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CREATIVE COOKING WITH FISH

Explore this International cuisine night with recipes such as tasty Thai Talapia baked in banana leaves, Spicy Moroccan Tangine Fish Stew, and Spicy Baja Salmon Wraps with Avocado Salsa. As a bonus you will be making your own flavorful Chutneys to go along with these delicious recipes! The nutritional tips feature the health benefits of Omega 3’s and Essential Fatty Acids for your heart.

Wed   Feb 20     7-9:30 pm                                              1 class                                                 $55.00 + HST
College Heights SS – Rm A103                                     Maritza Robertson                                      PR-4903


FAVOURITE INDIAN DISHES

Learn how to cook all time favourite Indian dishes like Chicken Tikka Masala and Aloo Gobi (curry made with cauliflower and potatoes). These dishes will be accompanied by Roti (Indian bread) as well as Masala Chai (tea made with cardamom and ginger). Please bring an apron, water bottle and containers for any possible leftovers.

Tue   May 14     6:30-9 pm                                            1 class                                                   $55.00 + HST
College Heights SS – Rm A103                                   Chitra Saravanan                                        PR-4813


GLUTEN FREE INDIAN DISHES

Indian Cuisine, particularly South Indian, has a vast array of recipes which are naturally gluten free. This four course, gluten free menu will include: Vegetable Pakoras (appetizers made with cauliflower, potatoes, onions and chickpea flour), Savory Crepes (made with chickpea and rice flour with spices), and served with Tomato Garlic Chutney. We will also make Vegetable Pulao (cooked with basmati rice, mixed vegetables and exotic spices). Please bring an apron, water bottle and containers for any possible leftovers. Please note that the kitchen is not gluten free.

Wed   Mar 20     6:30-9 pm                                         1 class                                                      $55.00 + HST
College Heights SS – Rm A103                                Chitra Saravanan                                            PR-4814


JUMP START TO HEALTH – KETOGENIC & MEDITERRANEAN RECIPES

This workshop focuses on a discussion on diet trends and the effectiveness of the Mediterranean Diet, the Ketogenic Diet and Intermittent Fasting. You will also enjoy featured recipes such as Ketogenic Greek Chicken with mushrooms, tomatoes and zucchini, Spicy Cauliflower Fritters, Ketogenic Zucchini Noodles with Avocado, Mediterranean Egyptian Bean Salad, and delicious Ketogenic desserts.

Wed   Jan 23     7-9:30 pm                                         1 class                                                     $55.00 + HST
College Heights SS – Rm A103                                Maritza Robertson                                         PR-4904


LIVING VEGETARIAN

Expand your nutritional knowledge on how to live a healthy Vegetarian Lifestyle, and the supplements that are critical to support a vegetarian living. You will learn how to make Turkish Squash with Wild Rice, Feta Filo Pie, Quinoa Cakes stuffed with sweet potatoes and basil, and Spicy Moroccan Sweet Potato & Chickpea Soup.

Wed   Mar 6     7-9:30 pm                                          1 class                                                      $55.00 + HST
College Heights SS – Rm A103                               Maritza Robertson                                          PR-4905


“IT’S ALL GREEK TO ME” A GREEK DINNER

We all love family dinners! Demy will share her family recipes for you to enjoy at home. You will learn how to make Tzatziki (a cucumber and yogurt dip), Greek Lentil Soup, and Oven Roasted Chicken with Greek Style Pasta. Please bring your appetite, containers for any possible leftovers, and a water bottle.

Mon   Mar 4     6:30-9 pm                                           1 class                                                       $55.00 + HST
College Heights SS – Rm A103                                Demy Vritsios                                                    PR-4899


“IT’S ALL GREEK TO ME” APPETIZERS AND DIPS

Mezethes have recently become very popular and Demy will be showing you have to make four different types! Spanakopita (spinach and feta cheese filled phyllo pastry), Tiropitakia (feta cheese filled phyllo pastry), Tirokafteri (a spicy feta dip) and Tzatziki (a yogurt/garlic dip) made with real homemade Greek yogurt. Please bring your appetite, containers for any possible leftovers and a water bottle.

Mon   Apr 29     6:30-9 pm                                        1 class                                                          $55.00 + HST
College Heights SS – Rm A103                               Demy Vritsios                                                     PR-4900


“IT’S ALL GREEK TO ME” FETA OVERLOAD

If you love Feta cheese, this class is for you! You will learn how to make four delicious Feta inspired dishes including a Spicy Feta Dip, Feta Stuffed Peppers, an awesome Feta style Mac and Cheese, and a puff pastry filled with Feta. Please bring your appetite, containers for any possible leftovers and a water bottle.

Mon   May 27     6:30-9 pm                                        1 class                                                          $55.00 + HST
College Heights SS – Rm A103                                Demy Vritsios                                                      PR-4901


“IT’S ALL GREEK TO ME” SOUPS ON!

Join Demy in this home-style Greek cooking class where you will learn how to make three delicious Greek soups including Chicken with Orzo Pasta, Beef and Spinach, and Greek Potato with red sauce. Please bring your appetite, containers for any possible leftovers and a water bottle.

Mon   Feb 11     6:30-9 pm                                        1 class                                                            $55.00 + HST
College Heights SS – Rm A103                               Demy Vritsios                                                        PR-4902


NORTH AND SOUTH INDIAN CURRIES

Chitra will show you how to cook authentic North Indian curries like Vegetable Korma and Aloo Gobi in an easy and simple way. From the south of India, you will learn how to make Chicken Vindaloo (spicy and tangy chicken curry) and Basmati rice. These recipes are also gluten free. Please bring an apron, water bottle and containers for any possible leftovers. Please note that the kitchen is not gluten free.

Tue   Apr 2     6:30-9 pm                                         1 class                                                             $55.00 + HST
College Heights SS – Rm A103                             Chitra Saravanan                                                  PR-4815


POPULAR INDIAN DISHES

Warm up with this winter with some Indian comfort dishes like Tandoori chicken (marinated with yogurt and spices) which will be perfectly paired with Sweet and Sour Mango Chutney. You will also learn how to cook rich and creamy Daal Makhini (lentil curry cooked with spices and cream) which will be accompanied by Roti (an Indian bread). The evening will be finished with delicious Masala Chai. Please bring an apron, water bottle and containers for any possible leftovers.

Tue  Feb 19     6:30-9 pm                                      1 class                                                             $55.00 + HST
College Heights SS – Rm A103                            Chitra Saravanan                                                   PR-4816


SIMPLY INDIAN

Discover how to cook popular Indian dishes! In this Simply Indian cooking class we will be making Garlic Naan, Butter Chicken Masala, Coconut Chickpea Curry, and we will finish off with Masala Chai. Please bring an apron, water bottle and containers for any possible leftovers.

Tue   Feb 26     6:30-9 pm                                      1 class                                                             $55.00 + HST
College Heights SS – Rm A103                            Chitra Saravanan                                                   PR-4817

Tue   Jun 11     6:30-9 pm                                      1 class                                                             $55.00 + HST
College Heights SS – Rm A103                            Chitra Saravanan                                                   PR-4818


SPICY SAMOSAS WITH CHUTNEY

Learn how to make the always popular Indian appetizer, Samosas, from scratch. In this class you will make Vegetarian Samosas (filled with potatoes, peas and spices) and Non-Vegetarian Samosas (filled with minced chicken, potatoes and spices). You will also make two types of Chutney (Sweet and Sour Tamarind Chutney and Spicy Coriander Chutney) and finish with an authentic Masala Chai. Please bring an apron, water bottle and containers for any possible leftovers.

Tue   Feb 5     6:30-9 pm                                       1 class                                                              $55.00 + HST
College Heights SS – Rm A103                           Chitra Saravanan                                                    PR-4819


VEGAN INDIAN DISHES

Looking for meat free recipes? Indian Cuisine, particularly South Indian, has a vast array of recipes which are naturally vegan. This four course vegan meal will include: Vegetable Pakoras (an appetizer made with chickpea flour, vegetables, and spices), Coconut Rice (cooked with basmati rice, shredded coconut and seasoned with spices and curry leaves) accompanied by Vegetable Korma (a creamy curry made with ground almond and coconut milk) and we will finish off the class with Masala Chai (tea made with soy milk and spices). Please bring an apron, water bottle and containers for any possible leftovers.

Tue   Apr 30     6:30-9 pm                                   1 class                                                                $55.00 + HST
College Heights SS – Rm A103                        Chitra Saravanan                                                       PR-4820