AMBROSIA COOKING SCHOOL
19 Rodick Street, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609
Sharon Joyce is a trainer/educator/chef and studied in Advanced French Cooking and French Pastry at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris. In 1981 she opened and operated a catering business and cooking school in Chicago and the Virgin Islands. She has taught various cooking classes including French, International, American and Cruzan in such locations as Chicago, Bar Harbor, California, and Christiansted, St. Croix, U.S.V.I. She was fascinated by Maine cooking and the abundance of local foods when she moved to Bar Harbor 25 years ago. The regional cooking of Maine brings together history and the availability of foods.
Ambrosia Cooking School is located in the Village ½ block from the Harborside Resort and 1 ½ blocks to the Bar Harbor Pier and Main Street. Classes are listed but we could also customize a class for a specific group.
Hmm.. Blueberries. The super food of Maine wild blueberries is introduced in recipes for your enjoyment here and to make when you entertain at home. 1hr of blueberries, blueberries for every part of a meal. (max 30)
The Regional Cooking of Maine . Le Cordon Bleu trained chef will explain history and foods of Maine. You will learn history, food facts, techniques and traditional recipes while tasting such favorites as lobster, blueberry muffins, etc. 2 ½ hr (max 40 people)
Chowder and Popovers, please !
The meal that Mainers ask for and savor. Learn the Maine historical tradition of chowders and the technique to be successful at making a varieties of perfect popovers. After tasting the chowder and popovers made during the class, you will want to duplicate these recipes at home. 2 ½ hr . (limit 24)
Cook like a Mainer
Immerse yourself in the Maine foods that are any foodie’s dream….and learn how to duplicate the experience at home. Fish Chowder , Lobster, Mussels, Popovers and blueberry dessert. Come hungry. 5hr (limit 24 people)
Maine Regional Desserts
Four Desserts in an hour
Learn about historic and new desserts using seasonal foods when possible. Afraid of pie crusts? Not anymore. You will learn to make a Blueberry Crumble pie from scratch with little effort, a historic Maine cookie, a sorbet and a simple cooling dessert with a historic past. All in an hour and you get to taste everything! Come ready to learn and eat.
International Cooking Series will begin in May. More details available soon.
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