on February 9, 2012 by

March Cooking Classes at Bob’s Red Mill

Learn to appreciate buckwheat properly with Dan Brophy

Appreciating Buckwheat with Chef Daniel Brophy!
Thursday, March 1 , 2012 5:00-7:00 p.m.!
Class fee $40.00

Buckwheat is a versatile grain for healthy meals that can be utilized from breakfast to dinner. The earthy, savory grain dresses up to pare with caviar or down for salads and stuffing. Chef Brophy will demonstrate the use of buckwheat as a flour in Blinis or as a grain in Buckwheat and Lentil Salad or as Kasha with Spicy Maple Pecans. Additional recipes include Buckwheat Coffee Cake and Buckwheat and Summer Squash salad with Garbanzo Beans. Join us as we enjoy this tasty and often misunderstood grain.

Artisan Baking with Whole Grains and Tim Healea!
Thursday, March 8, 2012 4:00-6:30 p.m.
Class fee $50.00

Award winning baker Tim Healea of SE Portland’s Little t American Baker will demonstrate how to incorporate whole grain flours into traditional artisan yeasted bread recipes, yielding loaves with superior nutritional content and unique flavors and aromas. Tim will make a versatile Whole Wheat Egg Bread that can be braided like Challah and is perfect for sandwiches and french toast. The same dough will be used to create sweet Cinnamon Raisin Morning Buns. Also on the menu are Barley Pretzel Rolls, made with a traditional process, and a 10-Grain Carrot Loaf that utilizes multigrain cereal and organic carrots. This is a hands-on class, so be sure to bring these supplies: A large mixing bowl, a half sheet pan or cookie sheet and a bench scraper/knife, an apron, a washcloth and a hand towel.    

Pasta 101 with Chef Ivy Manning!
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Class fee $40.00

5:00-7:00 p.m. Love fresh pasta, but don’t love shelling out lots of cash for tender, toothsome noodles? Join cookbook author and food writer Chef Ivy Manning for her back-by-demand Pasta 101 class and learn the ins-and-outs of hand crank and electric pasta makers, plus recipes for Semolina Pasta Dough, Tagliatelle with Creamy Porcini Sauce, Spaghetti with Classic Marinara Sauce, and Homemade Seeded Crackers! Some hands-on pasta making will be included, bring an apron!


Jean says:

Where are the classes?

Our classes are held at our Whole Grain Store, located at 5000 SE International Way, Milwaukie, OR 97222. Call 503-654-3215 for more information or to sign up for a class.

Looking for recipes for pastas using the Gluten-free all purposeflour. Tried recipe normally used with flour, it did not work out well. Have pasta maker so now I need recipes. Can you help me?


A customer submitted this recipe, which looks like it would work well. That’s the only one we have. I’ve seen other gluten free noodles that use rice flours instead.

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