Flavors of Western China

Friday, February 20, 2015 6:00pm to 9:00pm
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3674 18th St.
San Francisco, CA 94110
United States
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A 3-hour cooking class culminating in dinner served with wine and beer.

We couldn't be more excited about this class! "Chinese food" is incredibly diverse, and Linda Esposito is going to give our palates our tour. This course is an introduction to foods from Western China: Sichuan to the Xinjiang


Sichuan Handmade Mung Bean Noodles with Red Oil
Sichuanese “Fish Fragrant” Egglant
DaPianJi – Chicken and Potato Stew
Cumin Lamb Kebabs with Uyghur Bread


Linda Tay Esposito is a self-taught chef whose food represents a tribute and a commitment to the authenticity of the cuisines of the Pacific Rim. She grew up in Malaysia, lived in China and Hong Kong and traveled extensively in the region exploring the vast culinary offerings and traditions, and capturing the essence of the local cuisines. She brings these exciting flavors, passion and knowledge to the classroom. Her style of teaching makes even the most complex of curries simple to make and a gastro-adventure experience of "Flavor Explosions."

A freelance culinary educator, Linda teaches at the The Cooking School at Cavallo Point and at Sur La Table Cooking School. Previously, she was a lead chef at Parties That Cook where she teaches global cuisines in a team building setting.  She started her teaching career at Whole Foods Market Culinary Center. She was also Chef with Bay Area's artisan tofu maker, Hodo Soy, where she is now head of operations. She writes a food blog at www.flavorexplosions.com