Cooking Class - Middle Eastern Mezze

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Gather around the table and create flavorful dips and spreads from the Middle East.

The culinary traditions of the Middle East center around sharing meals, and a mezze platter filled with bold herbs and spices and creamy textures makes the perfect centerpiece. In this hands-on cooking class with Chef Pooja, you'll learn how to build one from scratch.

First, learn how to achieve the ideal texture of hummus and balance the flavors of muhammara — a classic roasted red pepper dip. Then, whip up a creamy labneh dip and herbaceous tabouli. Chef Pooja will also teach you how to bake pita chips to serve with your array of dips and spreads.

Guests are welcome to bring wine and beer to enjoy during the class.

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 13
  • Meal Courses 5
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • Labels Date Night, Fun, Group, Mediterranean, Mother's Day, Vegetarian

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B

16 Apr 2022

Chef Pooja was amazing! Beautiful place with clean and pretty utensils. She was extremely courteous and respectful. Food was amazingly tasteful with 5-star quality presentation. We had a great experience. Highly recommend!

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Frank R.

Frank

22 Jul 2022

Chef Pooja was fantastic! She had done the right amount of prep work so that we could spend the majority of our time doing hands-on cooking and eating the delicious food we prepared. Her recipes were clear and she was great about walking us through the steps. She also has extensive knowledge about the food and the ingredients she uses, so we felt like we learned a lot about the dishes themselves. Overall, a 5-star experience, and it felt like a quantum leap forward in our ability to produce tasty Indian food at home!

Annie G.

Annie

19 Jun 2022

Chef Pooja was warm, friendly and a great teacher! She gave us all the tips on where to find the best paneer, how to whip up our own garam masala blend, and all the food we made was delicious with complex and layered flavors. So yum! Thank you so much Chef Pooja!!!

$ 129 Per person

all-inclusive: 2.5-hour class, 5-course meal and taxes.


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Chef Pooja
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As a child in a 17-person household, Chef Pooja began learning how to cook early in life, which helped her become an excellent cook and fired up her passion for excelling in the culinary world. Her time spent living in Dubai, Mumbai and California has exposed her to a variety of cultures. Now, Chef Pooja offers her knowledge and experience to students of all cooking levels, helping them become experts in Indian cooking.

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