Flavors of India: Punjabi Classics

Friday, May 19, 2017 6:00pm to 10:00pm
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3674 18th St.
San Francisco, CA 94110
United States
Member Price: 
1 slot available
A hands-on cooking class culminating in dinner served with wine and beer.
Join Roop Soni, Stacie Dong, and Simran Singh and learn how to cook a few classic dishes from Roop's kitchen. This a rare opportunity to learn from a real Indian mama!  This hearty and mouth-watering menu will introduce you to a few of the main spices used in Indian cooking as well as a variety of techniques used in Indian home cooking.  This class will arm you with skills to never have to order Indian take-out again!
The instructors recommend watching "A Cook Abroad - Tony Singh's India" if you want to learn more about Punjabi food before or after you attend this class.
Pudina Paneer / Minty Paneer Curry
Gobi Mattar / Cauliflower and Green Peas
Baingan Bartha / Roasted Mashed Spicy Eggplant
Amritsari Dahl
Cucumber Raita
Roop's Fabulous Zeera Rice
Chai Masala

Simran Singh and Stacie Dong are San Francisco moms with a passion for cooking, eating and exploring the world through food. On their blog, A Little Yumminess (www.alittleyum.com), they share recipes from around the world, favorite foodie destinations in the Bay Area and ideas for bringing up adventurous eaters. Throughout the year the run very successful day and week-long “around-the-world” cooking camps and classes for youth aged from K- 12.  They also teach regional Indian and Asian cooking classes at 18 Reasons and other venues around the Bay Area.  They are also regular contributors to the San Jose Mercury News food section, Sunset Magazine’s blog, Bay Area Parent Magazine, and other websites and publications.

Roop Soni grew up in Kashmir and Punjab in a family of both professional chefs and talented home cooks and from a young age she began learning essential techniques and treasured family recipes. These days Roop splits her time between New Delhi and San Francisco. She continues to cook amazing meals for her family and friends, document family recipes, and occasionally teach and cook for public events like this one.