Do you want to learn to cook Mexican dishes with a twist? Are you interested in what ancient Mayans cooked? Want to learn how to cook Yucatecan food?
The culinary delights of a typical Yucatecan kitchen come from a mouth-watering mixture of European, Mexican and Caribbean flavors. The Yucatan region has cultural and commercial ties with Cuba, New Orleans and European countries. These connections influenced the Yucatecan cuisine and turned it into one of the most renowned in Mexico and the whole world.
My favorite programs to book at the Kearney Branch are cooking classes.
It's not just because I like to cook and eat, it's also because the Library is one of the few places people can learn to cook these days for free.
Whether it's cinnamon rolls or the best techniques for making soup, the Library's cooking programs offer patrons cooking classes with recipes and ideas they can easily access, understand, and duplicate. And that's what most of us want when we're looking for something new and different to serve up at dinnertime, isn't it?
Wow! Need any fancy boots, Mexican music, or cane sugar cones? I have discovered a tiny store in Raytown with all these items and more.
I decided to stretch my horizons and go to a few local places that are out of my comfort zone. El Chaparrita (petite in English) really packs a lot into a tiny space. The fresh pastries and breads looked yummy. I also saw cheeses, tamales, spices, peppers, salsas, and piñatas.