CCECS announces Korean cooking classes

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Date: Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 932-7669

For Immediate Release

The College of Continuing Education and Community Service (CCECS) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo offers two Korean cooking classes this summer.

Exploring Korean Cooking: Kimchi Dishes will teach participants how to prepare various dishes based on kimchi, including pancakes, stew, and fried rice, and introduce new types of traditional Korean kimchi. The class also includes preparing a main entree and multiple home-style side dishes. Classes will be held Saturday and Sunday, June 10 and 11, from 9 a.m. – noon at Hilo High School Classroom L-1. The cost is $95.

In Exploring Korean Cooking: Summer Foods, participants will learn to prepare a traditional Korean summer meal. Recipes originate from the Jeolla Provinces of South Korea and are home-style dishes that will vary based on seasonal availability of ingredients. Classes will be held Saturday and Sunday, July 8 and 9, from 9 a.m. - noon at Hilo High School Classroom L-1. The cost is $95.

Classes can be taken separately or for a discount of $175 for both.

Instructors Aaron and Sohee Martinson bring a diverse background and style of teaching to their folk cooking classes. Sohee and her family own and operate a popular restaurant in Seoul. Aaron lived and taught in South Korea for eight years, and is also a writer, editor, public speaker, digital artist and filmmaker.

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