Recipes

A Taste of China: Shanghai Cuisine with Paul Young

Here are all the recipes from our recent Taste of China: Shanghai Cuisine class with instructor Paul Young!

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Magick of Soul Food with Desiree Draine

Join us for a class highlighting a vegetarian soul food meal taught by Desiree Draine. This take on a traditional soul food meal is perfect for Sunday dinner and uses Desiree's favorite recipes...

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A Taste of China: Sichuan Cuisine with Paul Young

Here are all the recipes from our recent Taste of China class with instructor Paul Young! Originating in Southwest China, Sichuan cuisine is the most popular cuisine in China. Famous for its spicy recipes, Sichuan dishes have strong flavors that are anything but subtle.

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A Taste of China: Cantonese Cuisine with Paul Young

Here are all the recipes from our recent Taste of China class with instructor Paul Young! Known as the most popular style of Chinese cooking outside of China, Cantonese cooking traditions are diverse and emphasize the natural flavors of the ingredients.

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Nigerian Edikaikong Soup & Eba with Tutu Fabusoro

Ms. Adetutu "Tutu" Fabusoro teaches how to make Edikaikong Soup with kale, spinach, goat meat, and different types of fish served with Eba made with Garri. Tutu will teach you a traditional dish that reminds her of her home and culture in Nigeria, specifically the Yoruba Ethnic group.

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A Taste of Asia with Paul Young

These are all the recipes from our recent cooking class, A Taste of Asia with Paul Young! This is an introduction to Asian cuisines, surveying the flavor profiles of Chinese, Vietnamese,  Thai and Japanese traditions.

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Indian Thali with Sirisha Bhandaru

Learn to cook an Indian vegetarian thali-style meal! Sirisha has curated a healthy and delicious thali featuring home cooked dishes including Khamang Kakdi, a refreshing cucumber salad; Vegetable Poriyal, a light and simple stir fried vegetable; green mung bean curry; and basmati rice. 

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Swahili Recipes with My Swahili Kitchen
Virtual Class

Learn how to make traditional Swahili cuisine with Nazma M. Ali, caterer and owner of My Swahili Kitchen!

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Indian Dishes with Sirisha Bhandaru
Vegetarian, Virtual Class

Learn how to make delicious Indian dishes including Roasted Veggie Chaat, Palak Paneer, and Rose Petal Dark Chocolate Bark with Sirisha Bhandaru.

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Greek Dishes with Katie Chamberlain & George Kritikos

Learn how to make traditional Greek dishes with Co-op owners! Join Katie & George as they share their tips on making family recipes including chicken souvlakia, tzatziki, fassolia, and horiatiki.

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Huan's Chinese Cooking Class Meals
Virtual Class

We recently hosted our 3rd virtual cooking class with meal kit! Co-op teacher Huan shared her recipes with us to create a fully home-cooked Chinese meal. Tomato Egg Drop Soup, Sichuan Style Blistered Green Beans, Smashed Cucumber Salad, and Fish Fragrant Eggplant.

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Cooking Class with Janie's Mill: Handmade Linguine with Roasted Fresh Tomato Sauce & Autumn Vegetable Salad
Vegetarian, Virtual Class

Learn how to make fresh homemade pasta with Celia, test baker at Janie's Mill in Ashkum IL!

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Huan's Shrimp Wontons in Chili Oil
Appetizer

When it’s raining and cold outside, digging into a steaming bowl of wonton soups is a sure fire way to warm the soul and lift the spirit. Wontons are one of my favorite foods in the world and that love was cultivated at a young age thanks to my grandparents.

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Darya's Ghormeh Sabzi and Tahdig e Nan
Vegan

Ghormeh Sabzi is a very popular dish in Iran, and is something I grew up eating with my family. It is traditionally made with lamb or beef, but given that I am vegan, I made this with seitan! It is one of my favorite meals, and I am so excited to share it with you! I hope you love it :)

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Quentin's Choux a la Creme
Dessert, Baking

Choux à la crème (cream puffs) are a staple of French baking tradition. We eat them at weddings, family reunions, or every time we want to feel a bit fancy!

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Sirisha's Indian Cooking Class Recipes
Vegetarian, Gluten-free

Co-op teacher Sirisha joined us for our first virtual cooking class of the season! Paneer Makhani, Red Lentil Dal with Seasonal Greens, and Basmati Rice come together for a delicious and authentic Indian dinner!

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Quentin's Crepe Recipes
Baking, Decadent, Dessert

Co-op instructor Quentin joined us for a virtual crepe cooking class! Learn to make a sweet crepe suzette and a savory galette bretonne with ham, Havarti & egg!

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Leah's Mediterranean Cooking Class Recipes

Local chef Lisa from Blue Dragonfly catering shows us how to create a sheet pan Mediterranean chicken (or tofu!) dish along with an orange olive oil cake.

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Sarah's Irish Stew & Soda Bread Scones Cooking Class

Co-op instructor Sarah shares her family recipes for stew & scones!

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