South American Cuisine Comes to You

Join us for a series of three classes that will introduce you to the lifestyle, history, and culture of western coastal region and southern tip of South America.
South American Cuisine Comes to You - Workshops
Length: 3 classes, 2 hours each
Language: English
Note: This is a series of three classes. The date shown is the first class session.
$60.00

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Description

When: Tue., Mar. 20, 27 and Apr. 3, 2018
(6:00 PM - 8:00 PM)

Where: Penn State Extension Northumberland County
443 Plum Creek Rd.
Sunbury, Pennsylvania 17801

registration deadline: March 16, 2018
11:59 p.m.

South American Cuisine Comes to You is a series of three classes that will introduce you to the cooking, healthy lifestyle, history, and food cultures of the western coastal region and southern tip of South America, including Chile, Argentina, and Peru.

Each class has a different food focus. Experience food demonstrations, tasting sessions and hands-on food preparation of popular South American recipes. Learn how to plan meals using local foods and flavors from the region, and locally, as part of a healthy eating plan.

South American Cuisine Comes to You will:

  • Involve participants in preparing food focus segments highlighting South American recipes and culture.
  • Engage participants in preparing simple, delicious recipes that fit with a healthy lifestyle.
  • Show participants how to select and prepare fish and shellfish for quality, safety, healthfulness, sustainability, and price.
  • Help participants design their own healthy lifestyles, highlighting fruits, vegetables, whole grains, cheese, fish, and shellfish.
  • Illustrate how participants can fuel their lives for better health.

Classes include food demonstrations and participant hands-on food preparation. Cost includes taste testing, a small meal, handouts and recipes.

Agenda

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Tuesday, April 3, 2018

06:00 pm History & Food Culture of South American Cuisine

06:00 pm Fruits & Vegetables of the Region / Meal Planning

06:00 pm History & Health

Instructors

Nutrition research and education Diabetes education Child overweight prevention Food Safety education Food Preservation

More by Lynn James, M.S., R.D., L.D.N. 

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