CARIBBEAN ISLAND COOKING


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

Thursday nights 6pm-9pm
$125.00 per class (per person)
Includes wine, all instruction, food cost, menus and dinner





San Juan to Trinidad:
Thursday, June 9, 2011 (6pm - 9pm) Sold Out

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 Mon’ and Grand Cayman Islands:
Thursday, June 16, 2011 (6pm - 9pm) Sold Out

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:
Thursday, June 23, 2011 (6pm - 9pm) Sold Out

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)

Havana Moon:
Thursday, June 30, 2011 (6pm - 9pm) Open
 
Arugula, Spinach, and Orange Salad (Spanish speaking islands/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 Rico and and French speaking Islands)
  (Bananas flambeed in dark rum, brown sugar and cinnamon served over ice cream)

 
  • Individuals, groups, couples and kids welcome!
  • Book a private group of 6 or more and choose a menu and date that works with your schedule.
  • 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