What’s Happening This Week: Afro-Brazilian Cooking, Julia Child’s Birthday Celebration


Make Moqueca, Arroz à Brasileira, Dendê Farofa, and other Afro-Brazilian dishes at the Bowery Culinary Center on April 17 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets are $55.

Don’t let Thomas Keller’s cooking intimidate you: Learn how to prepare some of the chef’s classic dishes and pair them with wine at The Brooklyn Kitchen on April 19 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $75.

Mix some spring cocktails with Aaron Polsky at Haven’s Kitchen from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $100.

Learn the art of meringue by making a variety of desserts including Berry Herbed Pavlovas, and Lavender and Honey Meringue Cakes at Ger-Nis Culinary and Herb Center on April 19 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $50.

On Julia Child’s birthday, learn all about her life and work from biographer Noel Riley Fitch and Sara Moulton at the 92Y Tribeca on April 22 at 2 p.m. Tickets start at $65.