UPDATED MARCH 4 - EVENT IS CANCELLED FOR TOMORROW DUE TO WEATHER. IT WILL BE RESCHEDULED IN THE SPRING
As announced by Fairfield Green Food Guide.
Join Steve Conaway of The American Chestnut Foundation, Chef Silvia Baldini as he leads a "Culinary Demonstration and Tasting," and Analiese Paik for a discussion entitled "Heirloom and Ark of Taste" on Thursday, March 5 at The Carriage Barn Arts Center in Waveny Park in New Canaan. The informative session runs from 6:30-8:30 pm.
Conaway is the Conservation & Outreach Director of the Greenwich Land Trust, home of the American Chestnut Tree Sanctuary, and a fountain of information of chestnut growing. Please bring your questions for the Q&A to follow his talk. Next, Chef Silvia Baldini of Strawberry and Sage will discuss how to store, cook, and peel fresh chestnuts, and demonstrate how to prepare Mont Blanc chestnut cakes, a classic chestnut dessert from her native Italy. Analiese Paik of the Fairfield Green Food Guide will inform guests about rare and delicious heirloom and Ark of Taste foods and provide insider tips on sourcing them.
Immediately following the event, guests are invited to socialize while savoring Chef Silvia’s Mont Blanc chestnut cakes and locally-roasted coffee from Shearwater Organic Coffee Roasters. This event is a co-production of Fairfield Green Food Guide and Strawberry and Sage.
The cost of the event is $25 per person. Please RSVP online at CarriageBarn.org