Cooking Classes

Class Schedule

Thai Street Food — with Ivy Manning
Thursday, May 21, 2015 — 5:00–7:00 p.m.

Thai Street Food — with Ivy Manning

Join cookbook author and Thai food aficionado Chef Ivy Manning as she gives her favorite Asian cuisine a healthy spin! We'll explore the street food of Thailand with Spiced Lime Leaf Soy Nuts, Addictive Little Red Curry Tilapia-Quinoa Cakes, Easy-Breezy Chicken Fried Rice with Pineapple, Cooling Mango and Coconut Chia Seed Pudding, Vegetarian Salad Rolls, and Swimming Rama (Chicken, Spinach, Broccoli, and Carrots with Thai Peanut Sauce).

  • Supplies to bring: Enjoy the sampling!
  • Note: Not all recipes will be prepared due to limited class time.
  • Thursday, May 21, 2015 — 5:00–7:00 p.m.
  • Class Fee: $50.00
  • Class sizes are limited so call Bonnie at (971) 206-2208  before sending in payment, to make sure space is available.
  • All classes are performed at Bob's Red Mill Whole Grain Store:
  • 5000 SE International Way
  • Milwaukie, OR, 97222
  • Map & Directions
Japanese Showcase — with Maya Klein
Thursday, May 28, 2015 — 5:00–7:00 p.m.

Japanese Showcase — with Maya Klein

Japanese cooking is very modern with its emphasis on healthy, fresh ingredients and a delicious balance of salty, sweet, and umami. For this class Chef Maya has drawn from her Japanese heritage to develop dishes that showcase the wonderful flavors of whole grains and beans. Her recipes will include Chirashi Zushi (Osaka-style sushi bowl), Okonomiyaki (savory shrimp and vegetable patties), Millet Onogiri with Shichimi (rice cakes with seven-spice mix), Soba with Fresh Okara (fresh buckwheat noodles topped with green herbs and crushed cooked soybeans), Okinawan Doughnuts (brown rice doughnut holes rolled in coconut sugar and ginger), and Alfajores (red bean paste stuffed shortbread cookies). Maya's recipes are gluten free but include some dairy, seafood, and egg ingredients.

  • Supplies to bring: Enjoy the sampling!
  • Note: Not all recipes will be prepared due to limited class time.
  • Thursday, May 28, 2015 — 5:00–7:00 p.m.
  • Class Fee: $50.00
  • Class sizes are limited so call Bonnie at (971) 206-2208  before sending in payment, to make sure space is available.
  • All classes are performed at Bob's Red Mill Whole Grain Store:
  • 5000 SE International Way
  • Milwaukie, OR, 97222
  • Map & Directions
Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet — with Brian Frank, MD
Thursday, June 4, 2015 — 6:00–7:00 p.m.

Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet — with Brian Frank, MD

What do walnuts, avocadoes, oranges, yogurt, pasta and olive oil have in common? They're all part of a group of foods known as the Mediterranean Diet. Join cooking aficionado Brian Frank M.D., OHSU physician specializing in family medicine with a focus on nutrition for preventative medicine, for an introduction to a style of eating that is not only DELICIOUS but has been shown to lower blood pressure, prevent diabetes and decrease the risk of cancer. Dr. Frank will provide samples and recipes, and will answer your questions about the tasty health benefits of eating the Mediterranean way. If you are interested in changing your diet to improve your health, this class is a great place to start!

  • Note: This is a lecture only class. Coffee and tea will be provided.
  • Thursday, June 4, 2015 — 6:00–7:00 p.m.
  • Class Fee: $25.00
  • Supplies to bring: Enjoy the lecture!
  • Class sizes are limited so call Bonnie at (971) 206-2208  before sending in payment, to make sure space is available.
  • All classes are performed at Bob's Red Mill Whole Grain Store:
  • 5000 SE International Way
  • Milwaukie, OR, 97222
  • Map & Directions
Indian Summer Garden Party — with Leena Ezekiel
Thursday, June 11, 2015 — 5:00–7:00 p.m.

Indian Summer Garden Party — with Leena Ezekiel

Join Leena Ezekiel as she takes you on a culinary cultural tour of her native land. She will showcase dishes she has developed with whole grains, beans, fresh ingredients, Indian spices, and ancient flavors using techniques that are easy to put together for a garden party, a picnic or your lunchbox. Recipes will include Bajra ka roti (millet and whole wheat flat breads flavored with fenugreek leaves), Murg Biriyani (garam masala brown rice and chicken wrapped in butter lettuce), Bathua/rajma (curried quinoa and red kidney bean salad), Chukandar chana (garbanzo bean and beet salad with sliced red onions and Indian spices), Meethi Gehu (chilled bulgar with raisins, apricots, walnuts and honey sweetened yogurt), Sooji Halwa (cardamom flavored semolina pudding).

  • Note: Not all recipes will be prepared due to limited class time.
  • Thursday, June 11, 2015 — 5:00–7:00 p.m.
  • Class Fee: $50.00
  • Supplies to bring: Enjoy the sampling!
  • Class sizes are limited so call Bonnie at (971) 206-2208  before sending in payment, to make sure space is available.
  • All classes are performed at Bob's Red Mill Whole Grain Store:
  • 5000 SE International Way
  • Milwaukie, OR, 97222
  • Map & Directions
Summer Salads From Around the World — with Robin Asbell
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 — 5:00–7:00 p.m.

Summer Salads From Around the World — with Robin Asbell

Summer is a great time to eat light, seasonal salads and healthy whole grains make a perfect base for these satisfying one-bowl meals. Join chef and cookbook author Robin Asbell and sample her international selection of whole grain salads. Her salad recipes will include Italian Farro with Asparagus and White Beans, Middle Eastern Freekeh with Sesame-Yogurt Dressing and Dates, Lime Quinoa with Avocado and Mango, African Millet with Corn and Peanuts, Indonesian Red Rice with Boiled Eggs and Macadamias, Szechuan Chicken and Black Rice with Sesame Dressing.

  • Note: Not all recipes will be prepared due to limited class time.
  • Tuesday, June 23, 2015 — 5:00–7:00 p.m.
  • Class Fee: $50.00
  • Supplies to bring: Enjoy the sampling!
  • Class sizes are limited so call Bonnie at (971) 206-2208  before sending in payment, to make sure space is available.
  • All classes are performed at Bob's Red Mill Whole Grain Store:
  • 5000 SE International Way
  • Milwaukie, OR, 97222
  • Map & Directions