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Market Days: Savor Faire

Market Days: Savor Faire

Piquant Investigations into Salt, Herbs, and Spices

Saturday, September 21, 2013 | 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Admission:  Free (Market Days is a free outdoor program. Ticket required for museum admission.)

Relish the rich world of seasonings in this free, outdoor festival of herbs, spices, and salt. Learn how to make pickles, prosciutto, and preserved lemons with our in-house chefs from Curiosity Catering. Immerse your senses in the global diversity of spices and herbs in our spice tent. See artists painting with spices and salt. And discover how salt helps make a mummy, and which spices act as natural defenses against bacteria.

Schedule of Events:

INVESTIGATING SALT AND SPICES

Exploratorium Senior Biologist Karen Kalumuck

  • Making Mummies with Salt
  • How Spices Affect Bacteria
  • Spices Under a Microscope

Flash Pickling with Explorables Volunteers

Flavor Histories from the Chinese Historical Society Museum

Make an Herb Garden with Exploratorium Explainers

What’s in the Bottle? with Exploratorium Explainers

 

DEMOS FROM CURIOSITY CATERING

11:30 a.m
How to Make Prosciutto
David Anderson, Executive Chef, SeaGlass Restaurant
12:30 p.m.
Pickling and Fermentation 101
Sachio Kojima, Sushi and Fermentation Chef, SeaGlass Restaurant
1:30 p.m.
How to Make Gravlax (Cured Salmon)
Loretta Keller, Chef/Owner, SeaGlass Restaurant
2:30 p.m.
How to Make Salt-Preserved Lemons
Kevin Godes, Executive Chef, Curiosity Catering
 

THE ARTS OF SAVOR FAIRE

1:00 p.m.
Cuicacalli Youth Ballet Folklórico Mexicano

Make a Salt Painting with Eli Africa Spice Painting with Rangoli Artist Purvi Shah

 

INSIDE THE SPICE TENT

Allstar Organics–Herbs and Herbal Salts

Cole Canyon Farm–Herbal Plants

Exploratorium Store

Oaktown Spice Shop

Ploughshares Nursery–Herbal Plants

The Spice and Tea Exchange

The Xocolate Bar–Chocolates

 

AND MORE TO SAVOR

Lollipop demo with Exploratorium Explainers

Plant-based Fragrances from Juniper Ridge

Squishy Circuits with Explorables Volunteers

 

EXPLORATORIUM EXHIBITS

Seed Table & Bench

Tea Leaves

Color Your Judgment

Avalanche

 

Exploratorium thanks Raj Tents for their help in providing tents for Market Days: Savor Faire.