Persia by Georges Barbier; image credit: allposters.com
A Lesson in Persian Cuisine Led by Ali Rouhfar, owner of Redmond's Alborz restaurant, this class offers the rare pleasure of cooking Persian dishes you may never have heard of. On the menu: mast-o-kiar, a yogurt, cucumber, walnut, and raisin dip, and tah-cheen morgh, saffron chicken layers with rice; for dessert there is Persian pudding, feerinee, with cinnamon and rosewater. Redmond PCC 11435 Avondale Road N.E., Redmond425-285-1400 $40-$45. Sat., July 7, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.