Celebrate the Flavors of Argentina: A Wine and Food Pairing

Fried Empanadas are just the beginning. Let's call them a gateway food…. On Thursday, Jan. 24, I'm partnering up with sommelier Ashley Vaughters to present an evening of tastes of Argentina–beginning with fried cheese empanadas and a sparkling Argentine wine, followed by a Torrontes with fish in a spicy Mar Del Plata sauce; a Pinot […]

Classes in January! Clases en enero!

WOW.  Or perhaps I should say GUAU. So many exciting projects to keep me busy are brewing this winter and spring, but most exciting of all are the events and classes!  Will you be there?  I hope so! Take a look at the Supper Club page for details on that project (this really deserves it's […]

Fried Cheese Empanadas–Empanadas de Queso Fritas

As the old adage goes, "patience is a virtue".  Why is a patient person more virtuous than the average person?  Because no one has any patience, or at least patience is something that has to be cultivated, not a natural-born trait. So often, part of our human nature leaves us with a nagging question in the back […]

Empanadas in the Oregonian!

Aren't these emapnadas just mouth-watering?  They came from a pizzeria in Buenos Aires on our last trip there, and we ate them in one sitting, while admiring the 'repulgue' code indicating what different fillings awaited us inside.  Pretty clever if you ask me.  No mysteries, just different seals, along with a small flyer of hand-drawn […]

Fall Classes at the Seasoned Chef Cooking School

  Back by popular demand, we've added two new classes this fall at the Seasoned Chef.  Hope to see you there!  The classes are intimate, hands-on, and a fun way to learn how to cook something new while you meet new people. Details are below! Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012 EMPANADA WORKSHOPWant to become an empanada […]