Taste Bud Travels: Tantalizing Thailand

This class will be taught by Chef Ani. Thai cuisine is like nothing else on Earth. Complex, aromatic, well balanced and endlessly flavorful, Thai dishes are many culinary adventurer’s favorite destination. The flavors in Thai cuisine may be complex, but the ingredients needed to recreate those flavors and aromas, sights and sounds at home are simple and easily obtained here at Whole Foods Market. Join us to investigate the Thai pantry, learn how to balance sweet, salty, spicy, bitter and sour flavors to create flavorful soups, salads, main dishes and desserts, and how to create the common Thai condiment of fish sauce, garlic and lime known as phrik nam pla. Additional lessons will include how to infuse broths with aromatics, how to stirfry and how to work with sticky rice. Class has hands on opportunities as desired and is suitable for gluten free customers. Come hungry! On the menu:

  • Green Mango Salad
  • Tom Yum Soup
  • Pork Laab (Savory Salad with Toasted Rice)
  • Shrimp Pad Thai
  • Coconut Sticky Rice with Mango

Pre-registration for classes and select events required. See class description for specific instructions. Registration required no later than 48 hours prior to the class date. Call 612-927-8141, visit our customer service desk, or register online to pre-register. Classes and events are subject to change or cancellation. If you cannot attend your class, you must call Whole Foods Market Lake Calhoun and cancel at least 48 hours in advance. You will receive classroom credit for the amount of the class to be used no later than three months from the date of the class that you registered for. Please call the above number or contact  Culinary Director Ani Loizzo at Ani.Loizzo@wholefoods.com if you have any questions. Thank you!

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 18:00 to 20:00
Cooking Classroom
$25 per person