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Learn to be a Balsamics & Olive Oil Connoisseur

Please Make Note of Pleasure Palate Attendance Policies and our 3 Strikes Rule by clicking here before RSVP-ing to this Event. Cancelling your RSVP within 24 hours or not showing up at the event without contacting the Organizer ahead of time will result in a strike. 3 Strikes and You're Out!


Olive Oil and Balsamics Tasting Party at Antica Olive Oil in Los Alamitos

I had the good fortune to do this with the South Bay Cooking Meetup. It was a great way to spend the afternoon with friends and learn about something so pleasing to the palate. Besides sampling from their large variety of artisan olive oils and balsamics we will learn:

-The 5 Steps to be An Olive Oil Connoisseur
-A Brief Lesson in Olive Oil 101: Hemispheres, Regions, Varieties and profiles.
-And there will be a Tasting Contest (the winner receives a 200ml bottle of Olive Oil or Balsamic Vinegar)

Here are some of the flavors you will try: Here are some of the flavors you can try:  roasted almond oil, blood orange olive oil, basil olive oil, chipotle olive oil, honey ginger balsamic, ripe peach balsamic, fig, espresso aged balsamic, wild blueberry, dark chocolate aged balsamic,...there are too many to mention here.

In addition to the class and tasting they will provide light appetizers, plus iced tea, or water. We may also bring our own wine and appetizers to share. Please note  in remarks what you would like to bring. But it's not mandatory ~ it's a party!

Special Instructions: Advance payment is required. To sign up, please place your name on the waiting list. The cost of this event is $11 (which includes $1 service fee). Pay for the class via Pay Pal by sending to [masked]. Upon receipt, you will be confirmed onto the RSVP list.  Attendance will be limited to 15.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Unfortunately my dog is having four teeth pulled today so I want to stay close to home tomorrow. Hope there is a similar event at another time.

    May 17, 2013

  • Cecilia

    Carolyn will bring crudites and dip. something healthy from the paleo diet.

    May 15, 2013

  • Cynthia

    Sorry, need to cancel.

    May 4, 2013

  • Cynthia

    Will bring red wine Pinot Noir

    April 24, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    just paid via paypal under "Golden Hour Glass & Antiques."

    April 23, 2013

  • LISA

    I can bring a savory appetizer to share

    April 23, 2013

  • Cecilia

    I am bringing Red Wine Sangria

    April 23, 2013

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