Cooking Class: Signature Flavors of Italy

Explore the signature flavors of Italy in this interactive cooking class with Chef Housarde while practicing traditional culinary techniques that highlight the simple, fresh ingredients of Italian cuisine. You will create iconic dishes inspired by the flavors of the Mediterranean from a crunchy, tangy bruschetta to a smooth tomato basil soup with orzo pasta. For the main course, master two Italian classics as you pair a creamy risotto with classic puttanesca pork chops. Finish the meal with a light and airy Italian favorite, lemon ricotta cake.


Classic Bruschetta 

With tomatoes, olive oil, garlic, basil, red pepper flakes and baguette

Basil Tomato Soup With Orzo 

With onion, garlic and vegetable broth

Classic Risotto With Puttanesca Pork Chops and Grilled Asparagus 

With Arborio rice, anchovies, capers, white wine and cherry tomatoes

Lemon Ricotta Cake 

With flour, sugar, salt and vanilla

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 6
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Activity Level
    Activity Level
  • LabelsGroup, Gourmet, Date Night, Italian, Baking

Outside Reviews for Chef Housarde

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Brandon C.

16 Nov 2021

Chef Housarde has a passion for the kitchen and it shows! He has a wealth of knowledge in the kitchen and can cook anything you give him. His carribean roots will ensure to provide you with the best authentic jerk chicken this far north! I highly recommend him to anyone in the Mississagua area.

CAD $ 95 Per person

all-inclusive: 3-hour class, meal and taxes.

This class does not have any dates.

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Chef Housarde
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Chef Housarde has over 10 years experience in the culinary industry. He’s now excited to share his knowledge of international cuisine, and his cooking expertise, with participants in his classes. During his long career, Chef Housarde has worked in hotels, resorts and restaurants serving both intimate dinners and large-scale banquets. He specializes in Jamaican, Spanish and Italian cuisines.

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