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Enchanting Scent of Amalfi

June 22 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Chef Alba enjoys sharing her knowledge, experience, Italian culture, off the beaten path recipes, and tips. This is an exciting opportunity to learn new recipes using Mary’s Land Farm fresh produce, eggs, meats, and Secolari products. After the cooking class, enjoy the pleasure of the table with delicious recipes overlooking the views of this charming farm. When available, we with go the greenhouse to select our fresh ingredients for our recipes. During the class Chef Alba with give you background/origin on the dishes we will be making. She will show you traditional and old-style methods of cooking that will simplify your cooking style. Class members are encouraged to participate in creating these off the beaten path dishes.

Golden like the summer sun with scent of lemons, Amalfi takes us to its terraced gardens set on steep ridges, and magnificent views overlooking the brilliance of the crystal-clear seas. Amalfi is famous for the ancient tradition of the cultivation of its large lemons. Join Chef Alba as we prepare Amalfi dishes and enjoy the aromas of this enchanting cuisine. Chef Alba says, “The genuineness of the Amalfi ingredients makes even the simplest dishes an idyll for the palate.”


Crostini Ricotta Limone e Timo (Crostini Ricotta lemon e Thyme)

Insalata con Cozze al Limone e Aglio (Salad with Mussels in Lemon and Garlic)

Pasta al Limone Rucola e Parmigiano (Pasta in Lemon Arugula and Parmesan)

  Zuccotto Al Limone e Limoncello (Lemon and Limoncello Cake)

 Suggested Amalfi wines to bring to class: Falanghina or Ravello (White), Furore or Ravello Rosso (red) 

Click here to register for class!

Alba is cooking instructor for over 18 years. She is a food blogger, recipe writer, food tester, editor, and a private chef. Born in Italy and raised in Tunisia, Alba’s passion is to share her muti-culture cooking experience, and the art of simplifying technique for her clients. Her recipes are rustic and vibrant in taste. Alba has written two cookbooks; La Cucina Semplice and Flavors of Maghreb and Southern Italy, both available at Mary’s Land Store.

Alba has appeared on FOX DC, CBS DC, and PBS Virginia performing live cooking demos. Alba is a member of Les Dames d’Escoffier International, International Association of Culinary Professionals, Slow Food, and Culinary Historians of Washington.


June 22
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Ellicott City, MD 21042
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