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Ottolenghi Inspired Cooking-BONUS JAR OF ROSE HARISSA

Presented by The Cooking School at the Essential Ingredient Surry Hills
About the class
Ottolenghi Inspired Cooking


In this class, Chef Davide Tonucci will show you how to cook a stunning feast of Ottolenghi inspired dishes that are simple, delicious and packed full of flavour.

Although this menu celebrates shared eating, this class is formatted to suit COVID restrictions, each participant will be preparing their own meal with some elements demonstrated by our Chef.

This class is a 3-hour hands-on class where you will enjoy the meal at the end with a chilled glass of Riesling


The Menu

Whole Baked Snapper with preserved lemon and urfa chilli Flakes

Chicken Shawarma with lemon and tahini sauce

Herbaceous Salad with farro, barberry and pistachio

Cucumber Salad with fresh herbs, nigella seeds and chilli

Roasted Brussel Sprouts with pomegranate molasses, crispy bacon and freekah

Individual Sweet, Salty and Crunchy Cheesecake with homemade sweet dukkah and seasonal fruit


Measures in place with COVID Restrictions

Your safety comes first, our COVID Safety Plan will be presented to each attendee upon arrival. Please contact us if you would like to have a copy in advance.

– Reduced class size to accommodate 1.5 Metre distancing

– Stringent hygiene measures in place

– Class credit to those who are not well enough to attend

– New class format with less teamwork and more individual tasks

To-do list!

– Wear closed-toed shoes (no 6-inch heels ladies!)

– Please tie back long hair

– Arrive early as the class will start on time (there’s a lot to fit in!)

– Save the environment and bring a container in case of leftovers

We love Planet Earth

The Cooking School believes in recycling, reducing waste and reusing where possible. All food waste is collected by an organic recycling company that converts the waste into reusable energy.


St Margaret’s Car Park at 417-435 Bourke Street, Surry Hills is a great option for parking with 80 spaces available and a 5-minute walk from the Cooking School. Casual parking rates after 5 pm are $4/hour.


Booking Conditions:

  • Cancellations are non-refundable.
  • A change in personal circumstances does not entitle a ticket holder to return or exchange a ticket.
  • All bookings are confirmed on receipt of full payment and if a seat is available.
  • Reservations may be transferred to other classes with 30 days notice.
  • If you are unable to attend a reserved booking, you are welcome to send someone else in your place.
  • Reservations for classes and events close 30 minutes prior to the start time.
  • All classes and events require closed-in shoes.
  • The Essential Ingredient reserves the right to alter or cancel a class. Every effort is made to contact and accommodate guests in the event of alterations or cancellations. If a class is cancelled or moved to a date and/or time you are unavailable, you are entitled to a full refund.
  • Please inform staff of any dietary requirements whilst making a booking, we will attempt to accommodate you to the best of our abilities. Please contact us on 02 9555 8300.

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About the presenter

The Cooking School at The Essential Ingredient Surry Hills offers a variety of cooking classes hosted by dedicated local and international chefs in a relaxed and friendly environment.


July 29
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Essential Ingredient, Surry Hills
146 Foveaux Street
Surry Hills, NSW 2010 Australia
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