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Aurora Cooks! Tasting: Butter 3:30 pm
May 12 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Butter is the new cheese! Join us to taste 4 different kinds of butter varying in origin, price, and purpose. Experience tasting with bread, raw vegetables, and touches of local salts. Learn a few of our favorite kitchen butter tricks and tips. Making brown butter for your pasta or give your baking that extra toasty flavor. And using all those leftover herb stems, garlic, and butter scraps to form a compound butter perfect for sautéing or just spreading on a beautiful piece of bread.
The process of making butter. By hand, “small batch” and commercially
Different regulations varying by country and what difference that makes
Differing colors and textures, what do they represent
Different butter for different uses
Salted vs. Unsalted … the not so great debate
Complete your culinary journey with dinner at the Aurora Inn Dining Room. Reservations strongly encouraged.
Classes are open to all and begin promptly at 3:30 a.m.—doors open at 3:20 a.m. Seating is limited to 12 guests. Tasting Tickets are $45 plus tax. Please register in advance.
FINE PRINT: Please inform us of any food allergies when registering. As classes are designed for demonstration and not intended to be a meal, separate dishes will not be prepared based on preference. Classes are open to guests aged 18 years and older, and a valid photo I.D. will is required to be served alcohol. Cocktail and wine classes require that all participants be at least 21 years old. If you are unable to attend a class, you must cancel at least 24 hours in advance to receive a refund, retain a credit, or transfer to another class. Without the 24 hour notice, the registration fee is non-refundable. You may, however, send someone to class in your place. Please notify the Inns of Aurora reservation team of your substitution by calling 315.364.8888.