Kathy will create a cooking class for your small private group. Classes can be held at her home in either Sugarloaf, ME or Newburyport, MA - or at your home. Travel is possible as well.
Each class is hands-on, and includes recipes, instruction, all ingredients, and a wonderful dinner for all to enjoy at the end of the evening! Perfect for groups of friends, a family special occasion celebration, or something a little different apres ski! All types of menus are available, with most of Kathy's recipes inspired by her bike and ski tours in Italy.
Gnocchi: we learn how to make different gnocchi, a specialty of Northeastern Italy. Gnocchi gratin, gnocchi with prosciutto, montasio cheese and poppy seeds, and a gnocchi stuffed with cheese and pan fried. We enjoy this along with a salad and a wonderful dessert
Risotto: Another classic dish of Northeastern Italy, which can be prepared so many different ways! Risotto with Smoked Salmon and Prosecco, and Risotto with Radicchio and Gorgonzola. Rounded out with a salad and dessert.
Private dinners are also available:
Sample menu: Subject to change, based on season. I used locally grown products whenever available, even when in Maine in the midst of winter!
Selection of Antipasti: Kathy's home smoked salmon, cheeses, meats, and a few surprises
Salad: Local greens with radicchio, prosciutto 'chips' and pine nuts
Main Course: Local beef, braised in red wine, served with creamy polenta and roasted local vegetables
Dessert: Ricotta cake with locally made ricotta, with honey roasted pears, almonds, and grappa mascarpone cream
Contact Kathy to set up your own special evening!
Or call: 978-270-5774
Tell us how your group wants to experience Italy and we'll make it happen!
Our owner, expert recreational programmer Vernon McClure was recently named one of "Italy's Best Local Tour Guides" by Dream of Italy. Click here to plan your trip of a lifetime, exploring the best of Italy - outdoors, food and wine - with Vernon and Kathy.
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