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Introduction to Vietnamese Cuisine with Chad & Thuy Kubanoff

Introduction To Vietnamese Cuisine - Complete 4-part Series. Register Here!

Meets Thursdays 10:00 am - 1:00 pm  - March 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th. BYO! Lunch after class!

Class 1: Intro to Fish Sauce and the Classic Family Meal This class will focus on tasting and understanding one of the most important flavors found in Vietnamese Cuisine- Fish Sauce.  You will learn how to take this pungent ingredient and turn it into a delicate dressing and flavorful sauce.  We will also learn about the ingredients and components that make the Vietnamese Family Meal.

Menu: Goi Tom Thit - Fresh Shrimp and Pork Salad with a delicate fish sauce dressing; Thit Kho Trung - Caramelized Pork braised with Coconut Water; Canh- A Light Vegetable Soup, served with nearly every family meal; Banh Chuoi - A simple Vietnamese Banana “Cake."

Class 2: Wraps on Wraps  In this class we will focus on flavorful herbs and temperature contrasts pivotal to creating balance in Vietnamese food.  We will explore the techniques of wrapping and rolling found everywhere from summer rolls, to lettuce wraps to spring rolls.

Menu: Goi Cuon - Fresh Summer Rolls; Nem Nuong + Cha Gio - Grilled Pork and Spring Roll Lettuce Wraps; Banh Flan - Vietnamese Style Flan with Coffee

Class 3: Warming Up with Vietnamese In this class we will prepare some lesser known, but super delicious dishes to keep you warm on the coldest nights.

Menu: Bo Bia - Warm Jicama and Chinese Sausage rolls with a Hoison Dipping Sauce; Bo Kho - Vietnamese Style Beef Stew with Coconut Water and Carrots; Che Ba Ba - A Classic Warm Sweet "Soup" with Sweet Potato; Tapioca. 

Class 4: Street Food at Home In this class we will be preparing several of Vietnams most well known dishes found on the streets and in cafes!

Menu: Cafe Sua Da - Classic Vietnamese Iced Coffee; Goi Ga - Chicken and Cabbage Salad; Pho Bo - Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup; Banh Khoai Mi - Tapioca and Coconut Cake.