A Taste of Italy
Treat yourself to a Taste of Italy, where the cuisine is as irresistible as the art and music. Like its heritage, Italian cuisine is spirited and diverse. Meals form a cornerstone in Italian society. Whether dining in a simple, down-home Osteria or world-class Ristorante, the pace remains unhurried, while the passion flows freely.
Join seasoned home cook Mark Temelini as he shares his mother's and his two grandmothers' traditional Italian recipes. You'll get hands-on experience cooking and preparing (and eating!) three typical Italian dishes, each involving hand-made pasta.Menu Fall 2017
Oct. 14: Caprese Salad, Tagliatelle with Bolognese (meat) sauce, Biscotti (almond cookies).
Nov. 25: Prosciutto with melon, Ravioli (with ricotta & spinach), Baked pears with Zabaglione.
Dec. 9: Bruschetta, Gnocchi with tomato sauce, Christmas Calzone.
Menu Winter 2018
Jan. 20: Minestrone, Pizza Margherita, Ciambella (lemon cake).
Feb. 24: Stuffed tomatoes, Cannelloni (with meat filling), Pizzelle (waffle cookies) with Nutella.
Mar. 17: Zucchini with Ricotta filling, Spaghetti Carbonara, Zeppole (Italian doughnuts).
"I brought my Aunt to the Taste of Italy cooking class as we both love pasta. The class size was great and everyone participated in the preparations. We had a great time enjoying our menu with fellow foodies." - Kim Bishop Kendrick
Instructor: Mark Temelini
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Dates: (FALL) Saturday, October 14, 2017 (1 class) OR
(FALL) Saturday, November 25, 2017 (1 class) OR
(FALL) Saturday, December 9, 2017 (1 class)
(WINTER) Saturday, January 20, 2018 (1 class) OR
(WINTER) Saturday, February 24, 2018 (1 class) OR
(WINTER) Saturday, March 17, 2018 (1 class)
Location: Renaissance College (Maggie Jean Chestnut) Kitchen (Rm 102), 811 Charlotte St, Fredericton (click here for campus map)
Course fee: $45 (+HST) per session
About the instructor:
Mark Temelini is a first generation Italian-Canadian with extensive experience in teaching at the post-secondary level. He holds a PhD in Classics (focus on ancient languages and civilizations) and is an instructor in the Department of Classics and Ancient History at UNB. He is a recipient of the Faculty of Arts Award for Excellence in Teaching. He has taught Italian for many years at universities, private language institutions, and government organizations. His proficiency in Italian has earned him high school and university scholarships in Italy. Mark is enthusiastic about sharing Italian language and culture with students. He also organizes and directs cultural tours in Italy.
Need help with the registration process? Watch the video below.
For more information
Please contact Alison Howells at 452-6360
For a complete list of Fredericton non-credit courses, please click here.
Click here for more information about inclement weather policies, parking regulations and payment options.