Cooking Courses - One-Week or Less

THE COOKING OF ITALYtaught by Malcolm Jessop

Jul. 22nd-24th, Tue - Thu, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Three Days $450

There is no doubt that we in Northern California love the cooking of Italy! And, there is no one better to teach Italian cooking to you than Malcolm. With Malcolm, you will explore the cooking of Northern, Central and Southern Italy. You will cook a wide variety of dishes and taste appropriate wines. Some of the dishes you will be making with your fellow students are Grilled Eggplant Portafolio with Fontina and Tomao Oil; Shrimp Spiedini with Pesto, Fingerling Potatoes, and Chickpea Mint Aioli; Sicilian Tuna "Meatballs" with Heirloom Tomato Sauce; Funghi al Cartoccio al Forno (wild mushrooms baked in parchment with prosciutto); and Bustrengo (polenta apple cake from Bologna). Buono Appetito!

COOKING CAMPtaught by Malcolm Jessop

Aug. 11th-15th, Mon - Fri, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

One-Week $950

This very popular One-Week Course taught by Malcolm will give you the confidence and basic skills and knowledge to cook well for the rest of your life. If you have always wanted to go to culinary school and just haven't had the time, sign up now for this super Course. Here is the outline: Day 1--knife skills including filleting Fish, cutting up Chickens, and learning basic butchery. Day 2--Fish and Sauces--Day 3--Meat and Sauces--. Day 4-- all about Vegetables and Grains. Day 5-- a celebration picnic with some of the foods prepared throughout the week and a wine tasting. (All the recipes will be new in case you are thinking of taking this Course again!)