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April 10, 2017

Chefs from Pizzeria Beddia and South Philly Barbacoa will share recipes with public

Check out these two events at the Culinary Literacy Center

Two events featuring popular chefs will take place at the Free Library of Philadelphia's Culinary Literacy Center this April. 

Learn recipes from the masterminds behind South Philly Barbacoa and Pizzeria Beddia.

Taco Workshop with South Philly Barbacoa

Cristina Martinez and Ben Miller, chefs and co-owners of South Philly Barbacoa, will be at the Free Library on Monday, April 17, to teach a class on nixtamalization. The ancient culinary practice is used to create nutrient-dense tortillas.

After, while attendees enjoy vegetarian tacos, the chefs will share stories of how corn and other culinary crops are often used.

The class is $10 per person, and registration is required.

Following the taco workshop, there will be a free seed swap, so bring any saved seeds from culinary crops if you have them.

Monday, April 17
6-9 p.m. | $10
Free Library's Parkway Central branch
1901 Vine St.

Pizza Camp: Recipes from Pizzeria Beddia

Fans of Fishtown's Pizzeria Beddia, listen up. Chef and owner Joe Beddia will be at the Free Library on Monday, April 24, to share how he creates what Bon Appétit called the "best pizza in America."

Attendees can listen in on a conversation between Beddia and Andrew Knowlton of Bon Appétit for free.

Beddia will be promoting his book "Pizza Camp," which will be released April 18.

The book "begins with the pizza basics and moves on to more than 50 iconic and inventive recipes to bake at home," according to the Free Library.

Monday, April 24
7:30 p.m. | Free
Free Library's Parkway Central branch
1901 Vine St.