Family Cooking Class: Latin Rolled & Finger Foods

Date(s) - 04/12/2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Event Details

One thing is for sure, every culture and food community has a rolled or finger food. Come learn to make easy, but jaw dropping delicous, traditional rolled and finger foods with a modern plant-based update.





    • Empanadas/Pastelitos


    • Quipes – Bulgur Wheat


    • Relleno De Repollo – Cabbage Rolls


    • Aranitas – (similar to Plantain Latkes)



Please arrive 5-10 minutes early to class as we start right on time.


Special Note: The class is located in the greenhouse and classroom at Denny Farrell Riverbank State Park. You may register online or in person.


In our Family Cooking Classes, you learn how to cook with the seasons, making nutritious and delicious suppers – easy enough for a school night or for a celebratory gathering around your table. Enjoy preparing dinner with your child or a younger person in your life. Tips on how to shop seasonally and economically, ideas for weekly menu planning and presentation, and how to include younger kids in the kitchen with age-appropriate cooking tasks. Classes are for one adult and one child (children 6 and up).


The Hort’s NYDigs program is supported by The Burpee Foundation.


This class is taught by Yadira Garcia, aka Chef Yadi, or the Happy Healthy LatinaChef Yadi is a New York native that works with Community Based Organizations as well as private clients. She has been named to the 2018 Top 40 Under 40 individuals working in Food Justice by Hunter College Food Policy Center. She has been featured on The Chew, The Dr. Oz Show, NBC Latino and Healthy Cocina – an original concept produced by Zoe Saldana – and Buzzfeed where her plant-based cooking has garnered millions of views.




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