TAVARES —The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension in Lake County is hosting the "Cooking with Cool Season Herbs" program, a hands-on food preparation class that uses winter herbs in a variety of healthy dishes.
The class will be held from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 10 at the Lake County Extension Office, 1951 Woodlea Road, Tavares. Online registration is due by March 7 at https://coolherbs2014.eventbrite.com. Early registration is suggested as seating is limited. There is a $15 materials fee for the class.
“Fresh herbs add flavor and can improve the nutrition of meals,” said Julie England, Family and Consumer Sciences extension agent with UF/IFAS Extension in Lake County, who will be presenting the class.
Planned dishes include quinoa tabbouleh and tilapia with a variety of fresh sauces prepared with cool season herbs such as cilantro, dill, parsley, fennel, oregano and thyme.
For more information or to register by phone, call 352-343-4101 ext. 2719 or 2721.
The mission of the UF/IFAS Extension in Lake County is to develop knowledge in agricultural, human and natural resources and to make that knowledge accessible to sustain and enhance the quality of human life. The Extension provides free consultations, as well as educational programs on a variety of subjects. The Foundation for the Gator Nation – An Equal Opportunity Institute.