tossed with sugar and spices and gobble it down.
Different Drummers Kitchen is located at 1475 Western Ave in Stuyvesant Plaza. Class registration can be found online or by calling 518-459-7990.