As busy New Yorkers, it’s often hard to take advantage of all that the city and five boroughs have to offer. Some of the most diverse cuisines and offerings are right here in our backyard in Jackson Heights, Queens. For this class, we’ll take advantage of renowned chef Surbhi Sahni’s knowledge of the Indian restaurants and markets in Jackson Heights, her current home. A native of New Delhi and chef in New York for 12 years, she’ll show us some of the best spots to help guide our quest to diversify our kitchen skills. The last class in our World Cuisine: Tour of India series, this will wrap up all that we’ve learned, allowing us to experience firsthand the Indian culture right here in our hometown. Even for those who haven’t taken another class in the series, this will give you an exciting entry into the world of Indian cuisine, showing all of us how accessible it can be, no matter you’re background. So put on some comfortable shoes and come join us on a summer Saturday afternoon to experience the diverse cuisine of Jackson Heights!
Recipes: Whatever we find!
Class Type: Series: World Cuisine
Class Notes: A weekend escape to the sights and smells of Queens!
Combining traditional Indian ingredients with a blend of Indian, European and American pastry techniques, Surbhi Sahni orchestrates the sweet finales at Tulsi,
where she helped earn a Michelin star rating in 2012. She is also co-owner of Bittersweet NYC, a catering company specializing in wedding cakes and Indian inspired confections. Over the past 15 years, she has created desserts for such acclaimed New York restaurants, including Dévi, Amma and Tamarind; and honed her skills in the pastry kitchens at davidburke&donatella, Picholine and Between the Bread. Her desserts have been featured in such publications as O, The Oprah Magazine, New York Daily News, Time Out New York and Food Arts. Contact Surbhi