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Come join our own island hopper, Chef Diane Manteca for a deep dive into the cuisine of Cuba! Learn to prepare traditional recipes that celebrate Cuba's rich history that blends the flavors and techniques of Spanish, African, and Caribbean cuisines. The menu may include: Guiso de Maiz (Corn Chowder Cuban Style), Picadillo Clasico (Cuban Savory Beef), Moros y Cristianos (Rice and Black Beans), Platanos Maduros (Fried Plantains), and Pastel de Limones Criollos de Cayo Hueso (the original Cuban Key Lime Pie).

NOTE:  This class is a high-demand class.  If spaces are full, remember to add yourself to the waitlist.  If there is enough interest, a second class will be opened up.

Instructor:  Diane Manteca

About Our Instructor:
Diane has been a professional chef for 35 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 has been a personal chef with clients in the Boston area, and continues her passion of teaching culinary classes.  Diane also has a successful Utube channel called Diane's World Kitchen and loves making cooking videos to share with all.

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Havana Nights 
18y and up N/A 04/01/2024
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Community Education Center - CommEd Kitchen
$65.00 Tuition, $65.00 Non-Res
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