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Culinary Classes in the River Garden: The Secret Life of Spices – with Ian Diamondstone

Culinary Classes in the River Garden: The Secret Life of Spices – with Ian Diamondstone

 

The Secret Life of Spices – with Ian Diamondstone

Ian Diamondstone of New Forest, will be presenting two classes on spices.

Come to one or both! Space is limited. $30 per class or both for $55.00 

Everything you always wanted to know about 5 common, yet complex spices:
Turmeric • Cardamom • Allspice • Ginger • Black Pepper 

 

Holiday Spices: Exposed!

Monday NOVEMBER 19 • 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm • $30.00

Ian will share his wealth of knowledge about the history, world culture and lore as we taste our way through these five spices. The class will sample the flavors and be inspired to create new recipes for the upcoming Holidays!  You will take home a multitude of new ideas and your own personal organic spice cache of currency in the kitchen. Class will be a blend of presentation, sampling, concocting, discussion and sharing.

Tonics, Cures, Mixers, and Elixirs

Monday DECEMBER 17 • 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm  •  $30.00

Learn how to use spices to help liven up the holidays or treat what ails you during the winter months. Sample and create new uses for known spices in beverages and tonics. You will leave with a fresh cache of organic spices to help you concoct your own signature touch to cocktails, cures and winter warmers.

 Ian Diamondstone has been in the spice and coffee trade for 15 years.  He is inspired by his travels to far away places where he regularly meets and works with indigenous groups in his search for premium organic ingredients. New Forest is an international business specializing in working with micro-producers in Guatemala, Mexico and Indonesia to bring certified 100% organic ingredients to the international market.