Chef David Jahnke – Upcoming Online Cooking Classes, Chef Market Tour’s & Physical ‘Hands on’ Cooking Classes!

 

Hi, we hope you and your family are doing well, we are doing fine and are excited to be back to the physical activities. Last month we had started again with our physical public group hands on classes, and we are happy that they all had sold out in less than 48 hours including the second openings which we had offered additional.  

 

 

 

Please allow me to share my upcoming cooking class schedule with you, of the virtual and physical public group classes plus Market Tour’s for June 2021, and please let me know if you wish to join me. 😊   

 

 

All my physical public group classes: Will be at my house and cooking school in Colonia San Antonio in San Miguel de Allende, all you need to bring is yourself, I will supply cooking tools & equipment, aprons, and all needed ingredients (including from our own organic urban Garden). For now, the public group cooking classes are limited to a maximum of 5 people per class. I recommend reserving right away if you like to participate, or if you like to program your private ‘Hands on’ or ‘Demonstration’ cooking class for you or a small group, please contact me ahead.

 

 

 

All my Virtual Live public group classes: Will be Transmitted through an upgraded Zoom account for Professional use, all classes will be recorded and stored for at least 7 Days in my Zoom Cloud. If you cannot assist in the announced date or time of a class, then do not worry, you get the recipes and a link shortly after the class, so you can watch the video from the cloud, or you can download the recording to your device, so you can watch it as many times as you like.  

 

 

 

                   Cooking Classes for June 2021:

 

 

Friday 11.06.2021 starting 10:00 AM until 12:00 - (San Miguel de Allende local Time)

Chef Market Tour – San Miguel de Allende – ‘Mercado Ignacio Ramirez’ Market 

Class subject: - Let us walk through our local Market & learn about the ingredients & products -

This Chef Market Tour Class is all about sharing as much as possible about all the products and ingredients we can find at our local Ignacio Ramirez Market, including culinary tips and tricks for how to use them and for what we can do with them.

During our Tour we will see, and I will teach about:

- The setup of the Ignacio Ramirez Market and where you can find which products and where they come from

- The native central American fruits, which once are seasonal, which once are local  

- Other central American native products and how to choose and buy them, including Jicama, fresh, dried, or smoked Chilies, avocados, nopal cactus leaves, ‘Xoconoxtle’ fruit and other things

- Where and when to buy Pulque and Aguamiel (honey water)

- Where to buy the fresh made local Mexican cheese like ‘Requeson’ (Mexican ricotta), ranchero cheese, Oaxaca String cheese, smoked provolone Cheese, artisanal sour cream and more

- Other interesting products we can find at the market like fresh herbs, seeds, dry corn to make masa, ‘Tequesquite’ (the Aztec salt to cook beans), natural remedies and medicine, free range chicken eggs and more  

- The street food the native people offer their, and other things offered at the Market like at the Fonda cuisines, or inside the Market like corn on the stick, or fresh cooked chickpea, tamales, Atole corn drinks & more)

The cost for this 2 Hour Chef Market Tour is 28.00 US or 550.00 Pesos Per Person – Limited to 5 people per Tour

 

  

Monday 14.06.2021 starting 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM

(San Miguel de Allende local Time)

Physical ‘Hands on’ Cooking Class (limited to 5 people)

Class subject: - The Mexican Blue Crab Cooking Class -

This class is all about preparing & eating together a few delicious Blue Crab recipes.

In the first part of our class, I will share and show a few culinary tips and tricks for:

How & where to buy & choose the Blue Crab at our local Stores

How to store, wash & clean raw Blue Crab

How to Cook whole raw Blue Crab

How to store, wash & clean, cooked Blue Crab

How to apply different types of cuts to raw or cooked Blue Crab

How to take the meat out of cooked Blue Crab

And then we will prepare and cook together ‘Hands on’ some of my Favourite Blue Crab dishes, which of course you can enjoy right after. We will cook:

Caldo de Jaibon; (Mexican Style Blue Crab soup, cooked and served in rich Tomato – Guajillo chili broth with carrot stripes)

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Crab meat Salad Rolls; (Fresh cooked crab meat wrapped in lettuce with fresh veggies, glass noodles and more) 

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Crab Cake; (Made from the meat of fresh boiled blue crabs, panko, minced shallots, fresh herbs and more)

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Crab Meat Burger; (Made from the meat of fresh boiled Blue Crab, served in a bun with a light horseradish mayonnaise, lettuce, tomatoes, caramelized onions, mustard and more)

The cost for this 3 Hour class is 39.00 US or 780.00 Pesos Per Person

 

 

Tuesday 15.06.2021 starting 01:00 PM (Mexico City – Central Time Zone)

Virtual Zoom Cooking Class

Class subject: - The Italian Style Stuffed Pasta Cooking Class -

This class is all about making fresh stuffed Italian Style Pastas and to share a few culinary tips and tricks of how to make a couple of them all the way from scratch.

In the first part of our class, I will show and talk about:

- How to make a fast and easy Egg Pasta dough

- How to make a Fresh Shrimp Cannelloni stuffing

- How to make a good beef broth for your Tortellini

- How to make a Tortellini stuffing   

In the second part of our class, I will show how to make 2 of my favorite stuffed Pasta recipes, including:

‘Cannelloni ripieni di gamberi’; (Fresh made pasta dough tubes, stuffed with sauteed shrimps, and covered with cheese and a light Pomodoro sauce) 

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‘Tortellini’; Fresh made pasta stuffed with ground beef meat, grated parmesan cheese and herbs & after cooked and served in a rich beef broth

Shortly after the class you receive an email with the recipes and a link to download the recording. 

The cost for a class of 45 minutes is 7.00 US or 140.00 Pesos Per Person

 

 

 

Wednesday 16.06.2021 starting 01:00 PM (Mexico City – Central Time Zone)

Virtual Zoom Cooking Class

Class subject: - The Jamaica Flower Cooking Class -

This class is all about dried Hibiscus Flower and share a few culinary tips and tricks of how to prepare different delicious recipes with it.

In the first part of our class, I will show and talk about:

- The nutritional benefits of consuming Jamaica Flower

- How to reach different Textures on Dehydrated Hibiscus Flower

- Options for how we can cook ‘Flor de Jamaica’

- The different dishes in which we can use ‘Flor de Jamaica’

In the second part of our class, I will show how to prepare a few different Hibiscus flower recipes, including:

‘Agua de Jamaica’ (Refreshing cold served hibiscus flower tee, seasoned with anise star, cinnamon, piloncillo & more)

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‘Taco de Flor de Jamaica’ (Served with mole sauce, avocado, corn tortillas, & other ingredients)

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‘Tinga de Flor de Jamaica’ (Sauteed with caramelized onions, garlic, & more cooked in a tomato chipotle sauce)

Shortly after the class you receive an email with the recipes and a link to download the recording. 

The cost for a class of 45 minutes is 7.00 US or 140.00 Pesos Per Person

 

 

 

Thursday 17.06.2021 starting 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM

(San Miguel de Allende local Time)

Physical ‘Demonstration’ Cooking Class (limited to 6 people)

Class subject: - The Wagyu Cross Beef Meat Cooking Class -

This class is all about me preparing & you eating, a few delicious international recipes/dishes prepared with Wagyu Cross Meat from Durango.

In the first part of our class, I will share and show a few culinary tips and tricks for:

How & where to buy Mexican Wagyu Cross Beef Meat

The reason why Wagyu meat is so tasty, tender, and delicious

How to work and cook with Wagyu Cross Meat

Cuts and prices of Mexican Wagyu Cross Meat

And then I will prepare and cook in front of you some of my favourite Beef meat recipes with Wagyu Cross meat cuts, so you can watch me preparing during the preparations plus taste and enjoy all I make, I will cook:

Hungarian Goulash Soup; (Wagyu Cross beef meat, tender cooked in a gravy style broth, made with bell peppers, garlic, onions, beef broth, tomatoes, red wine, smoked paprika, cumin, lemon and more)

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Japanese Style Wagyu Cross Teppanyaki; (Roasted over a hot Iron Plate with many fresh veggies including onion, mushrooms, bell peppers, cauliflower, broccoli, zucchinis, carrots & more. Accompanied with a Ponzu & Peanut Sauce)

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Beef Stroganoff; (Strips of Wagyu Cross beef meat, sauteed and tender cooked with mushrooms in a creamy mustard sauce)

The cost for this 3 Hour class is 39.00 US or 780.00 Pesos Per Person

 

 

Friday 18.06.2021 starting 01:00 PM (Mexico City – Central Time Zone)

Virtual Zoom Cooking Class

Class subject: - The Turkish dishes Cooking Class -

This class is all about preparing a few delicious Turkish Style dishes and to share a few quick, easy and healthy Turkish style recipes with you.

In this class I will cook and prepare in front of you 4 Traditional Turkish Style recipes, including:

‘Kabak Mücveri’ (Golden brown shallow fried squash fritters, made with minced onion, fresh dill & more)

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‘Karnıyarık’ (Turkish eggplant recipe, stuffed with a mix of sautéed chopped onions, garlic, black pepper, tomatoes, green pepper, parsley, ground meat & more)

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‘Izgara Köfte’ (Grilled minced lamb meat, seasoned with onions and spices, served with Yogurt Sauce)

Shortly after the class you receive an email with the recipes and a link to download the recording. 

The cost for a class of 45 minutes is 7.00 US or 140.00 Pesos Per Person

 

 

Monday 21.06.2021 starting 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM

(San Miguel de Allende local Time)

Physical ‘Hands on’ Cooking Class (limited to 5 people)

Class subject: - The Chili Poblano Cooking Class -

This class is all about preparing & eating together a few delicious Chili poblano recipes.

In the first part of our class, I will share and show a few culinary tips and tricks for:

How & where to buy fresh Poblano Peppers at our local Stores

How to choose good quality and how to store fresh Peppers

How to store, wash, deseed & clean fresh Poblano Peppers

How to roast, sweat and peel Poblano Peppers

How to take the heat away from fresh Poblano Peppers

How to create spicy or non-spicy Poblano Chili dishes  

And then we will prepare and cook together ‘Hands on’ some of my Favourite Chili Poblano dishes, which of course you can enjoy right after. We will cook:

Crema de Chile Poblano; (Poblano pepper cream soup, served with Mexican sour cream, ranchero cheese, fresh corn, and homemade corn chips)

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Rajas de Chile Poblano; (roasted Poblano pepper slices cooked with fresh corn, onion, garlic & more in a creamy sauce)

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Chile Relleno; (Roasted Poblano pepper, stuffed with fresh ranchero cheese, wrapped in a beaten egg mixture, and served in a light Tomato – Chili Ancho broth)

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Pechuga de Pollo rellena, con salsa de Chile Poblano; (Roasted chicken breast stuffed with Oaxaca cheese, served with a Chile Poblano Chili sauce)

The cost for this 3 Hour class is 39.00 US or 780.00 Pesos Per Person

 

 

Tuesday 22.06.2021 starting 01:00 PM (Mexico City – Central Time Zone)

Virtual Zoom Cooking Class

Class subject: - The Tortilla making & baking Class -

This class is all about making some fresh Tortillas and to share a few culinary tips and tricks of how to make them all the way from scratch.

In this class I will explain, teach and show in front of you, how to make fresh Tortillas all the way from scratch, including:

‘Blue Corn Tortillas’; (Dehydrated Blue Corn, soaked overnight and after cooked with lime (nixtamalization) will be grinded to masa and then we will make fresh Tortillas and bake them over a Comal pan)

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‘Flour Tortillas’; (How to make them homemade and fresh all the way from scratch, just in a few minutes)

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‘White Corn Tortillas’; (To make them I will show you to make it from dehydrated masa which we can find online or at most of commercial stores, to show you how to work with it to make fresh corn tortillas)

Shortly after the class you receive an email with the recipes and a link to download the recording. 

The cost for a class of 45 minutes is 7.00 US or 140.00 Pesos Per Person

 

 

Wednesday 23.06.2021 starting 01:00 PM (Mexico City – Central Time Zone)

Virtual Zoom Cooking Class

Class subject: - The French Potato Dishes Cooking Class -

This class is all about preparing a few delicious French Potato dishes recipes.

In this class I will cook and prepare in front of you different French recipes which are based on Potatoes, including:

‘Truffade’; (Traditionally from Auvergne, made from thinly sliced potatoes that are slowly cooked in duck fat until tender, then mixed with cheese and decorated with fresh parsley)

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‘Tartiflette au Reblochon’; (Potato tart baked with Reblochon cheese, shallots, white wine & more)

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‘Pommes Croquettes’; (Made from mashed potatoes molded into small rolls, covered in breadcrumbs to be fried golden brown and crunchy)

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‘Bouillinade’; (Fish and Potato Bake, slices of white fish filet and potatoes, baked with olive oil, white wine, saffron and served with fresh herbs)

Shortly after the class you receive an email with the recipes and a link to download the recording. 

The cost for a class of 45 minutes is 7.00 US or 140.00 Pesos Per Person

 

 

Thursday 24.06.2021 starting 15:00 until 18:00

(San Miguel de Allende local Time)

Physical ‘Pop-up Dinner’ Demonstration Cooking Class (limited to 6 people)

Class subject: - The German Cuisine Cooking Class -

This class is all about me preparing and teaching & you eating and enjoying, some traditional German dishes.

In this class I will share a few preparations of some of my favorite German recipes, and how to prepare them and will finish them in front of you so you can eat and enjoy everything fresh as I make it:

The menu:

‘Flammkuchen’; (Bread dough rolled out very thinly, after covered with onion, sour cream and bacon and then baked until crunchy, just as a thin crust pizza) accompanied with a ‘Gurken Dill Salat’; (Marinated organic cucumber & dill salad)

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‘Waldpilz Suppe’; (Wild mushroom cream soup, made with fresh mushrooms and with dehydrated wild picked mushrooms, a rich beef broth & more, topped with sourdough bread croutons and fresh herbs) 

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‘Rinder Rouladen’; (Stuffed Beef meat rolls, pot roasted with a red wine tomato sauce) served with homemade ‘Spaetzle’; (freshly made small egg and white flour dumplings, shaped into a thick pasta style, flavored with nutmeg, sautéed in butter) & ‘Rahmspinat’; (Blanched spinach leaves in a creamy bechamel sauce)

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‘Schwartzwalder Kirsch Torte’; (Black Forest cake’, made from layers of chocolate sponge cake, sour cherries, whipped cream & more chocolate)

The cost for this 3 Hour class is 39.00 US or 780.00 Pesos Per Person

 

 

Monday 28.06.2021 starting 01:00 PM (Mexico City – Central Time Zone)

Virtual Zoom Cooking Class

Class subject: - The ‘Vol Au Vent’ Cooking Class -

This class is all about making fresh stuffed French Style ‘Vol Au Vent’ which can be served as finger party snacks or appetizers, and to share a few culinary tips and tricks of how to make a couple of them all the way from scratch.

In the first part of our class, I will show and talk about:

- How to make the ‘Vol Au Vent’ dough (puff pastry)

- How to roll out and cut the dough to make the ‘Vol Au Vent’

- How to make sample and pre-bake the ‘Vol Au Vent’ shells

- How to make ‘Vol Au Vent’ a head and how to store them

In the second part of our class, I will show how to make 2 of my favorite stuffed ‘Vol Au Vent’ recipes, including:

‘Mushroom ‘Vol Au Vent’’; Stuffed with sauteed Mushrooms in a Velouté sauce, topped with Gruyere cheese

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‘Crawfish ‘Vol Au Vent’’; Stuffed with Crawfish sautéed with shallots, garlic, carrots, fresh peas & more.

Shortly after the class you receive an email with the recipes and a link to download the recording. 

The cost for a class of 45 minutes is 7.00 US or 140.00 Pesos Per Person

 

 

Tuesday 29.06.2021 starting 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM

(San Miguel de Allende local Time)

Physical ‘Hands on’ Cooking Class (limited to 5 people)

Class subject: - The Traditional Guanajuato Dishes Cooking Class -

This class is all about preparing & eating together a few delicious traditional Mexican recipes, from the State of Guanajuato.

In the first part of our class, I will share a little bit about the history of the Cuisine from the State of Guanajuato and the dishes we will cook in our class, to teach a little about our local seasonal cuisine and its ingredients. Then we will prepare and cook together ‘Hands on’ a few traditional Guanajuato dishes, which of course you can enjoy right after.

We will cook:

‘Enchiladas Mineras’ (Guanajuato Miner’s style, marinated and after fried corn tortillas, stuffed with fresh cheese, and covered with sautéed carrot and potato dice, lettuce and sour cream)

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‘Guacamayas’ (Version of local Torta from Leon, made from a Mexican Bolillo bread stuffed with crunchy ‘Chicharron’, ‘Pico de Gallo’, Chili de Arbol Sauce, Lettuce & avocado)

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‘Caldo de Xoconoxtle’ – (Prickly Pear soup with chicken legs, traditional served in different areas of Mexico and including in San Miguel de Allende)

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‘Tumbagones de San Miguel, a symbol of fidelity – (The name of this dessert comes from the word ‘Tumbaga’, which refers to a very fragile and extremely delicate ring. Almost like a little hallow Cannoli cookie covered with icing sugar)

The cost for this 3 Hour class is 39.00 US or 780.00 Pesos Per Person

 

 

Wednesday 30.06.2021 starting 01:00 PM (Mexico City – Central Time Zone)

Virtual Zoom Cooking Class

Class subject: - The fresh Ginger Cooking Class -

This class is all about Ginger and to share a few culinary tips and tricks of what we can do with it and how we can use it.

In the first part of our class, I will show and talk about:

- The nutritional and health benefits of consuming Ginger

- How to wash, clean, peel and store fresh Ginger

- How to cut, mince or grate fresh Ginger

- How to Candice fresh Ginger

- How to make Ginger candies or Chews

- How to prepare Ginger shots

- How to pickle Ginger

In the second part of our class, I will show how to prepare a few different recipes, in which Ginger is the principal flavor/ingredients, including:

‘Khao Tom Gai King’ (Thailand Rice & Ginger Soup made with chicken breast, celery, chili flakes and more)

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‘Garlic – Ginger marinating’ (Can be used to marinate vegetables, poultry, read meats or fish)

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‘Ginger Salad Dressing’ (Easy to make in minutes, healthy, refreshing, and delicious)

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‘Gingerbread Cookies’ (made with honey, cinnamon, nuts and almonds and many more ingredients)

Shortly after the class you receive an email with the recipes and a link to download the recording. 

The cost for a class of 45 minutes is 7.00 US or 140.00 Pesos Per Person

 

 

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How to sign up for a public Virtual Zoom cooking class: 

Choose the class or classes you would like to join, choose your payment method, and share it with me to my email david.jahnke@gmail.com and I will get back to you shortly to confirm. Once I have confirmed your reservation and payment received, you will be signed up for the class or classes and will get an email 24 hours before your class with the Link, ID, and Password to connect with me through Zoom.

 

How to sign up for a public Physical ‘Hands on’ or ‘Demonstration’ cooking class or Market Tour: 

Choose the class or classes you would like to join, choose your payment method, and share it with me to my email david.jahnke@gmail.com and I will get back to you shortly to confirm. The preference goes to whoever reserves first. Once I have confirmed your reservation and payment received, you will be signed up for the class or classes and will get an email 24 hours before with my direction & a Link of Google map of my house/cooking school.

 

Payment options:

1: PayPal payments: If you have a PayPal account than you can send me the payment to my PayPal david.jahnke@gmail.com

2: Deposit in cash in any OXXO to my bank account (request my number)

3: Credit or Debit Card payments: If you don't have PayPal and want to pay with your Credit or Debit Card, then I will send you an invoice from my PayPal to your email so you can pay with your Card through PayPal (as a guest) without the need to have a PayPal account or to sign up for one. 

Please let me know with your reservation, which payment option you would prefer. 

 
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