The Field Kitchen–Dinner Tonight: Thai

11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Thai cooking emphasizes lightly prepared dishes with strong aromatics and a spicy edge. Most Thai recipes combine several of the basic tastes: hot, sour, salty, spicy and bitter to create complex and mouth-watering flavors. This class will introduce you to common Thai ingredients and where to shop for them, and will inspire you to cook a fabulous Thai feast for friends and family. We will prepare recipes such as:

-Green papaya salad
-Chicken Laarb (Spiced chicken salad)
-Tom Yum Goong (Hot and sour soup with shrimp)
-Garlic noodles with pork; cucumber salad
-Sticky rice with fresh mango

The Dinner Tonight series is for beginning-to-intermediate level cooks who want to learn recipes that they can recreate at home. Students will prepare both simple weeknight recipes, and also dishes that can be made ahead of time for busy weeks. Each class will focus on basic knife skills and other techniques that make cooking easier and more pleasurable.

Take just one class, or sign up for all four! Each class is $130, or $470 if you sign up for the entire series of four.

About Frances and Jen:

Frances is a seasoned food professional who taught the professional culinary program at the renowned Tante Maries Cooking School in San Francisco for more than ten years and now teaches at the Silverado Cooking School in Napa. Prior to that, she was the chef at Lalimes restaurant in Berkeley.

Jen taught recreational classes and led private culinary events at Tante Maries Cooking School for 15 years, in addition to working as a private chef and caterer throughout the Bay Area. She is also certified as a Master Taster with ChefsBest, where she does sensory evaluation of consumer food and beverage products.

Frances and Jen are both endlessly curious about food and cooking and enjoy sharing their enthusiasm and knowledge with others.

Cancellation policy:

A full refund will be issued if we are notified 5 or more days prior to a class. If you cancel a class between 48 hours and less than 5 days, a 50 percent refund will be offered. If you cancel less than 48 hours before the start of a class, we regret that no refunds or credits can be issued, however you are welcome to send someone in your place.

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