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March 07, 2001|ANGELA PETTERA


An Organic Night: Chef Enrico Glaudo pairs organic wines from Bonterra Vineyards with organic vegetables from the Santa Monica farmers market. The four-course meal includes a smoked swordfi1936203873


The Bread Basket: Suzanne Dunaway, owner of Buona Forchetta Bakery and author of "No Need to Knead," helps you get your hands into some dough. 7 p.m. The Jean Brady Cooking School, 680 Br1869572980


Three Fund-Raisers in One: South Bay Women in Travel is hosting a cooking class that benefitsthree charities: Rainbow Services, Heal the Bay and the Wellness Community. Chef Vittorio Novelli of Il Toscana in Torrance and chef Rene Pybourdin of the Madison in Long Beach will demonstrate a French-Italian menu. Guests can then eat lunch, taste wines and bid in a silent auction. 10 a.m. Palos Verdes Country Club, 3301 Via Campesino, Palos Verdes. (310) 375-2533. Reserve a space by calling Debbie Ruman at (310) 540-1277. $55.

Sahni Lecture: Cookbook author Julie Sahni will talk about India's changing food mosaic in her lecture "Beyond the Moghuls" at this meeting of the Culinary Historians of Southern Californ1767976480Free.

Food-Wine Fund-Raiser: New Horizons of North Hills hosts a food-and wine-pairing fund-raiser featuring 15 wines and appetizers from local restaurants. 7 p.m. 15725 Parthenia St., North Hills. For more information and tickets, contact Charles Bloomquist, (818) 894-9301. $40.


Tea Tasting: Mark Estrin helps you develop your tea palate with teas from China, India and more. 7:30 p.m. The Wine House, 2311 Cotner Ave., West L.A. (310) 479-3731. $25.


Casseroles: An enchilada casserole, a vegetable casserole and a blintz casserole are the stars of this class. 6 p.m. Beverly Hills Adult School, Room 361, 241 Moreno Drive, Beverly Hills. (858861609

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Taste of Solvang: The Danish-style village of Solvang in Santa Barbara's wine country holds its ninth annual Taste of Solvang Friday through Sunday. Scandinavian and American foods are feat1970431332or visit the Web site at http://www.solvang Tickets for the smorgasbord are $25; for all three events, $40.

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