7/9-13 Kid's Camp: Sensational Senses, A Taste Bud Adventure!

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7/9-13 Kid's Camp: Sensational Senses, A Taste Bud Adventure!

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Sensational Senses, A Taste Bud Adventure!

Monday to Friday, 7/9-13 from 2:30-5:30

Ages: Nine to highschool senior. Cooking together creates community!  

Salty, Sweet, Sour, Bitter and Umami. U-who? In this week long class, we’ll explore where taste comes from and learn how to taste our way through the world of cooking. As we cook each day, we’ll taste, adjust, cook a bit more, and taste again. This will instill an intuitive sense of what tastes right and good. We’ll also test our tasting skills by doing comparisons between scratch-cooked foods and a few pre-packaged foods.

Each Day will focus on:

  • Sour & Bitter: why bitter is better and tangy is tasty

  • Salty: trusting our tongue

  • Umami: layering flavor and adding depth

  • Sweet: the many flavors of sweet and where to find them

Along the way, we’ll cover:

  • Kitchen safety (while we use blow torches & big knives)

  • Loads of cooking technique

  • Cooking science

  • Prepping, preparing & platting

  • And much more

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Our Menu:

Note: Menu may change slightly

Monday:

  • Risotto Primavera
  • Salad dressing lab, each student bringing home their own bottled creation
  • Green salad
  • Crème brûlée
  • Fresh fruit popsicles for Taco Tuesday

 

  • Tuesday:
  • Taco Tuesday Tacos
  • Chicken Tinga
  • Salty, sweet & sour condiments & salsa
  • Homemade blue corn tortillas
  • Popsicles

 

  • Wednesday:  
  • Build your own spring rolls
  • Peanut and other dipping sauces
  • Sweet umami chicken skewers
  • Crazy Cookie Bars

 

  • Thursday:
  • Grass-fed Meatball Sliders with Toppings
  • Pickles and other toppings
  • Caramelized onion
  • Slider biscuits
  • Veggies & Dip
  • Make your own granola to take home
  • Friday: A Flavor Parade, Putting it all Together & Showing off!

On Friday we will put together appetizers and learn plating and entertaining skills to share with parents. Menu: it’s a surprise!


What To Expect:

  • Monday through Thursday classes three hours
  • Friday’s class will be three hours with parents invited at 5:00 for a tasting
  • Everyone will work in rotating groups throughout the week
  • Students will be standing and cooking for most of the class
  • Everyone must wear pants, closed-toe shoes, and no baggy sleeves
  • Long hair must be tied back
  • Everyone will enjoy a generous taste of every dish

Food allergies:

We will be working with a large variety of recipes and ingredients. As parents will not be present during class to monitor their child, I will not be able to accommodate food allergies. I have listed most of the foods above however changes to the menu may occur.

Classes are nonrefundable but feel free to send someone in your place if you are unable to attend.