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Tasty Bites 3.15.05
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Events This Week

National Nutrition Month Cooking Demonstrations
Tue, 3/15/05, 3:30pm-4:30pm
Tuesday Berkeley Farmers' Market, Derby St. at MLK, Jr. Way; Free
Easy, delicious, inexpensive, seasonal recipes. Free copies of recipes and free samples! Chef Michael Bauce will be sautéing greens. Michael is a well seasoned instructor, knowledgeable in cooking, nutrition, and very familiar with the principles of Macrobiotic food preparation. Sponsored by the Berkeley Unified School Info: 510-548-3333. Wheelchair accessible.

Tre Bicchieri - Award-Winning Italian Wine Tasting
Wed, 3/16/05
Click the link for more info; in SF; Free
The much-anticipated presentation of the 2005 Italian Wines/Vini d'Italia guide, co-published by Slow Food Editore and Gambero Rosso, and tasting of wines selected for the prestigious "Three Glasses" award, one of the highest honors an Italian wine can receive. The tasting is free, but reservations are required. Click the link for updated information about the Tre Bicchieri tasting and how to reserve your space.

Meet the Farmer: Kristie Knoll of Tairwa-Knoll Farms
Sat, 3/19/05, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ferry Plaza Farmers' Market, Ferry Building in SF; Free
Part of the CUESA Education Program. Get the lowdown straight from the producer.

Shop with the Chef: Heidi Swanson ~ Author of Cook 1.0: A Fresh Approach to the Vegetarian Kitchen
Sat, 3/19/05, 10:30am - 11:30am
Ferry Plaza Farmers' Market, Ferry Building in SF; Free
Part of the CUESA Education Program. See and taste the seasonal produce local chefs are buying and cooking!

Cooking with the Change of Seasons
Sun, 3/20/05, 1:00pm-4:00pm
Crissy Field Center, 603 Mason Street at Halleck in SF; $35/person (Preregistration required)
Celebrate the arrival of spring and prepare a feast with the season's new foods. Learn what to shop for at the market, and train your eye to select produce at its peak. This class incorporates recipes and cooking methods that emphasize locally grown foods, organics, seasonality, and sustainable agriculture. Turn local farmers' market flavors into a healing gourmet meal, from appetizer to dessert. Call 415-561-7752 to preregister.

Feed the Fire!

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