Full Moon Date Night; Moroccan Spice Dreams

March 8, 2012 6:30 pm
March 8, 2012 9:00 pm
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Ger-Nis Culinary & Herb Center
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540 President Street, Suite 2E, Brooklyn, NY, United States, 11215

Our Full Moon Date Night Series allows us the opportunity for the full moon to tempt fate for the evening. We like to envision this class as when the longing for romance becomes one with the lust for good food. Say farewell to boring dates, and allow your taste buds to seek stimulation in new discoveries… especially setting free those taste buds that connect to the more exotic and erotic parts of the brain. Electrifying yet softening flavor sensations, to the more sultry and spicy, we’re riding through wild tunnels of experiences … This experience is sure to bring you and your date to a new dimension of closeness, unlocking new experiences together and letting each other in on parts of themselves you’ve never seen before and hopefully heightening your amorous nature. We’ll be providing cooking tips for cooking as a couple, making the process run more smoothly and enjoyable for you to take with you as you walk out into night. We’ll discover if aphrodisiacs really do exist, increasing sex drive and fertility, like the ancients and Sting purport. We’re letting you in on the truth that real food equals real sex, strengthening the libido. Too bad this class isn’t taking place in the Viagra Triangle, Chicago, or we’d challenge the entire population of Viagra users to take these flavor sensations for a spin. Get out of our dreams and into our center! Among the foods we will be tempting to pull out our yearnings for more of we will be experiencing the power of the anise seed, basil, pistachio, rocket, fennel, snails, almond, avocado, chocolate, figs, nutmeg, ginger, honey, nutmeg, pineapple, raspberry, vanilla, and red wine.

Recipes:The Cinnamon Fig Cocktail, Lamb Puffs with Sweet & Spicy Harissa, Moroccan Chick Pea & Tomato Soup, Moroccan Chicken Tagine with Preserved Lemons and Olives, Herbed Couscous, Orange Halva Panacotta with Ros El Hanout brown Sugar Sauce

Class Type:Full Moon Date Night Series, hands-on cooking class

Class Notes: Spice up this month’s full moon with a date while you intoxicate each other with exotic spices…and wine!

Nissa Pierson

Managing Director the Ger-Nis Culinary & Herb Center in Park Slope, Brooklyn, Nissa Pierson, is the utmost of a food enthusiast in the kitchen. Nissa began her food journey as a child in Central America later to open Ger-Nis International LLC, a fair-trade, organic fruit & vegetable distribution company with an emphasis on fresh herbs and helping small subsistence growers throughout the world bring their goods to market for fair pricing. To further her desire to teach others about healthy living and eating, as well as agriculture and food sustainability, Nissa opened the Ger-Nis Culinary & Herb, specializing in a wide range of recreational cooking and educational classes for adults and children; promoting healthy eating and living habits through hands on and lecture style classroom environments. She is fully committed to the community, as well as the planet, focusing on the entire cooking and eating process, from grower to “cooker.” In addition to traveling the world seeking organic and fair-trade conversation for her business, she is a noted cooking instructor & recipe writer focusing on fresh herbs as well as an extremist in proving that the art of eating and cooking well is a relatively simple process and just takes enthusiasm and some tidbits of knowledge. She has specialized in children’s cooking classes for many years and believes children are seeking better food knowledge and is always up for the challenge. Besides being a passionate about food she enjoys spice in general life, good food & cultural & political conversation and debates, kickboxing, the ocean and surfing, and submersing herself in the food and culture of the world. She loves solving problems and turning lemons into lemonade. Contact Nissa

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