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Culture Through Cuisine Virtual: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage with Amalia
September 21 @ 5:30 pm CDT/ $20 – $30
This event is being held virtually and is open to everyone.
Bring the world to your kitchen table for this year’s Hispanic Heritage month! In this interactive Culture through Cuisine experience, watch or follow along with award-winning author & Chef Amalia Moreno-Damgaard as she presents an exploration of the delights of Mesoamerican food. She will be joined live in her kitchen by Global Minnesota President Mark Ritchie and Events Manager Carolina Gustafson.
Follow along from your kitchen counter as they prepare a meal over Zoom including traditional dishes that celebrate the cultural contributions of Hispanic heritage. Along with these traditional dishes, Chef Amalia will share her lived experience, personal anecdotes, culture, and history. Using two cameras to capture the cooking action, Amalia will delight you with scrumptious dishes you can easily make at home. Learn more about Amalia at AmaliaLLC.com. Guests will also have the chance to talk directly with Chef Amalia for advice, questions, or troubleshooting tips.
Arroz con Flor de Izote: izote flower, tomato, and lime rice
Guiso de Chilotes con Pipián: baby corn and chayote squash stew
Mole de Plátano: pan fried sweet plantains in chocolate-chile sauce
Prior to the event, registrants will receive the following: the traditional recipes, healthy cooking techniques & tips, the menu above, and a shopping list of ingredients needed for cooking along at home.
If you are registering for this event from outside the United States, please go here.