CARIBBEAN ISLAND COOKING


    Immerse yourself in the warm, vibrant and exotic flavors of the Caribbean.

Thursday nights 6pm to 9pm
$125.00 per class
January 5 through January 26 2012
Includes all instruction, food cost, menus and dinner

San Juan to Trinidad: booked
Thursday, January 5, 2012 (6pm - 9pm)

Avocado, Romaine and Grapefruit Salad (Leeward and wayward islands)
(Light refreshing salad of grapefruit segments, avocado, and crisp romaine)

Carne Guisada (found throughout the Spanish speaking islands of the Caribbean)
(Zesty Caribbean Beef Stew cooked in brown ale, spices and black eyed peas)

Arroz con Habichuelas (Spanish speaking islands/including Americas)
(Rice, vegetables and red kidney beans with salt pork and annatto oil)

Flan de Coco (Spanish speaking islands/including Americas)
(Creamy coconut custard flan with caramelized sugar)


Jamaica and Grand Cayman Islands: booked
Thursday, January 12, 2012 (6pm - 9pm)

Tomato, Heart of Palm and Onion Salad (All over/wayward islands)
(Fresh sliced tomatoes, heart of palm and onion in a tangy dijon dressing)

Jerk Chicken (Jamaica Mon’)
(Chicken with an aromatic spice rub, fresh ginger, hot peppers and scallions)

Cayman Island Shrimp Patties (grand Cayman Island)
(Crispy fried shrimp patties with garlic and fresh herbs)

Captain Morgan’s Rum Cake (Jamaica and Puerto Rico)
(Drunken rum soaked butter cake)


Guadeloupe and Martinique: booked
Thursday, January 19, 2012 (6pm - 9pm)

Cucumber, Tomato and Quinoa Salad (St Lucia)
(Quinoa, cucumber, tomato, chilies and fresh mint in a zesty dressing)

Court Bouillon de Poisson (French speaking Guadeloupe and Martinique)
(Fresh Red Snapper in a broth of lime, garlic, allspice and green onions with rice and avocado)

Fried Plantains / Jasmine Rice with Sweet Peas (All over/leeward islands)
(Ripe plantains fried to golden brown)

Lazy Island Lime Pie (All over/including Americas)
(Tart lime pie baked in a flaky crust topped with a meringue)

   

The Havana Moon:
Thursday, January 26, 2012 (6pm - 9pm)

Arugula , Spinach, and Orange Salad (All over/including Americas)
(Refreshing orange spinach and arugula salad with a citrus vinaigrette)               

Cerdo Asado a la Cubano (Cuban Pork Roast)
(Marinated pork shoulder roast, with cumin, black peppercorn, sherry and citrus)

Havana Black Bean Stew / (Cuba) with Rice
(Slow cooked black beans with onions, fresh herbs, chilies in coconut milk)

Bananes Flambées (Cuba, Jamaica, Puerto Ricoand and French speaking Islands)
(Bananas flambeed in dark rum, brown sugar and cinnamon served over ice cream)

   

 
  • Individuals, groups, couples and kids welcome!
  • Classes are limited in size - Call or e-mail to reserve a space:
    415.626.4379, joe@theculinarysalon.com
  • Pay by check made out to Joe Wittenbrook, google check out, cash or billed through Pay Pal