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WORKSHOP: Tamales, Atole and St. Patrick’s Day in Mexico by Paola Solorzano

March 16, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

On St. Patrick’s day, Mexicans honor the San Patricios or St. Patrick’s Brigade, Irish soldiers who died fighting for Mexico in the Mexican American War of 1846 -1848.

Interesting tidbits of Mexican culture and history are just a part of this fun, hands-on workshop with Chef Paola Solorzano, a knowledgeable expert in traditional Mexican cooking. Join Paola as she leads you through the traditions and recipes of two classic Mexican dishes:

Tamales
Tamales in there countless variations are an essential and ancient Mexican dish – soft corn meal dough (masa) stuffed with a flavourful filling, wrapped in corn husks or banana leaves and steamed until light, tender and delicate. Her recipe for chicken tamales verde has a tangy & spicy tomatillo with serrano pepper salsa. Vegetarian tamales will be made with dark poblano peppers and creamy fresh Panela cheese.

Atole
Paola will also introduce you to Chocolate Atole (champurrado): a hot, creamy beverage made with toasted corn flour and Mexican chocolate. This hot drink typically accompanies tamales, especially during Christmas holiday season.

There will be lots to taste, learn and do in this fun, hands-on workshop. Participants will get to try samples, make tamales and atole in class, enjoy a meal of the tamales they’ve made and take home extras and recipes.

$40+HST
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Born and raised in Mexico, Chef Paola Solorzano from Santo Pecado Catering comes from a large family of abuelas (grandmothers), sisters, aunties and cousins that take great pleasure in gathering at the kitchen to share recipes, stories and secrets that invariably end in flavourful feasts.
With her broad knowledge of Mexican ingredients and flavours, and Culinary Management and Nutrition certificates from George Brown College under her belt, Paola co-founded a successful new catering company specializing in authentic traditional Mexican dishes.
http://santopecadoto.com

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Date:
March 16, 2015
Time:
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

The Depanneur
Phone
416-828-1990
Email
info@thedepanneur.ca
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Venue

1033 College Street
Toronto, Ontario m6k 2b5 Canada
Phone
416-828-1990