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Wandering Cafe offers "Chicken and the Egg" class

February 26th, 2013 · No Comments

Bring your thinking cap and your appetite for the next class at The Wandering Cafe, 7533 Lake City Way N.E., which is offering “The Chicken and the Egg” cooking class and dinner from 3-7 p.m. March 3.

In the first half, you’ll learn how to to quickly and easily break down a whole chicken and put it all to use, i.e. skin, stock, roasting and pâté. You’ll also about the egg, including proper storage, uses for fresh vs. older eggs, and how to poach a perfect egg.

And you’ll see how it’s all used at the following three-course dinner, which will include:

  • For starters: Brandied chicken liver mousse on toast, crispy chicken skin chips
  • Main dish: Roast chicken, spring vegetable cianfotta, semolina dumplings, poached egg
  • Dessert: Vanilla bean frozen custard, boozy seasonal fruit compote

Wine and sparkling water will be served with dinner, but you’re also welcome to bring your own wine or beer.

Cost is $85, and you can reserve a spot by emailing owner Kristine Pottle at

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