Personal Cooking Lessons

Logo260sqReverseImgCan’t cook and want to learn? Already a good cook and want to be a great one? 

I provide cooking lessons in your home for beginner, intermediate and advanced cooks. You can take a preset course or design your own from the available sessions.

The fastest way to improve as a cook is to learn techniques you can apply in many situations and seasoning groups that define different cuisines.

In each of these sessions, you will make 3-5 dishes, but you will learn how to make many, many more.

Sessions Currently Offered: (Many more write ups to come)

Cooking 101 – Intensive Beginner/Intermediate

This series is definitely the best bang for the buck – a lifetime of experience crammed into five 2-hour classes.

  • Lesson 1 – Searing and Pan Sauces
  • Lesson 2 – Knife Skills and Sautéing
  • Lesson 3 – Sauces and Starches
  • Lesson 4 – International Seasoning
  • Lesson 5 – Menu Planning and Timing

Master Class: The Incredible Egg

Authentic Italian

  • Lesson 1 – Easy Pastas and Sauces
  • Lesson 2 – Pizzas and Paninis
  • Lesson 3 – Risottos and Polentas
  • Lesson 4 – Stewed Meat Dishes and Advanced Sauces
  • Lesson 5 – Advanced Pastas

Party Time: Appetizers

  • Lesson 1 – Quick and Easy: Fruit, Cheese and Charcuterie
  • Lesson 2 – Spanish Tapas
  • Lesson 3 – Fancy Classics: Salmon, Quiche, Crab Cakes and more
  • Lesson 4 – Traditional English Tea: Sandwiches and Cakes

Desserts – Individual Classes

  • Basic Cake: Leveling, Buttercream Frosting, Easy Piping
  • Advanced Egg Whites: Souffles, Mousses, Merengues, Macarons and Royal Icing