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Impress and delight your friends and excite your taste buds. From Cooking Essentials to exotic offerings from around the world, we have courses for beginner to gourmand.

All of our courses are a mix of demonstration, hands on cooking and, best of all, eating.ooking

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Choux Pastry & Croquembouche

Choux puffs, éclairs and profiteroles are impressive deserts that never fail to delight. Learn to make this delicate pastry and an assortment of fillings for all occasions. Course fee includes all ingredients. Please note: All courses need a minimum number of students to run. If your course does not have enough students it will be cancelled prior to the commencement and you will be informed. For your convenience information about class cancellations or changes are made initially... [More]
$190 Limited inc GST / $¤,171
Choux Pastry & Croquembouche

<p>Choux puffs, éclairs and profiteroles are impressive deserts that never fail to delight. Learn to make this delicate pastry and an assortment of fillings for all occasions.</p><p>Course fee

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Turkish Cookery

Discover the richness of Turkish culture and cuisine as you create authentic Turkish recipes age-old favourites with a modern twist. Learn to put together a glorious Turkish spread from shish kebabs to exotic pilavs, from sarma (dolmades) and a mezze plate that will be the talk of the town, to decadent desserts and gozleme. All taught by the passionate family matriarch Emsal. In combining her passion for Turkish cooking and her avid interest in sharing in Turkish culture and... [More]
$250 Limited inc GST / $¤,225
Turkish Cookery

<p>Discover the richness of Turkish culture and cuisine as you create authentic Turkish recipes age-old favourites with a modern twist. Learn to put together a glorious Turkish spread from shish

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please join the waiting list.

Mediterranean Vegetarian Cookery

Intensely flavourful and inherently healthy, Mediterranean food easily lends itself to a vegetarian diet. Whether you are a vegetarian, vegan or meat eater, make the most of seasonal produce to create delicious and satisfying meals without using meat. Materials Sharp knife Cutting board Tea towel and apron Oven mitts Learning Outcomes Gained an awareness of OH&S issues in relation to food preparation Learned how to read and follow a recipe Become familiar with terminology used in... [More]
$145 Limited inc GST / $¤,131
Mediterranean Vegetarian Cookery

<p>Intensely flavourful and inherently healthy, Mediterranean food easily lends itself to a vegetarian diet. Whether you are a vegetarian, vegan or meat eater, make the most of seasonal produce to

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please join the waiting list.

Japanese Cookery

Create authenic, homestyle Japanese food as you learn about the importance of food in Japanese culture. Your tutor Ritsuko will share family recipes as well as iconic dishes that she learnt while studying. Course fee includes all ingredients. Materials Sharp knife Tea towel and apron Takeaway containers for any leftover food Learning Outcomes Gained an awareness of OH&S issues in relation to food preparation Gained an appreciation of the importance of food, and the extended meal in... [More]
$145 Limited inc GST / $¤,131
Japanese Cookery

<p>{image name:“sushicake”} <br/>Create authenic, homestyle Japanese food as you learn about the importance of food in Japanese culture. Your tutor Ritsuko will share family recipes as well as

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please join the waiting list.

Italian Banquet

To truly experience Italian cuisine you need to be in the kitchen and patient. In this hands on course you will make traditional, slow cooked, family recipes including making pasta by hand. Learn about where each dish comes from as Cristina shares her personal story of being a child of Italian immigrants married to an Italian, told all through food of course. Relax and enjoy as you create and then sit down to eat and discuss your well-earned meal. The menu includes: Fagioli alla... [More]
$145 Limited inc GST / $¤,131
Italian Banquet

<p>To truly experience Italian cuisine you need to be in the kitchen and patient. In this hands on course you will make traditional, slow cooked, family recipes including making pasta by hand. Learn

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Thai Street Food

Take a culinary trip through the streets of Bangkok as you create a feast of best loved dishes. Thai street food is often eaten on its own or with sticky rice In this hands on courses you will make and eat: Moo ping (BBQ pork in bamboo stick). Som tum (papaya salad). Thai tom yum fishball (both dry dish eaten and soup). Deep fried banana batter in coconut and sesame seed. Deep fried marinated Thai style chicken wing. Sticky rice. Please bring the following to your course: 2 tea... [More]
$145 Limited inc GST / $¤,131
Thai Street Food

<p>Take a culinary trip through the streets of Bangkok as you create a feast of best loved dishes. Thai street food is often eaten on its own or with sticky rice</p><p><strong>In this hands on

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Pies and Tarts

This is a wonderful time to try new pie and tart recipes because there are so many seasonal fruits and vegetables available. Discover how to prepare delicious baked dinners in this hands-on/demonstration class. Learn about a variety of pastries, like rough puff pastry, quick flaky pastry and classic short crust pastry and the various techniques and skills required to master them. The menu includes: Chicken Pie, Quiche Lorraine and a Roast Vegetable Tart and an Apple Filo Pie.... [More]
$190 Limited inc GST / $¤,171
Pies and Tarts

<p>This is a wonderful time to try new pie and tart recipes because there are so many seasonal fruits and vegetables available. Discover how to prepare delicious baked dinners in this hands-on/

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please join the waiting list.

Cooking Essentials

The best way to become a good cook is to learn basic cooking techniques. Once you learn how to handle these fundamental techniques, you will be able to handle most recipes. Cooking is not just about recipes....it is about how to take ingredients and make them taste as good as possible. This course uses simple but contemporary recipes, from around the world, to enable even the most reluctant cook to produce tasty dishes from brunch to sinful desserts with ease. As you read and... [More]
$250 Limited inc GST / $¤,225
Cooking Essentials

<p>The best way to become a good cook is to learn basic cooking techniques. Once you learn how to handle these fundamental techniques, you will be able to handle most recipes. Cooking is not just

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Latin American Vegetarian Cooking

Take a culinary journey from Spain to the new world as you create delicious, authentic vegetarian meals from Central America, South America and Cuba. Course fee includes all ingredients. Materials Sharp knife Cutting board Tea towel and apron Oven mitts Learning Outcomes Gained an awareness of OH&S issues in relation to food preparation Learned how to read and follow a recipe Become familiar with terminology used in food preparation Gained an understanding of how to select fresh... [More]

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Tea Appreciation & Blending

Delve into the complex world of tea as you learn how to taste and brew premium teas. Then progress to make your own bespoke blend.This introductory hands-on tea workshop has been designed for you to enjoy the charming world of tea and tea blending. Participants will learn about different types of teas and tea tree varieties from different world regions (black, green, white, yellow, oolongs and pu-erh). Experience a sensory appreciation of tea while understanding the importance of... [More]

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