Adult Classes




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Welcome to our adult class schedule. We have some great classes and special events planned for the upcoming season. Many are already selling out, so book early!

Daytime Classes
Evening Classes
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Did you know Cucina Casalinga has a well-stocked pantry?

Excellent olive oils, vinegars, canaroli rice; Sicilian dried oregano branches, farro, Sicilian sea salt, roasted hazelnuts and gift cards for your favorite MOM and for your favorite baker, autographed copies of Nick Malgieri's latest cookbook "The Modern Baker" for purchase

Just give us a call at 203-762-0768 Tuesday, Wednesday or Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 before you stop by or let us ship your favorite gourmet products directly to you.

Join the Cucina Casalinga
Cooking Class Passport Club
to Fine Cooking & Dining!

Take 10 classes at Cucina Casalinga and get the 11th class with luncheon/dinner FREE!

Call Vicki at 203.762.0768 and be sure to mention Passport Club when registering for classes.

All adult classes include lunch or dinner with two glasses of wine and dessert.

10:30-1:30 Daytime Classes

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 10:30 – 1:30 pm
The Flavors of Tuscany
Classic Tuscan Comfort Food for Family and Friends

Soup at Cucina CasalingaCrostini tradizionale – classic Tuscan appetizer of chicken liver pate on crostini(small toasts)
Ribollita – Tuscany’s most famous soup containing a medley of freshvegetables including black cabbage; soup is cooked a day ahead and “reboiled” or baked in the oven over crusty Italian bread
Frittata di carciofi – open-faced artichoke omelet with Parmesan cheese and fresh parsley
Chef Enrico’s Mele in crosta – small crispy apples stuffed in apricot jam and baked in puff pastry


Payment must be received in order to keep your spot reserved.  No refunds within 1 week of the class. If unable to attend, you may send a substitute or request recipes.

6:30-9:30 Evening Classes

Wednesday, February 4th 6:30 to 9:30
Pasta Pronto – Quick and Delicious Pasta Sauces


Pasta Sauces with Cucina Casalinga<Mozzarella in Carozzafried mozzarella sandwichesbr> Penne alla VodkaSally’s spicy plum tomato, vodka and cream sauce
Bucatini Caccio e Pepe tubular long pasta with pecorino romano and pepper – a Roman Classic!
Insalata TorgianoArugula and mushrooms salad with red wine, mustard, extra virgin olive oil and oregano dressing
Pere Affogati Con Salsa di LamponiPoached pears in Rasberry Sauce.


Friday, February 20, 2015 – 6:30 – 9:30 pm
A Fabulous Seafood Menu for Entertaining

Linguine Fra Diavolo – “Devil’s Style” – Linguine with shrimp and lobster in a spicy marinara sauce
Crostini ai Fagioli Cannellini e aglio e olio e prezzemolo –
little toasts with cannellini beans, garlic, extra virgin olive oil and parsley
Linguine Fra Diavolo – “Devil’s Style”–
linguine with shrimp and lobster in a spicy marinara sauce
Insalata Invernale –
Winter salad with artichokes and fennel in a mustard vinaigrette
Pane di Nonno Antonio – Grandpa Tony’s crusty bread with extra virgin olive oil and oregano baked in the oven
Pacciugo – Portofino ice cream sundaes in pizzelle cups with vanilla gelato and imported amarena cherries

Wednesday, February 25th 6:30 – 9:30 pm
Hearty Tuscan Fare!
Annual Men in the Kitchen Class


Crostini ai cannellini, aglio, olio e salvia – “little toasts” with a roasted garlic and cannellini bean spread
Boneless Tuscan short ribs cooked slowly in wine and beef stock with porcini and fresh mushrooms
Creamy polenta with mascarpone, Gorgonzola and walnuts

Schiacciata alle cipolle – homemade flatbread with sliced onions and fresh rosemary
Torta al cioccolata della Mamma - Mom’s chocolate rum cake with freshly whipped cream

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 6:30-9:30 pmChef Mike Garaghty of Wusthof-Trident
Chef Mike Garaghty of Wusthof-Trident
Chef Mike returns for a knife skills class and dinner.
Last year's event with Chef Mike was sold out so sign up soon!

Learn to butterfly  a chicken and prepare”pollo alla diavola, "devils style chicken".  Full menu coming soon.




Payment must be received in order to keep your spot reserved.  No refunds within 1 week of the class. If unable to attend, you may send a substitute or request recipes.



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