Fun with Ferments: Kimchi, Kraut, & Curtido
Vanessa Barrington, author of DIY Delicious, will provide hands-on instruction in making spicy Korean kimchi, a sauerkraut with cabbage and root vegetables, and Salvadorean curtido.
Participants will take home their own starter kimchi and their choice of curtido or sauerkraut. Finished samples will be available for tasting and students will leave with recipes and ideas for ways to enjoy their fermented vegetables.
NOTE: Please bring a knife and cutting board with you to the workshop. No worries if you are unable to bring either of these -- just email email@example.com to let us know.
Date & Time: Thursday, November 18, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Women's Building*, Audre Lorde Room, 3543 18th St, between Guerrero St and Valencia St. (a few blocks from BART and MUNI's J Church line).
*We know what you're thinking, and no, you don't have to be a woman to take a class at the Women's Building. In fact, we think there will be a lot of dudes at this workshop - it's just a great location and space (and totally welcoming for men).
**Sliding scale pricing available. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Vanessa Barrington is a food writer and cookbook author based in Oakland, CA. She is the author of the newly released DIY Delicious: Recipes and Ideas for Simple Food from Scratch (Chronicle Books, Fall 2010) and coauthor of Heirloom Beans (Chronicle Books, 2008). She works as a consultant with HavenB Media on food, agriculture, and environmental issues. She also blogs about food policy and healthy cooking for EcoSalon.com and CivilEats.com. For recipes and current food writing, go to VanessaBarrington.com.
Urban Kitchen SF (www.urbankitchensf.org) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit created to help reconnect urban dwellers to the sustainable creation, preservation and / or production of their food.
UKSF hosts affordable, single-purpose workshops themed around the DIY Slow Food concept. Classes incorporate hands-on learning with instruction by area experts. Spaces are offered on a sliding-scale basis where necessary, and no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.
Topics include food preservation, brewing Kombucha, baking bread, butchery, urban gardening, and more. Learn more about UKSF at www.urbankitchensf.org!
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