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

Saturday March 15th 10:30 – 1:30 pm
Celebrating St Joseph’s Day!
Traditional Sicilian Recipes for the Feast Day of St. Joseph

$150

Calzoncelli – small stuffed and deep-fried calzone
Pasta con le sarde – Bucatini with sautéed with fennel, sardines, currants, pine nuts and
toasted bread crumbs
Insalata Siciliana arugula and Bibb lettuce with celery hearts, red onion, cherry tomatoes, black olives and capers with bottled estate Sicilian extra-virgin olive oil and red wine vinegar
Peperonata – stew of sweet peppers cooked with onions, garlic and tomatoes
Pane origanato – crusty Italian bread baked with extra-virgin olive oil and oregano
Sfingi di San Giuseppe – baked puffs with ricotta chocolate filling

Wednesday March 19th 10:30 – 1:30 pm
Spring Spaghettata – A Pasta Party!
$145

Rollatini di melanzane della Mamma – Mom’s delicate eggplant rolls stuffed with fresh ricotta and mozzarella baked in a light marinara sauce
Fettuccine con pollo, panna, pomodori secchi e basilica – fresh long pasta with boneless chicken in a creamy sun dried tomato-basil sauce
Rotelle alla primavera – spiral pasta with zucchini, asparagus tips and peas
Insalata mista con olio e aceto di Pinot Grigio – mixed green salad with extra-virgin olive oil and Pinot Grigio vinegar
Chocolate hazelnut affogato – drowned chocolate ice cream in hot espresso with Tia Maria and chopped hazelnuts
Wednesday April 9th 10:30 – 1:30 pm
Menu per la Pasqua! A Special Easter Menu
$150
Mom’s Pizza Rustica – traditional Sicilian Easter torta-ricotta, mozzarella, prosciutto, salami and Parmesan cheese filling baked in a puff pastry crust
Carre` di agnello al pane aromatico - herb breaded rack of lamb
Piccoli patate arrosttiti – small new potatoes roasted in the oven
Fritedda –Grandpa Tony’s Sicilian stir-fry of fresh artichoke hearts, tiny tender peas and fava beans
Cassata alla Siciliana – traditional holiday Sicilian layered whipped cream cake with ricotta and chocolate covered orange peel filling
Friday April 11th 10:30 – 1:30 pm
A Spring Sicilian Supper Menu
$150

Crostini di ricotta fresca, pomodorini alla erbe – “little toasts” with fresh ricotta and roasted cherry tomatoes and herbs
Agghiotta di pesce spada – braised oven-baked swordfish with tomatoes, capers and olives
Patate origanata - roasted potatoes with oregano and sea salt
Carciofi imbottiti - stuffed fresh artichokes Sicilian style with bread crumbs, Romano cheese, parsley and fresh mint
Gelato alle fragole - homemade strawberry ice cream

 

Friday April 25th 10:30 – 1:30 pm
A Spring Dinner Party Menu!
$150

Crostini di carciofi – “little toasts” with artichoke tapenade and fresh mint
Bruschetta al caponata di pomodori - bruschetta with tomato caponata
Fettuccine con prosciutto e piselli alla panna – fresh long pasta with prosciutto and peas in a light cream sauce
Involtini di scaloppini di vitello Rosanna – sautéed rolls of veal scallops with a Parmesan, prosciutto and parsley filling and  a white wine sauce
Zuccine al forno della Nonna – Nana’s crispy oven-baked zucchini sticks coated with Parmesan breadcrumbs
Crostata di marmellata all’ albicocca – classic pasta frolla tart with chunky apricot preserves



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

 

Wood-Burning Pizza Class Wednesday April 30th 6:30 – 9:30 pm
Spring Spaghettata – A Spring Pasta Party! – A Casual Entertaining Menu.
$145

Rollatini di melanzane della Mamma – Mom’s delicate eggplant rolls stuffed with fresh ricotta and mozzarella baked in a light marinara sauce
Fettuccine con pollo, panna, pomodori secchi e basilico – fresh long pasta with sautéed boneless chicken in a creamy sun-dried tomato basil sauce
Rotelle alla primavera – spiral pasta with zucchini, asparagus tips,peas and cherry tomatoes
Insalata mista con olio e aceto di Pinot Grigio – mixed green salad with extra-virgin olive oil and Pinot Grigio vinegar
Chocolate hazelnut affogata – drowned chocolate ice cream in hot espresso with Tia Maria and chopped hazelnuts 




Wednesday May 7th 6:30 – 9:30 pm
Our First Wood-Burning Oven Pizza Class of 2014! Make Pizza Like a Pro!
$150

Gamberi con pancetta al forno – shrimp wrapped in pancetta and baked in the wood-burning oven
Homemade pizza dough and salsa di pizza (pizza sauce)
Calzoncelli – individual mini calzones filled with fresh ricotta, mozzarella and prosciutto
Pizza Margherita – with plum tomatoes and fresh mozzarella and basil
Pizza Bianca – white pizza with Pecorino Romano, caramelized onions, garlic, fresh thyme and scamorza
Pizza Quattro stagione – “four-seasons pizza” – assorted topping in each quarter of the pizza
Pizza Nutella –
pizza spread with Nutella, chocolate chips and toasted pine nuts 

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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