Pie Workshop with Cathy Barrow, author of Pie Squared & When Pies Fly

Oct 3rd

frame (academy)
A Spring Pie Workshop
from books
Pie Squared: Irresistibly Easy Sweet & Savory Slab Pies
When Pies Fly: Handmade Pastries from Strudels to Stromboli. Empanadas to Knishes
with author
Cathy Barrow

Whether you’re a novice baker or a complete beginner, this pie workshop by food writer and book author Cathy Barrow is a March must-do.

Just in time for spring entertaining, Cathy demystifies the often-daunting subject of pastry-making, with recipes and hands-on techniques straight from her two hit books, When Pies Fly and 2019 James Beard Nominated Pies Squared.

Between the two books, you’ll find pages and pages and dozens of recipes of pie shapes and crusts from the likes of Spiced Apple Strudels and Bahn Mi Tarts to Curried Chicken Slab Pie and Pineapple and Toasted Coconut Kolache.

For these two frame mid-day workshops, Cathy will be in town to focus on two recipes with us, teaching fundamental and applicable cooking techniques, one from each book.

From Pie Squared we will tackle a Cream Cheese Dough and learn Any Day Raspberry Slab Pie.
And From When Pies Fly, we will focus on Puff Pastry and an Antipasto Stromboli.

You’ll leave with not only will all the tools and tricks you’ll need to impress any crowd, but you’ll also master pie dough, much on pie, take-home recipes, meet like-minded friends and chat with Cathy as she will be signing personal copies of her books at the end of each workshop.

Saturday, October 3rd
10:00am and 1:00pm
$80 per person + tax and service fee
Each class is limited to 20 guests

A 2-hour spring pie workshop with food writer and book author Cathy Barrow.

Copies of Pie Squared: Irresistibly Easy Sweet & Savory Slab Pies
Copies of When Pies Fly: Handmade Pastries from Strudels to Stromboli. Empanadas to Knishes
++ a-la-carte brunch cocktails, juice, and wine.

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