Flavors of Spain: Menorca

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 6:00pm to 9:30pm
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3674 18th St.
San Francisco, CA 94110
United States
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A hands-on class culminating in lunch served with wine and beer.
According to our resident Spanish food instructor, Camila, the natural beauty of Menorca makes it paradise on Earth. A small island in a strategic spot in the Mediterranean, Menorca has been inhabited over the past centuries by the French, British, and Spanish. In spite of its small size, the island produces so much: gin, shoes, and lots of good food! In this class, Camila will share some seasonal, traditional island recipes from one of her favorite places in the world, highlighting the produce of the Bay Area's late summer.
Oliagua with Figs, Capers, Olives 
Trempó Salad with chickpeas and bell peppers
Stuffed Eggplant with ground pork
Tomato Perol (Tomato and Potato Casserole with Shrimp)  
Crespells (Minorcan cookies)
Camila Loew holds a Ph.D. in Humanities and is a certified nutrition consultant. She lived in Barcelona for 15 years, and learned, through health-supportive culinary schools in Spain and NY, but mostly by cooking from local markets, that the best cooking relies on simple recipes with outstanding ingredients. That's the Mediterranean way she conveys in her classes, along with the concept of sobremesa, which happens to be the name of the company she runs. Sobremesa is the leisurely time we spend gathered around the table. In addition to running Sobremesa and Sobremesa Culinary Tours (through which she offers food-centric journeys across the ocean for fellow food-loving travelers), Camila teaches her love of regional Spanish and Mediterranean cuisines at The Cooking School at Cavallo Point, Ramekins Culinary School, and Bauman College as well as 18 Reasons. She also teaches Eating for Healing at the Cancer Support Community. For more info visit sobremesa.us  and sobremesa-tours.com. 
(Photo courtesy of Camila Loew)