Spice People is
more than a cooking class. It is also an opportunity to reach out and
involve our multi ethnic community in a total cultural experience. Our goal
is to fill you up not only with tangible foods, the tastes and sights and
sounds from around the world, but with the spiritual gift of being with the
diverse people who together form our community.
Parishioners of all ages and nationalities are literally transported to a different
country at each lesson. They come away from each lesson with a better
understanding and acceptance of the many customs and cultures from around
Immigration and globalization connects many cultures, and Saint Oliver's Spice People
attempt to bring our community together by uniting the world at the table,
sharing a meal in Christian fellowship. Our goal is to incorporate all the
countries represented in our parish.
Along with teaching a particular recipe our cooks talk about their
experiences in their countries of origin and discuss their traditional
customs and life experiences.
We invite you to be
explorers of the appetite. Travel with us to sample food, music, and
cultures from around the world - from
the exotic cuisines of Vietnam, the Philippines and the Caribbean to the
Join the St. Oliver Food Network!!We have had a successful year and look forward
to new and exciting lessons to come. However, we desperately need new
chefs to share their talents with us. If you have a specialty dish and
would like to share it, contact us and our crew will insure your
success. We seek more diverse foods and people to enjoy our lessons with
us. Ask any of the previous Spice People Chefs and they will tell you that
it is a blast to cook with the Spice People.
If you are interested in joining our Saint Oliver's Cooking Class,
either as an international cook or as a
student, you must register in advance by contacting
Sandy Walsh at (678)