By Travelzoo Staff
Learn how to cook Ethiopian food during a hands-on, two-hour cooking class
for $45, regularly $85. After class, sit down to a traditional Ethiopian lunch served with honey wine.
Why we love it
- Visit Rockridge for an authentic Ethiopian cooking class
- "Ethiopian might be the best comfort food around" (Bon Appetit)
- Run by chef-owner Fetlework Tefferi of Oakland's popular Cafe Colucci
- Sip Ethiopian honey wine and dine on your creations after class
July 26, 2013 - Jan. 25, 2014
Brundo Ethiopian Spices
Brundo Culinary Studio
1960 Mandela Parkway
Oakland, CA 94607
- Classes are taught by Adey Abeba who was born in Ethiopia and grew up in the United States. Sessions begin with a demonstration in which Abeba discusses spices and principles used in Ethiopian cuisine. Prepare traditional recipes like a beef stew cooked with onions and rosemary or homemade ayeb (Ethiopian cheese). At the end of the class, sit down and feast on your creations.
- Or for $69, take a class, participate in a traditional coffee ceremony and get an autographed copy of Ethiopian Peppers & Spice, written by Fetlework Tefferi of Oakland's popular Cafe Colucci's. Ceremonies are held on select Fridays and Saturdays at Brundo Ethiopian Spice store and can be attended on the same or different days as cooking classes.
The fine print
Vouchers can be redeemed Saturday, Aug. 3, through Jan. 25, 2014. Reservations are required for cooking classes. Cooking classes are held on select Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 11 a.m. (typically 3-4 times a month; see class schedule for specific dates). Reservations are not required for the coffee ceremony and provided on a first-come, first served basis. Coffee ceremonies are held at 5 p.m. on select Fridays and Saturdays. Cooking classes are held at the Brundo Culinary Studio (1960 Mandela Parkway) and coffee ceremonies at the Brundo Ethiopian Spice store (6419 Telegraph Ave.). See Terms and Conditions for full details.
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