May is just around the corner and I have 2 fabulous offerings for you to choose from. On May 11th, I will be holding a class full of Southern charm and a whole lot of great food too! If you missed out on the very popular French 2 Day Workshop, a third date has been added by popular demand. Don't miss out on all the fun, register TODAY by email to Lorie@atasteofparis.net or call 214 551 9630, seats will go fast!
See you all soon!
Thursday, May 11th Southern Nights 6:30-8:30 Join me for an evening of cooking and tasting fun and deep southern flavors. The festivities began with a cocktail of course; Mint Julep Fizz is one for the record books! The food begins with an out of this world dip, Baked Goat Cheese topped with Tomato Confit served with Nan bread. Juicy and crispy Chicken in a Homemade Biscuit is comfort food at its best. For something green we will prepare Blistered and Sauced Asparagus, nutty and crave worthy. We will whip up an Ultimate Chopped Salad, crammed full of goodies, so crunchy and topped with Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing. Spicy shrimp Salad served on an avocado half is almost too pretty to eat. Chickpea Crostini, a simple go to that really delivers on flavor. For a beautiful sweet finish we will prepare Fresh Orange Curd, Vanilla Bean Butter Cake and Chantilly Cream that will be transformed into a gorgeous trifle that is irresistible. Class Fee $58.00
2 Day French Workshop May 18th and 19th 10:00-2:00 Join Lorie Fangio for a truly unique culinary event. Immerse yourself in the food and culture of France in this 2 day workshop. In this one time special offering you will learn and prepare two of the French “mother” sauces, two major French doughs and three irresistible French desserts. Laminated Viennoiserie will be demonstrated and enjoyed by the group in the form of croissant and Pain Chocolate. We will dine together for a true French experience including a cheese course and wine each day. French cooking is the gold standard and expertise acquired in this class will last a lifetime. Limited to 10 participants. Class Fee $189.00.
Day 1- Using an old fashioned French recipe, we will prepare French Baguettes to be eaten during our class. We will prepare Pastry Cream as an accoutrement for our breakfast of Ambrosia. For lunch we will adopt tried and true techniques to guarantee that our Chicken and Mushroom Soufflés rise to amazing heights. We will prepare a Green Salad of roasted beets, goat cheese and Candied Pecans served with a Champagne Vinaigrette. Our dinner portion for the day will be sumptuous Lobster Corn Chowder and for a sweet finish, dreamy Profiteroles stuffed to the brim with cream.
Day 2- Arrive at 9:30 for a demonstration of laminating Viennoiserie, so fun to watch and yields the most amazing Croissantand Pain Chocolate. We will concentrate on sauces today first up Espagnole Sauce to be served with Beef Tenderloin Tournedos and Mushrooms. Hearty Potatoes Gratin Dauphinoise will be the perfect accompaniment! Next we will turn our attention to the perfect Béchamel Sauce used to create a lovely dinner of Croque Monsieur, always a crowd pleaser. A Sable Crust will be created as the foundation of a take home sweet treat, individual Lemon Tarts! For the perfect finish of our 2 days together we will enjoy Dark Chocolate Raspberry Rose Truffles; sweet, tart and irresistible.