Frosted- A Cake Decorating WorkShop

April 30, 2018 3:30 pm
April 30, 2018 5:00 pm
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Bolinas Community Center
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14 Wharf Road, Bolinas, CA, United States, 94924

As Marie Antoinette once said, “Let them eat cake.” And here at Ger-Nis, we couldn’t agree more.

Have you ever wanted to make a cake that would impress all your friends and family? Do you want to be the person that shows up for a special party or event with a glorious looking cake in tow? If so, this is the class for you! This class is all about making that stand-out cake that everyone will be talking about for years to come, from the crumb coating to frosting, we are breaking down all the intricacies on how to create a great looking and delicious tasting cake, through hands-on learning and instructor demonstration! The inside is just as important as the outside, so we’ll provide the  moist, flavorful sweet cakes and you will decorate them!  Explore your sweet tooth side in this class, and create great works of art out of cake! Each person will get to decorate their own small 3 layered cake and learn to pipe color and décor with the best of them! We will use mangoes as our muse!

Recipes: Blood Orange Vanilla Buttermilk Cake; Chocolate Espresso Cake; Mango Ginger Curd, Strawberry-Rhubarb Curd, Chocolate Ganache, Butter Cream Frosting – various decorating nuts, seeds, flowers

Class Type: Bolinas After School Cooking Program, hands-on cooking class

Class Notes: Each class participant gets to take home their own cake!  We will get to eat cake in the class too!

Nissa Pierson

Managing Director the Ger-Nis Culinary & Herb Center, 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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