Salumi Class at Kuleto's, Make Mole at La Cocina


A housemade charcuterie plate at Kuleto’s. Photo via Facebook.

On Saturday August 17th and again on Saturday October 19th, catch a class on salumi-making at ~KULETO’S~ with chef Bob Helstrom. You’ll get hands-on lessons on whole animal butchery and salumi-making, and you’ll get to take some salumi home at the end of the day too (I took the class a few months ago and learned a lot). The class runs from 11am-3pm and costs $150 per person. Proceeds benefit the San Francisco Food Bank; email to save your spot. 221 Powell St. at O’Farrell, 415-397-7720.

Ahhh, mole. One of those things that can be a bit intimidating for the home cook to make, what with those 26 ingredients and all. On Wednesday September 18th, you can learn with two masters how to make two traditional moles. Isabel Caudillo of El Buen Comer and Veronica Salazar from El Huarache Loco will guide you through the process, plus there will be light appetizers, full dinner, and drinks. $80; buy tickets here.