Zuppa Italiana (Italian Soups)
Italian Chefs throughout time have created some incredible soups! Join Chef Diane for some of these flavorful and easy to make Italian soups. In class, we will cook Classic Minestrone, Tuscan Sausage & Kale, Italian Wedding Soup, and Escarole & White Beans. Leave class with a new appreciation for Italian homemade soups that you can have as a meal or just as s starter. Tuition includes a materials fee for food. (Demonstration and participation.)
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.