Cooking our own lunch
As with most companies, I imagine, we'd went for our departmental Xmas lunch. But this was a bit different for me.
Out in Chesterland is the The Loretta Paganini School of Cooking. Today we were to cook a 3-course meal of Caprese Salad with Balsamic Drizzle, Homemade Pasta with vegetables topped with Chicken Scallopine in Lemon Caper Sauce, and ending with a Peach Cobbler & ice-cream.
After being introduced to our instructors we split into groups. Each handling a certain part of the meal. I was in 'Team Chicken'. 3 of us trimmed, cut, and smashed chicken into thin pieces. Then dredged them in seasoned flour.
The other 3 prepped vegetables and roasted them for our vegetarians. We all took turns cooking the chicken in oil & butter, making the lemon and caper sauce, and finally adding the chicken back in the sauce.
It's always interesting seeing what, and how, other people work. I picked up a few tips from our great instructors, as well as getting to have some fun with my co-workers and eat a very delicious meal.