Cooking at the Market, a project of Portola Valley Farmers Market, inspires shoppers to try new ways of preparing and enjoying, seasonal local foods. With the help of market sponsors; businesses interested in supporting this tasty, educational effort, we make great meals, and a great difference! See the posts for September 2016 – March 2017 here…. continue reading
We’ve started a NEW program at the Portola Valley Farmers Market! The Portola Valley Farmers’ Market now offers live cooking demos onsite. Cooking at the Market inspires shoppers to try new ways of preparing and enjoying, seasonal local foods. With the help of market sponsors; businesses interested in supporting this tasty, educational effort, we can make… continue reading
Back in the CUESA (Center for Education of Sustainable Agriculture) Classroom for this year’s seasonal cook class. Today we make gluten free Sage Pumpkin Galette with Spiced Pepitas and Vegan Jerky Assemble the baked Kabocha squash on rolled out gluten free dough topped with seasoned ricotta Add caramelized onions Fold in the sides and add… continue reading
Pacific TherX of Portola Valley is a proud sponsor of the Portola Valley Farmers Markets visiting chef series, teaching shoppers how to use the produce they buy at the market. We’ve been doing a series a classes on how to Eat More Veggies One of the dishes we did this time was Sauted Cauliflower CousCous… continue reading
Join us for holidays at the market where we created easy appetizers to serve at your upcoming party. Lettuce cups with seasonal veggies, Old Dog spiced walnuts and Padron Pepper Sauce and a Nut n’ Bean Curry Almond Sauce. Local sausage with Fuyu Persimmon Esther’s German Bakery bread with smoked salmon, cucumber and market Sauerkraut…. continue reading
Portola Valley Farmers Market hosted this pilot project for the County of San Mateo. It is the first time a live cooking demo was allowed outside at a market, without being enclosed in a “tent jail,” where no one can see what you are doing (defeats the purpose). Thanks to the County of San Mateo… continue reading
Thanks to Maggie Foard and the Woodside Farmers Market for asking Cool Cuisine to Local Authors Day. I made Creamy Strawberries with the Blues Mix 2.5 oz Frisch Cheese from North Bay Curds and Whey (Valley Foard, CA) with a few drops of Mexican Vanilla and 1 tablespoon confectioners sugar. Pipe the mix out… continue reading
We’ve been teaching at and supporting Farmers Markets for years. Here’s an old article from 2010.