Pantry Tasting - Vanilla beans
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
When: Wednesday, October 10th @ 6:30 PM
Where: Smitten Ice Cream, 432 Octavia Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
What: Vanilla is anything but "plain." Learn how this exotic flavoring became a staple in dessert culture. Learn about the history of vanilla, the differnt varieties, how it's cultivated and how different growing regions have a big impact on flavor. We will take an indepth look at this overlooked component to our favorite desserts. The guided tasting will include 4 differnt vanillas from Tahiti, Madagascar, Uganda and Mexico. You will be amazed at the differences!
The vehicle for this tasting will be Smitten's ultra smooth ice cream made with liquid nitrogen in front of our eyes, as well as vanilla bean shortbread cookies.
Join us for this fun and educational opportuity that celbrates San Francisco's "summer" in October.
This event is limited this to 25 people.
When & Where
Slow Food San Francisco
Slow Food is an idea, a way of living and a way of eating. It is a global, grassroots movement with thousands of members around the world that links the pleasure of food with a commitment to community and the environment.