Hands-on cooking class

Imagine the fun of a hands on cooking class.

Additionally we do corporate and group events!


 The LSU  Food Science and Nutritional Kitchen

Our Team Building Cooking Class for the Academic Affairs Office on the campus of LSU.It took place in the Food Science and Nutritional Kitchen. We wanted our guests who were not raised with Louisiana ingredietns to get a taste of our decadent food.This class could not have happened without the planning from the Marketing Director,Gaye Sandoz and the Food Science Department including our Food Scientist Dr. Luis Espinoza.

You need an idea for a snack for  Your Mardi Gras and Super bowl gatherings. These little nibbles are sweet, savory and crunchy. They take no time to put together and pack up nicely.


Using the ingredients at the peak of their season, combine different varieties of oranges, toasted salted nuts, dark green leafy lettuces and the warming touch of goat cheese on top. Try our Citrus, Avocado and Spinach Salad with warm Goat Cheese and Delightful Palate’s Stone Fruit...

Smoked Chicken and Cranberry Croissant

My friend Dorian had a recent blind date go sour when getting-to-know-you broached the topic of favorite cuisine.

“I think mine’s...

Hedy Goldsmith's Junk in da Trunk Cookies

What to do with the left over candy from your stockings and Santa’s cookies?Crush them up and put them in a cookie dough. I was watching Hedy Goldsmith on the Today show and she was making Junk in da Trunk Cookies, which is a toll house cookie dough with your...

Cypress Grove Chèvre Truffle Tremor

This was one of my birthday presents from my precious brother David and his wife Kathy. Cypress Grove Chevre Truffle Tremor, we nibbled on it for several evenings pairing it with pear slices and banquettes or candied kumquats and Cara Cara oranges that resembled the...

Roasted Carrot, Kabocha and Chickpea Dip

Whip up a New Year's Eve tasty snack, Roasted Carrot, Kabocha and Chickpea Dip using Delightful Palate's Wild Mayhaw Berry vinaigrette to roast the carrots and kabocha squash. Once roasted the sweetness of the Wild Mayhaw Berry vinaigrette plays against the heat from the harissa, earthy...

Cranberry, Brie and Prosciutto Crostini

There is nothing like good times and great food to bring family together, especially during the holidays. We asked local food artisans to share some of their favorite holiday recipes with the Baton Rouge Moms...



My name is Lili Courtney and welcome to my Delightful Palate blog! 

You will quickly learn that food is my life and the art of eating well is my passion.  I invite you to join the conversation about fresh food and fine living.  Together let’s discover the delightful flavors of life one entry at a time.

Delightful Palate Cooking Classes

Elizabeth's Bridesmaid Luncheon