A Tex Mex Fiesta
Courses Adult / Cooking -
CE Adult Winter/Spring 21-22
We'll begin with "Empanadas ", pastries filled with beef, tomatoes, potatoes and herbs. Flautas are next with chicken in a jalapeno/garlic paste and fried crisp in a corn tortillas. We'll then prepare authentic Mexican rice prepared with onions, garlic, tomatoes and fresh cilantro along with Mexican style corn prepared with lime aioli, cayenne pepper and Cotija cheese. Fajitas follow with tender strips of marinated beef and chicken with fresh sauteed bell peppers and onions wrapped in a warm tortilla shell. We’ll finish this fiesta with a Yucatecanstyle delight, fresh coconut blended with rich custard in a wonderful nutty crust, baked to a caramelly brown, and served with crème fraȋche.
Founder of "Flavors from the Home" Jeff's love of food began at the Lincoln Del. He sought formal training at L'Hotel Sofitel in Bloomington, MN and Houston Texas. His 40 + year professional career has brought him to such spots as Buca Di Beppo, Figlio, Sunsets on the Bay, My pie pizza and the Sunshine Factory to name just a few. He's appeared on several cooking shows demonstrating his culininary wizardry but his passion is teaching and demistifying the process of gourmet cooking.