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La Piccola Cucina

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La Piccola Cucina is a hands-on cultural culinary experience for children aged 3-10 years old. Children will wear chef aprons and toques and learn basic Italian language, metric system and culture while preparing authentic Italian cuisine.

Upcoming Edition

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Our little chefs will be preparing mezzelune alla vaniglia, moon shaped almond and vanilla cookies topped with powdered sugar. These sweet treats can be found around all of Europe and are traditonally made at Christmas time!

Saturday, December 9, 2017 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Space is limited so sign up early!
$30 for ICCC members – $45 for non-members
Registration deadline is December 7, 2017.
Register on Eventbrite or call 713-524-4222 ext. 7



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Past editions



Our little chefs will be preparing Occhi di Bue, which translates to bullseye, circular shortbread cookies filled with jam or Nutella and topped with powdered sugar. These sweet treats come in typically large sizes and can be found at bakeries across Italy and Europe.

Saturday, September 9, 2017 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Space is limited so sign up early!
$30 for ICCC members – $45 for non-members
Registration deadline is September 7, 2017.
Register on Eventbrite or call 713-524-4222 ext. 7



What is the best way to spend a hot Saturday in July? Bring your kids to a fun Saturday morning to make a fresh Peach Torte at La Piccola Cucina, a hands-on cultural culinary experience for children aged 3 – 10 years old. Children will wear chef aprons and toques and learn basic Italian language, metric system and culture while preparing authentic Italian cuisine.
Our little chefs will be preparing Torta alle Pesche, a soft and delicate cake with fresh peaches.

Saturday, July 15, 2017 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Space is limited so sign up early!
$30 for ICCC members – $45 for non-members
Registration deadline is July 12, 2017.
Register on Eventbrite or call 713-524-4222 ext. 7


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Let’s celebrate Mother’s Day together! Bring your kids to a fun Saturday morning to make a fresh strawberry tart at La Piccola Cucina , a hands-on cultural culinary experience for children aged 3-10 years old. Children will wear chef aprons and toques and learn basic Italian language, metric system and culture while preparing authentic Italian cuisine.

Our little chefs will be preparing Crostata di Fragole, a delicious tart filled with fresh strawberries and vanilla pudding.
 

Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Space is limited so sign up early!
$30 for ICCC members – $45 for non-members
Registration deadline is May 10, 2017.
Register on Eventbrite or call 713-524-4222 ext. 7


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Torta-di-carote-640x480Let’s celebrate Pasqua together! Bring your kids to a fun Saturday morning to make Italian style carrot cake at La Piccola Cucina Easter Edition, a hands-on cultural culinary experience for children aged 3-10 years old. Children will wear chef aprons and toques and learn basic Italian language, metric system and culture while preparing authentic Italian cuisine.

Our little chefs will be preparing Torta Camilla, a spongy and delicious carrot cake with a touch of orange and almonds.
 
Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Space is limited so sign up early!
$30 for ICCC members – $45 for non-members
Registration deadline is April 5, 2017.
Register on Eventbrite.com or call 713-524-4222 ext. 7


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Carnevale, amici e biscotti!


biscottiLet’s celebrate Carnevale. Bring your kids to a fun Saturday morning to make mask-shaped shortbread cookies at the ICCC! Join us for La Piccola Cucina Carnevale Edition, a hands-on cultural culinary experience for children aged 3-10 years old. Children will wear chef aprons and toques and learn basic Italian language, metric system and culture while preparing authentic Italian cuisine.

Our little chefs will be preparing mascherine di pasta frolla, delicious shortbread cookies which they will shape into carnevale masks and decorate.
 
Saturday, February 4, 2017 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Space is limited so sign up early!
$30 for ICCC members – $45 for non-members

 


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Strudel di Mele (Apple Strudel)

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A fun Saturday at La Piccola Cucina Holiday Edition!

Bring your kids to a fun Saturday morning to make Apple Strudel at the ICCC! Our little chefs will be preparing Strudel di Mele, a crispy crusted Strudel with warm and sweet apples and a touch of cinnamon.

 

Saturday, November 12, 2016
11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Space is limited so sign up early!
$30 for ICCC members – $45 for non-members

Registration deadline is November 10, 2016.

 


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Palline al Cioccolato e Cocco
(Chocolate coconut truffles)

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A fun Saturday at La Piccola Cucina!

Our little chefs will be preparing “palline al cioccolato e cocco,” rich and flavorful chocolate truffles, decorated with shredded coconut and sprinkles.

 
 
 

Saturday, September 17, 2016
11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Space is limited so sign up early!
$30 for ICCC members – $45 for non-members

 


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Millefoglie mascarpone fragole e mirtilli
(Millefeuille mascarpone strawberries and blueberries)

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Beat the summer heat with this fresh dessert!

Our little chefs will be preparing a “Millefoglie mascarpone, fragole e mirtilli,” a delicious millefeuille with creamy mascarpone and fresh strawberries and blueberries.

 
 
 

Saturday, July 30, 2016
11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Space is limited so sign up early!
$30 for ICCC members – $45 for non-members

 


Torta di Crepes al Cioccolato con Crema all’Aroma di Arancia
(Chocolate Crêpe Cake with Orange Infused Cream)

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To celebrate Mother’s Day, our little chefs will be preparing a “Torta di Crepes al Cioccolato con Crema all’Aroma di Arancia,” a tasty chocolate crêpe layered cake covered by orange infused cream.

 
 

Saturday, April 30, 2016
11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Space is limited so sign up early!
$30 for ICCC members – $45 for non-members


Tortina di Pasqua” (Easter Egg Hunt Cupcake)

 

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To celebrate the coming of Easter, our little chefs will be preparing a “Tortina di Pasqua” (Easter Egg Hunt Cupcake), a tasty chocolate cupcake covered by colorful marzipan eggs over a field of green grass.

Saturday, March 5, 201611:30am-1:00p

Space is limited so sign up early!
$30 for ICCC Members and $45 for Non-Members
Registration deadline has been extended to – March 3, 2016 until 10pm


 


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