Food Calendar

  • Tuesday, October 28, 2003 9:00pm
  • Life

Heavenly Tea: Join Susan Springer, a certified tea etiquette instructor, for a presentation on the history of Victorian and British tea traditions, learn to prepare and serve tea, and find local stores with specialty tea foods and accessories, 1 p.m. Nov. 2, $35, Hattie’s Tea Room, 9504 271st St. SW, Stanwood; 360-939-0437.

Pacific Culinary Studio: “Tapas,” with personal chef Connie Bronwell, bravas potatoes, roasted clams with Romesco sauce, albondigas in roasted tomato sauce, fried almonds, garlic shrimp, 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 29, $50; “Chinese Favorites” with Naomi Kakiuchi, president of NuCulinary, 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 30, $55; “Confused About Convection,” representatives of Dacor will demonstrate and answer questions regarding the ovens, 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 1, Free; “What’s in a Glass,” Reidel representatives will be on had to discuss the importance of glassware, 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 1, $129 features light hors d’oeuvres and a set of Reidel glassware; “Basic Baking No. 2: Yeast and Quick Bread,” with chef and director of Pacific Culinary Studio, Brett Bumgarner shows the basics of bread making, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 4, $50; “A Trip to Normandy,” with chef and owner of Bertrand Chez Vous, Bertrand de Boutray guides you through a menu of classic French cuisine, 7 to 9:30 p.m. Nov. 5, $75; “Fast and Flavorful Thai” with Naomi Kakiuchi, learn the basics of Thai cooking, 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 6, $50. Pacific Culinary Studio, 6915 Evergreen Way, Everett, 425-231-9239 or

Parks and Recreation classes: Consuelo Ledesma will teach “Mexican Fiesta,” featuring traditional Tortilla Soup, Albondigas (meatballs) and the differences between salsa and Pico de Gallo, 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 8, $15; “Learn to Make Baklava,” presented by The Daughters of Penelope, a Greek woman’s organization, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 12. Bring a 9×11 or 11×13 pan to fill and bake and serve at home, $20. To register, call 425-257-8300,

Sweet Basil’s fall schedule: “A Cozy Countryside French Dinner With Chef Bertrand de Boutray,” wild mushroom soup with Herbs de Provence and julienne of leeks and carrots, poussin fricassee with fresh figs in port sauce with rosemary French green beans, sauteed potatoes with garlic and parsley and a lemon tart topped with broiled meringue, 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 6, $38.50. “A Southern Thanksgiving,” corn and oyster chowder, turkey glazed with bourbon and served with southern cornbread stuffing and fresh cranberry sauce, spiced sweet potatoes, wilted winter greens and black-eyed peas, buttermilk biscuits and pumpkin chiffon pie with hint of rum, 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 18 and Nov. 20, $36.50. Sweet Basil’s School of Cooking, 5820 156th SW, Edmonds. Reservations required, 425-743-7438.

Whidbey Island classes: The Kitchen Door offers a series of fall cooking classes: “Pie for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner,” with Shirlee Read, 1 to 5 p.m. Nov. 2 and 9, limited to eight students, $85; “Basic Baking: Part 1,” with Shirlee Read, 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 4, $85 for series, $45 for one night; “Basic Baking: Part 2,” with Shirlee Read, 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 11, $85 for series, $45 for one night; “The Ultimate Chocolate Course,” with Suzanne Hunter, 1 to 5 p.m. Nov. 16, limited to 10 students, $125; “Holiday Pie for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner,” with Shirlee Read, 1 to 5 p.m. Dec. 7, limited to 8 students, $85. Registration required. 888-278-0866 or

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