Upcoming Events

  1. Author Talk: Five Morsels of Love
    Free to all
    May 25: 6:30-8pm

    Archana Pidathala : Author Talk: Five Morsels of Love

    Five Morsels of Love is a collection of over 100 heirloom recipes based on G Nirmala Reddy’s 1974 South Indian cookbook Vanita Vanṭakālu. In Five Morsels of Love, Nirmala Reddy’s granddaughter Archana captures a cross-section of their family recipes along with anecdotal… Read More & Register »
  2. Author Book Party at The Palace Ballroom: 32 Yolks
    $65 General Admission; $120 VIP Reception
    May 26: 7-8:30pm
    at The Palace Ballroom

    Eric Ripert: Author Book Party at The Palace Ballroom: 32 Yolks

    We're delighted to team up with the folks at Tom Douglas' Palace Ballroom for Join us for an evening with the world-renowned chef Eric Ripert (owner of the three Michelin star restaurant Le Bernardin in New York) as we discuss tales from the kitchen, favorite recipes and his… Read More & Register »
  3. Author Talk: Make Mead Like a Viking
    Free to all
    May 31: 6:30-8pm

    Jereme Zimmerman: Author Talk: Make Mead Like a Viking

    Mead. Vikings. It’s impossible to think of one without the other. So why try? In Make Mead Like a Viking, Jereme Zimmerman unlocks the brewing secrets of the ancient Norse and shows readers how homebrewing mead can be not only simple but fun.As a homesteader, fermentation… Read More & Register »
  4. Cooking Class: Summertime Indian Dinner
    $70.00
    June 1: 6:30-9pm

    Bella Sangar: Cooking Class: Summertime Indian Dinner

    We are excited to welcome local chef, cooking instructor, and staple at the Queen Anne Farmers Market Bella Sangar to the Book Larder.  Bella will teach you how to incorporate indian flavors into local, seasonal ingredients. The menu includes: Warm Asparagus, Potato and Cherry Salad… Read More & Register »
  5. Author Talk: The Starving Artist Cookbook
    Free to all
    June 2: 6:30-8pm

    Sara Zin: Author Talk: The Starving Artist Cookbook

    Aspiring artist Sara Zin turned 30 and hit a wall. She was hungry—starving—to find meaning in her art. Plus, she really wanted a home-cooked meals. Zin didn't know how to make them; she never learned how to cook. She decided it was time. And, as a… Read More & Register »
  6. Author Dinner at Delancey: The Elements of Pizza
    $95.00
    Book included
    June 6: 6:30-9:30

    Ken Forkish: Author Dinner at Delancey: The Elements of Pizza

    When Brandon Pettit was developing the chewy, blistered pizza crust that he would ultimately serve at Delancey, he became a little obsessed.  Brandon traveled to pizza joints across the country tasting pies, sampling doughs, and talking to chefs in spots that exemplified the type of pizza he wanted to… Read More & Register »
  7. Lunch Break Cooking Class 6/6
    $30.00
    June 6: Noon-1pm

    Amanda Coba: Lunch Break Cooking Class 6/6

    Looking for a delicious, out-of-the-ordinary way to spend the noon hour? Then join us for our lunch-break cooking class series. This week, our event chef Amanda Coba will prepare a seasonally-inspired lunch for participants in an informal, 60-minute class. Amanda will demonstrate cooking fundamentals, talk about new and seasonal ingredients,… Read More & Register »
  8. Cooking Class: Cooking with Spice
    $70.00
    June 7: 6:30-9pm

    Olaiya Land: Cooking Class: Cooking with Spice

    Incorporating new and exotic spices in your cooking can intimidating.  Join chef Olaiya Land  as she talks about her favorite spices and spice mixes and how you can incorpporate them in your everyday cooking.  The menu includes: Indian Spiced Yellow Split Pea Dip with… Read More & Register »
  9. Cooking Class: Sourdough 101 with Sea Wolf Bakers
    $70.00
    June 9: 6:30-9pm

    Kit & Jesse Schumann: Cooking Class: Sourdough 101 with Sea Wolf Bakers

    Thinking of baking sourdough, but fearful of making a starter? Have sourdough loaves that just don't seem to rise? Or just want to raise your bread-baking game? Then join us as we welcome Jesse & Kit Schumann, the team behind Sea Wolf Bakers, to our kitchen for Sourdough 101. … Read More & Register »
  10. Author Talk: Cooking Solo
    Free to all
    June 13: 6:30-8pm

    Klancy Miller: Author Talk: Cooking Solo

    At a time when 31 million American adults live alone, Klancy Miller is here to show that cooking for one is something to embrace. While making single servings from other cookbooks means scaling down ingredients, adjusting cooking times, or being stuck with leftovers, Cooking Solo gives readers just what… Read More & Register »
  11. Cooking Class: Swedish Midsummer Dinner
    $70.00
    June 14: 6:30-9pm

    Anna Brones: Cooking Class: Swedish Midsummer Dinner

    In a country where the winter is a long, and very dark, affair, it's no surprise that the summer solstice is one of the most important Swedish celebrations, a time to honor the longest day of the year. Known as midsommar, just like many other Swedish holidays, it's… Read More & Register »
  12. Demonstration Class: Salmon
    $50.00
    Book included
    June 15: 6:30-8:30pm

    Diane Morgan: Demonstration Class: Salmon

    Salmon is one of the defining ingredients of Pacific Northwest cuisine, and this time of year it's available in abundance.  Many of us are intimidated by cooking it, and it's easy to get into a rut if you find a technique that works well.  Make salmon… Read More & Register »
  13. Lunch Break Cooking Class 6/20
    $30.00
    June 20: Noon-1pm

    Amanda Coba: Lunch Break Cooking Class 6/20

    Looking for a delicious, out-of-the-ordinary way to spend the noon hour? Then join us for our lunch-break cooking class series. This week, our event chef Amanda Coba will prepare a seasonally-inspired lunch for participants in an informal, 60-minute class. Amanda will demonstrate cooking fundamentals, talk about new and seasonal ingredients,… Read More & Register »
  14. Book Discussion: Kitchens of the Great Midwest
    $25.00
    Book included
    June 20: 6-7:30pm

    : Book Discussion: Kitchens of the Great Midwest

    Our quarterly book discussion kicked off in March and we’re excited to delve into our next piece! This month, we’ll lead a discussion of “Kitchens of the Great Midwest”, a novel by J. Ryan Stradal that paints a surprisingly unique gastronomic portrait of the… Read More & Register »
  15. Cooking Class: Spanish Tapas
    $70.00
    June 21: 6:30-9pm

    Erin Coopey: Cooking Class: Spanish Tapas

    Join chef Erin Coopey on an exploration of Spain's rich culinary tradition.  In this class, Erin will teach you how to prepare some of Spain's most delicious Tapas - small plates that can be served as appetizers or the centerpiece of a Spanish meal.  The menu… Read More & Register »
  16. Author Talk: Finding the Flavors We Lost
    Free to all
    June 22: 6:30-8pm

    Patric Kuh: Author Talk: Finding the Flavors We Lost

    The multiple-James Beard Award–winning restaurant critic for Los Angeles Magazine delivers an arresting exploration of our cultural demand for “artisanal” foods in a world dominated by corporate agribusiness. We hear the word “artisanal” all the time—attached to cheese, chocolate, coffee,… Read More & Register »
  17. Author Talk: Icy, Creamy, Healthy, Sweet
    Free to all
    June 23: 6:30-8pm

    Christine Chitnis: Author Talk: Icy, Creamy, Healthy, Sweet

    Imagine the excitement of hearing the musical sound of an ice cream truck coming down your street. Now imagine if that truck were filled with wholesome frozen treats! Icy, Creamy, Healthy, Sweet presents the best of both worlds: recipes that will bring joy to every sweet tooth while… Read More & Register »
  18. Lunch Break Cooking Class 6/27
    $30.00
    June 27: Noon-1pm

    Amy Pennington: Lunch Break Cooking Class 6/27

    Looking for a delicious, out-of-the-ordinary way to spend the noon hour? Then join us for our lunch-break cooking class series. This week, local author Amy Pennington will prepare a seasonally-inspired lunch for participants in an informal, 60-minute class. Amy will demonstrate cooking fundamentals, talk about new and… Read More & Register »
  19. Cooking Class: Knife Skills
    $65.00
    June 28: 6:30-9pm

    Erin Coopey: Cooking Class: Knife Skills

    This hands-on class covers techniques used by chefs to safely and quickly mince, slice and dice vegetables. Chef Erin Coopey will help you with everything from proper grip to safety and maintenance. With a little practice you'll be cutting like a pro. Since this is a hands-on class, please… Read More & Register »
  20. Author Talk: The Slider Effect
    Free to all
    June 30: 6:30-8pm

    Jonathan Melendez: Author Talk: The Slider Effect

    Sliders are an art form, a modern-tapas-of-sorts . . . A remarkable slider is one that allows you to evenly taste all of the delicious ingredients within it. You can't eat just one! Way better than a cupcake, sliders are delicious and fun—and you can't eat just one of… Read More & Register »
  21. Author Talk: The Basque Book
    Free to all
    July 7: 6:30-8pm

    Alex Raij & Eder Montero: Author Talk: The Basque Book

    Whether it’s a perfectly ripe summer tomato served with just a few slivers of onion and a drizzle of olive oil, salt cod slowly poached in oil and topped with an emulsion of its own juices, or a handful of braised leeks scattered with chopped egg, Basque cooking… Read More & Register »
  22. Cooking Class: Southern Biscuits
    $70.00
    July 10: 9:30am - 12:00pm

    Brian Medford: Cooking Class: Southern Biscuits

    Join Brian Medford, of Idewild Biscuits and Bakes pop up- bakery to learn the basics of creating classic Southern buttermilk biscuits. Brian will teach you tricks for creating a flaky and tender biscuit at home as well how to create the perfect sausage gravy.  He’ll also show… Read More & Register »
  23. Author Talk: Cake Magic!
    Free to all
    July 12: 6:30-8pm

    Caroline Wright: Author Talk: Cake Magic!

    Choose a batter, flavor with syrup, add a frosting—it’s magic! This innovative and remarkably easy way to bake luscious, flavorful cakes is a formula for cake bliss.Cake Magic! is a full-color visual cookbook—photos in the front, recipes in the back&mdash… Read More & Register »
  24. Author Talk: Infusing Flavors
    Free to all
    July 14: 6:30-8pm

    Erin Coopey: Author Talk: Infusing Flavors

    Infusing Flavors features recipes to infuse mind-blowing flavors into teas, tisanes, bitters, liqueurs, aguas frescas, waters, vinegars, oils, gastriques, shrubs, ice creams, soft drinks, and more. Each section in the book is packed with unique recipes. You'll learn which herbs, fruits, flowers, vegetables, and even seeds can be… Read More & Register »
  25. Cookbook Potluck: Flavorwalla
    $29.95 with book; $20 without
    July 17: 5:30-7pm

    : Cookbook Potluck: Flavorwalla

     Want to try lots of recipes from a cookbook, but don't necessarily want to make them all yourself?  Then join us for our July Cookbook Potluck Dinner, this month featuring Floyd Cardoz's Flavorwalla.  You sign up to bring a dish from the book to… Read More & Register »
  26. Cooking Class: Knife Skills
    $65.00
    July 19: 6:30 - 9:00

    Erin Coopey: Cooking Class: Knife Skills

    This hands-on class covers techniques used by chefs to safely and quickly mince, slice and dice vegetables. Chef Erin Coopey will help you with everything from proper grip to safety and maintenance. With a little practice you'll be cutting like a pro. Since this is a hands-on class, please… Read More & Register »
  27. Cooking Class: Cooking 101
    $70.00
    July 20: 6:30 - 9:00

    Amanda Coba: Cooking Class: Cooking 101

    If you’ve ever been intimidated by just the thought of taking a cooking class, this class is for you.  Whether you are setting up your own kitchen for the first time, are new to cooking, or want an overview of the fundamentals you’ll take away… Read More & Register »
  28. Author Talk: Whole World Vegetarian
    Free to all
    July 21: 6:30-8pm

    Marie Simmons: Author Talk: Whole World Vegetarian

    The best of our vegetarian recipes have always drawn inspiration from other cultures. In Whole World Vegetarian, IACP- and James Beard-winner Marie Simmons follows her culinary wanderlust, bringing together a collection of bold, imaginative dishes and seamlessly adapting them to contemporary tables.  Come join us in… Read More & Register »
  29. Author Talk: Not One Shrine: Two Food Writer Devour Tokyo
    Free to all
    July 26: 6:30-8pm

    Becky Selengut and Matthew Amster-Burton: Author Talk: Not One Shrine: Two Food Writer Devour Tokyo

    One November, two friends left their families at home and set out on an epic food crawl that found them ogling robots, eating just-dispatched eel, drinking whisky chilled with hand-carved ice balls, consuming fish sperm on purpose, and getting kicked out of public baths. An all-new illustrated book from Seattle… Read More & Register »
  30. Author Talk: Outlander Kitchen
    Free to all
    July 27: 6:30-8pm

    Theresa Carle-Sanders: Author Talk: Outlander Kitchen

    Take a bite out of Diana Gabaldon’s New York Times bestselling Outlander novels, the inspiration for the hit Starz series, with this immersive official cookbook from OutlanderKitchen.com founder Theresa Carle-Sanders!  Claire Beauchamp Randall’s incredible journey from postwar Britain to eighteenth-century Scotland and… Read More & Register »