• “Free from” baking doesn’t have to be complicated or contain a list of ingredients as long as your arm – let Baker Kelly Syms show you alternative cakes and pastries that look and taste great without the hassle. Welcome to our Intolerance Friendly baking class! We’ll help you build a small pantry of “free from”…

  • Who rules in the kitchen? Put your baking skills to the test in our Family Bake-off class! It’s kids versus adults in this high-stakes baking competition – who will have the fluffiest cinnamon scrolls, the highest meringue, the flakiest pastry? Baker Kelly will be the judge for the day – but everyone will be a…

  • It’s Fika time! What is Fika? It’s a Swedish word that means to take coffee and cake with friends or coworkers. It’s all about ritual, togetherness and breaking bread (or buns! together). Together we will explore Scandinavian Baking through some classic Fika favourites. You’ll learn all about rye breads and what goes into making dark…

  • We’ve all seen it…the poor vegetables baked and stuffed with rice and all manner of spice, nut ‘roasts’ and so, so many potatoes. Recipes that belong back in the 70s. These are the attempts at vegan dinners that make us all cringe a little. From the mind of your chef – “This is a class…

  • A cooking class, a winter feast and a shopping experience all in one – welcome to our Winter Long Lunch class with Chef Paul Niddrie. If you’ve ever wanted to delve into our fully stocked pantry, Masterchef-style, this is your chance. We’ll be starting from scratch with a walk through the shelves to find exciting…

  • Join Chef Paul Niddrie (Flotilla, Muse Kitchen) for an afternoon of breaking down and cooking the whole fish. There are advantages to living on the edge of the world – not only are we surrounded by endless coastlines but the riches of the ocean are at our fingertips. This class will help you turn your…

  • “The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steak to cook.” ― Julia Child Steak…the word alone conjures up meltingly tender, gloriously marbled slabs. Generously salted and slapped on the grill…wait, what’s that? Maybe we should pause, and consider our options. Grilling is great but what about sous vide? How about…

  • Join Chef Paul Niddrie (Flotilla, Muse Kitchen) for a weeknight quickie of breaking down and cooking the whole fish. Want to cook the whole fish on a weeknight, but don’t know where to start? Try this 2.5 hour quickie class on for size… We will show you the of break down of a whole fish,…

  • In this 3-hour hands-on class, Chef Davide Tonucci will show you how to cook a stunning feast of Ottolenghi inspired dishes. Ottolenghi – the name conjures up a host of exciting ingredients. From black limes to rose harissa, miso paste, black tahini and gochujang plus a host of chillies from around the world. We want…

  • Born and raised in a seaside town on the Italian east coast, Davide’s (The Coastal Italian) passion for food was ignited as a child. He spent time watching and helping his mamma and nonna making many varieties of fresh pasta by hand. He’ll continue this tradition with you in our Handmade Pasta Class. Combining hand-cut…

  • Here at The Essential Ingredient Newcastle the thought of a Meat Free Monday doesn’t worry us in the least. Why? Because we have access to this Traditional South Indian cooking class. After you’ve done it there will be no excuse not to eat vegetarian fare. Even the most shameless meatheads cannot escape the pure rapture…