A hands-on cooking class culminating in dinner served with wine and beer.
Any diving trip to the beautiful tropical waters of Malaysia is not complete without the feasting that comes at the end of a long diving day. Escape with Linda and your fellow students as we dive into the kitchen to make a sumptuous seafood meal! Scuba gear not required.
Grilled Squid Skewers with Sambal Belachan
Assam Pan Fried Jumbo Shrimp
Clams with Garlic, Chili and Taucheo Fermented Soybean
Banana-Leaf Grilled Skate
Green Mangoes Kerabu
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. Most recently, she was head of operations and chef at Bay Area's artisan tofu maker, Hodo Soy. She writes a food blog at www.flavorexplosions.com