Season Two 2013: Blank Plate Class Seven: Plátano

Season Two 2013: Blank Plate Class Seven: Plátano

From plates to plátanos, this week's discussion looked at ingredients again with our special latin filters. The student's hailed from countries as diverse as Mexico, Peru, Ecuador, Guatemala, Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico. The commonalities between all of these countries are the ingredients held dear, especially the plátano.

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Season Two 2013: Blank Plate Class Six: Plating

Season Two 2013: Blank Plate Class Six: Plating

We thought that at beginning of the class, we would reintroduce the Blank Plate program and review where we were at because some of the students were new and all the students were really enthusiastic about being here. We were lucky to have Amy, Mai and Eulani here to help us get started.

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Season Two 2013: Blank Plate Class Three: Freestyling Visionaries

Season Two 2013: Blank Plate Class Three: Freestyling Visionaries

We rolled up our sleeves and started cooking today! We had three different groups of students each learning how to properly cook and freestyle a recipe made with one of the following starches: potatoes, rice, and pasta Each of which are a historically a huge success among dinner guests at No Beef weekly events.

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Season Two 2013: Blank Plate Class Two: Our Roots

Season Two 2013: Blank Plate Class Two: Our Roots

​​Today we uncovered our roots and explored our taste preferences! We each picked a seasonal root vegetable, buried in a pot of uncooked rice, and had an opportunity to tell one another where we came from, who our family was, what makes us who we are, and some of our favorite food memories from our roots.

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