• UPCOMING SUMMER COOKING CLASSES

    Date: 2011.05.04 | Category: Dairy free | Tags: ,

    Summer is fast approaching so get ready for some fun and educational vegan cooking classes. Mark your calendar and don’t wait to register online because seats are filling in quickly.

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    WHATJUNIOR CHEF ACADEMY
    WHEN:  June 6th, 13th, 20th, 5-7:30pm
    WHERE: Firstenburg Community Center
                    700 N.E. 136th Ave.
                    Vancouver, WA 98684

    DESCRIPTION: Ages 8-12. Learn how to make your own healthy snacks, basic soups, salads, pasta, pizza from scratch. Hands on course. All dishes are vegan to accommodate for common food allergies.
    REGISTER HERE

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    WHEN:   July 6th, 5-7:30pm
    WHAT:   MOROCCAN NIGHT
    WHERE: Clark College
                  1933 Fort Vancouver Way
                  Vancouver, WA 98663

     DESCRIPTION: Travel to the mysteries of Marakech and Casablanca from the comfort of your kitchen. Discover a rich cultural heritage and traditional dishes bursting with new flavors and aromatic spices. Treat yourself to a lavish banquet.
    REGISTER HERE
    Note: Currently, only showing Spring schedule. Wait for the Summer schedule to be posted online.

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    WHEN:   July 7th, 6-8:30pm
    WHAT:   VEGAN FRENCH CUISINE
    WHERE: St John Community Center
                    8427 N Central St,
                    Portland, OR 97203

    DESCRIPTION: Nouvelle Cuisine from the South of France is admired the world over but it usually characterized by rich and fattening dishes. This class, taught by a native of the French Riviera, will teach you how to create and enjoy some of the rich flavors of French cooking without the heavy calories and artery clogging results! A guilt-free way to a French palate. All the dishes are free of animal products for people with dietary restrictions. Recipes include: Onion soup ‘gratinée, olive tapenade, escalope with mushroom cream sauce, vegan chocolate mousse and much more
    REGISTER AT: 503-823-3192

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    WHAT:    HEART HEALTHY COMFORT FOODS
    WHEN:    July 11th, 5-7:30pm
    WHERE: Firstenburg Community Center
                    700 N.E. 136th Ave.
                    Vancouver, WA 98684

    DESCRIPTION: If you are watching your cholesterol or sugar levels, chances you told to lower your sodium and fat intake. This class you will learn to prepare some of your favorite dishes with a few alterations making them healthy, nutritious and delicious.
    REGISTER HERE

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    WHATMEXICAN FIESTA
    WHEN:  July 14th, 6-8:30pm
    WHERE: St John Community Center
                    8427 N Central St,
                    Portland, OR 97203

    DESCRIPTION: There are as many flavors in Mexico as there are towns and pueblos. Vamos to the South of the border to sample a festive array of flavors and dishes, from roasted tomatillos salsa, fajitas, empañadas and much more.
    REGISTER AT: 503-823-3192

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    WHATA TASTE OF THAILAND
    WHEN:  July 11th, 6-8:30pm
    WHERE: St John Community Center
                     8427 N Central St, Portland, OR 97203

    DESCRIPTION: One of the most gracious culture on earth and beautiful people can be found in Thailand. Learn to make exquisite traditional dishes such as papaya salad, mee krob, pad thai and discover the rich culture of kingdom of Siam.
    REGISTER AT: 503-823-3192

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    WHAT: DAIRY FREE AT LAST
    WHEN: July 25th, 5-7:30pm
    WHERE: Firstenburg Community Center
                    700 N.E. 136th Ave.
                    Vancouver, WA 98684


    DESCRIPTION: About half the population of the United States are considered lactose intolerant. That’s millions of people and most don’t even know they are. You will learn in this class to make your own nut milk, dairy free ‘cheeze’ and cream sauce, soft ice dream etc.
    In addition to sampling these prepared items, participants will receive a grocery list of non-dairy products they can easily purchase in local stores.
    REGISTER HERE:

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    WHATCHINESE BANQUET
    WHEN:  July 28th, 6-8:30pm
    WHERE: St John Community Center
                    8427 N Central St, Portland, OR 97203

    DESCRIPTION: Treat yourself or impress your friends with a complete traditional Chinese meal you can make at home, with no msg, less salt and fat. Learn a few tricks to create popular dishes served all over the world and discover the therapeutic qualities of some of the ingredients used in in this fun and interactive class.
    REGISTER AT: 503-823-3192

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    UPCOMING CLASSES FOR FALL SCHEDULE:  
    Stay tuned for dates and times
    • MOROCCAN NIGHT
    • A TASTE OF VIETNAM
    • WEIGHT LOSS THE NATURAL WAY
    • THE LIGHTER SIDE OF FRENCH CUISINE
    • VEGAN THANKSGIVING

    LOCATION: Clark College, Vancouver, WA

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