No need to go to the North End or Italian pastry shops when you can make fabulous Italian cookies in your own home kitchen just in time for the holidays. In this class we will learn how to make biscotti, sesame cookies, anise glazed cookies with sprinkles and ricotta cookies. Take home a big box of these treasures to share with your family and friends. Includes the cost of food and supplies.
Instructor: Diane Manteca
About Our Instructor:
Diane has been a professional chef for 25 years, working in high end gourmet establishments as well as catering companies. She owned the Brickyard Cafe in Cambridge for 7 years which was an eclectic and popular restaurant tucked away in the Fresh Pond area. Diane has co-authored a Zone cookbook on healthy eating and worked as a food consultant with recipe development for a major corporation. She has been a culinary teacher at Assabet Regional Vocational School and Brookline High School and has participated in many charitable events including Dana Farber: Cooking for a Cure. She is now a personal chef with clients in the Boston area, and her biggest passion is teaching - especially Italian cuisine which is her specialty.