Experience Persian culture in the best possible way — with your taste buds. Omid pays homage to childhood memories by the Caspian Sea, where he spent his time savoring summer treats and learning his family's culinary traditions. Join him as he shares stories while preparing a menu well-suited for al fresco gatherings: Cucumber and Tart Apple Salad with Caspian Sea Herb Pesto; Persian Chicken and Potato Salad; and Tokhm-e Sharbatie — a refreshing, sweet drink with chia seeds, rosewater and lime.
About the instructor: Omid was born and raised in Tehran and spent his early childhood by the Caspian Sea. He has taught cooking classes with PCC for over 15 years, cooked as a private chef and works as a psychoanalyst by day. Omid is excited to share his love of the Persian culture and traditions as he takes you on a culinary journey to experience Iran’s unique and rich cuisine through storytelling and humorous anecdotes from his childhood.
This is a demonstration class offered live via the Zoom app. You will receive an email with recipes and class details five days in advance. After class, we will share a recorded version. This class is not designed as a cook-along. All key elements will be shown in class, however instructors may complete time-consuming steps in advance. Online classes are nonrefundable.
Wednesday, August 12, 4:00 - 5:00 pmRegister for class