By Travelzoo Staff
Bon Appetit says "Ethiopian might be the best comfort food around." Learn how to cook it for yourself during a hands-on cooking class with Brundo.
Why we love it
- Visit Rockridge for an authentic Ethiopian cooking class
- Run by chef-owner Fetlework Tefferi of Oakland's popular Cafe Colucci
- Classes are taught by Adey Abeba who was born in Ethiopia and grew up in the U.S.
Oct. 18, 2013 - Jan. 25, 2014
Brundo Ethiopian Spices
Brundo Culinary Studio
1960 Mandela Parkway
Oakland, CA 94607
- For $45, (reg. $85), take a two-hour, hands-on cooking class
Prepare traditional recipes like a beef stew cooked with onions and rosemary or homemade ayeb (Ethiopian cheese)
Sit down and feast on your creations after class and sip Ethiopian honey wine
Or for $69, take a class, participate in a traditional coffee ceremony and get an autographed copy of Ethiopian Peppers & Spice, by Fetlework Tefferi of Oakland's popular Cafe Colucci's
The fine print
Reservations are required for cooking classes; subject to availability. 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.). The $45 voucher must be used in 1 visit; the $69 voucher can be used on separate days.
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