DDid you know that you don’t need cream for a creamy carbonara? Or that stunning focaccia and ciabatta breads are just two hours away, using regular kitchen tools? From everyday basics to articulate desserts and risottos,Italian native and food enthusiast Omar Laurino will teach you how to cook Italian dishes with simple ingredients you can find easily, and tools you already have in your kitchen. Hands-on lessons will be seasoned with anecdotes about the origins of some staple Italian and Italian American dishes. It will demystify some of the traditional misconceptions about Italian food, while giving you the basic skills that will allow you to stun your dinner guests and explore Italian recipes on your own. You will also deepen your knowledge of beginner Italian. What are you waiting for? Vieni a cucinare con noi! Materials fee of $30 payable to the instructor at the first class. Class will be filmed for broadcast and is appropriate for those who have completed Beginning Italian Level 1.
Omar Laurino was born in Napoli, Italy and has worked as a researcher and software engineer at astronomical observatories in Italy and the United States for his entire career. He is a food enthusiast and passionate home baker.