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Della Terra | Mastering Risotto
January 31 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
January 31, 2019
Perfect for chilly winter days, risotto is the ultimate Italian comfort food. We’ll create two classic preparations of risotto, as well as a non-traditional but delicious local farro risotto. We’ll explore different types of rice that can be used for risotto, as well as local grains. We’ll learn that “cream is for cheaters”, and create the ideal taste and texture of perfectly cooked, “al dente”, yet smooth risotto.
In this hands-on, engaging class, we will use the finest & freshest ingredients of the local harvest to create:
Red Wine Risotto with Tuscan Kale, Italian Sausage, and Parmesan
Leek and Mushroom Farro Risotto with Arugula Pesto
Winter Squash Risotto with Local Cheeses
*Menu subject to change based on local and seasonal availability.
About The Instructor:
Della Terra Chef/Owner Cody Castiglia grew up in a family of chefs and foodies in Western New York, then earned degrees in culinary arts and hotel and restaurant management. He gained hands on experience by working in high-volume catering as well as intimate, fine-dining, James Beard Award-recognized restaurants throughout New York and Texas.
With Della Terra, Castiglia aims to merge these experiences with his own flavors and creations, providing truly farm-to-table dining and warm hospitality to groups of all sizes.
About Della Terra:
Food, From The Earth
Meaning “from the earth”, Della Terra ventures include catering, cooking classes, and events, all staying true to the philosophy of using the best ingredients available from the local harvest. This allows us to be creative with the vast bounty we have available in the Northwest, resulting in better tasting and better-for-you food that benefits the environment and the local economy. We source the majority of our ingredients from within the community from local farms and producers, many of which are located just down the road in Snohomish and Woodinville.
For the full lineup of dinners and event, visit our events page: dellaterra425.eventbrite.com