may, 2018

8may5:45 pm- 8:00 pmSassy Vinegar for Flavor and Health Cooking Class5:45 pm - 8:00 pm Event Type :Cooking Demo

Event Details

Culinary Nutrition Vinegar For Flavor and Health Workshop & Cooking Class

Vinegar is a powerful culinary tool but common pantry ingredient that elevates flavors, improves food textures and can offer health benefits. In this culinary demonstration and tasting, you’ll sample a variety of foods and beverages that benefit from vinegar for flavor layering or garnitures.

Highlights on:

  • Vinegar’s effect on textures, food colors and salt perception
  • Culinary techniques for acidic products to take food from bland to bling
  • Why sour foods are mouthwatering deliciousness
  • How vinegar in the diet affects metabolism, weight and blood sugars

Activities include:

  • A guided and comparative tasting (“vinegar shots!”)
  • Demonstration of how vinegar boosts flavors in foods
  • Summary of nutritional qualities of fermented versus non-fermented vinegars
  • Tasting savory and sweet foods that benefit from a variety of vinegars

Culinary Tips and Resources include:

  • Tips on using sour to balance taste qualities and adjust to salt perception
  • Using vinegar to improve textures without killing colors
  • How vinegar stores and tips for heating vinegar without “irritastes”
  • Quick sauce options with savory vinegar sauces and sweet gastriques
  • New recipes that highlight vinegar options
  • A guide to selecting vinegars and vinegar-related health tips

Time

(Tuesday) 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm

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