Saturday, February 15th at 10:00 AM SoFAB Culinary Library and Archive (1609 O. C. Haley Blvd) Free and Open to the Public
Join Nancy Wilson, founder of Mam Papaul’s Food Products and a former teacher, for the new Kids Menu Series: Storytelling at the SoFAB Culinary Library. This time we’ll be reading The Three Little Pigs plus some lesser known tales, including Les Trois Cochon, Pig Poetry and The Wonderful World of Jillian Jiggs. Together we’ll make Bacon and Cheese Grits.
The program is recommended for children ages 3 1/2 to 7.
Saturday, February 15th at 1:00 PM SoFAB Culinary Library and Archive (1609 O. C. Haley Blvd) Free and Open to the Public Presented by SoFAB and Edible New Orleans
Tara Whitsitt of Fermentation on Wheels will hold a workshop on starter cultures – discussing sourdough starter, kefir, and kombucha. Attendees may bring cultures of their own for exchange and discussion as well as bring an empty jar and take a culture home from the workshop. Tara will also teach & prepare a wild ferment with seasonal NOLA ingredients.
Pop Up Purloo Presents: Virginia Valentine’s Day Dinner
Friday, February 14 at the New Orleans Cooking Experience 1519 Carondolet St.
Purloo is a pop-up restaurant operated by Chef Ryan Hughes dedicated to exploring and celebrating the rich culinary history of the South. A precursor to the brick-and-mortar restaurant to be located in the new Southern Food and Beverage Museum, pop-up Purloo offers an experience unto itself where guests can enjoy a five-course, prix-fixe menu.
SoFAB Director Liz Williams spent a whirlwind weekend in Los Angeles, CA. She’s shown here with SoFAB’s Vice President Philip Dobard speaking about the evolving cuisine of New Orleans at the Culinary Historians of Southern California; Liz and Philip with Chef Brandon Boudet at the ceremony for welcoming Dominick’s Restaurant to theNational Culinary Heritage Register; and she even got to try a Californian King Cake. The oysters shells are the remnants of a delicious version of Chargrilled Oysters, enjoyed at the fundraising dinner for our friends the Southern Foodways Alliance at Commander’s Palace back here in New Orleans.
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