Chef Monica shares her family's culinary heritage in a special in-person cooking class focusing on traditional Ukrainian dining. You'll learn time-honored recipes that have been handed down through Chef Monica's family as you prepare a satisfying spread of authentic favorites.
Begin your lesson with a classic borscht featuring red turnips and garden-fresh vegetables alongside varenyky, savory dumplings made with sour cream and potatoes. Next, learn the secrets to preparing a hearty gulasch loaded with beef, onions, peppers and paprika. For a traditional dessert, whip up crêpes dressed with cherries and sour cream.
With red turnips, carrots, onions, tomato paste and herbs
Dumplings with sour cream, potatoes, onion, cheese and herbs
A beef stew with onions, carrots, red peppers, paprika, herbs and garlic
Crêpes with sour cream, butter, cherries, whipped cream and cream cheese
Award-winning Georgia-based Chef Monica has held many roles in her culinary career, including chef consultant, culinary health coach and personal chef for entertainment industry figures. Her passion for healthy food has always been her North Star. She specializes in vegan and vegetarian catering and has even created her own plant-based food line. Chef Monica counts many Michelin-starred chefs among her admirers and collaborators.