10 Nov 2021 | Mediterranean Mezze & Tapas: Vegetarian Cooking Class

$139.00

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When: 10 November 2021

Time: 6:30pm-8:30 PM

Where: Food Envy, 25 Tennyson St, Te Aro, Wellington

Mezzes are small plates perfect for entertaining and sharing. They're found all around the Mediterranean and the Middle East. In Spain they're known as tapas and are served with drinks as a way of stimulating the appetite. They can also make an entire casual and delicious meal with family and friends. Combine several on a big platter or serve on individual plates: the choice is yours! 


In this class, we'll be hands-on making a wide variety of vegetarian mezzes, demoing a few elements and sharing some plating ideas to wow your guests should you recreate these at home, perhaps for a festive dinner party around the holidays. Food can absolutely look beautiful by following a few simple tips and adding some thoughtful touches (edible flowers, nice plates, complementary textures and colours, etc) 

Price includes 2-hour class, all ingredients, recipes, some bonus homemade Middle Eastern snacks upon arrival, a glass of homemade hibiscus kombucha or tea on arrival and a shared feast. Wine and beer available for purchase.

The full menu will be announced soon, but here are some of the recipes we're considering (inspired from our massive cookbook collection, Ottolenghi, and other favourites):


Home-made labneh with orange marinated raisins

Home made crackers and flatbreads with homemade (and homegrown!) za'atar

Warmed olives with citrus zest

Pan-roasted artichokes with cherry tomatoes and shaved parmesan

Courgette & tahina dip

Moutabal (aubergine dip)

Muhamarra (red capsicum dip)

Beetroot walnut dip

Batata harrara (spicy and herby roast potatoes)

Warm butter bean salad

Hummus (with various toppings to make it exciting, tasty and beautiful)

Pepperonata 

Soft boiled eggs with chilli za'atar oil and sesame seeds

Pomegranate molasses smashed cucumber salad

Turkish lahmacun


SKU: 20211011
 

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