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LEARN TO MAKE EMPANADAS

ONLINE COOKING CLASS

Learn to make Empanadas in a private online class!

Approximately 1.5 hours
English or Spanish
HIGHLIGHTS:
  • Learn to make empanadas and Argentinian classics
  • Private, one-on-one online instruction with a Buenos Aires native
  • Scheduled mutually at your convenience (host lives in Buenos Aires, GMT-3)
  • Customization available for dietary restrictions or preferences
  • Recipes and ingredients list will be emailed in advance of class
  • Travel from your own home and learn culinary traditions of Argentina!
  • To save time, it is recommended that you chop the onions, boil the potatoes and measure out the ingredients ahead of time
  • Booking for a large group? Contact us at reservations@travelingspoon.com for your corporate activity.
WHAT WILL YOU COOK TOGETHER:
  • Empanadas
  • Argentinian cake with chocolate and dulce de leche
INGREDIENTS:
  • 4 cups (1/2 kg) flour
  • 3 tsp (20 g) salt
  • 7/8 cup (200 g) butter (or other fat like oil, lard or shortening)
  • 1 cup warm water (as needed)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb ground meat (beef, lamb or chicken)
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 potato, boiled and diced into small cubes
  • 1 egg, beaten for egg wash
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced (optional)
  • 1 egg, hardboiled and diced (optional)
  • ½ cup green olives, rough chopped (optional)
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste (optional)
  • 1 tsp crushed garlic (optional)
  • Spices (any or all: oregano, cumin, paprika or black pepper)
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 zucchinis, diced small
  • 1 medium onion, diced small
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella (or other cheese that melts)
  • 2 packets chocolate biscuits/cookies
  • 1 bottle (13 oz) dulce de leche (or Nutella)
  • 1 cup (250 g) butter, divided, at room temperature
  • 3 tsp cocoa powder
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 tsp coffee, brewed
  • 2 bars chocolate
About your host
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Gabriela, Argentina
Gabriela first learned to cook from her aunt and grandparents. Her grandparents, who were of Spanish origin and came to Argentina as teenagers escaping the war, owned a pasta shop where they produced ravioli, agnolotti, and a variety of other fresh pastas. Gabriela grew up in the La Boca neighborhood of Buenos Aires, famous for its artist community, and her grandparents (also artists themselves) sold pasta to all the artists of the neighborhood. A social person from a young age, Gabriela studied public translation and went on to work at Reuters for over two decades before she began teaching language (Portuguese and English) to young children. Gabriela is excited to share her passion for food with others – she says that she loves cooking and loves to teach, and Traveling Spoon is the perfect combination of both! She is the person who stops every person she sees with a map to ask how she can help, and is excited to help others learn the secrets of Argentinian cooking.
$25 initial guest
+ $15 each additional screen (max 9)
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HOW IT WORKS
  • Submit a request and get connected with your host
  • Pay invoice sent to your email and receive confirmation details and class link
  • Meet your host online at your agreed time for your private cooking lesson!
  • Free cancellation up to 48 hours before event