Class Schedule

Amalfi Coast, Italy

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Join me for an evening of traditional and contemporary Italian cooking.  Learn how to create and present dishes that will impress your family and friends. 

Classes are small and intimate where friends and flavors mingle.

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"Learn how to cook..try new recipes...learn from your mistakes...be fearless and above all have fun."

.....Julie Child

 

Class Registration Notes

  1. Class location is Gibsonia, PA.
  2. Scheduled evening classes begin promptly at 6 p.m. and usually end between 8:30 and 9 p.m.
  3. If you want to schedule a day class, the start time is 12 noon.
  4. Classes are conducted Monday through Thursday only.
  5. Seating is limited.
  6. Payment and Cancellation Policy:

    - Your seat will only be guaranteed when payment is received.

    - Rebooking to a different date may be made up to two weeks before the class if space is available.

  7. No refund is given for single cancellations less than 5 days prior to class date.
  8. Recipes are set for each class...NO SUBSTITUTIONS.
  9. All classes are $55.

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Private Classes

We also offer private one-on-one classes if you prefer.

It's the unexpected culinary touches that welcome friends and family to your home. Email me for rates and any questions you may have, ritasitaliantable@zoominternet.net

"There is no greater love than the love of food." ...George Bernard Shaw

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Class Schedule

$55 all classes

 

Cena di Pesce (Seafood Dinner
Thursday, March 8, 2018
  • Insalata con Gorgonzola - Boston Lettuce with Gorgonzola cheese and walnuts lightly dressed.
  • Roasted Cod Prosciutto- Cod fillets wrapped with pesto and prosciutto quickly baked.
  • Asparagus w/Feta Cheese & Sun-Dried Tomatoes - Broiled asparagus feta cheese & sun-dried tomatoes.
  • Zabaglione w/Strawberries - Marinated strawberries blend nicely with orange liqueur flavored egg custard..

Cena di Pasqua (Easter Dinner
Thursday, March 22, 2018
  • Stracciatella (Roman Egg-Drop Soup) - Lots of eggs, cheese and pastina whisked into chicken broth.
  • Lamb Loin Chops w/Mint Sauce - Seared lamb loin chops with a minty dipping sauce.
  • Toasted Orzo w/Spring - Orzo cooked with prosciutto, almonds, spring onions and peas topped with cheese.
  • Easter Pie - Sweet ricotta filling of raisins and pine nuts baked in a phyllo crust.

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Easter Pie

Venetian Dining
Thursday, April 5, 2018
  • Insalata Verde Lemone - Tender greens, marinated raisins tossed with lemon dressing.
  • Chicken Breast Cacciatore - Chicken breasts sauteed in tomato sauce, green peas and peppers.
  • Polenta w/Mushrooms & Gorgonzola - Soft polenta smothered with mushrooms and Gorgonzola cheese.
  • Olive Oil Profiteroles w/Custard - Choux pastry filled with vanilla custard.

La buona Tavola (The Good Table)
Thursday, April 19, 2018
  • Spring Salad w/Strawberries & Feta - Mixed greens tossed with strawberries and feta cheese.
  • Medallions of Pork w/Apricot Riesling Sauce - Medallion cut pork tenderloin enhanced with apricot Riesling Sauce.
  • Couscous w/Feta Cheese & Kalamata Olives - Tender couscous tossed with red onion, feta cheese and Kalamata olives.
  • Rum Cioccolato Pudding Torte - A dense chocolate cake topped with rum chocolate custard.
Medallions of Pork w/Apricot Riesling Sauce

 

Famiglia in Cucina (Family in the Kitchen)
Thursday, May 3, 2018
  • Caramelized Shallot & Mushroom Brushchetta - Toasted bread with caramelized shallots, mushrooms and goat cheese.
  • Homemade Strozzapreti Pasta - One bowl pasta making, hand shaped.
  • Sausage Sauce - Easy tomato sauce with Italian Sausage.
  • Pan-Seared Polenta Dolce - A stack of pan-seared firm polenta dusted with cinnamon sugar topped with berries and cream.

Tuscan Favorite
Thursday, May 17, 2018
  • Deconstructed Caprese Salad - An array of bocconcini mozzarella, olives, arugula, soppressata, lightly dressed.
  • Tuscan Flank Steak - Thin flank steak seasoned with peppercorns, rosemary and olive oil, quickly cooked.
  • Italian Oven Fries - Roasted roughly cut potatoes tossed with garlic, sage and rosemary, sprinkled with cheese.
  • Blueberry Custard Tart - A cookie-like pasta frolla crust filled with blueberries and custard.

Tuscan Flank Steak

One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating.

...Luciano Pavorotti, Opera Singer

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......“Everything you see I owe to spaghetti.”

Sophie Loren

Mangiamo...an endless experience in taste!

 

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"An Italian without pasta is dead."

....Andrea Bocelli

 

 

 

 

Gibsonia, PA 15044, Phone/Fax: 724-443-8700