Every culture has their comfort-food dumplings, and warm, hearty Polish pierogies are right up there with the best of them. In this fun, hands-on workshop, Maria Rozynska of Just Be Cooking leads you through the process of kneading & rolling, filling & shaping, and boiling & frying homemade pierogies from scratch.
You’ll start the class with a warm borscht broth, then dive into learning how to make several fillings including: classic dry cottage cheese & potato, savoury sauerkraut, mushroom and onion, as well as delicious dessert pierogies with a sweet fruit filling. There will also be a short presentation on Polish cuisine, and maybe even a traditional folk song or two!
Guests will have the option to try all the pierogies with warm caramelized onions and/or a sour cream in class, or can opt to take their pierogies home along with any extras made in class.
Originally from Warsaw, Poland, Maria Rozynska grew up amid great food and music. After a Masters Degree in Education, and many years teaching History and English, Maria rediscovered the joys of home cooking. Since 2010, Maria has been sharing what she knows and loves about traditional Polish food and music, hosting many cooking classes, dinner parties & pop-ups across Toronto. Since opening her cultural cooking school, Just Be Cooking, in 2017, Maria has hosted culinary & music events across the city with many fantastic chefs & musicians. Her goal has always been the same; get as many people around the table as possible for good food and good music to feed our soul.
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NOTE: This is our first series of post-lockdown, in-person, indoor events, and will be open to those who are double vaxxed. I am asking for participants to please submit via email and/or print out and bring their vaccination receipts – these are very easy to obtain online and are a prerequisite for attending. I understand that there may be some people who have been unable to get vaccinated for various legitimate reasons, but I would respectfully ask those people to please wait until we are in the clear before participating in this kind of group activity.
In the event of a change in the local status of the COVID situation, we reserve the right to cancel this class at any time, in which case all participants will receive a full refund.