{BIB Fast Food} Pico de Gallo

Written by chanie on January 10th, 2013

In case you don’t follow my facebook page, you may have missed out on the exciting news that I started the Culinary Arts program at The Center for Kosher Culinary Arts. It was a great surprise from my husband, who signed me up for the program as a gift for our 10 year anniversary. Best. gift. of. all. time. Do I need to even tell you that?

Having to get three kids ready for school and be out the door by 8AM is not an easy feat. I come home exhausted beyond words, yet, I wouldn’t trade it for the world. I’ve never been happier to go to school in my entire life. Or to do homework (lots of reading!) I feel so blessed to be able to do what I’m so passionate about, each and every day.

Over the past week, we’ve been doing a lot of work on our knife skills, so our instructor, Chef Avram Wiseman, had us make some pico de gallo. Pico de gallo is a raw Mexican salsa that is a great condiment for dishes like tacos and fajitas. It’s also great on good old tortilla chips!

I can’t wait to share more of what I’m learning, in the meantime, enjoy this recipe!  You can also follow my kosher culinary school journey on Instagram, via BusyInBrooklyn :)

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  1. Nancy Goldberg Levine says:

    I would love to take culinary classes — you are so lucky. My grandmother was a great cook and after my grandfather died, she ran a catering business.

  2. Man, I love this picture!!! I love following your culinary school pics on instagram and I hope to one day follow in your footsteps :)

  3. Ronnie Fein says:

    Wow, mahal trove on your anniversary and your new venture at culinary school! You are bus indeed. Good luck, you will learn a lot and have fun also. Pick de gallo comes in handy for so many dishes.

  4. Fashion-isha says:

    I love this and it’s vegan! Have a wonderful Shabbos!
    xo
    Sharon

  5. Yum, this looks amazing, it’s making my mouth water. What a great gift! Happy anniversary! 10 years is a milestone!

  6. Congrats on the classes – enjoy them all! A lovely alternative to salsa!

  7. Happy Anniversary hun! This is one of my favorites, and a perfect way to practice knife skills to dice so small. Delicious!

  8. mm, i’m going to make this for our next taco night. my knife skills can use some work too!

  9. Congrats on your tenth anniversary and your enrollment in the program.

  10. Oh, yum, I can’t wait to hear more about everything you learn, it is so exciting. I love this recipe too.

  11. rina says:

    I took the knife skills class at CKCA…was so much fun. Enjoy and keep us posted!!!

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