Cooking with Eggplant (Online)
Taught by Laura Scheck
Laura Scheck is the founder of Teaching Table, a culinary education platform that aims to inspire others to cook foods that are better for their bodies, their families, and their communities. Laura previously worked as a teacher and adult educator and was trained at the Natural Gourmet Institute, making her uniquely suited to share her passion for food in an educational way. Teaching Table provides public cooking demos and workshops, lessons targeted towards individual needs and special diets, private cooking classes & events for cooks of all ages and experience levels, as well as tips, techniques, and recipes via a blog and social media.
Got eggplant? Go beyond eggplant parmesan in this class! Learn all about eggplants and how to prepare them. Differentiate between varieties of this delicious vegetable, note its nutritional benefits and most importantly, practice how to maximize its flavor and texture in every dish you make. We’ll discuss and practice 4 eggplant dishes, but you’ll also get a few bonus recipes to try on your own and brainstorm eggplant dishes with your classmates. Get yourself a few big purple bulbs at the farmer’s market and get ready to do your best Cooking with Eggplant.
In this class, you will make:
Pasta alla Norma, Eggplant, Basil, Ricotta Salata, Cherry Tomato
Italian Style Pickled Eggplant, Vinegar, Oregano, Raisins, Anchovies (optional)
Baba Ghanoush, Smoky Eggplant Spread with Homebaked Pita (optional)
Miso Glazed Eggplant Wedges
This is a virtual hands-on class. There is some prep required for this class. You’ll receive a detailed ingredients, materials and prep list at least 1 week before class. No special tools or equipment required.
Recordings are made available after class.