Pasadena Senior Center Offers Spring Food Series

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The Pasadena Senior Center has announced its spring calendar for the Masters Series on culinary history, scheduled for Tuesdays, April 4 to May 23, from 2-4 p.m. The senior center is located at 85 E. Holly St.
The Masters Series, which embraces lifelong learning, is open to members of the Pasadena Senior Center. Registration for individual classes is $15, or the entire term for $100.
“Food History in Eight Tasty Bites” is the theme of the spring term. Classes will be taught by Carlo Coppola, a culinary historian, food writer, former chef and teacher of chefs.
April 4 — What Marco Polo Ate: A Culinary Odyssey
April 11 — What Christopher Columbus Didn’t Know About New-World Foods
April 18 — Passover and Easter Foods Around the World
April 25 — Four Major Movements in
History:
An Italian Wedding Feast in France
A Sandwich for a “Loser”
A Candy Maker Invents Canning
The Queen Eats Pizza
May 2 — How Foods Got Their Names (BTW, who was “Tootsie” of the Tootsie Roll?)
May 9 — How Sweet It Is! A Short History of Cake
May 16 — Strange, Unusual Foods with Strange, Unusual Names
May 23 — A Brief History of Wine and How to Decode a Wine Label
For more information about the Pasadena Senior Center, call (626) 795-4331 or visit pasadenaseniorcenter.org.

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