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Gather Food Studio  2011 West Colorado Avenue Colorado Springs, CO 80904

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January - December 2020, 5pm-8pm

Book the full 12-class series: $500 ($41.67 per class, SAVE 35%)


Join Dave & Cortney as they take you on a culinary journey like no other! In this series we explore cuisines from our favorite countries, regions and islands around the world. Learn world history as it applies to our recipes, how to use spices, develop flavor profiles, unique techniques and SO much more!! Our favorite type of class, these hands-on classes will give you the confidence to explore new foods, tastes and presentations. Get worldly with our Passport Series.


West African Countries, South African Countries, East African Countries with Dave (Last Fridays Jan-March)


Friday January 31st –

West Africa Countries Senegal – Chicken Yassa – Marinated Chicken in Onions and Lemon, Braised with More Onions and topped with Green Olives

Ghana – Kenkey – Fermented Maize Dumplings Steamed in Corn Husks

Nigeria – Suya with Jollof Rice – Grilled Beef Kebab with Spicy Tomato Rice Burkina

Faso – Ragout d’Igname – Lamb and Yam Stew


Friday February 28th

South African Countries

Botswana – Vetkoek – Fried Dough Buns with Beef Vegetable Filling

Mozambique – Peri Peri Chicken – Grilled chicken with Spicy Coconut Sauce

South Africa – Chakalaka Soup – Spicy South African Tomato, Pepper, Bean, and Onion Soup

Zimbabwe – Nyama – Traditional Zimbabwean Beef Stew


Friday March 27th

East African Countries

Kenya – Matoke – Beef and Plantain Stew

Ethiopia – Doro Wat – Spiced Chicken Stew

Somalia – Suaqqr Digaag – Stir-fry of Cubed Chicken with Vegetables

Madagascar – Romazava – Beef, Pork, and Chicken Stew with Leafy Vegetables


South Pacific Islands with Cortney (Last Fridays April-June) Friday April 24th – Hawaii Loco Moco – Hamburger patty served on white rice, topped with brown gravy and a fried egg Laulau – Beef, pork and salted salmon wrapped in banana leaves Kahlua Pig – Slow cooked sweet and smoky pork Malasadas – Portuguese doughnuts Friday May 29th – Guam Motsiyas – Chicken Sausage Tamales Chicken Kelaguen – Light chicken salad with lemon juice, soy sauce and green onions Coconut Titiyas – Coconut flatbreds Chamorra BBQ with Fina’denne’ Sauce – Selection of grilled meats with a homemade spicy sauce Friday June 26th – Fiji Kokoda – Fijian Raw Fish Salad Coconut Crab Curry Lovo – Communal event featuring a selection of meats and sides Banana Cake Kava Ceremony


Poland, Balkans, Central Asia with Dave (Mostly Last Fridays July-Sept) Friday July 24th* –

Poland Krokiety – Crepe Croquettes filled with Beef and Mushrooms (then deep fried)

Golabki – Stuffed Cabbage with Pork, Rice, and Onions in Tomato Sauce

Ogorkowa – Polish Sour Pickle and Marjoram Soup

Zrazy – Stewed Polish Beef Rolls in Paprika Sauce


Friday August 28th – Balkans Punjene Paprike – Croatian Stuffed Peppers in Tomato Paprika Sauce

Cevapi with Ajvar – Serbian Grilled Minced Meat Sausages with Serbian Red Pepper Sauce

Gyuvech – Bulgarian Stew of Beef, Carrots and Potatoes in a Lemony Herb Broth

Ciorba De Perisoare – Transylvanian Meatball and Parsley Root Sour Soup


Friday September 25th – Central Asia

Afghanistan – Chelo Nachodo – Chicken and Chickpea Stew with Rice

Pakistan – Aloo Keema – Ground Lamb and Potato Curry

Uzbekistan – Manty – Chicken and Potato filled dumplings

Turkmenistan – Plov – Lamb and Vegetable Rice Dish with Dried Fruit


Scandanavia with Cortney (Mostly Last Fridays Oct-Dec)

Friday October 30th –

Denmark Filled Danish Pastries Savory Ham and Cheese Aebleskivers with Jam – Puffed Savory Pancakes Frikadeller with Cucumber Salad – Danish Meat Patties Aebleflaesk – Apples & onions with crispy salt pork Friday November 20th* – Norway Lefse with butter, cinnamon & sugar – Potato Flatbread Farikal – Lamb and cabbage stew Polsefoccacia – Sausage focaccia Klippfisk – Salted Cod Spread Friday December 18th* – Sweden Smorgasbord Herring Selection • House Cured Gravlox Rodbetsallad (Red Beet Salad) • Smorgastarta (Savory “Sandwich Cake”) Rarakor med Graslok (Lacy Potato Pancakes) • Jansson’s Frestelse (Jansson’s Temptation) Swedish Meatballs • Smoked Pork Sausages Plattar – Swedish Pancakes *These classes do not fall on the last Friday of the month due to scheduling issues.* Boy, are our arms tired!! Welcome home!

Passport Series: January - December 2020 (Friday)