Food, Food Artisans

This Week at Zingerman’s 8/19/14


Pop-up Mustard Store at Zingerman’s Mail Order

It’s Mustardpalooza! Now through September 30Zingerman’s Mail Order is hosting a special mustard pop-up shop on our website! We’ve added a dozen new mustards to our collection for summer sandwich slathering, salad vinaigrettes, hot dogs, hamburgers — you name it. This is a one-time only event! When the new mustards sell out, they’re gone. Check it out today!

Bread of the Month at the Bakehouse and the Deli: Sicilian Sesame Semolina Rounds

The traditional golden sesame crusted bread of Sicily, made with 100% semolina and durum wheat flours. The entire loaf is rolled in unhulled sesame seeds. Makes incredible toast or grilled sandwiches

Cake of the Month at the Bakehouse and the Deli: Buttermilk Cake

Buttery yellow cake filled with raspberry butter cream and covered in smooth vanilla butter cream. The cake itself has an enticing aroma from the sweet Wisconsin butter and the Guernsey family dairy buttermilk.Please enjoy our cakes at room temperature. Your patience will be rewarded!

Imangia All’Italiana at Zingerman’s Deli

Long live Italian cuisine! Our love for Italian foods goes back decades! Some of our Italian producer relationships date back to first few years after the Deli opened its doors in 1982. We’re loaded up with Italian olive oils, cheeses, meats, fish, sauces, pastas, olives, veggies, nuts, gelato; the list goes on and on. Stop by anytime during August and taste your way through our selection.

Next week and Beyond:

Brewing Methods at Zingerman’s Coffee Company

Learn the keys to successful coffee brewing using a wide variety of brewing methods from filter drip to syphon pot. This Sunday, August 17, 1pm, we will take a single coffee and brew it 6 to 8 different ways, each producing a unique taste. We’ll learn the proper proportions and technique for each and discuss the merits and differences of each style. Join us!

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The Art of Growing Great Vegetables at Cornman Farms

On Monday, August 18, 6 pm,  take an inside look at our incredible new working farm in Dexter. This is a chance to spend some time with Farm Manager Mark Baerwolf to learn the secrets of his work with sustainable farming. You’ll head home with a host of farming tips and a bag full of fabulous vegetables from the farm.

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Cornman Farms Tomato Dinner at Zingerman’s Roadhouse

Wednesday, August 27, 7pm
Easily the highlight of the harvesting season, our second Cornman Farms dinner showcases the best of the tomato season. Chef Alex and farmers have been caring for the tomatoes and now we get to benefit from their hard work. The tomato bar makes its return — numerous different tomatoes, handmade fresh mozzarella, really good olive oil, Balsamic vinegar and fresh grown basil — fill up your plate as many times as you can! Cornman Farms beef and pork will add to this late summer feast, making it a meal to remember.

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Foundation of Cheesemaking Class at Zingerman’s Creamery

Join Creamery managing partner Aubrey Thomason on Saturday, August 30, 1pm, for the first in a series exploring the foundations of cheese. In this session, we’ll begin at the beginning with a discussion of milk. When did the milking of dairy animals start? What kinds of animals are milked throughout the world, and how does the milk vary from animal to animal? How does the milk influence the flavor of the cheese? Aubrey will lead a tasting of several different cheeses, and talk about how milk influences the consistency, the texture, and the overall flavor of the cheese. Learn and eat!

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Lunchtime Delight at Cornman Farms

On Sunday, August 31, 10am, spend the morning with us for an in-depth understanding of what makes Cornman Farms so special. This experience will include a behind-the-scenes tour of the rehabilitated farmhouse, our beautifully restored barn, the new goat parlor, and the hoophouse. You’ll hear from the Farm Manager, our Animal Husbandry Manager, and our Events Department staff. Savor a delicious boxed lunch in the pre-Civil War barn overlooking our educational gardens, and then leave with a special gift from Cornman Farms.

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Intro to Cornman Farms Tour

Enjoy a fascinating introduction to Cornman Farms’ rich history, agricultural projects and humane raising of animals. We’ll even throw in a taste of one of our seasonal vegetables! Thursday, September 4th, 6 pm.

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See you soon!