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About the Chef - Lesa Le Beau
Chef Lesa LeBeau began her career in 1996 after graduating Culinary school in Southern California. She has worked with many celebrity clients and charities. Chef LeBeau is versed in many cuisines from around the world and loves teaching and sharing her passion for cooking .. "Food is Love".
About the Chef - Patricia Hebert-‐Jenks’
Born and raised in Normandy, France, Patricia Hebert-‐Jenks’ first passion has always been cooking. After a twelve-‐year career in International Business, Patricia pursued her dream of becoming a Chef in Paris. She took instruction from renowned Parisian Chefs, Pierre Lacharme, Patrick Gauthier and Phillip Godard. After becoming accomplished in French cuisine, she took her talents to Coeur d’Alene where she has had the opportunity to bake quiches for The Coppa restaurant in Hayden, instruct monthly cooking courses at The Culinary Stone and cook privately for clients.
About the Chef - Colomba Aguilar
Chef Colomba grew up in Southern California in a household where her mother always provided fresh, nutritious and delicious meals born from her Mexican roots. Colomba has always been drawn to the flavors of Latin America and as she grew she ventured off and was able to experience the beauty and fun of cooking with many locals in their homes, learning about their ingredients and their sazon (flare). She had the opportunity to refine her cooking skills when she attended the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco where she was Cordon Bleu certified. After her training, Colomba found herself in Mexico's Yucatan peninsula where she worked, explored and tasted all that she could! She and her family brought this experience and flavorful knowledge to Coeur d'Alene in 2005 when they opened Cafe Carambola (located on Northwest Blvd.). Here, they have since been serving a nutritious mix of recipes collected throughout Latin America.
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Perfect Paella | Tuesday, January 9th - 5:30 pm
Chef David Adlard
Come join Chef David for a hands-on seafood Paella class! He will teach you the ins and outs of this Spanish tradition. Paella has ancient roots, and has been a staple in the kitchen for many years. Come learn how to prepare this Valencian rice dish, you won’t regret it!
Hurry! Curry! Thursday, January 11th - 5:30 pm
Chef Lesa LeBeau
Back by popular demand! We will discover the amazing world of fresh curry! I will teach you the different types as we embark upon a trip to India for a dark panaang curried pork meatball dish with handmade naan bread. Next to Thailand for a sweet warm yellow curry with vegetables, fresh herbs and chicken. To finish we will make a sumptuous, silky coconut curry soup with butternut squash,lentil and cauliflower ... book a seat now!
A Night in Morocco | Tuesday, January 16th - 5:30 pm
Come join Chef Jonathan as he explains Moroccan Cooking. Learn how to blend Moroccan Flavors and how to use a traditional tagine. The class will include how to make your own preserved lemons, and a wonderful simple one-pan Moroccan meal. Book your seat today!
Heart-Warming Mexican | Thursday, January 18th - 5:30 pm
Warm up with a tapestry of authentic Mexican flavors. Learn to weave together the rich flavors of chiles, tomatoes and onion as Chef Colomba teaches her favorite dishes. On the menu: Chiles en Nogada (roasted poblano peppers stuffed with beef picadillo and topped with creamy hazelnut sauce and pomegranates); Arroz a la Mexicana (Mexican style red rice with vegetables) and stewed pinto beans. Come enjoy!
German Dough | Saturday, January 20th - 5:30 pm
Come bake something sweet and savory with me! It’s all about yeast dough- let me show you what a fine dough it is! (and not just used for pizza). During this class we will bake a Flamm Kuchen (onion and bacon cake) and a Streusel Kuchen (crumb cake) plain, with fruit or a soft German cheese. Possibilities are endless with this wonderful dough. I’m excited to share with you!
A Night of Wellness | Tuesday, January 23rd - 5:30 pm
Nutrition Consultant Ashlee
Join Ashlee Rowland and The Well•ness Bar for an evening of healthy blending! Ashlee, a certified nutrition consultant, will be demonstrating all the newest blends of smoothies. Using different variations, she will teach us the ins and outs of blending good fats, raw foods, nut butters, alternative milks, and proteins. Don't miss out!
Homemade Pasta | Thursday, January 25th - 5:30pm
Chef Lesa LeBeau
Over the top homemade pasta! We are going to kick up some more fresh made pasta! Colors colors! We will make a beautifully colored beet pasta ravioli with creamy cheese and sweet peas finished in a light lemon cream sauce. Next a spinach basil fettuccine with authentic Alfredo sauce you won’t forget. Last, the fave... handmade gnocchi and heavenly Gorgonzola sauce!!! Book now and come hungry!
Super Bowl: Game Time Delights | Saturday, January 27th - 3:30pm
Let Chef Jonathan show you how to make the perfect game-time food. Unlock the secrets to Stromboli…. with the cold weather here, it’s the perfect game-time comfort food. Warm your belly with Chef Jonathan’s signature No-Bean Beef Chili. And finally, win a touchdown with your family and friends when serving a gooey chocolate cake from your crock pot!
Traditional Foods of the Northwest | Tuesday, January 30th - 5:30pm
Chef Matt Cumi
On the agenda for tonight: Smoked Negroni cocktail; Honey brule peppered Chevre served with hickory planked shallots, apple smoked pickles and warm baguette; Alder plank roasted cabbage wedge with corned brisket, mustard cream and smoked horseradish vinaigrette; Cedar skewered and marinated Beef with Jalapeno, Cilantro, Lime Aiolo; Cedar planked wild Sockeye Salmon with North West Gremolata; Maple smoked Vanilla ice cream with Caramel sauce, smoked Salt and alder wrapped Pears. Book now as we welcome Chef Matt!
Coeur d'Alene Olive Oil News
Along with our Olive Oil staples that you have grown to love... we will be featuring some new varietals, including Truffle Oil and Italian Herb. We also are releasing Organic Leccino Extra Virgin Olive Oil. This is assured to become one of your favorites.
*New* Wine Club
Please stop in and learn more about the wine club and sample some delicious wines and appetizers!
Bubbles, Brie & Baguettes
Check out the details of our annual festive event! December 15th from 4-6 pm! We hope to see you there!
The Cafe at the Culinary Stone
Delicious Holiday Cake Bars, made by our German baker, Doris. Apple Tartes and Lemon Meringue Tartes have also made their appearance (perfect for the Winter season!) Stop in for some decadent Cannolis... and as always, specialty order cakes!
Behind the Drinkbar
Come warm up with a peppermint hot chocolate, or our famous Prana Chai tea! We also have a variety of Winterwoods Tea- Harvest Peach, Lavender, Huckleberry, and more. Beat the cold air with a cup of something warm- made with love!
Come into the Bakeshop and browse our special order cake book to make your selection.
Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30am-5:30pm, Saturday 9:00am-5:30pm, Closed Sunday
Italian Deli Menu
Click the photo above to see our new full lunch menu from our wonderful Italian deli!
New items in the Deli: Soup season is the best season! We will be serving a variety of seasonal soups and Italian meatballs for the Winter!
From Boars Head: Creamy Blue Cheese and Chevre Goat Cheese! Stop in and try these extraordinary foods!
Come in and try our locally produced thick cut bacon- free of all antibiotics and hormones!
We always have available sliced roasted turkey and chicken, Italian ham, Mortadella and Sopressata salami- all from Boars Head!