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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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Pho Workshop

Pho (pronounced ‘fahr’) is Vietnam’s most beloved dish, a rich, aromatic soup with rice noodles. In this hands on class you will learn the secrets to make a traditional Pho as well as variations. Essential to the perfect Pho is a rich stock that is simmered for hours. You will make a traditional beef Pho, a chick stock Pho and a stock suitable for vegans. In addition to your Pho feast you will get to make beatle leaves rolled with lemongrass pork (tofu for vegetarians) and dessert... [More]
$145 Limited inc GST / $131
Pho Workshop

<p>{image name:“Pho”} <br/>Pho (pronounced ‘fahr’) is Vietnam’s most beloved dish, a rich, aromatic soup with rice noodles. In this hands on class you will learn the secrets to make a traditional

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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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Latin Vegetarian Cooking

Take a culinary journey from Spain to the new world as you create delicious, authentic vegetarian meals from Spain, 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... [More]
$185 Limited inc GST / $167
Latin Vegetarian Cooking

<p>Take a culinary journey from Spain to the new world as you create delicious, authentic vegetarian meals from Spain, Central America, South America and Cuba.</p><p>Course fee includes all

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Artisan & Sourdough Breadmaking

Can’t resist the smell of freshly baked bread? Then try making your own – it’s rewarding, economical and tastes great too. Sourdough bread has a lovely chewy crust and moist wholesome centre; it is more flavoursome than conventional bread and keeps exceptionally well. As you make your artisan and sourdough loaves learn about the importance of choosing the right ingredients, how to adjust recipes to allow for experimentation, tried and tested production techniques and baking... [More]
$145 Limited inc GST / $131
Artisan & Sourdough Breadmaking

<p>Can’t resist the smell of freshly baked bread? Then try making your own – it’s rewarding, economical and tastes great too. Sourdough bread has a lovely chewy crust and moist wholesome centre; it is

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Kombucha Workshop

Learn to make your own endless supply of Kombucha in this fun and experiential workshop experience. Once only the domain of hippy kitchens, Kombucha is taking the culinary and health world by storm. Now found on supermarket shelves and on tap from Kombucha breweries, this tasty, ancient drink can be made easily and inexpensively at home. If you haven’t had it before Kombucha is a refreshing and healing fermented drink made up of tea, sugar, water and a SCOBY (symbiotic culture of... [More]
$95 Limited inc GST / $85
Kombucha Workshop

<p>Learn to make your own endless supply of Kombucha in this fun and experiential workshop experience. Once only the domain of hippy kitchens, Kombucha is taking the culinary and health world by storm

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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]
$145 Limited inc GST / $131
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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Menu for the day includes:
Cauliflower au Gratin (learn how to make white sauce, blanching cauliflower)
Thyme & Rosemary Roast Chicken and Roast Potatoes (learn how to roast and truss a chicken and prepare a herb butter)
Saute of Peas Onion & Carrots (teaches vegetable cuts)
Sponge Cake (how to bake a cake, aerate, prepare whipped cream)

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Gluten Free Cooking

Gluten free diet doesn’t mean you can’t be creative in the kitchen! Whatever your reason for eliminating gluten from your diet, there are plenty of dishes that are safe to eat and many more than can be made gluten free in a few easy steps. In this hands on course you will make a luscious gluten free meal, from entree to desert, using fresh ingredients. Along the way learn about simple substitutions and how to prevent cross-contamination. Essential if you are cooking for someone... [More]
$145 Limited inc GST / $131
Gluten Free Cooking

<p>Gluten free diet doesn’t mean you can’t be creative in the kitchen! Whatever your reason for eliminating gluten from your diet, there are plenty of dishes that are safe to eat and many more than

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Vietnamese Cooking

Take a culinary journey to Vietnam and use fresh ingredients to create authentic meals. From fresh rice paper rolls and salads to rich soups and banquet fare, create recipes that have been passed through the generations from Co, an accomplished home cook. 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... [More]
$145 Limited inc GST / $131
Vietnamese Cooking

<p>{image name:“rice paper rolls”} <br/>Take a culinary journey to Vietnam and use fresh ingredients to create authentic meals. From fresh rice paper rolls and salads to rich soups and banquet fare

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Pasta Making for Beginners

Sometimes the simplest things are the best. Once you learn how to make silky smooth pasta from scratch you will always have the skills to make a beautiful meal guarenteed to impress. In this hands on course you will cut through the often confusing instructions that can be found on the subject to make perfect homemade pasta. If you have flour and eggs in your kitchen, you can make pasta. If you have a bit of oil, cheese or leftovers you could be sitting down to fresh fettuccini or... [More]
$145 Limited inc GST / $131
Pasta Making for Beginners

<p>Sometimes the simplest things are the best. Once you learn how to make silky smooth pasta from scratch you will always have the skills to make a beautiful meal guarenteed to impress. <br/>In this

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Please note there is no class on the 11 June public holiday.

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Fast, Fresh and Seasonal

Be inspired by fresh, seasonal produce as you gain the skills to cook impressive meals at the drop of a hat. In this hands on course you will acquire a repertoire of quick and easy recipes that do not compromise on taste or presentation. You will also learn how to shop by the seasons, making simple adjustments to recipes to take advantage of what is at at its peak in flavour and price point. Most importantly you develop the processes needed to keep yourself organised in the kitchen... [More]
$250 Limited inc GST / $225
Fast, Fresh and Seasonal

<p>Be inspired by fresh, seasonal produce as you gain the skills to cook impressive meals at the drop of a hat. In this hands on course you will acquire a repertoire of quick and easy recipes that do

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