South American Cuisine Comes to You

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South American Cuisine Comes to You (PSU - L. Jame
Lynn James, Penn State University

South American Cuisine Comes to You is a series of three classes that will introduce you to the cooking, healthy lifestyle, history, and food cultures of the western coastal region and southern tip of South America, including Chile, Argentina, and Peru.

  • When

  • Tue., Mar. 20, 27 and Apr. 3, 2018
    (6:00 PM - 8:00 PM)

  • Where

  • Penn State Extension Northumberland County
    443 Plum Creek Rd.
    Sunbury, PA 17801

Each class has a different food focus. Experience food demonstrations, tasting sessions and hands-on food preparation of popular South American recipes. Learn how to plan meals using local foods and flavors from the region, and locally, as part of a healthy eating plan.

South American Cuisine Comes to You will:

  • Involve participants in preparing food focus segments highlighting South American recipes and culture.
  • Engage participants in preparing simple, delicious recipes that fit with a healthy lifestyle.
  • Show participants how to select and prepare fish and shellfish for quality, safety, healthfulness, sustainability, and price.
  • Help participants design their own healthy lifestyles, highlighting fruits, vegetables, whole grains, cheese, fish, and shellfish.
  • Illustrate how participants can fuel their lives for better health.


Classes include food demonstrations and participant hands-on food preparation. Cost includes taste testing, a small meal, handouts and recipes.

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