August Cooking Classes at Las Cosas

-AUGUST 2009-

Sat. August 1 @ 10 AM-1 PM 3346-$75
The green chiles in the field are just begging to be stuffed so today we make a variety of fillings and have a relleno feast. We will make three batters as well as two sauces to top our
rellenos. Our menu will also include “Little Fried Mice” with Sinus Shattering Horseradish Sauce and Red Chile Poblano Rellenos with Chile Con Queso. Don’t miss this class that celebrates one of New Mexico’s favorite dishes. (Hands-On)

Tues. August 4 @ 6 PM-9 PM 3347-$75
Johnny Vee loves teaching Asian cookery so much he has compiled a greatest hits menu of tempting appetizers from China, Malaysia, Thailand, Viet Nam, and Indonesia. Our menu includes: Vietnamese Spring Rolls, Pot Stickers, Steamed Pork Buns, Sichuan Spiced Eggplant, Chicken Sate, Samosas, Thai Fish Cakes with Spiced Cucumber Sauce, and Banana Fritters with Pineapple Ice Cream. (Hands-On)

Fri. August 7 @ 6 PM-9 PM 3348-$75
Nothing flavors up our local cuisine better than salsas and sauces kicked up with chilies, spices, corn, and other indigenous ingredients. Join this celebration of all dishes New Mexican and
create a menu that includes: Grilled Tomato & Tomatillo Salsas, Mango Habanero Salsa, Black Bean & Corn Salsa, Red Chile Sauce, Green Chile Sauce, Adovado Marinade, Pico de Gallo,
and a Red Chile Caramel Sauce that will rock your taste buds. We will then create a whole menu using our sauces & salsas. A great class for locals and visitors to our fair city alike.

Sat. August 8 @ 10 AM-1 PM 3349-$75
Welcome to New Mexico and an exploration of our ancient and unique cuisine. You will be treated to a feast of flavors and information on chiles-both fresh and dried, spices, masa, corn, and the techniques of cooking Southwest style with them. Our menu includes: Homemade Corn Tortillas, Chile con Queso, Guacamole, Roasted Tomato Salsa, Red Chile Squash & Red Onion Enchiladas, Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas, and Chocolate Peanut Tacos for dessert.

Tues. August 11 @ 6 PM-9 PM 3350-$75
Head outdoors and fire up the grill with this hot Mediterranean menu. We look to Italy, Spain, Morocco, and Greece for inspiration for such hot-off-the-grill recipes as Spanish Shrimp with Garlic, Flatbread with Rosemary & Baba Ghanoush, Lamb with Yoghurt & Zaatar, Skewered Chicken with Dates, Grilled Fish Chermoula, Grilled Zucchini with Feta & Mint, and Olive Oil Cake with Charred Oranges. Great new grilling ideas for the summer. (Hands-on)

Sat. August 15 @ 10 AM-1 PM 3351-$75
Paella is the perfect dish to whip up for a party and today we equip you with tips and hints for creating this delicious recipe. We will complete our menu with some tasty tapas. Our menu includes: Rosemary Flatbread, Sautéed Olives, Garlic Spanish Shrimp, and both a Vegetable and a traditional Chorizo, Poultry & Seafood Paella. Dessert will be a Crema Catalona with Berries.
Fabulosa! (Hands-on)

Tues. August 18 @ 6 PM-9 PM 3352-$75
The fresh, light, and full flavors of Thai cooking make it the perfect cuisine for warm weather. Tonight we create a complete menu that you will want to add to your summer repertoire. We will make: Pad Thai, Thai Grilled Beef Salad, Steamed Tamarind Salmon, Thai Style Barbecued Chicken with Sweet Chili Dipping
Sauce, and Fresh Ginger Sorbet for dessert. (Hands-On)

Fri. August 21 @ 6 PM-9 PM 3353-$80
Tonight we pretend we are in Maine and recreate an east coast clambake. Feel the breeze and smell the salty air as we prepare Lobster Rolls, Steamed Clams with Vermouth, Clambake with
lobster, clams, corn, red potatoes, & sausage and for dessert we’ll make Strawberry Shortcake with Mango & Mint. Don’t miss this incredible menu that celebrates the best-of-the-sea. (Hands-On)

Sat. August 22 @ 10 AM-1 PM 3354-$80
Fans of Chef Martin Rios won’t want to miss this sneak preview into Restaurant Martin-the hottest new restaurant to open this fall season. Join Martin as he teaches us some of his favorite signature dishes from his eponymous new restaurant at 526 Galisteo Street. Book the class by calling Las Cosas, but for reservations at this fabulous new eatery call 505-820-0919 or go to (Hands-On)

Tues. August 25 @ 6 PM-9 PM 3355-$75
Grilling fish is fast, easy and healthy. Tonight we equip you for great fish grilling. We’ll discuss which seafood is best cooked on the grill and create an enticing menu of marinated, sauced, and grilled goodies including: Sausage & Oyster grill, Tandoori Shrimp with Chutney, Bacon Wrapped Trout, Citrus BBQ’d Halibut Kebobs, Cured Salmon & Hot Mustard Sauce, and
Blackened Snapper with Jalapeno Coleslaw and Hushpuppies. We hear this at the store regularly, how do we grill fish? Tonight we answer that question. (Hands-On)

Fri. August 28 @ 6 PM-10 AM 3356-$75
The green chile harvest is here. Time to get cooking with this great menu that celebrates New Mexico’s favorite food. We’ll make Chile Rellenos with two batters and two fillings, Green Chile & Chicken Stew, Green Chile Scalloped Potatoes, Sautéed Spinach with Green Chile, and believe-it-or-not, a Lime Ice Cream with Candied Green Chiles. This class is a must for chile addicts or visitors to Santa Fe who want to see what the fuss is all about. (Hands-On)

Sat. August 29 @ 10 AM- 1 PM 3357-$75
The secret to great cooking is having a few homemade stocks and some delicious sauces up your sleeve. Today we arm you with exactly that. First we will discuss and make vegetable and chicken stocks, then prepare a complete menu featuring a Great Red Sauce, Alfredo Sauce, Red Chile Sauce, Beurre Blanc, Marsala Sauce, Hollandaise, Remoulade, Crème Anglaise, and Homemade Caramel Sauce.(Hands-On)

Chef Johnny VeeAugust Cooking Classes at Las Cosas