Cooking Without Borders, Healthy Latin Fusion

June 18, 2012 6:30 pm
June 18, 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

Fusion is freedom. The world is growing smaller and smaller each and every meal we create offers us the opportunity to create meals with the best influences from around the globe. In our cooking without borders series of classes we try to instruct towards using fusion cooking to create healthier and personalized meals. In this particular class we concentrate on Latin cuisine and learn to incorporate the best and healthiest aspects from around the globe. Utilizing the best ingredients from all over Latin America; like, spices, chilies and tropical fruits. All of these ingredients will be wrapped up into healthy “latin-ish fare” fit for an Inca king!

Recipes:Strawberry Lime Aqua Fresca, Coconut Mango Smoothie, Cauliflower and Spinach Whole Wheat Tacos, Zesty Spring Quinoa, Smashed Jalapeno Black Beans, Trio of Salsas, Grilled Strawberries with Sweet Jalapeno Cilantro Pesto

Class Type: Healthy Latin Fusion, hands-on cooking class

Class Notes: Don’t fear fusion, here we demonstrate its usefulness in healthy cooking!

Nissa Pierson

Owner and director of Ger-Nis International, Nissa Pierson, finds solace in Central American cuisine, more than apt and willing to feast on it on a daily basis (which is unusually due to her distaste for regularity), having spent most of her childhood in Southern California. At 12, she learned love for the land and its people during her time in Nicaragua which in turn played a role in becoming a passionate advocate for fair-trade, organic products. Her other passions include good conversation and debates, kickboxing, the ocean and surfing, and submersing herself in the food and culture of the world. Contact Nissa

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