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Cooking Classes - January 2012     

 Sunday Supper: Meals Meant to be Shared - Italian, Swiss & French Fondue - 
Baking Artisan Breads & Brioche - Coastal Riches: RI Fish & Shellfish - Indian Cuisine - 
Homemade Pasta - Le Gourmand Normand: Exploring the Cuisine of French Normandy 
and more classes to come...

Sunday Supper: Meals that are Meant to be Shared: French, Italian & Swiss Fondue  


Traditional Swiss Fondue served with a pomegranate, fig & orange salad 

Italian, Swiss & French Fondue

Italian Fonduta with Truffle Oil served with grilled vegetables

Assorted Fondue Sauces 

French Chocolate Fondue served with stuffed strawberries and pound cakes

DATE: Sunday, January 8, 2012

TIME: 5:00 - 8:00pm 

LOCATION: Hilltop House, Newport


Sunday Suppers are back!  This socially oriented cooking class has everyone pitching in to help create a lovely meal together in the kitchen using new and exciting recipes taught & coached by Chef Nancy Brush.  After our meal is prepared and cooked we'll retire to the great hall to enjoy everyone's company, discuss the recipes and enjoy live music while sitting in front of a big roaring fireplace in a lovely Newport setting.  Bring a friend or meet new ones!  This is a lively and fun way to spend a Sunday evening.  BYOB - 10% discount for students who purchase wine at Newport Wine Cellar. 


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The Art of Baking Bread & Brioche

Artisan Breads

INSTRUCTOR: Private Chef Christy Erickson Prior 

DATE: Saturday, January 14, 2012 

TIME: 9am - Noon

LOCATION: The Newport Cooks! Kitchen, 796 Aquidneck Avenue, Middletown Behind Custom House Coffee

MORE: Just in time for impromptu Soup & Bread dinner parties and fabulous weekend

Brioche brunches.  Learn to make French baguettes, artisan 

Private Chef Christy Priorbreads & delightful light & flaky Brioche.  You will learn the professional approach to scaling ingredients using the "Baker's Percentage", allowing you to make one loaf orfifty, so that your recipes will always be fool proof.  In class we will cover the bread making skills necessary to make lean doughs, enriched doughs, sponges and sour doughs. This class sold out in November, so sign up soon!


Homemade Pasta Making

INSTRUCTOR: Chef Deja Hart

DATE: Tuesday, January 17, 2012 

TIME: 6 - 8pm

LOCATION: The Newport Cooks! Kitchen, 796 Aquidneck Avenue, Middletown,  Behind Custom House Coffee


You haven't had pasta until you've tasted homemade pasta - your own homemade pasta!  Spend the evening creating a new world of pasta flavors, textures and shapes in this hands-on pasta making class.  Chef Deja has been making pasta since she was a child and loves the endless creative possibilities. She'll also share some of her favorite ravioli stuffing and pasta sauce recipes.  Pasta making is a great team sport - bring a daughter, son, friend, spouse or come alone and meet someone new! Have a pasta machine?  Bring it! Or borrow one of ours.  Everyone will leave with a bag of pasta and lots of great recipes. We'll taste wines from Italy chosen to compliment the menu by Newport Wine Cellar


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Warm Up with Indian Cuisine 

INSTRUCTOR: Private Chef Sarah Peppercorn

Chicken Korma

DATE: Thursday, January 19, 2012 

TIME: 6 - 8pm

LOCATION: The Newport Cooks! Kitchen, 796 Aquidneck Avenue, Middletown,  Behind Custom House Coffee


Warm up your taste buds as Chef Sarah teaches us to prepare Chicken Korma, a delightful mild curry dish guaranteed to please. Accompanying it will be an Indian spinach and potato side dish. And for dessert, we'll learn the secrets to preparing a delicious Cardamom Rice Pudding.  The perfect meal for two or great for a dinner party!  We'll taste wine chosen to compliment the menu by 


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Gourmand Normand: Exploring the Cuisine of French Normandy

crepes suzette INSTRUCTOR: Chef Alexandra Day of Chez Vous
DATE: Tuesday, January 24, 2012 

TIME: 6 - 8pm

LOCATION: The Newport Cooks! Kitchen, 796 Aquidneck Avenue, Middletown


Allow Chef Alex to whisk you away to the lovely Normandy region of France in this hands-on classic French cooking class.  She'll begin with a Crepe lesson - crepes Suzette, Crepes with ham & camembert as well as others, both savory & sweet.  She'll then share tips & tricks for making a most flavorful & delicious hearty main course of Moules Marinere a dish using mussels, indigenous to the Northern Norman coast. For dessert we'll learn to prepare a classic Tarte Tatin with creme fraiche and Calvados. A French wine tasting will be chosen by Newport Wine cellar to compliment the menu.  Bon apetit!  


Coming soon...Rhode Island's Coastal Riches: Prepping and Preparing Fish & Shellfish with Chef Richard Allaire and Cooking with Chef Christian Pieper of Salvation Cafe and much, much more!
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