Spice It Up with Deb: A Live Cooking ExperienceLearn how to add more flavor to your food w/ spice expert, and master teacher, Debbie Kornberg.(97)
San Diego, CA


Discover the world of spices and the countless ways to cook with them! Join spice expert, Debbie Kornberg for a fun and interactive cooking experience. During this guided step-by-step instruction, we will prepare a meal that is ready to serve by the end of class, exploring the amazing art of cooking with spices and how they can be a serious game-changer for enhancing the flavor of your food.

Since 2018, Debbie has been teaching virtual cooking classes and absolutely loves it! In addition to teaching regular cooking classes both in-person and virtually, Debbie is a regular contributor on Fox 5 San Diego Morning News since 2017 and is a guest cooking instructor for Rancho La Puerta Wellness Resort & Spa. She has collaborated with Fortune 500 companies, and non-profit organizations alike across the United States and around the world. Ready to spice up your life? Let's get cooking!

Debbie's enthusiasm for spices began at an early age in her grandmother's kitchen. She used these experiences as a catalyst to experiment with new flavors and eventually launch her own spice company, SPICE + LEAF. With more than 25 years of teaching experience, Debbie is a master teacher and passionate about educating people how to use spices in easy-to-follow recipes to create flavorful food, adaptable to any diet or picky palate. She has presented SPICE + LEAF gift sets on behalf of GBK Products' Gift Lounge for the Emmy Awards, Grammy Awards, and the Oscar Awards.

Personalized menus are available upon request. Cocktails can be added to the menu selection. Vegetarian, Gluten-Free & other food allergy/food sensitivities can be accommodated. Inquire for more details.

Popular Menus Include:
Cook Like a Pro
• Seared Ahi Steak w/ Espresso BBQ Rub
• Chai Infused Basmati Rice w/Sauteed Onions & Toasted Almonds
• Asian Inspired Green Salad with Mandarin Oranges & Vinaigrette

A Taste of Morocco
• Moroccan Butternut Squash in a Tomato Ragu
• Spice Infused Couscous with Sautéed Onions, Almonds & Dates
• Citrus Salad with Pistachios & Honey or Pomegranate Mint Ice Tea

Spice Up Your Brunch
• Shakshuka (A Poached Egg Dish with a Tomato Sauce Base)
• Fattoush Salad with Feta Cheese
• Seasonal: Citrus Salad with Pistachios & Honey

Middle Eastern Street Food
• Za'atar Spiced Flatbread
• Shawarma Spiced Chicken with a Tahini Sauce Served
• Pistachio Rice with Sauteed Onions, Fresh Dill & Cranberries
• Israeli Salad