October 1, 2012 · 6:45 PM
The class previously scheduled on Monday 17th has been postponed to October 1st.
The U.F.E (FRENCH ALLIANCE OF DES MOINES) is organizing a culinary session in the format of a cooking class/dinner featuring chef TAOUFIK ESSAIDI.
This new culinary venue will be held at LUCCA restaurant:420 EAST LOCUST ST,DES MOINES ,IA 50309;from 6.45 pm on monday, october the 1st.
In this new session,chef TAOUFIK ESSAIDI will continue an exploration of MOROCCAN-inspired cuisine;accented by a new approach and novel techniques.
Dinner will start after a presentation about the dishes featured on the menu,along with an explanation on how to prepare them.
This moroccan inspired feast will begin with an orange and butternut squash salad,followed by an epic marrakesh-style chicken tajine( braised chicken with olives in a lemon-scented sauce)served on a bed of saffron rice,a dish that would be at the core of this evening class;and for dessert,a french -moroccan fusion chocolate mousse layered with date caramel.
We do encourage to bring your own favorite drink(beer or wine)to accompany your delicious meal.
Payment is accepted at the door(cash or check).The cost is only $30 per person.
Come and join us for this culinary voyage throughout the influences of MOROCCAN gastronomy,and be part of this new moroccan-themed soiree.