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Mediterranean cuisine relies on ingredients that are rich in whole foods, such as fresh vegetables, seasonal fruits, natural meats and poultry, wild fish, and dairy. It stresses foods that are high id fats too, such as olive oil and nuts. Chef Diane Manteca wants to teach you recipes that highlight the benefits of Mediterranean cooking. Our menu will include: Roasted Garlic Cauliflower Hummus, Almond & Beef Meatball Soup, Fig & Ginger Chicken Tagine, Charmoula Roasted Vegetables.
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.