The Spice Companion
Under Chef Lior’s guidance, students will create their own unique spice blend and cook a custom dish based on their blend's standout pairings and properties. In the process, you'll open up a world of brand-new flavors by learning to make your own original spice blends, using simple but profound techniques to enhance every dish. Lior Lev Sercarz is the chef, spice blender, and owner of La Boite, a destination biscuit, spice, and gift shop in NYC's Hell’s Kitchen. Featured in "Saveur," "Bon Appetit," the "New York Times," "Food & Wine" magazine, and more, he was sous chef for Chef Daniel Boulud at Daniel, and wrote the cookbook "The Art of Blending." Everyone will receive of copy of Lior’s book, "The Spice Companion," focusing on 102 spices and covering all aspects of spices, from sourcing to blending.