I love mustard, ketchup, hot sauce, Sriracha, pretty much all condiments and sauces to be honest. You should see how I dress my hot dogs...would you like some hot dog with that mustard, Leah? So, naturally I was pretty excited to take the Mustard, Sriracha and More Workshop at Poketo in Downtown, LA.
Poketo is now offering a variety of amazingly creative classes in store all aimed to enhance a creative lifestyle from flower arranging, to food and craft classes. In fact the condiment class I took was in such high demand that Poketo is offering a second class in June.
I was delighted to see my friend and fellow blogger Adrianna from A Cozy Kitchen at the class. Taking cooking classes with a friend is so much more fun, am I right?
Zach Negin our instructor encouraged us to get creative making our mustards and supplied us with all sorts of vinegars, spices, sugars, you name it. We sampled, tasted, mixed and blended until we each had very different and unique versions of our homemade mustards. Mine turned out to be a Spicy-Honey-Whiskey-Garlic-Mustard concoction. Entirely strange but surprisingly delicious.
Next we made Sriracha hot sauce with fresh red jalepenos, Lactose Fermented Ketchup and Vegan Worchestershire sauce. (Bloody Marys anyone?)
All that seemed to be missing was a big basket of french fries to dip in our delicious new sauces.
Cue the fairy dust sound effects....in came Wurstkuche with steaming hot, thick cut french fries for dipping. Is it sad to admit that this was my favorite part? We sampled Zach's Champagne Garlic Mustard and Habanero Mustard as well as our own creations and I was in condiment covered heaven.
At the end of the class we went around the large prep table taking a minute to say a few words about our experience. The words Spicy, Delicious & Creative came to mind!
820 E 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013
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