Summer Mango Mania, A Hands on Cooking Class
Come with Questions, Leave with Mango Expertise!
Summertime screams mango. As the Mexican mango season blossoms in the peak of summer, providing us with abundance, we begin to crave more and more of this sweet perfumed fruit. Despite the mango being the most widely consumed fruit in the world, it is still one of the most intimidating fruits in our kitchens. This hands on class presented by Crespo Organic Mangoes & Earls Organic Produce takes the pressure off; teaching the basics and beyond, of all things mango. From selection to storage advice, to the best cutting techniques for your skill level (including kids), it’s all here. The class will cover the full spectrum of simple yet tantalizing recipes, yielding several more ideas and kitchen tips to use all summer long. There will be plenty of mango nutritional wisdom offered and juicy tidbits of grower and agricultural knowledge, maybe we will even share a few of our industry’s best kept Secrets and Lies. You will walk away with the sweetest ideas for your summer mango mania, as well as a case of organic mangoes in hand; thanks to Earl’s Organic Produce!
Recipes: Sparkling Mango Limeade, Mango & Herb Summer Rolls with Mango & Charred Habanero Hot Sauce, Mango and Yogurt Panna Cotta
Instructor: Nissa Pierson is noted cooking instructor, food writer, recipe developer, and food marketing photographer; specializing in fresh herbs and sustainable, organic, fair-trade and local produce. She is bit of an extremist in proving that the art of eating & cooking well is a relatively simple process. She spends most of her time working in a gamut of farm to fork organic fruit and vegetable work for small global growers and manages the Crespo Organic mango program.
You can find her Under The Mango Tree.
Class Notes: Students leave with a complimentary case of organic mangoes, recipes and educational materials.
When: Friday July 14th, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: New Leaf Community Markets – 1101 Fair Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA
Sponsored by: Earl’s Organic Produce & Crespo Organic Mangoes