September 25, 2023


Food, couldn't ask for more.

Cooking classes a big hit for local residents | In Today’s Daily Sun | The Villages Daily Sun

Tuesday is Maurice Bichette’s preferred working day of the 7 days. On Tuesdays, the executive chef at The Legacy Cafe at Nancy Lopez Legacy State Club qualified prospects cooking classes at the cafe. He teaches attendees how to make a a few-study course meal, together with a salad, dessert and entree. Bichette has led the classes for three a long time. “I love my occupation,” he stated. “I’ve been executing it 22 years. … For me, my day of utter relaxation and enjoyment is coming into this course and obtaining to interact with new people today, listening to the encounters they’ve had with foodstuff.” The Legacy Restaurant isn’t the only organization in The Villages that presents lessons. Redsauce and The Historical Olive also have courses accessible on wine pairings, salads and much more.

Each week, Bichette chooses the meals, then goes about preparation techniques. Attendees consider notes and try to eat the foods as he prepares it. “This is very informal,” he explained. “There is a lot of clowning all-around.” On Tuesday, about 10 attendees discovered to put together a smoked corn, black bean and avocado salad as properly as a grilled portobello mushroom with balsamic glaze and a chocolate pecan pie with bourbon whipped cream.

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