News & Notes from BKB

December 15, 2009

Christmas is soon approaching and this might be a tad late for those of you who get Christmas shopping out of the way early but BKB has some great gift ideas for those who love food and love to cook.

Gift Certificates

Our gift certificates always make a great gift but they are especially perfect for stocking stuffers, teacher’s gifts, secret Santa gifts, or for coworkers because they come in $10 denominations.  Give someone the gift of great food without breaking your piggy bank.  There are ten days left till Christmas so hurry on down and get some.

BKB Cooking Classes

Purchase one of these classes for $30 or a package of 3 for $75.  This is a great gift for those who love to cook or would just enjoy a fun night out.  Buy a certificate and let them choose which class they would prefer.  Our first class coincides with Windsor Eats’ Winter Bites.  What better way to kick off Winter Bites than learning what makes BKB’s soups and stews so special.

On the third Sunday of each month BKB will be holding a series of cooking classes.  These classes will demonstrate the technique used to create the dishes as well as sampling the dishes themselves.  Participants will also get to sample wines that pair well with the dishes being made.  These classes are very informal and are meant to be as social as they are informative.  Cooking was meant to be fun.  Food, wine and friends.  Come alone or book as a group.  Attendance is limited to 20 people so book early.

Sunday January 17th, 2009     6:15pm to 8p.m

Soups & Stews – come see what makes BKB’s soups so memorable.  What better way to warm up on a cold winter’s night.

Sunday February 21st 2009    6:15pm to 8p.m

Appetizers – learn how to make simple yet elegant and impressive appetizers. What you learn will be perfect for any party or family function. Your parties will never be the same.

Sunday March 21st 2009        6:15pm to 8pm

Pastas – one of the most versatile foods than can render endless possibilities.  Learn how to make fresh pasta as well as a plethora of different sauces.

Sunday April 18th 2009          6:15pm to 8pm

Sauces and Dressings – put away the Paul Newman forever.  You won’t need to buy any packaged dressings or sauces after you learn how easy it is to make your own.

Sunday May 16th 2009            6:15pm to 8pm

Vegetarian – while many of the classes will be veg friendly and have many veg options, we will look at specific veg flavours and styles along with a closer look at lesser known grains and vegetables.

Sunday June 20th 2009           6:15pm to 8pm

Desserts – learn some great shortcuts and some easy ways to make healthy alternatives to the heavy decadent desserts you may be used to.  Use of fruit and natural sweeteners with classic techniques can render delicious results without the boatload of calories.

Location: The Black Kettle Bistro – 357 Ouellette Ave

Price: $30/each (taxes included) or 3 for $75

For more info or to book a spot please email blackkettlebistro@gmail.com or call 519.252.4333

BKB Participates in Windsor Eats’ Winter Bites

BKB is excited to participate in Winter Bites.  Winter Bites gives us an opportunity to create dishes and menus that go beyond our regular menu.  Don’t miss this chance to sample some new dishes.  We also have some other fun and unique events in the works for the week.  Our first cooking class kicks the week off.  Stay tuned for more info and our Winter Bites menus.  Visit Windsor Eats for full details and a listings of all participating restaurants.

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