Fermentation 101: Kimchi!
Put a little spice in your life by learning how to make this beloved Korean side dish! Join us for this intro course to basic fermentation, as we learn about the importance of kimchi in Korean culture, and the nutritional benefits of fermented foods. Instructor Chef Fresh will demonstrate how to make kimchi at home, and discuss the many ways in which you can incorporate your homemade kimchi into your cooking. You’ll leave with the confidence you need to try it at home! ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR: Chef Fresh Chef Fresh is a Southern girl transplant to Chicago. She’s a community-based activist surrounding food and food security extensively in communities of color, with youth and with Elders. An engineering and physics nerd turned chef, she has professionally studied cooking in Thailand and the U.S. and has worked in elite kitchens, including Google and Facebook. She is honored to be the Resident Chef of the Community Cooking School and can’t wait to cook with everyone.
Peterson Garden Project is a not-for-profit organization, and we're looking to inspire everyone we meet to grow and cook their own food and build community. If you love the taste of a homegrown tomato, are curious about growing food yourself, or are looking for a place to learn basic home cooking skills and make new friends over delicious food— then we're looking for you!
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