Olive Oil Cooking Class and Demos

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 Olive Oil Cooking Class with Video by FamilySpice.com

Last week I had tremendous fun teaching an olive oil cooking class with my partner Mary/California Greek Girl. We prepared three recipes: an appetizer, a salad and a dessert. Our participants were knowledgable about extra virgin olive oil, but they all told us that they learned a lot from us. We tasted beautiful extra virgin olive oil, shattered olive oil cooking myths and taught cooking techniques to our eager students.

The menu for our cooking class included:

  • Warm Baked Herb Feta and Watercress Crostini
  • Poached Shrimp Heirloom Tomato Salad with Burrata
  • Vanilla Olive Oil Ice Cream Filo Nests

Here is a little video I put together on our class:

Mary and I will also be at 3 other Temecula Olive Oil stores for cookbook signings. Plus, we will demo our Blood Orange Olive Oil Ice Cream and hand out samples. Should be a nice treat for the warm weather!

So for our Southern California peeps, we’d love to see you:

  • July 5, 2014, Olive Oil Cooking Class & Book Signing at Temecula Olive Oil, Seal Beach, CA
  • June 8, 2014, Olive Oil Cooking Class & Book Signing at Temecula Olive Oil, Solana Beach, CA
  • June 7, 2014, Olive Oil Cooking Class & Book Signing at Temecula Olive Oil, Old Town San Diego, CA

And the recipes will be returning to my blog in the coming week. Thank you for putting up with my cookbook distractions and hiatus from posting recipes. It has been a struggle dealing with all of the stages of self-publishing a cookbook and balancing family life.

Disclosure: Special thanks to Temecula Olive Oil and Davidson’s Safest Choice Eggs for your sponsorships and making our cooking classes and demo possible!

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6 Responses to Olive Oil Cooking Class and Demos

  1. You two are going gangbusters – keep it up! Gorgeous cookbook!!

  2. Laura I am so proud of you girls, awesome job
    Wish I could come to your cooking class, I think it would would be fun. :)

  3. Fun video! Sounds like things are going well with the book — so happy for you.

  4. SO cool! I would love to live on your route but alas I’ll watch the video and think about all the fun you’re having. What a great experience for you two.

  5. Congratulations!! How FUN! If I’m in the area, I would definitely love to see you and to learn olive oil cooking!!!! It’s so California style… love the healthy, fresh cooking and all the food looks delicious too! I already felt really good about the class from the video. Good luck to you guys, and enjoy!!

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