Napa Valley cuisine reflects a deep appreciation for nature and the seasons. At Cooking with Julie the hands-on cooking classes show case the abundant produce and legendary local products. You'll learn culinary techniques to cook delicious meals with confidence. The ingredients come mostly from small local family farms, highlighting the best each season has to offer. You will leave inspired with lots new ideas and techniques.
The hands-on classes emphasize the theory and technique that will make you a better cook. Convivial classes are taught by Julie and special guest chefs. Afterward, the cooking class becomes a special culinary keepsake, as you use your new found expertise to prepare memorable meals for family and friends. We invite you to join Julie and savor a fresh taste of the Napa Valley.
Tour of Italy's Food Valley
Bologna and Parma, Emilia Romagna, Italy
Culinary Traditions from Bologna to Parma
November 1-8, 2017
The wonderful city of Parma, located in the Emilia-Romagna region, is renowned for its art and architecture, but especially for it local foods. Our local culinary expert Alice, born and raised in Parma, is passionate about sharing her insider secrets of Emilia-Romagna’s food traditions. Each day provides different cultural and culinary experiences as we explore the Emilia-Romagna region. Best known for the three kings of Italian food—Parmigiano-Reggiano, Parma ham, and Traditionale Balsamic vinegar—this region of Italy is truly a food haven. Read More
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