Candyland: A Natural Alternative To Sweet Treats

August 7, 2011 11:00 am
August 7, 2011 1:00 pm
$50 Adults $30 Children
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Ger-Nis Culinary & Herb Center
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540 President Street, Suite 2E, Brooklyn, NY, United States, 11215

We’ll be fashioning a veritable candy wonderland for the whole family that satisfies each and every sweet tooth using completely natural, seasonal and local ingredients! Candy has received a bad rep in the last few decades since the industrialization of food, but not all candy and sweets are created equally! This class aims to bring you and the whole family, to show you and your little ones positive, healthy ways to indulge your sweet tooth with natural sugars and sweets that will thoroughly tantalize your tastebuds! In this class, we’ll teach the whole family to tap into your inner Willy Wonkas using local, seasonal and organic fresh herbs, spices, and fruits that will leave an utterly satisfied smile on your face- without the added factor of guilt. Whisk through this summer Saturday indoors bonding with your family over some delicious treats with loved ones big and small. Your kids will think you’re cool and thank you for letting them satisfying their gnawing desire for sweets, and you’ll feel better knowing it’s a Jersey Peach that makes that lollipop so delicious!

Recipes:Summer Fruit Leathers & Jellies, Jersey Peach & Real Cherry Lollipops, Dried Strawberry Pistachio Brittle, Dried Summer Fruit & Nut Chocolate Bugs

Class Type: Family, hands-on cooking class (kids 5 years and up)

Class Notes: Families learn with their little ones about the range of natural possibilities to indulge our cravings for something sweet!

Evan Silberman

Evan is no stranger to the food world. He’s held almost every job in a restaurant, from the kitchen to the front door. He has over 15 years of experience cooking and eating in New York City, Rhode Island, and Maryland. He formalized his knowledge at Johnson and Wales University through a degree in Restaurant Management, inclusive of a foundation in Culinary Arts. Making Croissants was his favorite class. He has also stood in the front of the classroom teaching young adults and children. He now styles food for the advertising and editorial industry, and his work has appeared in Men’s Health (Eat This Not That), Cosmo, and Good Housekeeping to name a few. Contact Evan

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