Cooking Class: Indian inspired Tapas feat. an Olive Oil & Balsamic Tasting!
Saturday, November 16, 2013 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (PST)
San Francisco, CA
Indian inspired Tapas featuring a Gourmet Olive Oil & Balsamic Vinegar Tasting!
Learn how to make delicious Indian-inspired small plates “tapas,” known as Chaat cuisine, and delight your senses with an olive oil and balsamic vinegar tasting. This session will begin with an education about olive oils & balsamic vinegars, including the health benefits of these products, how flavored varietals are made and the proper etiquette for tasting. Tips for how to host your own tasting will be shared. This will be followed by a blind tasting of some select flavored varietals, utilizing the senses of smell and taste to guess the different flavors. A fun way to excite your culinary creativity!
The second portion of this session will feature fusion style cooking demos that display how to use these flavored olive oils & balsamic vinegars in Indian Chaat cuisine. The Chaat cuisine is traditional Indian street food, designed as small plates similar to tapas, and is great for appetizers or entertaining. During this session, you will learn how to make 2-3 popular Chaat dishes and receive an education about the Chaat cuisine and unique Indian ingredients used. Creative ways in which to serve the dishes and grocery shopping tips will be shared.
At the end of the class, participants will receive two 100mL bottles of Om Oliva’s olive oil & balsamic vinegar to continue the cooking at home!