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18 Reasons: Arepa Party
July 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
A hands-on cooking class culminating in a family-style dinner served with wine and beer.
The arepa is a cornerstone of Colombian and Venezuelan cuisines, dating back to pre-Columbian times. Eaten throughout the day, stuffed or not, and with a variety of toppings, these cornmeal cakes are griddled to toasty perfection and are a delight to eat. Join us for an evening making and dining on arepas with your fellow classmates and led by instructor Emiliana Puyana. With a background of working in restaurants (fun tip: her first restaurant job was as a teenager in Venezuela!) and trained at CIA Hyde Park, Emiliana currently serves food-loving entrepreneurs at La Cocina, where she works as a Program Coordinator. We’re excited to have her teach this first class for our 18 Reasons community!
Arepas – Venezuelan White cornmeal cakes
Reina Pepiada – Creamy Roasted Chicken & Avocado Salad
Carne Mechada – Pulled Beef Stew in Tomato Sauce
Domino – Black Beans & Queso Fresco
The Extras: No real arepa table can be fully set without the extras!