Cultivating Cooks Youth Class: Bread Lab

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Cultivating Cooks Youth Class: Bread Lab

  • date: November 15, 2018
  • time: 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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  • Nothing beats a fresh baked loaf of bread on a chilly November day. Nothing! As the weather gets colder and the holidays roll around come learn how to knead, shape, and bake everything from the perfect rustic loaf to classic from-scratch cinnamon rolls! Chefs of all levels will be challenged by this unique, hands-on class. Some preparation will be completed prior to class by instructors. Don’t worry, you’ll still learn all the steps from start to finish. Are you b-ready? All ingredients are locally sourced by the 21 Acres Center. This class is intended for kids and teens ages 10-17.

    Class prices include a meal. Allergens: gluten. 

    Difficulty Level: 1-2 fork; some previous cooking experience at home or in a 21 Acres cooking class recommended.

    Skills Taught in this Series Include:
         – Oven and kitchen safety
         – Fundamentals of bread making
              – Natural starters and instant dry yeast starters
              – Bread dough
              – Proofing
              – Shaping
              – Scoring
              – Baking
         – Enriched doughs
         – Sweet dough

    Instructors: Alice Carli & Erica Weisman of Seattle Cucina Cooking School

    Co-founders of the Seattle Cucina Cooking School, Alice and Erica, teach in local schools, community centers and after-school programs in the greater Seattle Area. They lead creative, hands-on classes to improve students’ nutrition, how they relate to their families and community, and how they participate in sustainable food systems. They joined 21 Acres’ culinary program in 2018.

    Alice received her public health degree from the University of Washington and is interested in the intersection of cooking, nutrition, and childhood development. She’s been an avid cook for the past 10 years, especially for friends and family!

    Until recently, Erica worked as a professional cook, most recently at the James Beard Award-nominated restaurant, Canlis. She also managed a food cooperative and loves cooking with fellow devotees to bring the greater Seattle community delicious, wholesome food.

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