Adult Class Recipes - The Chef Upstairs

Adult Class Recipes

Virtual Class Recipes

Barcelona - Tapas with Friends: Tapas Salad with Grilled Bell Peppers, Olives & Capers, Berenjenas Parrillas (Grilled Eggplant with Melted Manchego, Capers & Saffron Honey), Mojo Picon Chicken Skewers, Spanish Rice with Tomatoes, Garlic & Chorizo Sausage, Catalan Cream

Cucina Romano: White Bean Bruschetta, Rustic Caesar Salad with Croutons, Spaghetti alla Carbonara with Crisp Zucchini & Eggplant, Balsamic Macerated Strawberries with Cracked Black Pepper & Ice Cream

Dining with Friends in Athens: Baba Ghanoush, Classic Greek Salad with Grilled Shrimp, Chicken Souvlaki with Tzatziki, Nut-Free Baklava with Cinnamon and Sunflower Seeds

Eating Beachside in Southern Thailand: Mango Salad, Coconut Green Curry with Shrimp, Chicken & Vegetables, Mango Sorbet with Coconut Tuilles

Exploring Hanoi's Markets: Vietnamese Chicken Wings, Shrimp & Vegetable Rice Paper Rolls with Nut-Free “Peanut” Sauce, Pho Bo (Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup), Kem Bo (Avocado-Coconut Ice Cream Parfait)

From Paris with Love:Leek and Potato Soup, Coq au vin with roasted root vegetables and make your own crepes (with brandy infused chocolate sauce!)

Hawaiian Sunset Seafood Dinner: Hawaiian Shrimp, Poke Salad Bowl, Pan-Seared Fresh Catch with Pineapple Salsa and Coconut Sticky Rice and Haupia (Coconut Custard Squares)

Mexican Cantina Taco Party! Guacamole and Salsa with Tortilla Chips, Blackened Fish Tacos with Mango Salad, Chicken Tacos with Mole Sauce, Dry-Rub Flank Steak Tacos, Vegetarian Tacos, Non-fried Ice Cream with Whipped Cream, Honey & Cinnamon

Morocco: Rock the Kasbah: Moroccan-Spiced Cauliflower Bites, Carrot & Chickpea Salad, Roasted Root Vegetable Stew (Tagine) with Couscous and Lemon Cake (Meskouta)

Opa! Dining in Mykonos: Baba ghanoush with pita bread, Classic Greek salad with grilled shrimp, Chicken souvlaki with tzatziki and Baklava with cinnamon and sunflower seeds (nut-free!)

Savouring Canada: Coast to Coast: Baked Brie with Honey & Apples, Kale & Brussels Sprout Salad, Maple Crusted Salmon with Garlic Roast Green Beans & Shallots,Ice wine Poached Pears

January - March 2020:

Canadian Winter Comforts Spiced pumpkin and ginger soup, Cornish hen, maple glazed root vegetables, garlic and apple cider vinegar kale and Maple-whiskey butter tarts

Chef Lisa Ursi's Exclusive Chef Spotlight Menu: Sundays at Nonna's - 1st course: antipasto, 2nd course: Brodo, 3rd course: pasta, 4th course: Entree, 5th course: Fish

Chef Walt Medeiros 's Exclusive Chef Spotlight Menu:Mardi Gras in New Orleans...Exploring Bourbon Street and Beyond -  Beignets upon arrival,  First course: Shrimp n Anduoille Gumbo with Cornbread, Second Course: Mini Corn and Crab Cakes on Cheesy Grits,  Main: Blackened Catfish n Maque Choux n Collard Greens,  Dessert: Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce

Indian DelightsVegetable samosas with mango chutney and greens, Saag paneer, butter chicken, basmati rice and fresh made naan and Gajar halwa (carrot-based sweet dessert pudding)

Italian Winter: Nonna Style  Fried calamari and shrimp with homemade aioli and fresh herbs, Homemade potato gnocchi, gorgonzola cream sauce with arugula and lemon zest, Fennel, orange salad and Limoncello Tiramisu

Middle Eastern Curried squash and red lentil soup, Lamb kofta with turmeric lemon couscous, Za'Atar roasted eggplant with tahini and pomegranate seeds and Lokma (fried sweet dough) with burnt honey ice cream

Winter ComfortsBroccoli, beer and cheddar soup, Coq au vin - chicken braised in red wine with button mushrooms and pearl onions, served on a bed of buttered egg noodles and Maple-whiskey butter tarts

Previous Classes:

A Night with Nonna (5-course Food Lover's class) - Gazpacho soup shooter, Classic Insalata Caprese, Gnocchi Malfatti, Cioppino – Italian Seafood stew, Deconstructed Tiramisu

A Taste of Mexico - Shrimp and Avocado Salad, Flank, Chicken and Vegetarian Tacos, Macerated Berry Parfait with Cinnamon Sugar Crisps

Argentine Grill - Heart of Palm and Avocado Salad, Churrasco and Chimmichurri, Strawberry Empanadas

Asian Style Grilling - Grilled Salad, Miso Salmon,  Korean Short Ribs, Pork Belly, Thai Shrimp and Coconut Ice Cream

Bold Flavours of Mexico - Chopped Salad, Chicken Carnitas and Berry Empanadas

Canada Day- Lobster Salad, Maple Crusted Salmon with Avocado Relish, Beaver Tails

Caribbean Grilling  - Grilled Salad, Jerk Chicken with Papaya Salsa, Collard Greens, Rice and Peas, White Chocolate Mousse with Rum and Toasted Coconut

Classic Thai- Thai Pumpkin Soup With Shrimp & Cucumber, Shrimp Pad Thai, Spicy Thai Beef Curry, Coconut Sticky Rice and Stewed Bananas in Coconut Cream

Fall in France - Classic French Onion Soup, Rustic Roast Duck with Potatoes au Gratin and Crepes Suzette

Italian Fall Harvest- Wild mushroom bruschetta, Rustic Tomato Soup with Pesto Drizzle, Handmade Pappardelle with Wild Game Ragu and Stracciatella Gelato 

Italian Winter Classics- Pasta e Fagioli, Braised Rabbit Gnocchi, Mascarpone Mousse with Berries

Japanese Tapas - Miso Soup, Hand Rolls, Karaage, Miso Salmon with Edamame Puree, Tempura Banana and Ice Cream

Mediterranean Style Grilling - Grilled Watermelon and Feta Salad, Calamari, Lamb and Baklava

Mexican Delights- Chopped Mexican Salad, Carmelized Onions and Flank Steak Quesadillas, Fish Tacos and Non-Fried Ice Cream

Mothers Day Brunch - Strawberry Salad, Brioche French Toast, California Benedict and Strawberry Mousse

Pescatarian Delights - Seared Ahi Tuna, Miso Glazed Salmon with Cauliflower Puree and Carrots, Mango Ice Cream with Coconut Wafers

Spanish Tapas -  Tapas Salad with grilled bell peppers, olives and capers, Berenjenas Parrillas - Grilled Eggplant with Melted Manchego, Capers, and Saffron Honey, Mojo picon chicken skewers, Grilled Calamari stuffed with ratatouille, Spanish rice with tomatoes, garlic and chorizo, Crema Catalan

Spring in Italy - Margarita Style Pizza, Bocconcini and Eggplant, Cioppino, Tiramisu

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