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 January 24, 2015 510:30 – 1:30 pm
Classic Tuscan Pork Roast Menu - Great for Entertaining!
Join us for the first Saturday Workshop of the New Year

Bruschetta al cavalo nero -  grilled rustica toast with black cabbage,
extra-virgin olive oil and peperoncino

Risotto ai funghi porcini –
risotto with porcini mushrooms
Arista di maiale al rosmarino –
roasted loin of pork stuffed with garlic-rosemary pesto
Fagioli all’ uccelletto – Tuscan bean stew with cannellini and borlotti beans,
crushed tomatoes and fresh sage
Tiramisu`- classic layered ladyfinger, mascarpone and cocoa dessert

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 10:30 – 1:30 pm
Tuscany – Zuppa e Frittata!
Classic Tuscan Comfort Food for Family and Friends

Crostini tradizionale – small toasts with a pate` of chicken livers, topped with capers
Ribollita – classic Tuscan vegetable soup with a variety of vegetables and black
cabbage – cooked a day ahead and layered in a baking dish with slices of
crusty Italian bread served warmed through in the oven the next day
Frittata di carciofi – open-faced artichoke omelet with Parmesan and fresh parsley
Mele in crosta – crisp apples 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 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 pm
Chef Mike Garaghty of Wusthof-Trident 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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