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We preserve and share local foods and food cultures. We defend and advocate policies that promote holistic alternatives to the industrial system. Through tastings, workshops and social opportunities, we explore and celebrate the Slow life.

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  • Slow Food Yolo & Upper Crust Baking – Día de los Muertos Party
    4:30 pm-8:30 pm
    11/01/2019

    Come taste, learn, and visit with Slow Food Yolo + Upper Crust Baking at our first (maybe annual?) Día de los Muertos party/open house

    RSVP today!

    It’s free and open to the public, and will be held from 4:30pm to 8:30pm on Friday, Nov. 1. Your RSVP is not required but it will help us gauge attendance and ensure we have sufficient stuff for everyone. In addition, you can pre-order pizzas and sign up for our bread baking class!

    Here’s some of what we’ll be offering:

    • Open house: Behind-the-scenes bakery tours for kids & adults
    • Gourmet artisan pizzas, baked in our hearthstone oven (available for pre-order)
    • Free tastings from local artisan food producers
    • Limited space available for 1-hour hands-on “Intro to French Bread” class (additional fee)
    • Día de los Muertos music, drinks, and festivities

    and more…

    Come in costume if you so desire, and why not bring photos and/or mementos of passed loved ones for the offrenda?

    We hope you will join us!

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  • Hands On Cooking Class – Easy Home Made Mexican Tamales with Belinda
    10:00 am-3:00 pm
    11/09/2019

    Easy Home Made Mexican Tamales with Belinda Rodriguez

    Saturday, November 9, 2019 – Davis, CA

    Tamales are a great crowd pleaser any time of year, and they are best made with a group. At this hands-on class you will get the recipe for and prepare 2 fillings (vegetable and pork) and fill tamales with them. Enjoy a light lunch in between the two activities. Tamales freeze well and are fun to serve over the holidays.

    Guests will be greeted with a glass of Agua de Jamaica and a packet of all of the recipes. Our instructors are Belinda Rodriguez, an experienced home cook from Woodland, and, Ann Evans, author of the Davis Farmers Market Cookbook.  We begin with making guacamole in a Molcajete, followed by a review of the recipes and dividing into teams of 2. Once the fillings are made, we will review and make the lunch recipes.  Enjoy Chilaquiles with Salsa de Chile de Arbol and beans for lunch.

    WHO: Slow Food Yolo members and guests, limited to 6 participants – first come first serve basis.

    WHAT: Tamale Making Class – Pork Tamales Rojos and Vegetable Tamales. Learn to make a green sauce with fresh tomatillos, a red sauce with several kinds of dried red chili peppers, and how to prepare fresh Poblano peppers for use in the vegetable filling. Learn to fill and assemble tamales in cornhusks.  You will also learn to make guacamole in a Molcajete, Chilaquiles with Salsa de Chile de Arbol and beans from the dried bean.

    WHEN: Saturday, November 9, 2019 – 10 AM – 3 PM

    • 10:15 am – arrive and get set up
    • 10:30 am – 12 pm: Prepare the fillings and lunch
    • 12 pm – 1 pm: Light lunch
    • 1 pm – 3 pm: Learn how to fill husks and assemble

    TAKE HOME: Approximately 12-15 tamales to steam and serve or freeze

    WHERE: Home of Ann Evans, 516 Rutgers Drive, Davis

    COST: $65 per person members, $75 non-members, nonrefundable, pay in advance

    FOR MORE INFORMATION:
    slowfoodyolo@yahoo.com
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