Learn the basics in the kitchen. And what better place to start than with chicken, but these recipes are anything but basic in taste! Stuffed Chicken breast, chicken & Dumplings, and a versatile Thai Noodle Salad. Donna also demonstrates how to use a knife.
Learn good timing techniquesand how to really use a cutting board. Donna teaches her class how to make Pork Roast, Duck Breast and Beef Tenderloin. Plus learn how to make the urban cocktail, The Manhattan.
From a chocolate martini to learning what goes best with chocolate, this episode has a variety of chocolatey info. With recipes for Molten Chocolate Cake, Chocolate Mousse, chocolate collars.
Learn the techinques of cooking pastry with love and the recipes for Grandma's Apple pie, Lemon Merinque Tarts and a Plum Galette. Plus how to make prohibition tea.
Donna teaches her class the sensuous side of the spice trail with recipes for String Hoppers and Pittu and Ravadosas - the equivalent to past, biscuits and pancakes. All of this is matched with a special punch made at the bar.
Learn the techniques to cooking the perfect polenta- Slow Cook vs. Instant Polenta, Creamy vs. Dry Risotto, The right rice and the right stock, proper stirring techniques, all while making the perfect recipes -Polenta Napolean, Tomato Risotto, and more.
Donna teaches her vegetarian class about the many different options out there with a sample table of grains and legumes. Some of the recipes include Potato Strudel, Portobello Biryani and an eggplant sandwich, paired with a fresh Mojito.
Learn the many techniques required for making different types of seafood. From Fresh vs. Frozen, to filleting, to timing, to different cooking strategies, learn to make Red Snapper with Ragout, and Arctic Char in Salt Crust, all accompanied by a margarita.
Comfort food - its the original diner food with a twist. Donna teaches her class to make Pot Pie with a potato crust, Mac & Cheese and Apple fritters, while the bar serves up some floats and shakes that will keep the gang coming back for more.
Learn the basic techniques of brunch cooking from making good dough, to grating cheese properly, to getting timing and temperatures right. Make the best brunch food ever with Scones and pancakes, Omelets, and Bloody Marys with the Toronto firefighters.
Learn the art of Italian Cooking with recipes like Antipasto, Tortellini, Rolled Veal Scaloppine, and Glazed figs with marscapone cream, all while learning the techniques behind the "moveable feast" and making homemade pasta.
With a martini in hand, and recipes ranging from shrimp cocktail to Beef Stroganoff, Caesar salad, and Carrot Cake, anyone can learn to snag a man in this modern age, and make a great meal.
The students will have to improves a meal from the mystery ingredients, in 2 teams, competing against each other. Each team starts with 100 pts. and loses points for asking Donna questions. What's on the menu? Who knows?!