Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Vegan MoFo: Spork Foods Brunch

Spork Foods hits it out of the ballpark again!  For those of you who aren't familiar with Spork Foods these classes are mostly demo, although they often invite you to help prepare some of the items.  When the class ends you sit down family style and enjoy the food that was made in class.  You leave with a packet of great recipes to try out in your own kitchen.  Jenny & Heather Goldberg, the owners of Spork Foods, put a lot of time and thought into these classes and it comes through on every level.  They have an amazing energy and the classes are always full of fun and laughter as well as a great amount of information.

This class was a Fall Brunch class.  The timing couldn't have been more perfect.  Here is what the menu was:

- Harvest Quiche with an Herb Crust
- Tempeh Bacon Stuffed Tater Tots
- Grilled Asparagus with a Hollandaise Sauce
- Lemon Ginger Scones with a Whipped Maple Cinnamon Butter

Lemon Ginger Scones and shaping the Tempeh Bacon stuffed Tater Tots

Don't these look yummy!

Frying up the Tater tots

The scones were a huge hit.  They were so flaky and wonderful.  The maple cinnamon butter was delicious.  We also discussed other butters you could make as well as savory options.

Lemon ginger scones.... they were delicious!

The smells coming out of the oven were so good.

Quiche right out of oven

The crust on this quiche was amazing.  As I've never used a tart pan before it was great getting instruction on how to make a good crust and that the trick of pressing the crust into the edges first.

Quiche out of tart pan ready to be sliced

Almost time to eat.

Ready to serve

Our meal plated.  At the end of the class every morsel had been eaten.

Our meal .... drooling still

After class I went over to a friends house to watch some Halloween movies.  She looked at the pictures from the class and promptly said "I think after ever class you should have a dinner party".  Armed with these recipes it sure won't be hard.  Can't wait until the next class!


  1. What a fun class - and that food looks delicious!

  2. I love cooking classes! And tempeh bacon stuffed tater tots?!? Holy cow.

  3. You had me at tempeh bacon stuffed tater tots. OMGosh!!!

  4. That quiche looks positively perfect!

  5. The tempeh stuffed tater tots were out of this world. A few of use even used the Hollandaise Sauce to dip our tater tots in. mmmmm was it good.

  6. I love cooking classes! :) everything here looks amazing - I have not had hollandaise for SO long...