CAPITAL COOKING BRINGS MEDITERRANEAN DIET AND WINES TO YOUR MEAL
WASHINGTON, DC. – The Mediterranean Diet is more than just a diet; it’s a lifestyle. Join Capital Cooking with Lauren DeSantis at the First Annual Mediterranean Wines Festival and Classes on September 30 from 6:30-9pm at the Whitemore House in Dupont Circle. DeSantis will teach a class demonstrating the structures of this flavorful diet while using Mediterranean staples such as olive oil, herbs and wine.
From 8-8:45pm DeSantis will lead a class called, “Bringing the Mediterranean Diet to Your Plate” where she will discuss the principles of the diet followed by a cooking demonstration. Throughout episodes of Capital Cooking, DeSantis has presented various aspects of the Mediterranean Diet. This class gives an up close view of the structure of Mediterranean meals and the differences between Mediterranean cuisines by region.
Also at this event you will have the opportunity to taste over 30 wines from 11 different countries accompanied by light Mediterranean mezzes and tapas such as grape leaves, falafel, spanakopita, sambousik, cured olives, hummus as well as Mediterranean desserts such as baklava.