3/6/17 - The History of Food Will Be Explored During Spring Term of The Masters Series at Pasadena Senor Center


85 East Holly Street, Pasadena, CA 91103  •  Tel: 626.795.4331  •  www.pasadenaseniorcenter.org

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Ann Erdman
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The History of Food Will Be Explored During Spring Term of The Masters Series at Pasadena Senor Center

The spring term of The Masters Series is scheduled Tuesdays, April 4 to May 23, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly St.

The Masters Series, which embraces lifelong learning, is open to members of the Pasadena Senior Center. Register for individual classes at $15 or the entire term for $100.

“Food History in Eight Tasty Bites” is the theme of the spring term. Classes will be taught by Dr. Carlo Coppola, a culinary historian, food writer, teacher of chefs and former chef.

April 4 – What Marco Polo Ate: A Culinary Odyssey

April 11 – What Christopher Columbus Didn’t Know About New-World Foods

April 18 – Passover and Easter Foods Around the World

April 25 – Four Major Movements in History:

  • An Italian Wedding Feast in France
  • A Sandwich for a “Loser”
  • A Candy Maker Invents Canning
  • The Queen Eats Pizza

May 2 – How Foods Got Their Names (BTW, who was “Tootsie” of the Tootsie Roll?)

May 9 – How Sweet It Is! A Short History of Cake

May 16 – Strange, Unusual Foods with Strange, Unusual Names

May 23 – A Brief History of Wine and How to Decode a Wine Label

For more information about the Pasadena Senior Center call 626-795-4331 or visit www.pasadenaseniorcenter.org.

Founded in 1960, the Pasadena Senior Center is an independent nonprofit agency that offers recreational, educational, wellness and social services to people ages 50 and older in a welcoming environment. Services are also provided for frail, low-income and homebound seniors.

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Pasadena Senior Center
85 East Holly Street
Pasadena, CA 91103