Register Now

Italian Farmhouse Cooking

This program is currently unavailable. Click here to view all of our current programs.


Italian Farmhouse Cooking
Italy is famous for their rustic cooking... fresh from the farm.  Travel to the Umbrian's countryside with Chef Diane Manteca and learn regional farmhouse cooking.  The focus of this class will be on rustic, simple recipes that highlight ingredients and flavors reminiscent of the Italian countryside.  Diane will be demonstrating how to make Umbrian Pork Ragu to serve with pasta, Baked Stuff Eggplant, Roasted Proscuitto Wrapped Asparagus, and their famous Pastry Wrapped Pears with Fig Jam.  Celebrate the heart and soul of Italy and enjoy a meal worth of a farmer’s table.

PLEASE NOTE:  YOU WILL BE "WAITLISTED" FOR THIS CLASS AT TIME OF REGISTRATION AND WILL NOT BE CHARGED UNTIL THE MINIMUM NUMBER OF REGISTRANTS REQUIRED HAS BEEN REACHED.  WHEN THAT MINIMUM HAS BEEN SATISFIED, YOU WILL BE MOVED FROM THE WAITLIST AND AN INVOICE FOR PAYMENT WILL BE EMAILED TO YOU.  AFTER PAYMENT HAS BEEN MADE, YOU WILL RECEIVE AN ADDITIONAL EMAIL WITH LOGIN INFORMATION TO JOIN THE CLASS.

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.

* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

 Return to Programs    View All Activities


Share This Page: