Cooking with Susan! A Series of Cooking Classes at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast

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Pissaladi`ereI am really delighted to announce that we will be offering a series of cooking classes at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast this winter.  Cooking with Susan: Lessons and Recipes from a Life Abroad takes place on select Wednesdays and Thursdays in January, February and March 2017. Each week offers a different series of foods to be explored with our guests along with a copy of my cookbook (of course) as well as a dining discount at nearby Chiesa Italian Restaurant.  All of the recipes we will be making can be found in my cookbook, Our Family Table.Carolina Bed and Breakfast Cookbook

I am really excited about this.  Even though winter in Asheville is not very severe, the town slows down and most of the tourists chose to come in other months.  Typically we use the time to repaint, repair and deep clean.  But I have often thought it would be a great time to do some special events here in the inn, cooking classes being one of them!  With our large kitchen island, there is room for everyone to see and take part.  I am limiting the guests in the inn to only those who are also taking part in the cooking classes so that the group will be small and have similar interests. Although the rooms are double occupancy so if you want to bring a friend or a spouse who does not want to take part in the classes you certainly can.  In addition to the cooking class, you will have lots of free time to explore Asheville and all it has to offer.

Even if you can’t come to the class, I hope you will buy a copy of my book.  The recipes are great for a family or for entertaining.  In keeping with our cooking at the inn, they are seasonal and use lots of fresh ingredients but not at all scary.  You can see sample recipes and order it on the Carolina Bed & Breakfast website by clicking here

Making Murray Cookies on the Island at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast

Making Murray Cookies on the Island at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast

COOKING WITH SUSAN

Join us this winter for a fun filled cooking series featuring recipes from my new cookbook, OUR FAMILY TABLE: LESSONS AND RECIPES FROM A LIFE ABROAD.  Each month guests will prepare recipes from a different chapter of the book, ranging from breakfast to dessert and in-between.

Package includes

  • Two night stay at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast (breakfast, evening reception and dessert included)
  • A three hour cooking lesson (Please see below for description of each month’s lesson)
  • A dining discount of 10% off your dinner at Chiesa Italian Restaurant
  • An autographed copy of OUR FAMILY TABLE: RECIPES AND LESSONS FROM A LIFE ABROAD

PACKAGE PRICE: $350 plus tax  (Cottage $370 plus tax) Double Occupancy

PLEASE CALL 828-254-3608 TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT NOW

January 25-26:  Breakfast from around the world

          Blackberries in Sweet Basil Syrup with Vanilla Mascarpone Cream

          Yogurt Panna Cotta with Fresh Fruit Coulis

          Butternut Squash Quiche

         Mango Upside Down Bread Pudding

February 23-24: Desserts and Cookies        

            Whoopie Pies with Homemade Marshmallow Fluff Icing

            Lemon Rosemary Shortbread Cookies

            Mojito Cupcake with Candied Mint Leaf

            Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti

March 15-16th:  Canapes and Hors D’oeurves

            Zucchini Cups

            Smoked Salmon Tartare

            Shrimp Cerviche

            “Instant Appetizers: Using what’s in your Fridge”

(MENUS DEPEND ON AVAILABLE PRODUCE AND MAY BE CHANGED IF NEEDED)

 

Day One:

4-7PM Check in at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast

5:30-7PM  Meet the other participants at our Evening Reception

Dinner at your leisure.  Explore downtown Asheville or enjoy a short stroll to nearby Chiesa Italian Restaurant

Day Two:

8:30-9AM Breakfast at your convenience

11AM-2PM Join me in the kitchen to a cooking lesson preparing dishes for the remainder of your stay

5:30-7PM  Evening Reception

Dinner at your leisure as above.

Day Three:

8:30-9:30 Breakfast at your convenience

11AM Check-out

 

 

 

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