Join me on July 29 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm, at the Summerhill LCBO for the “Sabor de California” festival.
I am going to celebrate with a class to showcase the Mexican influences on the regional flavours of California cuisine.
Our foodie-road trip and what we’re making…..
First stop: Gilroy, the garlic capital of the world and the southernmost city in Santa Clara County.
Sopa de colilfor con ajo y crema
Cauliflower-garlic soup with crema la vaquita
Second: Oxnard, a community also in south, which has been honouring its Latino heritage for the last 15 years with an annual festival.
Oxnard salsa picante, queso fresco y tortillas.
Spicy tomato salsa, fresh cheese and corn tortillas
Third: Guadalupe, in Santa Barbara County, with Mexican influences not only in food but in music and art as well.
Ensalada tibia de cordinez con chili y chocolate
Warn quail salad with organic greens and spicy chocolate sauce..
Last stop before returning home the Anderson Valley, is located along highway 128 in Northern California about 2 1/2 hours north of San Francisco. famous for its culinary and viniculture heritage.
Torta con Fresas y dulce the leche
Strawberry shortcakes with dulce de leche
The cherry on top:
Great wines to match each course.
For more info please call LCBO Summerhill, 416 922-0403
Yours in good food and celebrating Mexican culture and cuisine