Happy New Year! If your New Year’s resolution has anything to do with learning (and/or eating), then you’re in luck. Here are a bunch of gluten-free cooking classes happening soon in Portland, Oregon.
Cooking Class at Hipcooks
Course Title: I’m Free! Gluten-Free
When: Sun, Jan 31 – 11am-3pm
Description from the Website: Our Gluten-Free themed Class! Meals on the go, GF bread and Pasta, and Desserts! (The class is also dairy free) This extra-long session will offer advice on meal-planning, and will come with a wonderful take-home cookbook packed with recipes and GF tips.
Price: $80 per person
Hipcooks Website: http://portland.hipcooks.com/
Classes page: Hipcooks Class Schedule
Our Reviews: Fresh and Zingy 1 and Persian Immersion
(Note that other of their classes are also gluten free. Check the class descriptions page for more info.)
Cooking Class at Iorio Italian Restaurant
Course Title: “Gluten-Friendly” Cooking Class
When: Feb 20, 2010 – Noon to 2 PM
Description from the Website: A Heavenly class for GF’ers! Here’s your chance to bring your skills to a new level. Chef Chris will teach you how to command your gluten intolerance.
Price: $75 per person
Restaurant Website: http://www.ioriorestaurant.com/
Classes page: Iorio Cooking Class Menu
Our Restaurant Review: Iorio Review
Class at the Oregon Culinary Institute
Course Title: Gluten-Free Cooking and Baking
When: Saturday, February 20, 2010, 9 AM-1 PM
Description from the Website: Don’t let an allergy to wheat rob you of appreciating some of the finer things in life. This class will explore the cooking and baking options available to this sector of our hungry population. Understanding proper cookery of grains such as quinoa and rice is critical to discovering the versatility of your options, and we’ll cover that in this class. Using potato starch and rice flour and learning other new ingredients will be covered in order to make living gluten free an enjoyable lifestyle.
Class Page: Gluten-Free Cooking and Baking
Class at Bob’s Red Mill
Course Title: Gluten-Free Baking with Tiff Mumma!
When: Thursday, January 28, 2010 5:00-7:00 PM
Description from the Website: Let’s face it gluten-free baking can be a challenge, knowing which flours to blend and what to use as replacement for gluten can be frustrating. Tiff an avid gluten-free baker, is back to help put an end to your gluten-free baking challenges. Whereas many people view their diagnosis as the beginning of “living without” Tiff sees the transition to a gluten-free lifestyle as an opportunity to expand her diet to include a variety of grains. Her class menu will focus on: Banana Cake, Cinnamon Rolls, Potato Bread, Pumpkin Bread and Zucchini Bread. Come enjoy an evening filled with fabulous instruction and priceless baking tips!
Classes Page: Bob’s Red Mill Class Schedule