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2315 K Street
Sacramento, CA 95816
(916) 706-3302

Cooking Classes (Vegan & Raw Food) At The Plum Cafe and Bakery

The Plum Cafe and Bakery in Sacramento offers raw food and vegan cooking classes. These raw food, plant-based classes are offered in a fun demonstration format meant to inform and inspire students.

Each class ends with tasting of the days recipes and the answering of additional questions. *
(please no phone calls to the restaurant - thanks)

UPCOMING COOKING CLASSES

Chef Andrea Seppinni is passionate about sharing tips and techniques for preparing delectable dishes with a focus on ingredients' health benefits as well as good taste. She is certified in Plant-Based Nutrition from the T. Colin Campbell Foundation, Cornell University.

Classes are $29 pre-paid, $35 at the door.

January 25, 10 a.m. - Winter Vegetables 101
How to Roast Beets, then make a Beet, Citrus and Fennel Salad on a bed of Cress and Endive; How to Prep Collards for Quick Cooking, then make Sauteed Smoky Collards with Mushrooms and Garlic; and prepping a pan of Roasted Roasted Root Vegetables and making Sherry-Herb Roasted Root Vegetables.

January 30, 6 p.m. - Healthy Italian Supper
Spaghetti Squash with Hearty Ragu, Immunity Boosting Garlicky White Bean and Kale Soup, Italian Salad with Tangy Balsamic Dressing and Homemade Shaker Parmy Nut Cheez.

February 10, 10 a.m. - Heart Healthy Valentine's Day Dinner
Grilled Portabello Steaks with Port Win Reduction over Sun-dried Tomato Polenta Triangles
Broccoli Rabe with Garlic and Chili Flakes
Quick Chocolate Banana Ice Cream with a Chambord Raspberry Coulis

To use a Groupon, email reservation to: Info@PlumCafeBakery.com


PAST COOKING CLASSES

December 18, 6pm - Easy Holiday Appetizers
Teriyaki-Wasabi Tofu Bites with Peanut Sauce
Harissa Roasted Chick Peas
Pumpkin-Pomegranate Hummus and Rosemary Skewered Balsamic Grilled Shiitake Mushrooms

December 7, 10am - TRUFFLES OH MY!
An assortment of glorious vegan chocolate truffles!
Buon Natale Hazelnut Truffles
Baby, It's Chili Outside Truffles
Festive Ginger Truffles

Time and Money Saving Soup Making - Saturday Nov. 9, 10am,

Scrappy Basic Vegetable Broth-recipe
Scrappy Rich Mushroom Broth-recipe

Andrea will demo techniques for making each broth then make two soups, including tastings:
Kitchen Sink Vegetable Soup-recipe
Creamy Wild Mushroom Soup-recipe

Discussion: Economy and nutrition is the focal point. I will discuss ingredient sourcing, pantry staples, stocking the freezer and using organic frozen veggies to their best advantage.

Basic Sauces for Quick Meal Prep - October 17 - 6pm

Teriyaki Sauce -recipe
Not-So Cheez Sauce-recipe
Pesto Sauce/Frozen Pesto Bricks-recipe

APRIL 24 7pm - RAW SENSATIONS - Raw Cooking Class
Ron Russell raw chef explores new raw food creations.
* Spinach Salad with Lemon/Poppy Seed Dressing
* Crimini, Carmelized Onion, Feta Pasta
* Blueberry Triffle

PRICE: $29

APRIL 3 - BURGER, FRIES & SHAKE
* Sunflower seed burger
* Jicama or zucchini fries
* Nut-free shakes (strawberry, chocolate, more)
MARCH 20 - MORE RAW FOOD BASICS Healthiest foods, what to eat, easy meals, keeping salads interesting
* Salads & Dressings
* Soups - Avocado/Cilantro
* Zucchini Pasta
* Delicious, Superfood Smoothies

MARCH 6 - TASTY CLEANSING RAW FOOD RECIPES
* Cranberry Cocktail
* Blood Cleansing Salad w/Lemon Basil Dressing
* Tahini Vegetable Casserole

FEBRUARY 20 - RICH RAW MEALS
* Beet, Spinach, Endive, Orange Salad w/Feta
* Zucchini Pasta with Savory Almond Sauce
* Carrot Cake w/Frosting

JANUARY 30 - RAW MEXICAN CUISINE
* Avocado Cilantro Soup
* Sunflower Nacho Chez
* Taco "Meat"
* Flan

JANUARY 8 - RAW FOOD BASICS
Healthiest foods, easy meals, equipment, food combining
* Nut & Seed Pate (mock chick salad recipe)
* Cheeses> (walnut cheddar recipe)
* Sauces (Sunflower Mayo recipe)
* Raw Brownie
* Dehydration (Flax cracker recipe)
* Smoothies (Green)

November 18, 2012 - GENE BAUR of FARM SANCTUARY - DINNER
The Plum Cafe in Sacramento has organized a rare opportunity to meet with Gene Baur, co-founder and president of Farm Sanctuary.

A 4-course dinner will be include with a presentation by guest speaker Gene Baur. Gene will share his story & mission, and tell how you can help celebrate the holidays with compassion and support Farm Sanctuary.

NOVEMBER 28 - FALL FESTIVAL
Persimmon Salad
Pumpkin smoothie
Sweet Potato Casserole

DECEMBER 5 - MORE FALL YUMMIES
Cream of Cauliflower Soup
Autumn Root Smoothie
"Sugar Plums"
Pumpkin Pie

November 7 - QUICK RAW GOURMET RECIPES
Creamy Italian Spinach Soup
Stuffed Mushrooms or Peppers
Raspberry Chezcake

October 24 - HORS D'OEUVRES
Vegan Sushi
Sunflower Seed Hummus
Lettuce Wraps with Crimini Meat
Italian Canopes

AUGUST 15 - DINNER PARTY (w/Elaborate Plating)
* Chedder veggie stack w/massaged greens and onion rings
* Waldorf salad
* Chocolate cake w/chocolate ganache

AUGUST 22 - RAW FOOD BASICS Healthiest foods, easy meals, equipment, food combining
* Nut & Seed Pate (mock chick salad recipe)
* Cheeses> (walnut cheddar recipe)
* Sauces (Sunflower Mayo recipe)
* Raw Brownie
* Dehydration (Flax cracker recipe)
* Smoothies (Green)