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Live from Woodspoon, Downtown Los Angeles

Street Food: Yuca Fries and Crispy Chicken with Chef Natalia Pereira

Natalia Pereira, the chef and co-owner of downtown L.A.'s WoodSpoon restaurant, says her mother taught her everything she knows about the rich, whimsical food of Brazil. Raised on a family farm in the town of Betim, Pereira remembers her mother cooking for everyone, including the priest and Pereira

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Street Food: Yuca Fries and Crispy Chicken with Chef Natalia Pereira
Street Food: Yuca Fries and Crispy Chicken with Chef Natalia Pereira

DATE & TIME

May 31, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM PDT

Live from Woodspoon, Downtown Los Angeles

EVENT DETAILS

Join Chef Natalia Pereira as she shows us the real street food of Brazil. Here's a list of what you'll need: 

Ingredients for Yuca Fries: 

  • 2 yuca, cassava
  • 1 tbsp avocado oil
  • pinch of sea salt
  • Vegetable Oil

cilantro lime mayonnaise

  • 1/2 cup packed fresh cilantro leaves
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 cup mayonnaise

Ingredients for Crispy Chicken

  • 1 lb of chicken (whatever part of the chicken you prefer)  
  • Garlic
  • Salt 
  • Vegetable Oil or whatever oil you use to fry

About Chef Natalia Pereira

"NATALIA Pereira, the chef and co-owner of downtown L.A.'s WoodSpoon restaurant, says her mother taught her everything she knows about the rich, whimsical food of Brazil. Raised on a family farm in the town of Betim, Pereira remembers her mother cooking for everyone, including the priest and Pereira’s school friends. “Every morning when I woke up, my mom was by the wood stove, and also every night when I went to sleep,” she recalls."

A petite, fashionable woman with smooth coffee-colored skin, a broad smile and warm, brown eyes, Pereira talks about food with the same careful attention to detail with which she cooks. “Food is a very provocative thing; you can learn a lot from it,” she says over a large cup of cafe com leite made on the kitchen stove with thick, twice-boiled milk and dark, aromatic coffee -- just like the kind found at Rio’s “dirty foot” bars.

It’s WoodSpoon’s trademark: combining an authenticity of flavor and vibe to make a truly holistic dining experience. “Brazil is a poor country, a simple country, but there is a beauty there that is fresh and real,” Pereira says. Her restaurant reflects that simplicity with smooth, blond-wood tables, picture windows populated by sunflower stalks leaning playfully out of milk bottles, and a warm, open kitchen. There, Pereira works to translate the sensuality of Brazil into the delicate flavors on the plates of food she serves.

- Los Angeles Times by Jessica Gelt

Lovell Productions will be recording this class. If you do not wish to be recorded, please keep your video and audio switched off during the live event.

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TICKETS

  • Cooking Class

    You will receive a Zoom link as soon as you book the class via email. This ticket does not include the ingredients kit. After the class is completed, you will receive a link to the recording of the class. Ticket cost breakdown: $10 benefit the chef leading the class $2.50 Impastiamo Fee (website management, marketing, etc)

    $12.50
    +$0.31 service fee
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  • Ingredients Kit 2 people

    This ticket will include a kit of ingredients needed to execute your recipe for two people. Please note the kit does not include: salt, pepper, vegetable oil. Ingredients available for pick up in Santa Monica, CA, or available for delivery in Los Angeles for an additional $10.00 delivery fee.

    $22.50
    +$0.56 service fee
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  • Class Recording

    This ticket is ideal if you think you won't be able to make the actual class but you would still love to learn how to make this recipe! We will send you a link to the recorded class within 24 hours since when the class is completed. The class will be available to you for one week.

    $8.50
    +$0.21 service fee
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