Journey to the islands of the Caribbean with a menu inspired by the unique flavors of Jamaica in this interactive cooking class. You will learn to make a hearty feast of island favorites from a bright tropical salad to a bold jerk chicken with seasoned rice and vegetables. Discover the ubiquitous role of coconut and spices in this dynamic cuisine with sweet and savory applications in a hearty red peas soup and satisfyingly sweet polenta cake. Join Chef Housarde in sharing culinary wisdom and Jamaican culture with this comforting taste of the Caribbean.
Red Peas Soup
With red kidney beans, pigtail, coconut milk, flour and Jamaican vegetables
With lettuce, spiced cashews, tomatoes, and pineapple vinaigrette
Jerk Chicken With Rice and Peas
With corn on the cob, broccoli, carrots, Jamaican spices and coconut milk
Sweet Polenta Cake
With flour, cornmeal, vanilla, salt and coconut milk