Our classes have varied themes and feature ethnic cuisines from around the world. Topics include: cancer fighting recipes, diabetes prevention and healing, gluten- free cooking, baking, raw food, wine and tapas, soups, vegan cheese making, healthy twists on comfort food favorites, vegan tamale making, vegan sushi, vegan Indian, Mexican, Italian cuisine and many more.

You can also book an individual private class or series of classes that can be tailored to your specific needs and interests. These classes can be done in your own home or our private kitchen. Group classes with a theme of your choice can also be booked and hosted at various locations. Classes feature live demonstrations, hands on learning, take-home recipes and lots of delicious all organic food!  Please  call 805-701-9858 for rates.

Cooking Classes | SPRING & SUMMER 2017


June 24th
Vegan Mexican Food Class
Ojai, CA
Location TBA
$65 per person
1-3pm

Learn to make delicious Mexican food with a healthy twist! In this class we will explore alternatives to Americanized Mexican food which is often heavy with meat and dairy and come back to more traditional Mexican roots with lots of fresh vegetables, maize and frijoles. We will be pressing our own homemade tortillas for our jackfruit tacos and making several tasty sauces and cashew cheese to finish our creations!

Menu
Hemp milk Horchata
Posole (Mexican soup with Ancho chili broth and hominy)
Jackfruit Tacos with homemade tortillas
Spanish Rice & Beans
Vegan Flan

REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS IS NOW CLOSED DUE TO FULL ENROLLMENT
Please call 805-701-9858 as we sometimes have last minute cancellations! Thank-you!


 

July 16th
Summer Soup Class
Lavender Inn
Ojai, CA
$75 per person
1-3pm

We will be having a soup class at the lovely Lavender Inn in downtown Ojai! Enjoy the bountiful season of summer embodied in four delicious soups, two of which are wonderful chilled on a hot day. Participants will enjoy hands on learning in a fun group setting along with take home recipes and generous tastings of all our creations. Steps away from the farmers market, this class is what high quality, fresh, organic food is all about.

Menu
Chilled melon soup
So Cal summer soup – Creamy avocado & cucumber
Creamy corn chowder
Thai noodle soup with fresh basil

Please Register through Ojai Culinary School/Lavender Inn at lavenderinn.com


August 24
Vegan Sushi Making Class

Lavender Inn
Ojai, CA
$75 per person
1-3pmThis hands-on class will feature exotic rice varieties including green jade rice and forbidden black rice along with traditional sushi rice. The class is infused with the wisdom of shojin yori (a dietary tradition eaten by vegan Buddhist monks) and Ayurveda which includes foods by dosha, the 5 tastes, herbs, spices and probiotic foods for healthy digestion.

Menu

Shiitake Mushroom Roll
Spicy Vegan Tuna Roll
Avocado Veggie Roll
Soy-free Miso Soup
Gluten-free Tempura
Cucumber Salad

Please Register through Ojai Culinary School/Lavender Inn at lavenderinn.com


Thank-you for your interest in our Compassionate Eating cooking classes. We look forward to seeing you soon. We’re sorry but we will not be able to offer refunds with less than 24 hours notice. If you do need to cancel please call Bianca directly at 805-701-9858 so that we may inform those who may be on the waiting list. Early sign-up is appreciated, registration will be closed the day prior to the class as we will be out shopping for you!