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Southern Italian Desserts

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Ages 18 and Older
Menu: Dark Chocolate Gelato with Candied Orange Peel - Little Lemon Cakes Filled with Vanilla Pastry Cream - Puglia Almond Cookie Twists

Class Description: Plan vacations around dessert? Us too! Join us for an enticing exploration of Southern Italian sweets. You’ll learn techniques for everything from mixing cookie dough and cooking custard to creating an impossibly creamy gelato. Plus, you’ll practice a few cake decorating skills and try your hand at making candied orange peels.

Class recipes used with permission from Southern Italian Desserts: Rediscovering the Sweet Traditions of Calabria, Campania, Basilicata, Puglia, and Sicily copyright © 2013 by Rosetta Costantino with Jennie Schacht.
Photography copyright © 2013 by Sara Remington.
Published by Ten Speed Press, an imprint of Penguin Random House, LLC.

What To Expect: Great cooking isn't about recipes—it's about techniques. In our classes you'll work together with other students in a fun, hands-on environment led by our professional chef instructors.

  • Classes are 2 to 2 1/2 hours, unless otherwise noted above
  • You will work with other students in groups of 4
  • Hands-on classes are limited to 16 students
  • You will be standing, cooking and working for most of the class
  • Please wear comfortable, closed-toe shoes and have long hair tied back
  • You will enjoy a generous taste of every dish
  • Students receive a coupon good for 10% off in-store purchases the day of class
Sur La Table recipes are developed using common cooking and baking ingredients that may or may not be specified in the menu titles, including various fruits and vegetables, nuts, meats, spices, wheat flours, etc. If you have a food allergy, please check with your local Cooking School before attending the class. Adjustments to recipes cannot be made during class.

Times and Locations:Southern Italian Desserts