Sac Foodies weekend picks
By: Shreya Suresh
Learn to Prepare Classic Italian Desserts
Head to the Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op on Saturday, December 5 for a demonstration-style cooking class where instructor Lucia Oliverio will prepare amaretto chocolate cupcakes, pears baked to perfection in wine, an orange-ricotta-almond tart, and traditional pizzelle cookies. You will learn about traditions and techniques, and of course, enjoy the delicious results. Tickets are $45 ($35 for co-op owners)and you can purchase them here.
Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op Learning Center
1914 Alhambra Blvd
Kids Get Cookin’ in the Kitchen
If you’re looking to keep groups of 5-12 year olds occupied, take them to Pizza Rock and have them create their own pizzas for $10 per kid (groups start at 8 people with no more than 15). The event is on Saturday from 11 am to 1 pm, and you can call (916)737-5777 to reserve a spot. If you aren’t able to go this weekend, not to worry. Pizza Rock offers this fun class for kids the first Saturday of every month.
1020 K Street
Chef Demonstrations in Midtown
On the first Saturday of each month, a number of Midtown’s talented chefs participate in lively, interactive and fun cooking demonstrations that happen at 11 a.m. in the center of the Market. Each month, the spotlighted chef selects a new and different dish to demonstrate that incorporates a variety of the seasonal, farm-fresh items obtained at the Midtown Farmers Market.
Midtown Farmers Market
2020 J Street