class on Sicilian fare
Fresina Pasta Co. & Italian Specialties on Friday will host a cooking class, “Under the Sicilian Sun,” taught by Jay Ducote, of Bite and Booze.
The class begins at 10:30 a.m. and costs $75 per person. The menu will include Italian Sausage Arancini Over Creamy Polenta With Pickled Fennel; Veal Meatballs with Fresina’s handmade spaghetti and marinara sauce; and Homemade Lemon and Ricotta Cake with Limoncello digestif.
Go to http.www.fresinas.com. To make reservations, call Linda Fresina at (225) 926-1341.
Classes are held at Fresina’s shop at 3458-B Drusilla Lane.
Master distiller visits Churchill’s today
Truman Cox, master distiller at A. Smith Bowman Distillers, will be at Churchill’s, 7949 Jefferson Highway, at 6 p.m. today for a sampling of Bowman Brothers Small Batch and Single Barrel Virginia Straight Bourbon Whiskey.
Truman will answer questions, sign bottles and share stories with visitors at the free event.
A. Smith Bowman is a small privately owned microdistillery which produces hand-crafted spirits. It focuses on producing premium spirits honoring the legacy of Virginia’s first settlers.
Compiled by Advocate staff