Napa Valley College Cooking School Blog

Lilikoi Cheesecake

March 2, 2024|

This non-bake cheesecake is a creamy, smooth dessert perfectly enhanced with Lilikoi, otherwise known as passionfruit. Used as part of our curriculum for Advanced Baking & Pastry, this dessert requires a bit of time and finesse to pull off, but is well worth the effort in the end. Make it the day before an event or dinner party where you’d really like to impress your guests. Enjoy! 

Apple Cheddar Galette with Onion Jam

October 16, 2023|

It’s officially apple season, and while Napa Valley seems a little confused as to whether it wants to leave summer behind, these blush and crimson gems are here for the picking. Equally delicious in savory and sweet dishes, there’s plenty to love about this seasonal favorite.

Zucchini Fritters with Tzatziki

September 17, 2023|

There's a bounty of zucchini sprouting up in home gardens, filling farmers market tables, and spilling from grocery shelves. If you're looking for new ways to utilize this abundant green vegetable, consider turning to crispy, crunchy fritters topped with Greek Tzatziki-- a cooling treat for these waning days of August heat.

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