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.
Tour of Catalan Spain ..... $40 only 2 seats left
As you know, we love Spain. Escalivada, Catalan Salad with Pickled Chicken and Grilled Vegetables, Catalan Paella (chicken, chorizo and seafood), Orange Caramel Custards for Dessert.
Saturday, March 10th at 5:00pm
Tour of Italy #2 ..... $40 4 seats left
Antipasto Salad of Portobella Mushrooms, Chickpea and Roma Tomatoes, Pork Sallopini with Tomato-Basil Ragu, Goat Cheese Polenta, Baked Parmesan Crusted Fennel, Dessert is the Colomba - in honor of Easter.
Sunday, March 25th at 5:00pm
A Night in Paris ….. $45
Haricot Salad with Bacon Lardoons, and Lemon-Basil Pistou, Salmon Tartare on Crostini, Ravioli de Crevettes (Shrimp ravioli), Supreme de Volaille Archiduc (Brandy Mushroom Sauce), Ratatouille, individual St. Honoré Cakes
Saturday, April 7th at 5:00pm
Tour of Italy #1 ….. $45 4 Seats Available
This will be a favorite. Chicken Milanese with Sage Butter Sauce, Individual Lasagna Neapolitan with homemade tiny Meatballs and Pasta, Homemade Gnocchi Alfredo with Mushrooms, and Broccolini with Brown Butter and Roasted Garlic, Cannoli for dessert..
Sunday, April 8th at 5:00pm
Tour of Mexico ….. $40
Salad with Chipotle-Sherry Vinaigrette, Fried Cornbread, Carne Con Chile (Pork with Chile Sauce), Creamed Pinto Beans, Flour Totillas, Pico de Gallo, Arroz a la Mexicana
(Mexican Style Rice, Tres Leche Cake
Sunday, April 15th at 5:00pm
Tour of New England ….. $40 New Date
New England Style Clam Chowder, Seasonal Greens with Apple Cider Vinaigrette, Johnny Cakes, Yankee Pot Roast with Root Vegetables, Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes, Soccotash. Maple Pumpkin Pie
Sunday, April 22nd at 5:00pm
Irish Pub Tour ….. $40 - Just 3 seats left
Little island – big food tastes
Battered Pickled Cucumber Coins with Horseradish Sauce, Mini Potato Pancakes with Fried Apples and Bacon topped with Spicy Mustard Crema, Stout Mac and Cheese ( with Cheddar and Swiss), Beer-battered Fish with Homemade Lemon Tartar Sauce, Shepherd’s Pie Burger Sliders with Cheddar Cheese on Brioche Buns, Whiskey Cupcakes with Bailey’s Irish Cream Icing for Dessert
Saturday, April 28th at 5:00pm
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.
Saturday, February 3rd at 10:00am
Danish Pastry ….. $30
Danish pastry is a variant of laminated doughs – as are puff pastry and croissants. It uses both the explosion of butter and the leavening of yeast to become light and flaky. We will make pastries in several shapes and fillings.
Sunday, February 4th at 2:00pm
Ciabatta – an Italian Bread …. .$30
Ciabatta is one of the best known Italian breads in the USA. Tonight we will make the "little slipper". You will learn how to use the couche and paddle. Learn about biga and why it is important. But best of all - you'll go home with warm ciabatta.
Saturday, February 10th at 10:00am
New York Style Bagels…. $30
We all love Bagels and Cream Cheese, or that great Panera Hazelnut Spread. But you can make your own for half as much. Takes a little time but they freeze well for future use. We will make cinnamon raisin, Sesame and Everything Bagels.
Sunday, February 11th at 2:00pm
Whole Grain Breads ….. $30
Most bread is not truly 100% whole grains, but I have a few breads for us to try. We will use an ancient grain to make Organic Spelt Rounds and an Italian Rosemary Bread that is a mixture of many, many grains plus EVOO and honey.
Saturday, March 3rd at 10:00am
Gluten Free Breads….. $35
Bread is a staple of our lives - morning toast, sandwiches, dinner rolls and more. Gluten Free breads can fill that need for those who can't tolerate gluten well. We'll make White Sandwich Bread and a more Hearty Multigrain. This is a shared use kitchen.
Sunday, March 4th at 1:00pm
Sour Dough Breads ..... $30
Learn about the sour dough starter. We will make both White and 40% Whole Wheat Sour Dough Rounds. You will make your own starter to take home and keep alive for your future homemade breads and rolls.
Saturday, April 7th at 10:00am
We have expanded our kids' classes because our kids are growing up! Rules still apply though. These classes are for kiddos 6 - 12 years with an adult.
Fun Pupcakes ….. $20 2 seats left
Ages 10-12 with an adult
We will make a variety of puppy dogs to enhance our piping skills. Just a fun thing to do in early Spring.
Sunday, March 18th at 1:00pm
Little Bunny Easter Cookie Decorating ..... $20
6-10 years with an adult
We will decorate pre-baked cookies with simple techniques to develop decorating skills for the crafty child. Plenty of cookies to go home - so bring containers.
Saturday, March 24th at 10:00
Middle Bunny Easter Cookie Decorating ..... $20
Ages 10-12 years
In this class, we will decorate pre-baked sugar cookies. We will be working on our Royal Icing techniques: outlining, color flow, flocking and color blocking. You'll have plenty of beautiful cookies to share with everyone.
Sunday, March 25th at 1:00pm
Just for Teens
Ages 12-16 years
Pasta Making ..... $25
Homemade Pasta with Meatballs and Marinara Sauce, Salad and Balsamic Vinaigrette. For dessert we'll make CHocolate Cupcakes with Cherry Frosting.
Saturday, February 10th at 4:00pm
Decorating with Fondant ..... $25
Learn basic techniques for decorating a pre-baked 8" cake with Fondant. We'll learn about dividing cake layers, proper filling techniques, crumb coating, rolling large pieces of fondant, and how to decorate using it.
Sunday, February 18th at 1:00pm
Pizza! Pizza! Pizza! ..... $25
Benvenuto! It's our Pizza Class! In this class we'll make Pizza Sauce; letting it simmer while we work. We'll make 2 kinds of pizza dough - thick pan and thin tray. We'll prepare plenty of toppings, and bake on hot stones, using a peel to get the dough in and out of the oven. Then we dig in.
Saturday, March 24th at 2:00pm
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.