44 Upland Rd., New Milford, CT 06776. Phone: 860-355-0300.
On Sunday 11 a.m to 2:30 p.m. Arthur Schwartz (thefoodmaven.com) has been traveling, cooking, and eating in Italy for 40 years, the last 16 of them mainly in Rome and the southern regions of Campania, Calabria, Molise, Puglia, Basilicata, and Sicily. Two of his seven cookbooks are filled with his discoveries and observations about Southern Italy: “Naples at Table: Cooking in Campania” and “The Southern Italian Table: Authentic Tastes from Traditional Kitchens.”In this class, he’ll introduce you to some of his favorite daily dishes: Chicken Thigh and Sausage Terrine (coscio di pollo in porchetta)—inspired by a recent trip to Le Marche, in Central Italy Chickpeas with Leeks and Pasta (ceci, porri e pasta)—a dish from Emilia-RomagnaSpicy Calabrese Macaroni with Mushrooms Asparagus with Egg Sauce, Veneto-style For dessert, he’ll make a simple and easy Ricotta Cream and show you several ways to serve it. Now, that’s Southern Italian! (Demonstration) $90.00 per person.