Cuisine Corner

Cooking Inspiration at Your Library

Come visit the library's Cuisine Corner to learn how fun and easy cooking can be! Space is limited. Register online or please call 407.835.7323.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday
August
17
6:00​pm
Event Category: Cooking & Food
Looking for meal prep ideas? Yamira Lee Johnson, head chef and founder of Breaking Bread with Mira, will walk us through steps to help with meal prepping delicious dishes.
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Friday
August
19
10:30​am
(Albertson Room)
Event Category: Cooking & Food
Chef Nenko is a professional chef who has Served as Executive Chef at "Mi Tomatina Paella Bar" & "Pepe's Cantina". This month he'll be sharing his recipe for Tortilla Española. Registration required.
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Monday
August
22
6:30​pm
(Virtual Room - EPD)
Join culinary expert, Dianne Morin, as she demonstrates how to make Bolognese Sauce, Garlic knots, and homemade Basil Oil.
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Friday
September
9
12:00​pm
(Windermere - Ask at Desk)
Event Category: Cooking & Food
Learn how to make delicious, refreshing and healthy Vietnamese summer rolls with chef Ha Rhoda during this hands-on class that's perfect for all ages! Registration Required.
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Friday
September
16
10:30​am
(Fairview Shores - Meeting Room 1)
Event Category: Cooking & Food
Chef Nenko is a professional chef who has Served as Executive Chef at "Mi Tomatina Paella Bar" & "Pepe's Cantina". This month he'll be sharing his recipe for Tortilla Española. Registration required.
Learn more >
Wednesday
September
21
6:00​pm
Event Category: Cooking & Food
Yamira Lee Johnson, head chef and founder of Breaking Bread with Mira, will show us how to make Papas Rellenas. Learn how to make this dish with potatoes and yuca version using alternative fillings.
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Tuesday
September
27
4:30​pm
(Winter Garden - Program Area)
Event Category: Cooking & Food
Learn how to make delicious, refreshing and healthy Vietnamese summer rolls with chef Ha Rhoda during this hands-on class that's perfect for all ages! Registration Required.
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Wednesday
October
12
6:00​pm
Event Category: Cooking & Food
Yamira Lee Johnson, head chef and founder of Breaking Bread with Mira, will show us how to make roasted Butternut squash bowls with assorted roasted seasonal veggies and a vegan sauce.
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Monday
October
24
6:30​pm
(Virtual Room - EPD)
Join culinary expert, Dianne Morin, as she demonstrates how to make a delicious pumpkin cheesecake.
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Monday
November
7
6:30​pm
(Virtual Room - EPD)
Join culinary expert, Dianne Morin, as she demonstrates how to make Jamaican Brown Stew Chicken with rice and peas.
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Q&A with Chef Yamira
July 27, 2020 | Marianne Vitale

Yamira Lee Johnson is the head chef and founder of Breaking Bread with Mira and a certified holistic life coach. Through a long standing partnership with Orange County Library System she has hosted several Cuisine Corner events. This month, join Chef Yamira in her own kitchen... READ MORE

Cuisine Corner: Dalgona Coffee aka Frothy Coffee
April 1, 2020 | Marianne Vitale

You can recreate the latest coffee trend, Dalgona Coffee or Frothy Coffee, at home in a few easy steps. All you need is instant coffee, sugar, water, your milk preference, a mixer (or a whisk/fork if you are looking for an arm workout) and a glass. Popular in South Korea,... READ MORE