Cooking up culinary adventure, farm to table and pantry to plate

local ingredients, global flavors, and essential pantry tips
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Welcome to Global Local Gourmet!

We’re so excited to have you here! Global Local Gourmet is an online cooking school that allows you to explore global cuisine without ever leaving your kitchen.

Our focus on farm-to-table and pantry-to-plate cooking means that you’ll learn how to make nutritious and delicious meals with locally-sourced ingredients and pantry staples you already have on hand. And by cooking this way, you’ll save money and feel good about making sustainable choices for yourself and the planet.

With Global Local Gourmet, you’ll have access to exclusive recipes and techniques that you won’t find anywhere else. Our commitment to sustainability means that you’ll do your part to support the environment while enjoying global flavors.

So join us on a culinary adventure that will broaden your horizons and nourish your body and soul. With Global Local Gourmet, the kitchen truly is the heart of the home, and the pantry is the pulse that keeps it beating.

  • Our program highlights the cultural diversity and richness of global cuisine
  • Teaches cooking techniques, and makes recipes accessible to all skill levels.
  • Connect with others and build community through the shared experience of preparing and enjoying food.
  • Learn how to create flavorful, culturally-rich dishes that will transport your taste buds and broaden your horizons.
  • Teach you to maximize your pantry locally-sourced ingredients from grocery stores, farmer’s markets, and ethnic food stores.


Get our complimentary guides now!

Pantry Compass
This guide will help point you in the right direction to plan menus frugally, jet set the world through your dishes, and not stress what you have for dinner because you have a plan. 
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Any Market Primer
This primer educates people about healthy food choices, shopping, cooking and eating with S.O.U.L (Seasonal, Organic, Unprocessed, and Local).
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Dressed to Impress
Learn how to make salad dressings from around the globe and get your cosmopolitan fix right from your pantry. 
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Kids Garden & Cooking Steam Lab
Embrace the World of S.T.E.A.M with Our Free Garden & Cooking Lab Manual
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If you enjoyed our complimentary guides, then you’ll love our recipes and blogs! Come take a look and discover even more culinary inspiration. From mouth-watering global flavors and healthy recipes to pantry tips and cooking guides, We’ve got you covered.  Visit our recipes today to take your cooking game to the next level.

Are you ready to step up your game in the kitchen? Join us as we explore global cuisine, learn pantry management skills, and discover the beauty of cooking with local ingredients. Let’s get cooking!

Our Signature Programs

Global Local Gourmet lets you bring the world’s delights home! Our online cooking school uses locally-sourced products from grocery shops, farmer’s markets, and ethnic food stores to make tasty, nutritious, and affordable meals.

Our curriculum showcases world food and teaches culinary skills for all skill levels. You’ll learn how to maximize your ingredients and produce delicious, healthy meals, whether you’re a novice or an experienced chef.

We think that cooking and eating together builds community and fosters relationships at Global Local Gourmet. Through our shared culinary experiences, you’ll learn how to connect with people and appreciate food’s cultural complexity.

Most cooking courses teach you new recipes or skills. Our classes teach you how to use the recipes and skills you already have to immediately change the way to cook. So you can become the kind of cook you have always imagined.

Save time? Save money? Cook better food?

Join us on this culinary voyage and learn how to make delectable, culturally diverse meals that will transport your taste buds across the globe. Global Local Gourmet lets you travel from your kitchen!

Plant Based Blueprint

Plant Based Blueprint

Learn from some global communities that are heavily plant-based, leading chefs, nutritionists, and food artisans in the field to showcase a variety of delicious ways to add more vegetables, beans, sea plants, and multi-grains to our menus.

CSA Passport

CSA Passport

CSA Passport is your guide to seasonal foods and learning how to cook plant-based with inspiration from cuisines from around the world.


Kitchen oasis

Kitchen Oasis

Kitchen Oasis Cooking School and Social Club

Kids Kitchen oasis

Kids Kitchen Oasis

Cooking, Gardening, and STEAM Lab


Pantry power

Pantry Power: Meal Planning & Pantry Audit

Meal Plan Like a Pro.  Let us get a menu plan together that meets your goals and coach you to achieve and maintain them.


Mini Classes










Join me for a lively and engaging cooking lesson online. We can accommodate corporate or client groups as well as social or family gatherings. It’s a fantastic method to connect people that are spread out geographically while cooking in your own kitchen!


Nadine Nelson Private Classes - Global Local Gourmet
Global Local Gourmet Online classes

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