BASICS OF GOURMET COOKING
an 8 Week Certificate Series
Burden home near La Canada and Magee Road
Basics of Cooking is a beginning to
advanced series of eight cooking classes
perfect for cooks who
are just starting out or would like to refresh their
Every class will feature discussion, demonstrations, and
hands-on-learning exploring a wide
variety of culinary concepts.
classic French cooking technique which is the
standard of the
world. Mardi has designed this series of classes to teach you good,
cooking skills. You will learn, create, and enjoy a new
menu each week while practicing the
techniques and knowledge
that have been presented. Our meals include entrees, sides and
a dessert of a different fresh fruit
We understand this is a fairly long commitment for
many of you.
If you have enrolled and find you will miss a
class, just let us know
a few days in advance and you can make
it up next time.
We offer this course three times each year.
The series includes:
Session One: Knife Skills
Session Two: Chicken and Poultry
Session Three: Fish and Shellfish
Session Four: Meat
Session Five: Starches, Grains, and Vegetables
Session Six: Egg Cookery
Session Seven: Desserts
Session Eight: Hors D’ Oeuvres
Please see each particular session for more details about that
Course cost includes; 8 cooking classes, all recipes,
and a certificate of completion.
to let you
of Hors d’
With your paid
for the full 8 week course.
FOUR PIECE FORGED
KITCHEN KNIFE SET
early to be assured of a space
You may sign up for individual
the regular Saturday class schedule listings.
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In our first week of the Basics of Cooking
Series we will focus on knife skills,
Knife skills are essential to great cooking. This class teaches
you how to use your knives correctly. You learn what the cooking
terms, small dice, julienne, etc. mean, and also
how to make
these precise cuts. While we are chopping we will also be making
either Minestrone or Southwestern Gazpacho (depending upon the
season) to enjoy as our meal!
Our sharpening service
is available during class.
The cost is only $3 per blade
Chicken and Poultry
$59 Individual class
Mardi Burden SATURDAYS 1
In our second week we are
going to explore chicken and poultry.
We will brine, sauté, grill, and roast chicken, turkey and Cornish
hens. We will also create a simple salad, fresh vegetables and
enjoy fresh fruit with cheese for dessert
Fish and Shellfish
$64 Individual class
Burden SATURDAYS 1
three of the Basics of Cooking Series we will be working
with fish and shellfish.
will include purchasing, handling, and preparing different
kinds of fish and shellfish. We will prepare stock, and poach,
and grill our fish and Shellfish. And of course enjoy our
efforts with a
salad, vegetable, and fresh fruit and cheese for dessert.
Mardi Burden SATURDAYS 1
Location: Burden home near La Canada and Magee Road
week four of the Basics of Cooking we will learn how to sauté,
braise, roast, and grill; beef, lamb and pork, and also how to
identify the different cuts. Of course we will also enjoy a meal
including salad, vegetable, and a dessert of fresh fruit and cheese.