Oct
03

Midweek Morsels

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This week’s morsels include upcoming cooking classes and an olive orchard tour and luncheon… get out there and eat it up, foodies!

In honor of this post, here is a photo of olives from Nugget Market that I enjoyed last night…

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Upcoming East Bay Culinary Center Cooking Classes

Friday, Oct. 5th, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

The Food of Piedmonte
Experience Northern Italy with Dr. Giovanni & Dr. Sheri Gaudio of Gaudio Culinary of the Fairplay Wine Region.

Space is limited to 40 participants – the fee is $50.00

Saturday, Oct. 6th, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Men Can Cook!
Chefs Thelma & Louise (Chef Joan Lapuyade of Joan Lapuyade Catering and Sacramento & East Bay Chef Caroly Kumpe) will be teaching guys how to impress their sweethearts with a masculine, yet sexy, simple & elegant meal, including this delicious line-up:

*Salad of Autumnal Delights
*Savory Bread Pudding with Pancetta, Fontina & Sage
*Capellini Fritatta with Pecorino Romano, Cracked Black Pepper & Dressed Arugula
*Seasonal Fruit in Prosecco

Space is limited to 40 participants – the fee is $40.00
East Bay Restaurant Supply Inc.
522 North 12th Street, Sacramento
MON – FRI: 8am – 5pm
SAT: 9:30am – 5pm
(916) 440-0620 – Main

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Saturday, Oct. 13 from 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Pre-Harvest Tour & Feast at the Historic Wolfskill Ranch

UC Davis Olive Oil, Yolo Agricultural Marketing Initiative and Slow Food Yolo invite the public to attend a guided walking tour through the olive orchards, olive oil tasting and four course luncheon at the historic Wolfskill Ranch in Winters. The luncheon will be served outdoors, at a table set for 150 guests, beneath Wolfskill’s 146-year-old olive trees and Paul Vossen, UC Davis Olive Oil Sensory Expert will give a short presentation.

The Menu:

Appetizers
*Olives
*Rosemary & Sea Salt Almonds
*Walnut Stuffed Wolfskill Figs

First Course
*Salad of Local Greens, Persimmons, and Pomegranates with UC Davis “The Silo” Olive Oil Vinaigrette

Main Course
*Sheep Dreams Ranch Capay Red Lamb Cooked Three Ways
*Gratin of Leeks
*Roasted Mixed Peppers
*Braised Greens
*Stuffed Butternut Squash (vegetarian entrée)

Dessert
*Walnut & Almond Tarts
*Dried Apricot Tarts
*Coffee

With Cabernet Sauvignon donated by the UC Davis Department of Viticulture & Enology

Location:
Wolfskill Ranch
4334 Putah Creek Road, Winters

Tickets:
Tickets are $75 per person and $65 per person for Slow Food members and can be purchased in advance at Steady Eddy’s Coffee Shop, (5 Main St., Winters), by calling (530) 795-4995 or online. Seating is limited and reservations are necessary. Visit Slow Food Yolo for more information.

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