In this hands-on cooking class, Chef Cat highlights the signature tastes and textures of Greek cuisine. Using regional ingredients, learn how to create popular Mediterranean dishes from start to finish. Begin with traditional skordalia, a garlic and potato dip served with fresh pita chips. Next, create a fresh Greek salad with bright tomatoes and briny Kalamata olives. The centerpiece of the meal is a roasted leg of lamb with fresh herbs and Greek yogurt and zesty lemon potato wedges on the side. For dessert, enjoy classic galaktoboureko, a creamy custard pie with phyllo and honey.
Skordalia and Crusty Bread or Greek Pitas
A garlic and potato dip with olive oil and fresh lemon juice
With cucumber, red onion, tomato, Kalamata olives, feta and oregano vinaigrette
Roasted leg of lamb with lemon, oregano, dill, garlic, onions and greek yogurt
Chef Cat was trained by an Athenian Chef and is skilled in a wide variety of cuisines.She is a professional chef who you will love to learn from. She also has extensive experience in tabletop design and presentation. You will learn how to make a plate of food into a beautiful art piece.
After beginning her culinary adventures as a caterer and artisan food supplier, California native, Chef Cat, began focusing on preparing magnificent meals and training new gourmets. Her talent for tabletop design turns her dinners into artful experiences. She specializes in northern Mediterranean cuisine, though other global flavors entice her as well. Chef Cat is excited to share her passion for terrific food with her students.