Latin American Cuisine Program Slated

Jul 12, 2018 - 6:00 pm

Penn State Extension's new Latin American Cuisine Comes to You program will be offered on Thursdays, July 12 to 26, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Penn State Extension Lebanon County, 2120 Cornwall Road No. 1, Lebanon. At each class, useful cooking tips, opportunities to taste different types of recipes and foods from Chile, Argentina, and Peru, and seasonings from the region will be offered. Guided class discussions and applications help will conclude each class.

The class will cover preparing food that highlighs Chilean, Argentinian, and Peruvian recipes and culture; preparing simple, delicious recipes that fit with a healthy lifestyle; selecting and preparing fish and shellfish for quality, safety, healthfulness, sustainability, and price; and designing a healthy lifestyle, highlighting fruits, vegetables, whole grains, cheese, fish, and shellfish from the region and locally. Food demonstrations and hands-on food preparation with recipes will also be provided.

The registration fee covers all three classes and includes recipes, handouts, and food tastings. The registration deadline is Friday, July 6.

To register, readers may visit http://extension.psu.edu/health and search "Latin American Cuisine Comes to You." Payment can be made using any major credit card. Registration is also available by calling 877-345-0691. For more information about the program content, readers may contact Katie Greenawalt, M.S., C.H.E.S., at keg5293@psu.edu or 717-270-4391.

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