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June 25, 2021
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Jamaican foods: chicken, rice & beans, and friend plantains
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Cooking Demonstration: Jamaican Food

Friday, June 25, 2021

Cook along if you like, as our guest Chef Alreca shows you how to make a trio of delicious Jamaican dishes.

Learn about the food of Jamaica as Chef Alreca shows you how to make Brown Stew Chicken, Peas & Rice, and Fried Plantains.

Cooking along? Download the recipe!

About Chef Alreca
Alreca grew up in a small seaside town in Jamaica, where her favorite pastime was helping her grandmother pick herbs, fruits and vegetables from their yard, and watching her cook. Alreca made her first full meal when she was eight, picking peppers, thyme and other herbs like she had seen her granny do, and cooking the food the way her granny did it. 

Alreca migrated to the Bay Area as a teenager. She attended the Art Institute’s International Culinary School in San Francisco, and today, she heads Chef Alreca’s Catering, specializing in authentic Jamaican dishes, Jamaican-California Fusion foods, and a medley of Caribbean delights for events as well as local meal delivery services.

This free event received partial funding support from the Friends of the Menlo Park Library.