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67 Merchants Row
Rutland, VT, 05701
United States

(802) 417-1528

Rutland Area Farm and Food Link (RAFFL) promotes local food knowledge, production and market opportunities for farmers and community members throughout our region.


Authentic Mexican Cooking Class

          Everyday Chef Authentic Mexican Cooking Series                

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Week 1:  Pork Adobada, Enchiladas and Horchata

Date: Saturday, March 4, noon-1:30 p.m., Grace Congregational Church.

Presenter: Grace Davy

Fall in love with Adobada, a luscious pork stew. Join EDC coordinator Grace Davy in making the Adobada, and then incorporating it into authentic enchiladas. We’ll also make a batch of Horchata, a beloved beloved Mexican beverage made from cinnamon and toasted rice. 

WEEK 2:  Mas Tamales y Tortillas : Masa With Local Corn

Date:  Sunday, March 12, 12-1:30PM, basement kitchen of Grace Congregational Church.

Presenter: Maya Zelkin

Masa is an everyday part of local artist and celebrated home cook Maya Zelkin’s life, and a staple of Mexican cuisine. Learn how to prepare your own homemade masa from local corn, and make tortillas and tamales with local ingredients.

WEEK 3:  Chile Rellenos, AvOcado Crema, and Horchata

Date:  Friday, March 17, 5:30-7 p.m., Trinity Church kitchen.

Presenter: Julie Redington

Chile Rellenos are lightly baked, packed with nutritious vegetarian ingredients, and have all the great Mexican flavor! Practice your knife skills, learn about different ingredients and have fun cooking and eating together with Chef Julie Redington.

WEEK 4:   Regional Mexican Desserts

Date:  Friday, March 31 at 5:30-7 p.m. in Trinity Episcopal Church kitchen.

Presenter: Elena Gustavson

Former chef and RAFFL’s Executive Director Elena Gustavson grew up in LA developing a deep love and knowledge of Mexican food.  Learn how to prepare Oaxaca Chocolate, Cajeta—a traditional goat’s milk caramel— and beloved Mexican Flan, a comforting and satisfying custard. 


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Everyday Chef Authentic Mexican Cooking Series
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Rutland Area Farm and Food Link                           P.O. Box 284
Rutland, VT 05702


20% discount available to seniors, students or farmers. Email Grace Davy for more details.