Ramen is the new “it” food. Shops and restaurants are popping up all over the country with lines wrapping around the block just to get a taste. Make no mistake, these delicious noodles are not the same as the plastic-wrapped sodium bombs lurking on the supermarket shelves for $2.00 a piece. True ramen is divine! And you can skip the lines for these irresistible noodles and let Leo share with you his personal secrets of an impressive, soul-satisfying, and surprisingly easy to make, bowl of ramen.
Self-taught, teen chef, Leo is sharing one of his current passions for all things ramen. In this class you will learn to:
Participants will be chopping, dicing and slicing vegetables, so some knife skills are required for this class. The art of noodle-making will be shared as well as how to develop and prepare your own combination of toppings such as: crunchy sprouts, colorful vegetables, pickled ginger, chili oil, the perfect hard-boiled egg or nori. We will spend the class preparing, cooking and eating together while experimenting with flavors and skills to be used again and again.
Leo is a talented, Japanese-American, teen, home cook with a true passion for food, history and culture. After spending time with his family in Japan he has nurtured a deep curiosity and love of ramen. He takes pride in being able to share a little bit of his culture and experience.