We’re celebrating all things BBQ this summer at the Ger-Nis Summer BBQ Bonanza, skewering the season with some grilled greatness. What makes BBQ something special to savor is in all of the little details spices provide. We’ll trot along the global trail of spices, to discover how to dot your grilled meats, seafood, veggies, whatever really, with a broad slew of different ethnic spices in BBQ sauce! We’ll introduce you to the practice of knowing how to draw out the best possible flavor with the right spices, touching on how to perfectly balance flavors without becoming overpowering when preparing your sauce. We’ll focus on making sauces that’ll pull on your heart strings, learning the different flavors certain spices lend and how to match the flavors with others to make the best tasting sauces. You’ll learn how spices add a gourmet touch and depth to every BBQ dish, more about the merits of organic, fair-trade and freshly ground spices, spice combinations both simple and complex to use in preparing sauce on a variety of grilled foods and the tricks behind developing the best spiced sauce… You’ll see how to stock a cupboard full of spices to have on hand to whip up the best BBQ sauce for every grilling occasion!
Recipes: Korean BBQ Glaze, Smoky Cajun Spice Rub (dry) , Middle Eastern Spice Mix (dry), Mediterranean Marinade, Chinese Spice Rub, Indian Curry Rub (wet) Nissa’s Herbal Global Fire Rub (wet)
Class Type: Ger-Nis Summer BBQ Bonanza Festival, hands-on cooking class
Class Notes: Make the best BBQ sauces matching the best spices from across the globe! Students take home their own sauce!
Managing Director of Ger-Nis Culinary & Herb Center, Nissa Pierson, is always looking for ways to use natural, fresh ingredients to enhance the flavor of food without using bad fats and processed salts and ingredients high in sodium. In addition to running Ger-Nis, Nissa is a long-time culinary instructor, specializing in fresh herbs. Besides being a passionate teacher of fresh herbs, organics, & fair-trade, she enjoys spice (in food and life), good conversations and debates, kickboxing, surfing, and submersing herself in the food and cultures of the world. Contact Nissa