A hands-on cooking class culminating in dinner served with wine and beer.
In the center of France, the Loire Valley overflows with delicious wines, goat cheeses, fruits and vegetables, and game, giving it the monikers Cradle of France and Garden of France. Take a trip to this region with Zoe McLaughlin as your guide, to cook and dine on Loire Valley classics.
Sablés Aux Noix Et Fromage ~ Savory Shortbread Cookies with Nuts & Blue Cheese
Rillettes De Porc ~ Pork Rillettes
Salade De Chèvre Chaud ~ Warm Goat Cheese Salad
Lapin Aux Champignons Sauvages Et Crème ~ Rabbit with Wild Mushrooms
Tarte Tatin Aux Poires ~ Puff Pastry Pear Tart with Caramel
Zoé McLaughlin was born in Paris and raised in San Francisco. She graduated from Le Cordon Bleu in Paris and worked in restaurants in France while she wrote and published her first cookbook – a collection of family recipes influenced by her multicultural upbringing. She now lives in San Francisco, where she works in the non-profit culinary world and hosts online cooking demonstrations. She has a passion for bringing together the diverse flavors and culinary traditions of the Bay Area with the time tested techniques of classical French cooking.