Local Chef Karen Sheer Offers “Best of the Mediterranean” Cooking Class at Leicht Greenwich

Local chef Karen Sheer is offering a new cooking class in Greenwich, with the theme “Best of the Mediterranean.” The class will take place on Sunday, March 10, 2024 from 1:00pm to 3:30pm at Leicht Greenwich, 11 E Putnam Ave in Greenwich.

The class is ideal for both foodies and chef. Sheer invites you to explore the exquisite flavors and spices of healthy and classic Mediterranean Cuisine in her educational and tasty cooking class.

Learn to master four mouthwatering dishes that are both nourishing and delicious as Sheer will guide you through all the secrets and techniques.

Mediterranean cuisine offers a delicious blend of fresh ingredients, bold flavors, and health benefits.

“Discover why the Mediterranean diet is considered one of the healthiest in the world and learn how to bring its unique taste to your kitchen,” Sheer said. “Mediterranean cooking is both quintessentially classic and utterly contemporary.”

In Sheer’s cooking class participants can expect to learn where to shop for ingredients and prepare homemade delicious recipes – and feel confident cooking for yourself, family and company.

Meal prep and time-saving tips will be discussed to make your busy lives easier.

Participants will be preparing and enjoying four authentic recipes from the region with a welcome hors d’oeuvre and wine pairing.

“Participation is welcomed, but not mandatory,” Sheer said. “It is a fun experience with friends old and new in this beautiful kitchen. Take a culinary trip to The Mediterranean… right here in Greenwich.”

Sheer’s Moroccan Roasted Rainbow Carrots with Harissa Vinaigrette.


Welcome Hors d’oeuvre: Turkish Flat Bread with Eggplant Dip

Tunisian Heirloom Carrot Salad / Harissa Vinaigrette / Local Sprouts / Toasted Almonds

Southern Italian Spaghetti alla Nerano: Zucchini & Pasta / Lightened Up / Parmigiano Reggiano

Quick Moroccan Chicken Tajine / Preserved Lemons / Cracked Green Olives / Cons Cous Pilaf

Speedy Greek Sautéed Shrimp with Ouzo / Feta / Dill / Parsley / Scallions / Oven Baked Cherry Tomatoes

More information about Sheer’s business, A Zest for Life, is available online.

Register for the March 10th cooking class, “Best of the Mediterranean class” at Leicht Greenwich here: https://azestforlife.com/leicht-cooking-studio/ 

Leicht Kitchen features high-end European Kitchens from one of the top German cabinet manufacturers that are classically timeless, top-quality exclusive kitchens.

Leicht’s local showrooms are Greenwich CT at 11 East Putnam Avenue and Mount Kisco, NY.

Roasting colorful heirloom carrots.

Sheer’s Spaghetti alla Nerano: Zucchini & Pasta.

Preparing Spaghetti alla Nerano: Zucchini & Pasta.

Speedy Greek Shrimp with Ouzo, Feta & Herbs.

Serving Speedy Greek Shrimp with Ouzo, Feta & Herbs.