By Bonnie Walker
Posted on18 January 2012.
Locavore Series: South Texas Heritage Pork
6:30; Friday, Jan. 27
The second class in Sandy Oaks Olive Orchard’s Locavore Cooking Class Series will feature Kelley and Mark Escobedo of South Texas Heritage Pork. Join them for a brief tour of the orchard. Then stay and learn why the heritage pigs raised by the Escobados are the best at market and on your plate.
A three-course dinner, with wine, will be prepared and served. The recipes, from chef Cathy Tarasovic, will be available to take home with you so you can reproduce the tasty flavors of this meal. $55 per person. Seating is limited, so call and reserve your place at 210-621-0044.
On the menu:
Asian Cellophane Noodle Salad with South Texas Heritage Roast Pork;
Entrée: South Texas Heritage Fresh Ham Steak, with SOOO’s Olive Leaf Tea Jelly Glaze and
Confetti Root Vegetable Mashers; Dessert: Pear-Ginger Turnovers served with SOOO’s Special Olive Oil Ice Cream. Pastry made with South Texas Heritage pork lard.
Sandy Oaks is about 20 minutes drive south from downtown San Antonio, in Elmendorf. The address is 25195 Mathis Road. for more information or directions click here