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Ah, Tuscany! The food, the landscape, the villas, the wine. You may not be able to fly to Italy at a moment's notice to enjoy the riches of Tuscany, but you can bring a little Tuscany to your dinner table. Learn to prepare a traditional Tuscan meal at home. Make a salad of Fava Beans, Romano, Fennel, and Greens; cook Penne Pasta in Porcini Mushroom Sauce; and Chicken Al Forno, made with Olives, Tomatoes, and Rosemary. A specialty of Tuscany, Si Torta Di Nonna, a custard-filled cornmeal creation topped with pine nuts, ends the meal. 

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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A Tuscan Dinner 
18y and up N/A 03/13/2024
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

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