Make Two Latin American Desserts

Learn how to create traditional Latin American sweets in this online cooking class.

Chef Maria Teresa Capdevielle
Kitchen on Fire

Kitchen on Fire

4.7 stars (52+)
5.0 (2)

2 hours Class size 1 to 20     label $65

Need new ways to indulge your sweet tooth? In this online cooking class, you will learn how to make two traditional South American desserts with an expert!

Chef Maria Capdevielle of Kitchen on Fire will lead you in this virtual experience as you learn the tips and tricks to creating crowd-pleasing sweet treats.

What you will make:
- Arroz con Leche (gluten free)
- Alfajores

Arroz con Leche is Venezuela’s version of a very adaptable and delicious rice pudding. It's a creamy and sweet dessert that can be served hot or cold and is made with easy-to-find ingredients that you may already have in your kitchen.

Alfajores cookies, an Argentinian specialty, will soon become your new favorite cookie once you have learned to make them in this online class. This decadent cookie consists of a thick layer of dulce de leche sandwiched between two delicate and crumbly shortbread cookies, the perfect pairing with some strong black coffee or tea.

At the end of your time, you will have new skills to help you in future cooking adventures and two amazing desserts to enjoy!

Please Note

  • Class price is per log-in: multiple people in the same household can participate with one log-in if they are viewing from the same device.
  • Teens under 18-years-old will be required to have a waiver signed by a parent or guardian.

Knowledge required
Great for beginners.
What to bring
A week before the class, you will receive a shopping and equipment list, prep instructions, and a link to the virtual classroom.
Suitable for

Suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 15 years old). Adult accompaniment is not required.

Your teacher
Chef Maria Teresa Capdevielle

Chef Maria Teresa Capdevielle

Maria Teresa Capdevielle is the author of "The Secrets of Baking with Olive oil", a professional pastry chef and a culinary chef/instructor from Abruzzo (Italy). Her local experience includes V-Sattui, The Rose Pistola, The Waterfront, The Market Hall, The Townhouse Grill & Restaurant and a stint at the famed Chez Panisse in Berkeley, where she learned about hand-selecting and gently preparing perfect produce from Alice Waters. She also consults for small restaurants and wineries and helps them develop their dessert menu and train their teams.

Your host
Kitchen on Fire
Kitchen on Fire

4.7 stars (52+)
5.0 (2)

Kitchen on Fire offers hands-on cooking experiences in Berkeley and Oakland. Since 2005, Chef Olive and professional chef instructors have been sharing their knowledge and love for cooking through public classes, team-building and corporate wellness events. Lisa Miller teaches classes with a nutrition focus, promoting healthy living through meals made with high-quality ingredients and traditional cooking methods.

With a deep passion for sharing delicious food and life-long dedication to healthy living, co-owners Olivier Said and Lisa Miller can be found in the kitchen or working with students or clients in some capacity every day of the week.

More about this class

This teacher has a 4.7 average rating (out of 5) on Facebook, with 52+ reviews

This class is also covered by ClassBento's money-back guarantee.

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