Quarantine has left many of us spending a lot more time in the kitchen, and it can be easy to experience fatigue with the same old recipes. That’s why the Washington Red Raspberry Commission sponsored select Cooking in Quarantine Classes taught by the incredible chefs at NOCHI to provide people cooking at home with innovative yet simple recipes featuring Washington Red Raspberries in savory and sweet applications. Below you can access these comprehensive cooking classes that incorporate Washington Red Raspberries into delicious and nutritious meals: Learn more about NOCHI at nochi.org.
Week 1: Chana Masala with Perfect Brown Rice, Curried Sweet Potato & Black-Eyed Pea Patties with Raspberry Chutney (Aired April 16, 2020)
Watch Chef and NOCHI Executive Director, Leah Sarris, demonstrate how to create the delicious Indian dish—Chana Masala—right in your own kitchen. She will also walk you through making the perfect brown rice right and curried sweet potato and black-eyed pea patties with a raspberry ginger chutney that will wow your taste buds. Get the recipe for the featured WRRC Raspberry ginger chutney.
Week 2: Build-Your-Own Grain Bowls, Quick-Pickled Raspberries and Roasted Pork with Balsamic-Raspberry Reduction (Aired April 23, 2020)
On this episode, watch Chef and Executive Director of NOCHI, Leah Sarris, make a build-your-own grain bowl, quick-pickled red raspberries and roasted pork with balsamic-raspberry reduction. Also, there are some delicious sauces Chef Leah will walk you through to use on your grain bowls like this Raspberry Ginger Chutney or Peanut Sauce.
Week 3: Mango Freeze (or Granita), Raspberry Semifreddo and Angel Food Cake (Aired April 30, 2020)
This Cooking in Quarantine class is led by NOCHI Baking & Pastry Arts instructor, Chef Zak Miller. Watch as Zak talks you through, step-by-step, a Mango Freeze/Granita, Raspberry Semifreddo and Angel Food Cake. This class is all about no- equipment-needed sweet treats!
Week 4: Perfect Buttermilk Pancakes with Raspberry Infused Cane Syrup and Flaky Buttermilk Biscuits with Sausage Gravy (Aired May 9, 2020)
NOCHI Baking & Pastry Arts Instructor, Zak Miller, helps you create the best brunch, perfect for Mother’s Day or any brunch occasion. Zak helps you make Perfect Buttermilk Pancakes with Raspberry-Infused Cane Syrup and, Flaky Biscuits with Sausage Gravy. This cooking class is even kid friendly!
Week 5: World’s Simplest Homemade Pasta with Mediterranean Sauce and Shrimp and pair with Raspberry and Lemon Phyllo Turnovers (Aired May 14, 2020)
Who doesn’t love pasta, and easy to make pasta is best! Watch Chef and NOCHI Executive Director, Leah Sarris, make easy-to-make Homemade Pasta with Mediterranean Sauce and Shrimp and for dessert, buttery Raspberry & Lemon Phyllo Turnovers with Lemon Curd inside.
Week 6: Marinated Chicken with Sesame Mango Dressing, Roasted Corn and Okra, Raspberry Basil Lemonade and Raspberry Coconut Chia Pudding (Aired May 21, 2020)
Watch Renee Floer, NOCHI Diageo Program Manager, and Leah Sarris, NOCHI Executive Director, tag-team these awesome recipes. They will help guide you through Marinated Chicken with Sesame Mango Dressing, Roasted Corn & Okra, Raspberry Basil Lemonade and Raspberry Coconut Chia Pudding.
Grilled Pork With Balsamic-Red Raspberry Reduction