The Italian Way with Vegetables: Sweet Peppers

When: 
Saturday, August 29, 2020 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Where: 
Zoom Meeting Online PDT
San Francisco, CA 94110
United States
Price: 
$60.00
Member Price: 
$50.00
10 slots available

This is a live, interactive, hands-on cooking class held online via Zoom. If you’re new to 18 Reasons online, please read this guide: How to Take an Online Class at 18 Reasons. Five calendar days before class, 18 Reasons may decide to cancel this class if not enough tickets are sold. We will notify registrants by email about cancellations.

 

Italians love to celebrate seasonal, truly fleeting produce. They have a knack for making simple seem special, and they know how to transform a small basket of vegetables into a feast for a crowd. Viola Buitoni will show us the way with this edition of her seasonal class, this time featuring peppers!

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Involtini di peperoni agordolci – Sweet and sour bell peppers roll

Fusilli al pesto di peperoni e noci – Fusilli with peppers and walnut pesto

Frittata di peperoni arrosto – Roasted peppers frittata

 

Equipment and Ingredient List for the class will be posted here shortly. 

 

Viola Buitoni, a direct descendant of the famed pasta and chocolate family, hails from Perugia, in the heart of Umbria. She came to the US for college, but soon after attending NYU as an economics major, she was drawn back into her genetic passion for food. She ran an Italian catering business and had a shop showcasing the best of Italian food on Madison Avenue in NYC. After moving to San Francisco in 2004 to start a family, Viola can now be found giving lectures on Italian food traditions and trends, and teaching cooking classes in collaboration with 18 Reasons, SF's Italian Cultural Institute and Italian Consulate, Cavallo Point Lodge Cooking School, Draeger’s in San Mateo and Blackhawk and Pepperberries in Eugene, OR. Since 2013, she has been a brand ambassador for Baci, the iconic Italian chocolates made by Perugina, the worldwide confectionery brand founded by her great grandfather. Viola has also produced food articles and cooking videos for MissionLocal.org. Recently, she began speaking on panels about tradition and innovation in food production and leading groups to explore local and artisanal food systems and producers in Italy.You can follow her adventures and find information on traveling with her at www.violabuitoni.com.

Photo by Timothy L Brock on Unsplash