Front Burner: Learning to Cook at Casa Belvedere, Agave Nectar and More

Aug 22, 2013 1629

You can't honor Italian culture without considering la cucina. That's why the Italian Cultural Foundation has added a culinary program at its headquarters in Casa Belvedere, a historic mansion on Staten Island.

There are cooking courses for children and adults, as well as wine tastings and dinners. One class in September will cover regional pastas and risottos. All take place in Cucina Colavita, a new state-of-the-art kitchen sponsored by the olive oil company: Casa Belvedere, 79 Howard Avenue, Grymes Hill, Staten Island, casa-belvedere.org.

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