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Wed, Nov 11


Interactive Online


Sephardic Hand Pies with French chef Helene Jawhara Piner Sponsors: CCJCC & Contra Costa Midrasha

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Nov 11, 2020, 8:00 PM

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About the Event

The CCJCC is excited to partner with the Contra Costa Midrasha (a very innovative evening teen school) on its Fall/Winter-Tastic Food Series! Teens AND adults are invited to sign up for these interactive food sessions featuring an international array of chefs joining us live on Zoom to teach you a delicious recipe with ingredients that will be delivered right to your door! The three series classes include:

November 11, 8:00 pm: Sephardic Hand Pies with French chef Helene Jawhara Piner

December 9, 6:00 pm: Veggie Root Latkes with Brooklyn-based chef Liz Alpern

January 27, 6:00 pm: Marlene Bernstein will make fresh falafel from scratch from her sunny LA home.

Cost is $200 for the series of 3, or $70 for just one. (Enrolled CCM teens get a discount.) 


November 11th @ 8pm: making two types of Sephardic hand pies with Helene Jawhara Piner. Helene is a PhD in Medieval History and the History of Food. She has been awarded by the Broome & Allen Fellowship from the American Sephardi Federation in 2018, dedicated to recognizing impressive academic accomplishments and service on behalf of the Sephardic community, as well as encouraging continued excellence in the field of Sephardi Studies.  As a member of the Research Center CESR (UMR7323 of the CNRS) and of the CoReMa program research, her research interests are the medieval culinary history of Spain through inter and multiculturalism with a special focus on the Jewish culinary heritage written in Arabic.

Sponsors: CCJCC and Contra Costa Midrasha.

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