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Kefir! Join us to learn how to start making it at home, thus allowing you to preserve a wide range of vitamins, protein, probiotics and other lactic acid bacteria strains that help keep you healthy. And if you are interested in fermentation, kefir is the gentlest way to introduce live fermented foods into your diet. You will receive a complete kit, a starter culture, jars, recipes and written instructions. Demonstrations and recipes for kefir cheese, smoothies and dips are also included.  

606498LE

01

Materials Cost: $15.00

Class Cost: $28.00

Instructor : Lauren Temkin 

Instructional Method: Combo Lecture/Lab

Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM (9/1/2018-9/1/2018)

Location : Santa Barbara, Schott Campus Location : 
  Santa Barbara, Schott Campus.

Room :  27 Culinary Lab



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Kefir! Join us to learn how to start making it at home, thus allowing you to preserve a wide range of vitamins, protein, probiotics and other lactic acid bacteria strains that help keep you healthy. And if you are interested in fermentation, kefir is the gentlest way to introduce live fermented foods into your diet. You will receive a complete kit, a starter culture, jars, recipes and written instructions. Demonstrations and recipes for kefir cheese, smoothies and dips are also included.  

606498LE

02

Materials Cost: $15.00

Class Cost: $28.00

Instructor : Lauren Temkin 

Instructional Method: Combo Lecture/Lab

Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM (12/1/2018-12/1/2018)

Location : Santa Barbara, Schott Campus Location : 
  Santa Barbara, Schott Campus.

Room :  27 Culinary Lab



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Save time and effort by creating delicious meals, prepared in advance, to be presented to your family and friends as a taste delight. You will discover dishes that are simple and fresh, with a gourmet touch that makes them special. Working with your classmates, you will make the recipes, taste the results, and bring home dinner for two that evening. Food this good will have all your friends encouraging you to take more classes so they can share your results.

606349LE

01

Materials Cost: $25.00

Class Cost: $40.00

Instructor : Diana Coburn 

Instructional Method: Combo Lecture/Lab

Weekly - Wed 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (11/7/2018-11/7/2018)

Location : Santa Barbara, Schott Campus Location : 
  Santa Barbara, Schott Campus.

Room :  27 Culinary Lab



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Giving a homemade gift to friends and family says 'I care about you.' Delicious gifts from your kitchen are always appreciated! So much can be done ahead and with friends. Eliminate stress and create classic seasonal treats that you will be proud to give. In this class you will make and package homemade food treats that people will begin to look forward to every holiday. You'll discover what to prepare, how to prepare it and how to package the final product. Save time and money while making fabulous treats that will be long remembered and enjoyed.

606400LE

01

Materials Cost: $12.00

Class Cost: $36.00

Instructor : Diana Coburn 

Instructional Method: Combo Lecture/Lab

Weekly - Wed 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (12/5/2018-12/5/2018)

Location : Santa Barbara, Schott Campus Location : 
  Santa Barbara, Schott Campus.

Room :  27 Culinary Lab



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Chicken curry is available at most delis in town.  But here's your opportunity to experience real chicken curry the way it was meant to be, accompanied by beautiful, complimentary side dishes created with spices and techniques found only in Pakistan and India.  Discover the secret to achieving authentic color, textures and flavors from a master chef who has studied and perfected recipes over years of experimentation. Watch how chicken curry becomes you and your guests' favorite menu item - everyone will ask for your recipe.  Come enjoy the best.

606469LE

01

Materials Cost: $16.00

Class Cost: $43.00

Instructor : Farhana Sahibzada 

Instructional Method: Combo Lecture/Lab

Weekly - Sat 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM (10/20/2018-10/20/2018)

Location : Santa Barbara, Schott Campus Location : 
  Santa Barbara, Schott Campus.

Room :  27 Culinary Lab



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In pre-refrigeration days, fermentation was used to extend the life of perishables; today it is used to imbue foods with health benefits and flavor. Join us to learn how to add probiotics to a wide variety of vegetables, including carrots, onions, beets and green beans. You’ll learn recipes and tricks to make simple meals more delicious using fermented vegetables, enjoy a group lunch made with our in-class products, and finally take home your own creations.     

606497LE

01

Materials Cost: $15.00

Class Cost: $28.00

Instructor : Lauren Temkin 

Instructional Method: Combo Lecture/Lab

Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM (10/6/2018-10/6/2018)

Location : Santa Barbara, Schott Campus Location : 
  Santa Barbara, Schott Campus.

Room :  27 Culinary Lab

Please read: You will leave class with a top notch ...More



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Looking for a way to avoid the stress of cooking Thanksgiving dinner? Take control and enjoy this holiday season with no fuss by preparing easy side dishes ahead of time. In this hands-on cooking class you will prepare comfort food side dishes that highlight the bountiful harvest of wonderful fall vegetables. Your menu and clever new approaches to presentation will make your guests think you were a slave to the kitchen as they savor each bite of your easy side dishes.

606443LE

01

Materials Cost: $10.00

Class Cost: $36.00

Instructor : Diana Coburn 

Instructional Method: Combo Lecture/Lab

Weekly - Wed 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (11/14/2018-11/14/2018)

Location : Santa Barbara, Schott Campus Location : 
  Santa Barbara, Schott Campus.

Room :  27 Culinary Lab

More information online at:  Suzanne's YouTube video

Suzanne's YouTube video



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Take a time-proven approach to bread making.  Discover the secrets of sourdough starter and how to create a perfect loaf time and time again.  Try  incorporating a wide variety of artisanal grains to produce amazing results with combinations and applications you never thought possible.  Those with issues with gluten may find these variations and preparation methods a solution to their problem. Your bread-making skills will rise to new levels - and your friends and family will be ever so glad you took this class.

606486LE

01

Materials Cost: $10.00

Class Cost: $45.00

Instructor : Keld Hove 

Instructional Method: Combo Lecture/Lab

Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM (9/15/2018-9/15/2018)

Location : Santa Barbara, Schott Campus Location : 
  Santa Barbara, Schott Campus.

Room :  27 Culinary Lab



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Bring your creative self to this class where we will practice combining the best flavors from a range of culinary traditions to make surprisingly tasty new dishes. Discover which ingredients work well together and see how far you can push your culinary boundaries. Get in on this current foodie trend, grow your confidence in the kitchen, and wow your guests with unique flavor sensations!

606476LE

01

Materials Cost: $20.00

Class Cost: $72.00

Instructor : Diana Coburn 

Instructional Method: Combo Lecture/Lab

Weekly - Wed 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (10/10/2018-10/17/2018)

Location : Santa Barbara, Schott Campus Location : 
  Santa Barbara, Schott Campus.

Room :  27 Culinary Lab



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Master the delicious vegetarian dishes of India.  From pakoras and chutney to paneer and palao, your everyday cooking will never be the same.  Authentic recipes and hands-on pratice will provide a unique cooking experience.  Discover the proper uses and combinations of spice and herbs as you create flavorful delights that will please even the fussiest eater.  Time to add India to your weekly menu. 

606461LE

01

Materials Cost: $16.00

Class Cost: $43.00

Instructor : Farhana Sahibzada 

Instructional Method: Combo Lecture/Lab

Weekly - Sat 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM (11/3/2018-11/3/2018)

Location : Santa Barbara, Schott Campus Location : 
  Santa Barbara, Schott Campus.

Room :  27 Culinary Lab



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Learn to make your own personally-styled pizza from scratch. Roll, stretch or toss your dough into a thick, thin, or pan styled bottom. Learn how to select sauces, cheeses, and toppings to make your perfect pizza. Each student will complete his/her own pizza in class to eat, or trade slices with other classmates. Students will make and take home dough to share their skills with friends and family later.  

606499LE

01

Materials Cost: $10.00

Class Cost: $36.00

Instructor : Keld Hove 

Instructional Method: Combo Lecture/Lab

Weekly - Fri 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (9/21/2018-9/21/2018)

Location : Santa Barbara, Schott Campus Location : 
  Santa Barbara, Schott Campus.

Room :  27 Culinary Lab



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Coffee mornings and high teas are essential to Indian/Pakistani social life.  Whether designed as a mid-morning social or an early evening affair, everyone enjoys attending a tea party or throwing one. Not just a theme for a party, tea and (now) coffee breaks are a daily tradition and part of the daily routine of the Indian/Pakistani lifestyle. Experience this tradition introduced and left behind perhaps by the British, who  called India 'home' – and enjoyed tea there - for over a hundred years. 

606475LE

01

Materials Cost: $16.00

Class Cost: $43.00

Instructor : Farhana Sahibzada 

Instructional Method: Combo Lecture/Lab

Weekly - Sat 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM (10/27/2018-10/27/2018)

Location : Santa Barbara, Schott Campus Location : 
  Santa Barbara, Schott Campus.

Room :  27 Culinary Lab



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