The Mediterranean Kitchen classes have always been a staple with us, but we have started to offer classes from other areas in Europe – France , Mexico, USA and Germany this time. Classic cooking techniques are the backbone of European cuisine.
Regional Italian ….. $40 - 4 seats left
Listed as America’s favorite food choice, Italian foods win every time.
Antipasto with Portobello Mushrooms, Tomatoes, Chickpeas, Basil & Balsamic Vinaigrette; Bread Macaroni with Beef & Pork Bolognaise; Fried Pasta Wedges with Roasted Vegetables & Parmigiana Cheese; Individual Zuppa Inglese for dessert
Sunday, September 9th at 5:00pm
British Pub ….. $40 - 4 seats still waiting
Everyone loves the Pub classes, so here’s another fun class !
Bangers & Mash with Onion Gravy; Bubble & Squeak with Cabbage; Scotch Egg with Curry Mustard; Welsh Rarebit on Rye Bread. And the famous Mary Berry Bakewell Tart.
Sunday, October 28th at 5:00pm - 4 seats left
Valencia Paella …..$40 - 4 seats open
Always a favorite .. Paella is a food for gathering friends and family together.
Paella Valencia with Saffron Rice, Chicken and Shrimp; Mexican Chorizo; Handmade Pita; Orange Cream Custards
Sunday, October 7th at 5:00pm
Parma Italy ….. $40 - FULL
One of the best food cities in Italy.
Fried Dough with Mascarpone and Prosciutto; Pan-fried Eggplant with a Balsamic Glaze; Risotto Parmigiana, Parmigiana-crusted Pork Filet with Sage Butter Sauce.
Torta Barozzi for dessert tonight.
Sunday, October 21st at 5:00pm
French Bistrot ….. $45 - 4 seats left
Marinated Baked Steak with Béarnaise Butter, Vinegar & Salt Steak-cut Pommes Frites, Sauteed Green Beans in Brown Garlic Butter, Wedge Salad with a Creamy Dressing; Apple Tarte Tatin
Saturday, October 27th at 5:00pm
Tour of Mexico …..$40 - FULL
Here’s some fun. Ole !
Arroz a la Mexicana; Chili Con Carne; Creamed Pinto Beans; Fried Cornbread; Pico de Gallo; Salad with Chipotle Vinaigrette, Tres Leche Cake
Saturday, November 3rd at 5:00
Things you need to know:
• All class reservations are held with a credit card. No exceptions, sorry. You may pay cash upon arrival for the class if you do not want to use your credit card. Advise us of this decision. If you do not show up for class, your credit card will be charged the full amount. Cancellations must be received one week in advance to ensure a refund.
• A minimum of 6 students is required for each class. If the student count is less than 6, the class may be canceled
• Most classes last 2 1/2—3 hours, but could be longer. Stay on task.
• Classes begin promptly at the indicated time. We don’t wait. There is too much to do.
***Class date, time and content are subject to change
• All equipment is provided for you including aprons. You will be advised if you must provide something in advance of the class. Bring baggies or containers to take your goodies home with you should there be any.
• Feel free to bring a bottle of wine to the Mediterranean Kitchen or American Regional Cooking classes. We provide bottled water only. If you contact us, we will give you wine suggestions from the region of study that will pair with your meal.
• Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or
419-333-0027 with any questions or to register for a class.
**Bring a group of friends, family or your social club for a specially planned cooking class.
** The classes make great birthday or wedding gifts.
** Plan a private party and use our new pergola. It can seat about 24 guests. (weather permitting of course)
** Don’t forget we cater office lunches, Holiday parties, rehearsal dinners and weddings.
** We provide Teen Classes in Basic Skills
** Pizza Making Birthday Parties
** We will teach classes in your home, business, church or club
** Gift Certificates are available
Updates on www.facebook.com/Bella-Cuisine.
Gift Certificates are available for gifts ...or yourself!
Denomination is your choice
Baking & Pastry
Basic Bread Baking ….. $25
Do you like fresh bread? Understanding what makes a good loaf of bread will help you want to make bread every week. Learn about the science while enjoying the making, shaping and baking of demi baguettes. While we wait for the 1st rise, we’ll practice making fancy dinner rolls.
Sunday, September 16th at 1:00pm
Hearty Fall Breads ….. $30
In the Fall, we want breads that make us feel warm and toasty, so we will make Oatmeal Maple Rounds and Sweet Potato bread. Class takes about 4 hours – pesky breads.
Sunday, October 14th at 1:00pm
Ciabatta – an Italian Bread …. .$30
One of the beat known Italian breads in the USA. Tonight we will make the “little slipper”. You will learn how to use a couche and paddle. Learn about biga and why it is important. But best of all – you get to go home with warm ciabatta.
Friday, October 26th at 5:30pm
Mini Personal-Sized Desserts ….. $30
Frangipane Tartlets with Pate Sucree, Almond Cornets using Puff Pastry, and Eclairs made from Pate au Choux
Monday, October 29th at 10:00am
Paté au Choux ….. $30
This is a cooked and then baked pastry that makes elegant desserts. We will make éclairs and cream puffs. Plus Vanilla Pastry Cream and Chocolate Ganache
Friday, November 2th 5:30pm
Cannoli Cake ….. $35 - Just 3 seats left
This treat seems to have originated in the Napoli region of Italy. It takes patience and time to get it right, but well worth the effort. It has everything we love about cannoli – cheese, chocolate, orange, - all packaged within a white cake that is glazed. Honest, well worth the effort.
Sunday, November 11th at 10:00am
Halloween Cookies ….. $20
(6-12years with an adult )
Ghosts, Spiders, Candy Corn and scary things. This is a decorating class using royal icing and candies. Prebaked cookies and icing will be ready.
Saturday, October 27th at 10:00am
Halloween Cupcakes ….. $20
Ages 8-12 with an adult
We will be frosting pre-baked cupcakes in the holiday theme with ghosts, graveyards, black cats and more
Sunday, October 28th at 1:00pm
Class schedules are subject to change, but we try not to let that happen. New classes may be added at any time, so keep a sharp eye out for updates.
Tom & I look forward to seeing you all soon.
.Bella Cuisine’s HOLIDAY CLASSES
Please bring large containers for your goodies.
Holiday Cookie Exchange $25
This year we are making “Drop” cookies.
We can make a lot of cookies in a snap!
Gumdrop Cookies, Hot Chocolate Peppermint Cookies, Amish Sugar Cookies, Cranberry White Chocolate Cookies, Iced Orange Marmalade Cookies, Cherry Walnut Bars, Lemon Cookies
Sunday, December 2nd at 10am
Monday, December 3rd at 10am and 5pm
Holiday Bar Cookie Exchange $25
To shorten the time and to fulfill requests, we will spend a night making 6 bar cookies:
For a change, we are going to make fun cookies that require some special attention, but are simple and easy.
French Toast Spiral Cookies, Lady Baltimore Tassies, Raspberry Almond Thumbprints, Cranberry Rugelach, Lemon Spritz, Cardamom Blackberry Linzer Cookies
Tuesday December 4th at 10 am
Tuesday, December 11th at 10am and 5pm
Kid’s Holiday Cookie Class $20 (FULL)
This has become a family tradition
(for kids 5 to 10 years and they will need a (free) parent with them)
Some new and exciting ideas this year!
Saturday, December 8th at 10am
Kid’s Holiday Cupcake Class $20
(for kids 8-12 years with a parent)
6 Holiday inspired cupcakes to decorate and take home
Saturday, December 8th at 1pm
For the Holiday classes, you will need to bring containers to take your cookies home in. All classes MUST be guaranteed with a credit card.
Decorated Cookie Skills… $30
This class is designed for the artist in you and it takes a little patience to work with the different techniques . Lots of drying time required to get the best effect. We will use prebaked cookies to save time. Techniques to practice will be: Outlining, Flooding, Marbling, Flocking, and quilting with Royal Icing. Please allow time.
Sunday, December 16th at 1pm
Christmas Candy ….. $30
Peppermint Bark, Peanut Brittle, Eggnog Cream Bonbons, and Penuche Fudge
Monday, December 17th at 5pm
I REPEAT - For the Holiday classes, you will need to bring containers to take your cookies home in. All classes MUST be guaranteed with a credit card – no exceptions. There will be NO MORE forgiveness for no shows. If you sign up, show up - or find a friend to fill your seat! Cookie classes are VERY expensive.