Rejuvenating Ramen

November 18, 2012 6:00 pm
November 18, 2012 9:00 pm
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Ger-Nis Culinary & Herb Center
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540 President St., Suite 2E, Brooklyn, NY, United States, 11215

Move over college ramen and make way for our rejuvenation of ramen. This classic Japanese dish is just waiting for us to learn the art and zen of its simplicity and deliciousness. Ramen is technically noodles (usually wheat) served in a rich broth, sometimes with vegetables and other ingredients sometimes not. What it is, is a miraculous canvas in which to prepare warming dishes with ease and joy. It has bestowed upon the masses a perfect blanket upon which to develop a wide variety of miraculous, simple dishes that lock flavors willing to complement each other until digestion due them part. This class is designed to take a most beautiful, basic ingredient to new heights in ways that utilize fresh, seasonal ingredients to amplify your dishes and relax you for the simple reason that they take little time and forethought to prepare. We will learn the art of classic takes on ramen all while learning to creatively challenge ourselves in the creation or rejuvenation of our own ramen dishes. This skill is ideal for saving your hard earned cash and making sure that all of the fresh produce you buy gets used beautifully! So come and enjoy the lost art of eating (and making) ramen!

Recipes: : Ramen Tofu &Vegetables in Dashi, Ramen Noodles in Quick Roasted Chicken Broth and Crispy Shallots, Ramen in Curried Coconut Broth, Ramen in Spicy Seafood Broth

Class Type: Individual, hands-on cooking class

Class Notes: Ramen has far surpassed a college dish; learn seasonal simple ramen dishes in this amazing class!

Nissa Pierson

Managing Director of Ger-Nis International, Nissa Pierson, like most, craves soup when the days get shorter and the air begins to bite your skin. Having experienced homemade broth making for many years, she will never return to the world of prepackaged broths, and whips them up for a quick base to a deliciously warming meal when the time calls for it. In addition to traveling the world seeking organic & fair-trade conversation for her business, she is a noted cooking instructor specializing in fresh herbs. Besides being a passionate teacher of fresh herbs, organics and fair-trade, she enjoys spice (in her food and in her life), 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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