The Art of Meringue with Mangoes as Our Muse

April 22, 2018 2:00 pm
April 22, 2018 4:00 pm
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271 Poplar Rd., Bolinas, CA, United States, 94924

It’s too bad we can’t visit orangutans every day, but we can cozy up to meringues whenever! We’re entering meringue territory in this class, diving into the thick brush of history and coming out on top with preparation know-how. You’ll learn basic meringue skills that will drive everyone ape crazy for the variations on the classic meringue, playing with flavors, ingredients and styles and incorporating meringues in other delightful desserts. Getting the meringue under your culinary belt will surely impress and widen the range of possibilities for your enjoyment. Turn up the meringue with us! We even learn the Swiss style of meringue making in this class! Nissa’s work in mangoes becomes center stage in this class as they become the muse for all things meringue!

Recipes: Mango-Berry Herbed Pavlovas, Ginger-Mango Meringue Cookies,  Mango-Lime, Coconut Meringue Pie, Vanilla Cupcakes with Swiss (Mango) Meringue Frosting

Class Type: Individual, hands-on cooking class

Class Notes: Puff up your meringue game with us at Ger-Nis!

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, the ocean  and submersing herself in the food and culture of the world. She loves solving problems and turning lemons into lemonade. Contact Nissa