All of our classes celebrate the fresh, home grown gifts that the earth and hard work in the garden has provided us. All seasons offer something different that may remember and look forward to the use of these god given gifts, that nature has perfected for us with dazzling brilliance. Ever present, here’s our cooking class offerings for the 2015 season here at Ashley Famous Culinary Arts. The Perfect Brunch This class is long-standing favorite offering from Ashley Famous Culinary Arts. If you and your family and friends love to eat breakfast and brunch, this is the class for you. Actually, it’s great any hour of day! It features Ashley Famous Cinnamon Buns with Crème Cheese Honey frosting, oven-baked eggs in many styles, Kugelis, my take on the national potato dish of Lithuania, homemade sausage, fresh fruits in season.
The Essential Pasta Everybody likes pasta. You’ll learn pastas inside and out and all the ingredients that go with to turn ordinary into extraordinary, encompassing the whole of Italy , unmistakably delicious and full-flavored using ingredients of the finest quality and prepare them sensitively. Also covered in this class are the use of non-gluten pastas. For summer, we’ve lightened things up a bit, and you’ll learn light but full-flavored using fresh herbs from our garden. New for this season is our interpretation of authentic recipes from Venice and the Italian northeast, uncommon for many but memorable foods and pairings of deliciousness. Bread Making 101 to Advanced This is a 3-part series beginning with the basics of bread making, with hands-on experience in making classic everyday bread and rolls, to advanced applications now that you have learned the basics to finally making your own unforgettable French Baguettes, pizza and Stromboli dough. Due to the popularity of this class, it is a permanent offering here at Ashley Famous. Set apart from commercially made breads, no artificial ingredients or chemicals, just pure and organic substances to give you the best products for yourself and family. New this season – Gluten Free Baking/Gluten Free entrees. Many people are convinced that gluten may be a culprit in certain health issues, including us! If you’re one of those, this class is for you. Please note that our gluten-free foods are not combined with traditionally prepared foods. European Classics – French – A night in Provence – Complete and authentic foods of France Hungarian – Gypsy-style food at its finest Italian – Regional favorites from Italy including Venice and the Italian northeast
All classes are complete scratch-made foods with many options to choose from. Contact us about your special needs. We offer our classes in private, and group sessions. Rates are dependent on size of the class and a preferred student rate is available for multi-sessions. Please contact us for all information to book your class.