Cape Cod Culinary and Captain Freeman Inn
New 2014/2015 Class Schedule
Presenting a season of Mediterranean cooking schools on Cape Cod with locally grown ingredients and a new concentration on comfort food including breads and soups.
Our chef, Carol Edmondson, has been combining the simple, healthy preparations of Mediterranean cuisine with fresh local ingredients in the kitchen of the Captain Freeman Inn for many years. Her professional training, world travel and love of food and sharing her cooking knowledge with others, was the inspiraiton for our cooking classes. Classes are held in our welcoming kitchen, built by master ship builders in the mid nineteenth century, with an eye for light and air.
November 8, 2014 – France
In Paris the crisp fall air is filled with the smells of baking bread and simmering comfort food. The flavors are amazing but the best part is that these classic dishes are simple and fun to make. We will make French bread, classic french onion soup and french garlic sausage and butternut bisque that will transport you to Paris.
January 17, 2015- Northern Italy
Winter chill means fragrant flavorful country loaves and simmering soups overflowing with the bounty of the Tuscan hills. We will make country bread, stracchiatella, chicken and egg soup and hearty white bean and kale soup. Flavors to delight the Italian palate.
February 7, 2015 – Spain
Winter is the season for warm bread dipped in fragrant olive oil and simple but beautiful paella, the comfort food of Spain. This hearty and simple rice saute traditionally loaded with seafood and poultry. We will honor our local seafood bounty and prepare a sausage and scallop delight with all the seasoning of Espana!
February 21, 2015 – France/Provence
As the cold mistral winds blow across the lavender fields of Provence, learn to shape French loaves in many shapes and sizes and enjoy a classic Bouillabaisse, the provencal city Marseille’s world famous seafood soup made with our local bounty of fish and seafood.
March 7, 2015- Southern Italy/Sicily
As spring approaches the hills of Sicily we will make hearty Sicilian country bread and two wonderful soups- Ribolitta (literally bread soup) and escarole soup with veal meat balls.
April 11, 2015- Spain, Portugal and Morocco
Where northern Africa meets southern Europe the flavors of Spain, Portugal and Morocco are all influenced by their common geography and unique histories. We will make traditional flat bread with it’s soft pillowy texture and amazing flavors. To accompany our bread, a selection of delicate soup sand hearty tagine highlighting the local flavors of the region.
All of these cuisines are world renowned for their fresh ingredients, simple home based preparations and complex flavors.
The class will be from 2 – 4:30 PM on Saturday with wine tasting that is paired with the food made in the class beginning around 5:30. We then all gather fireside to enjoy all of the food made earlier in the class along with plenty of laughter and good cheer!
The two night package can be either a Friday/Saturday stay or a Saturday/Sunday stay in best available room at time of booking. The package includes breakfast each morning, afternoon tea, cooking school for two with wine tasting and dinner afterwards. 2 night package- $649 plus tax
For our local neighbors we have created a one night package for Saturday night which includes the cooking school for 2, wine tasting and the dinner afterwards, staying in the best available room at time of booking with breakfast on Sunday- $499 plus tax
Class Schedule for 2014 – 2015
January 17, 2015
February 7, 2015
February 21, 2015
March 7, 2015
April 11, 2015
Spain, Portugal and Morocco
Join chef Carol Edmondson, your innkeepers, and your fellow guest chefs for a fun filled and cooking school on Cape Cod. A perfect Getaway weekend for the ” Small plates / big flavors adventure. Call us at our toll free number below for more information and to reserve your spot.
To reserve online, Click our Secure RESERVE link and after choosing your dates select the specials tab to add the cooking school package.
Or Call us at 508-896-7481 or toll free at 855-896-7481