New England Cooking with Apples
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Apples aren't just for snacking! Learn to use our bounty of New England apples to create a delicious full course dinner. In class we will use Macintosh, Cortland, Honey Crisp and more. Our full course dinner will include a Baked Brie & Apple Cranberry Compote, Butternut Squash & Apple Bisque, Maple Glazed Chicken with Sauteed Apples, Mashed Sweet Potato with Parsnip & Apples, and a French Normandy Apple Tart.
Includes the cost of food and supplies. Instructor: Diane Manteca
Please note, as of August 16,2021, the Chelmsford School District Superintendent's office is requiring the use of masks for all people - vaccinated or unvaccinated - when inside any of our school buildings, so please remember to bring a mask to class with you.
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.