Cooking for Equity #006: Sesame Brittle & Epic Fruit Platter with Natasha Pickowicz, 2020 James Beard Finalist – Outstanding Pastry Chef

Friday, 7/3 | 6pm ET | via Zoom

$1,510 by 34 people

$2,000

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Cooking for Equity #006: Sesame Brittle & Epic Fruit Platter with Natasha Pickowicz, 2020 James Beard Finalist – Outstanding Pastry Chef

Zoom link will be included in your ticket receipt from GiveButter.

Date & Time

Fri, July 3rd 2020
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDT

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Story

Kitchen Rodeo Presents: Cooking for Equity – Asian Chefs for Black Lives

This is a 10 part cooking series with some of the nation’s leading Asian chefs. All events in this series - in solidarity with Black Lives Matter - will support community organizations and Fair Fight, the anti-voter suppression organization founded by Stacey Abrams, playing a critical role in ensuring fair elections at all levels.   

100% of proceeds from this event will go towards Fair Fight.


🔥WHAT'S COOKING 

The marvelous Natasha Pickowicz, 2020 James Beard Outstanding Pastry Finalist and queen of protesting with pastries, is back at Kitchen Rodeo by popular demand with a combo that will satisfy your sweet tooth and keep you cool this summer. 

In this class Natasha will teach you how to assemble a Chinese banquet must-have: the epic fruit platter, paired with an insanely addictive sesame brittle. Get. Excited. 

Natasha will be cooking alongside you in real time. You will be able to ask her questions directly and get feedback on your dish - all from the comfort of your own home!


💪SPECIAL TECHNIQUES 

  • Craving fruit into amazing shapes 
  • Making a caramel

WHAT YOU'LL NEED

🍉EPIC FRUIT PLATTER

Depending on what is available to you in your neighborhood, pick and choose at least 2 items from each category, but you MUST get 1 small to medium sized watermelon, 2 regular cucumbers (not the small Persian style) and 1-2 Navel oranges!

(x2) FROM THE MARKET

  • 1 small honeydew melon
  • 1 cantaloupe
  • 1-2 white or yellow nectarines
  • 1-2 white or yellow peaches
  • handful strawberries 
  • handful apricots 


(x2) FROM THE GROCERY STORE PRODUCE SECTION

  • 1-2 navel oranges
  • 2-4 tangerines
  • 1 pear
  • 1 bunch green or red grapes
  • 1 pineapple
  • 1 mango
  • 1 papaya
  • 1 lemon
  • assorted fresh herbs (ie. basil, Thai basil, spearmint, mint, hyssop, parsley)


(x2) FROM THE GROCERY STORE DRY GOODS SECTION

  • 1 can lychee
  • 1 can tangerine segments
  • 1 can longan
  • 1 can loquat
  • 1 can chayote (chow chow) preserves
  • 1 jar candied cherries 
  • 1/2 cup white sugar


⚡️SESAME BRITTLE

  • 1 cup total black or white sesame seeds (white sesame is more sweet and black sesame is much stronger in flavor)!
  • canola or vegetable oil
  • white sugar
  • honey (corn syup is ok here too)
  • unsalted butter
  • vanilla or almond extract
  • kosher salt
  • finishing salt (ie. a flaky salt like Maldon or Jacobsen)
  • optional: baking soda
  • optional: peanuts!

⚙️EQUIPMENT 

  • melon baller / spoon / cookie cutters 
  • wooden spoon
  • sharp kitchen knife
  • paring knife or serrated knife
  • vegetable peeler
  • small saucepot
  • rolling pin (or similar)
  • silicon mats (like Silpat), optional (use parchment paper if do not have)
  • non-stick cooking spray (neutral oil is ok here too)
  • long bamboo or wooden skewers
  • regular toothpicks
  • Sharpie marker
  • gloves (for added safety!)

⭐️Interested in more classes? Kitchen Rodeo provides one-of-a-kind cooking experiences led by culinary professionals and enthusiasts. We offer interactive online cooking classes focused on the community experience of learning and cooking together.

Photo credit: Amanda Hakan
Art credit: @harry_trinh @kimbost



TERMS & CONDITIONS 

A non-refundable payment in US Dollars for the full course fee per person is required to reserve a place. Payment will be processed at the time of registration.

Price does not include ingredients, recipe, equipment, transportation.

Kitchen Rodeo is not responsible for any expenses incurred by you in preparing to attend its programs.

Refunds & cancellations: 

There will be no refund for cancellations for registration. All donations and sales are final. 

Kitchen Rodeo reserves the right to cancel any program should a minimum number of participants not be reached.

Responsibility:

Kitchen Rodeo is not responsible for medical or food allergies. It is your responsibility to prevent allergic reactions.

Kitchen Rodeo shall not be liable, directly or indirectly, for any injury or damage as a result of, including but not limited to acts of God, war, quarantine, weather, terrorism, civil disturbance, strike, changes in government regulations, airline cancellations or other travel issues.

Consent:

Like all cooking activities, certain risks and dangers arise, not all of which can be described herein, but may include, without limitation, cuts, scrapes, scratches, puncture wounds, thermal burns, chemical burns, scalds, injuries from using cooking equipment and instruments, eye injuries or irritation, skin irritations, allergic reactions, food poisoning, slips, falls, and choking. I have read the aforementioned risks and I am familiar with the nature of the classes and activities involved in the cooking classes. I understand and appreciate the inherent risks and the types of injuries that may occur as a result of my participation. I assert that my participation in Kitchen Rodeo's classes or activities is voluntary and I knowingly assume all risks associated therewith.

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