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Washington, District of Columbia 20036

Casa Nonna and Executive Chef Amy Brandwein are exploring the regional flavors of Tuscany and hosting a Tuscany Cooking Class as part of their monthly regional Nonna Cooks! series. The April class will be hosted on Saturday, April 9 from noon to 3:00 p.m. and feature the region of Tuscany in central Italy. The four-course class lunch menu includes:

La Ribolitta
Tuscan Bean Soup with Kale and Vegetables

Pappardelle Ragu di Quaglia e Funghi
Egg Yolk Pasta, Quail Ragu, English Peas, Parmesan Cheese

Spiedini di Carne e Salsicce
Grilled Skewers of Beef Sirloin, Pancetta, Spring Onion, Country Bread and Rosemary, Vin Cotto

Panforte Senese
Hazelnut Almond Spice Cake, Powdered Sugar

Priced at $100.00 per person, inclusive of tax and tip, the afternoon classes will be held at the popular Pizza Bar in the center of the dining room and in full view of the open teaching kitchen.

Guests can reserve a space at the class by contacting Erica Frank at 202.689.8989 or [email protected].

The cooking class kicks of a month-long celebration of Tuscan cuisine at Casa Nonna. Throughout the month of April, Chef Amy Brandwein will present a four-course Sunday supper of authentic Tuscan fare every Sunday evening. For $28 per person, a group of friends can enjoy a wealth of dishes served family-style.

Added by Brittany Garrison on April 6, 2011

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