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Shabbat Dinner with Café Agnes

Friday, March 6, 2020 10 Adar 5780

5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Café Agnes serves modern Salvadoran cuisine at farmers markets in Pittsburgh. In Spring 2020, our food stand will be returning to the Squirrel Hill, Bloomfield, and Market Square Farmers Markets.

Chef and owner Marcella Ogrodnik is a Pittsburgh native who started her food stand as a love letter to her family and culture in El Salvador. Ogrodnik has been a professional chef for over a decade and has cooked in Japan, Italy, France, and most recently Cure in Lawrenceville.

The Salvadoran Menu includes:
Ensalada de fruta: Mixed fruit drink with pineapple, apple, strawberry, and watercress

Ensalada de repollo: Cabbage and jicama salad with avocado and pumpkin seed dressing 

Side dish
Casamiento: A mix of rice and black beans sauteed with a sofrito of onion, tomato and pepper

Main Course 
Beet Tostadas: Cooked beets on a corn crispy tortilla with minty salsa chirmol, a sunflower seed and morita chile dressing
Buttered pasta (for kids)

Corn tamales stuffed with roasted poblano and hatch peppers, cheese, and salsa verde 

Coconut tres leche cake: A light cake soaked in three different types of milk 
Quesadilla Salvadorña: Sweet and salty coffee cake

Please register below. (Temple Sinai members: please log into your account before registering. Thank you.)

Note: Space is limited to 60 guests so make your reservations soon! 

15% of proceeds will go to Worth Manifesto, a project that seeks to acknowledge the humanity of marginalized homeless women. Learn more...

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