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Join Carol (Orange) Schroeder for an enlightening discussion on Danish Cuisine. Carol “Orange” Schroeder has a BA in Danish Studies from Tufts University, including a year abroad at the University of Copenhagen, and an MA in Scandinavian Studies from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. In addition to running the award-winning gift and gourmet shop Orange Tree Imports for over forty years, she is the co-author of "Eat Smart in Denmark" with her daughter Katrina Schroeder Smith. Orange compiled the book-length bibliography "Danish Literature in English Translation," and has translated several book about handcrafts from Danish to English. Coffee and dessert will be served after the presentation. Free to Meetup members and their guests. Sponsored by Orange Tree Imports and Mystery to Me bookstore.
DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS WE HAVE RESCHEDULED THE FEBRUARY MEETUP TO MARCH 12, 2019. Our February Meetup has us traveling to Pasture and Plenty on University Avenue. Join local food authors Ronnie Hess and Joan Peterson for a Culinary Sampling of Portugal and France. We will be enjoying demonstrations on classic dishes with discussions from the authors on the history of the cuisine. Regional wines from Portugal and France, especially chosen for our event, will be available for purchase. Tuesday, MARCH 12, 2019 from 6pm to 8pm Pasture and Plenty 2433 University Avenue, Madison Cost: $20 per person will be collected at the door.
Escape to the tropics and explore the wonders of the rainforest in the Bolz Conservatory. Get an insider's view of this indoor tropical oasis and discover the plants, stories, and people that make it one of Madison's most iconic places! As you smell, touch, and taste your way through this guided sensory tour, you'll encounter plants both familiar and unique. More than 650 species of tropical plants call the Conservatory home, along with a rushing waterfall, free-flying birds, and colorful koi. At the end, enjoy a signature cocktail created with ingredients derived from rainforest plants. You will take home a souvenir glass along with recipes to make your own botanically inspired drinks. $20 per person.