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18 Reasons: French Countryside Classics
September 15, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
A hands-on cooking class culminating in a dinner served with a glass of wine.
The cuisine of the French countryside is centered around rustic dishes that highlight seasonal produce, flavorsome fresh herbs, and simple ingredients. This is food that provides a feeling of warmth and wellbeing. Zoé McLaughlin will show us that, although many of the classics are impressive, they needn’t be intimidating.
Rillettes de Saumon — Salmon Rillettes
Tarte Aux Tomates Et Camembert — Summer Tomato & Camembert Tart with Garlic & Herbed Infused Oil
Poireaux Braisés — Braised Leeks with Lemon Thyme
Tarte Tatin — Apple Tart with Puff Pastry & Caramel served with Bi-Rite Creamery Ice Cream
Zoé McLaughlin was born in Paris and raised in San Francisco. She graduated from Le Cordon Bleu in Paris and worked in restaurants in France while she wrote and published her first cookbook – a collection of family recipes influenced by her multicultural upbringing. She now lives in San Francisco, where she works in the non-profit culinary world and hosts online cooking demonstrations. She has a passion for bringing together the diverse flavors and culinary traditions of the Bay Area with the time tested techniques of classical French cooking