A delicious and versatile ingredient, corn is used in many Latin American foods. This class will focus on two popular ways to use cornmeal and corn flour. Each student will make their own tortillas and arepas (cornmeal cakes). Students will leave with recipes to recreate at home.Please note: Please bring an apron to class with you. Participants will have the option to eat during this class. If you would prefer to eat at home, please bring a to-go container with you. While the ingredients used in this class are completely gluten-free, the kitchen is not an allergen-free environment.Age
This class is appropriate for ages 18+.
This class will take place at Eat Me Ice Cream
located inside The Hungerford Building at 1115 East Main St. Suite 148
. Please enter through Door 1.Accessibility:
If you would like to request a sign language interpreter, or will be attending class with an aide please fill out our contact form
. Please also let us know if you have any preferences (seating, vision access, etc).About the teacher
Christin Ortiz has been working in restaurants since she was 19. Starting in the front of the house, she realized early on she preferred the back of the house. Having worked in different kitchens, she is most proficient in Italian and Hispanic cuisine. Most recently Christin ran the food program at Joe Bean Roastery, where she focused the menu on her Latin-American heritage. She loves sharing her passion for food, and wants everyone to be able to cook the food they crave!
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