• Italian Pecorino and Prosciutto Bread

    ​A gray Ohio winter can challenge even the most positive, upbeat soul. So what can cheer up a Buckeye (other than a national championship!)? How about a nice warm bowl of soup and the tantalizing aroma of freshly baked bread. As the Cooking School staff at Jungle Jim’s International Market begins cooking in 2015, we thought we would offer this flavorful Italian Pecorino and Prosciutto Bread recipe as a tasty accompaniment to hearty soup or stew. Read article
  • Cooking School: Gingerbread Biscotti

    ​The holiday cooking classes are over and our staff has mixed, rolled, shaped and baked 9 different cookies for 80 students. If you are looking to add some new ideas to your holiday cookie trays and cookie exchanges, think about joining The Cooking School at Jungle Jim’s International Market next year for our annual cookie extravaganza held in the beginning of December. With the class schedule winding down for 2014, we decided to take a break, Read article
  • The Cooking School: Steak and Red Wine Soup

    ​If this soup could be rated, The Cooking School staff at Jungle Jim’s International Market would give this the “Adult with Discriminating Taste Only” rating! We used the very best ingredients for this winter weather, hearty Steak and Red Wine Soup. Cooking school students enjoyed a Wine and Food pairing class with Leigh Barnhart Ochs, Dave Schmerr and Chip Emmerich. Wine aficionados will recognize the Burnet Ridge Winery label. Burnet Ridge Winery is a Cincinnati gem and if you have not tried Chip’s wines, Read article
  • The Cooking School: Gnocchi Gratin with Gruyere and Bacon

    ​The weather forecast greatly influenced the recipe we chose to make today! Blustery winter weather pairs perfectly with warm, cheesy comfort food like Gnocchi Gratin with Gruyere and Bacon. The aroma of applewood smoked bacon and baking cheese always seems to draw people to the kitchen. Those staff people lucky enough to be there when the gnocchi came out of the oven were very pleased indeed. The Cooking School staff at Jungle Jim’s International Market really enjoy recipes that are easy to prepare when returning home from work. Read article
  • The Cooking School: Beef Stroganoff

    ​Do the words “beef stroganoff” conjure up the image of a strange concoction served to you as a child? Maybe some chunks of mystery meat swimming in a puddle of thick sauce with mushy noodles on the side? Well, let’s dispel the bad memories and allow The Cooking School at Jungle Jim’s International Market to introduce you to an elegant rendition of this cold weather classic. Our staff readily admits that we are lucky to have access to a cook’s fantasy food world right below our cooking school kitchen, Read article
  • Cooking School: Gluten-Free Pizza

    ​For those of you who must eat a gluten-free diet, The Cooking School at Jungle Jim’s International Market decided to follow the step-by-step directions on King Arthur’s blog for making gluten-free pizza. We frequently receive calls asking about gluten-free classes and have responded by offering a variety of demonstration and hands-on classes for our students who need to adapt to a new way of cooking and baking. The gluten-free selection of products in our Natural Foods section is outstanding and we carry the King Arthur Gluten Free Multi-Purpose Flour. Read article
  • Summer Grilling: Tri-Tip

    Summer means the advent of Grilling Season, and we are eager to start firing up that beloved outdoor cooking mechanism. After all, everything is better on the grill, isn’t it? From hot dogs to burgers to shrimp to steak, everything is improved with the smoky, charred bite of the grill added to it. Which meant that when we were presented the opportunity to watch Leigh Barnhart Ochs of the Cooking School at Jungle Jim’s work her magic with a grill and a tender, Read article
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