COOKING CLASSES ARE POSTPONED FOR THE SPRING 2019 SEMESTER
Session 1 – October 10
Turon – a Filipino snack from plantain bananas and jackfruit rolled in brown sugar and wrapped in lumpia wrapper that is fried to a crisp.
Session 2 – October 17
Kalamay – Sticky sweet delicacy made of brown sugar, glutinous rice flour and coconut milk
Session 3 – October 24
Ginataan – This is composed of different tubers such as sweet potato, purple yam, and taro root. Aside from the tubers, other ingredients include plantains, tapioca pearls, and glutinous rice balls (bilo-bilo).
Session 4 – November 7
Bibinka – Is a Filipino cake made with ground rice, coconut milk and eggs; traditionally cooked in clay pots lined with banana leaves
Session 5 – November 14
Ube Halaya – Ube Halaya Recipe is a lip-smacking Filipino soft dessert made from boiled and grated purple yam known as “Ube”. This becomes an all-time Filipino sweet tooth since it is made during special occasions— baptism, wedding and Christmas Eve.
Session 6 – November 28
Mamon – Mamon (pronounced /ˈmɑ-mon /) is a very light and airy Filipino Sponge Cake and a classic snack cake found in bakeries in the Philippines.
Session 7 –
Leche Flan – Leche flan is popular Filipino dessert composed of custard atop a pool of easy homemade caramel, baked in a flan mold to creamy perfection.
Session 1 – August 22
Pansit Canton – a popular dish in the Philippines made of wheat noodles stir fried with chicken, pork, shrimps, and a medley of vegetables.
Session 2 – August 29
Picadillo – A delicious, one-skillet dinner made with ground beef, potatoes, raisins and vegetables in flavorful sauce.
Session 3 – September 5
Kare Kare- is a traditional Filipino stew complimented with a thick savory peanut sauce. The commonly used meats for this dish are ox tail, tripe, and pork leg; on some occasions goat and chicken meat are also used.
Session 4 – September 12
Chicken Adobo – a spicy Filipino stew consisting of bite sized pieces of pork with chilies, coconut milk, shrimp paste, onions, tomato and garlic.
Session 5 – September 19
Tinola – a ginger and onion based soup with chicken as the usual main ingredient. Chicken tinola is an authentic Filipino main dish and best complimented with green papaya wedges (an alternative is chayote) and chili pepper leaves.
Session 6 – September 26
Lumpia -is a snack made of thin crepe pastry skin called “lumpia wrapper” enveloping a mixture of fillings, consists of chopped vegetables (carrots, cabbages, green beans, bamboo shoots and leeks) or sometimes also minced meat (chicken, shrimp, pork or beef).
Session 7 – October 3
Beef Mechado is an appetizing tomato based, beef stew dish similar to other Filipino cuisine like the Caldereta, Afritada, Menudo and Estofado because of the tomato sauce.