•   You asked and we delivered – another Dumpling making AFTERNOON session! It’s been a long day, then you get to your fridge, and the day gets longer… The chances of getting something nourishing and tasty up for dinner looks farther and farther away… It’s grim, people. Grim. Enter The ANYTIME DUMPLING! Let dumpling-master Suki Kwon (from…

  • Want to take your soups from so-so to Sensational? Leonie Young will show you the secrets to layering flavours and textures in a soup. Let her teach you how to create explosive tastes with unexpected ingredients. We might be in the depths of winter, but fear not – there is no better time to warm…

  • You’ve experienced the flavour explosion of South Indian Vegetarian, now welcome to the next level of  nirvana – South Indian Vegan! After you’ve done it there will be no excuse not to eat vegan or vegetarian fare. Even the most shameless meatheads cannot escape the pure rapture of Sue Kumar’s traditional vegan curries and accompaniments. …

  • As the great writer Cervantes said – “All sorrows are less with bread! Come and learn how to cultivate (and name) your own sourdough starter, mix doughs by hand, scale and shape loaves then bake them in your home oven (with a little help from some essential tools) for instagram-worthy results. Let our qualified Baker…

  • You’ve seen him on Masterchef; you’ve marveled at his cakes and now he’s back to teach a class at the Essential Ingredient Newcastle! From 2:00pm – 4:30pm on Saturday 5th September, the Cake Boi himself is leading an intimate cooking class in our commercial kitchen to teach you how to re-create his signature Lemon Tart!…

  • You’ve seen him on Masterchef; you’ve marveled at his cakes and now he’s back to teach a class at the Essential Ingredient Newcastle! From 10:00am – 12:30pm on Saturday 5th September, the Cake Boi himself is leading an intimate cooking class in our commercial kitchen to teach you how to re-create his signature Lemon Tart!…

  • You’ve seen him on Masterchef; you’ve marveled at his cakes and now he’s back to teach a class at the Essential Ingredient Newcastle! From 10:00am – 2:00pm on Saturday 29th August, the Cake Boi himself is leading an intimate cooking class in our commercial kitchen where he will teach guests how to re-create 3 of…

  • You’ve seen him on Masterchef; you’ve marveled at his cakes and now he is back to teach a class at the Essential Ingredient Newcastle! From 10:00am – 2:00pm on Saturday 21st November, the Cake Boi himself is leading an intimate cooking class in our commercial kitchen where he will teach guests how to create 3…

  • Join us on Tuesday 13th October for our ‘Food Styling and Photography for Foodies’ workshop led by professional photographer, Megann Evans. From 5:30pm – 8:00pm, Megann will teach you how to take your food photography skills to the next level. In this hands-on class, a range of beautiful food will be provided for the guests…

  • On Tuesday 15th September Megann Evans is hosting a Food Styling and Photography workshop for Industry Professionals. From 10:30am – 1:00pm, Megann will teach guests how to style and photograph restaurant-quality plates of food. This workshop will cover – Megann’s career as a professional Food & Lifestyle Photographer How to achieve good lighting Styling and using…

  • In this cooking class of our ‘Bake It Great’ series, we are making cookies! On Saturday 12th September, from 10:30am – 1:30pm, pastry chef Kelly Syms is hosting a cooking class at the Essential Ingredient Newcastle to teach you how to make 3 different types of cookies. Chef Kelly will teach you her tips and…

  • You’ve seen him on Masterchef; you’ve marveled at his cakes and now he’s back to teach a class at the Essential Ingredient Newcastle! From 10:00am – 2:00pm on Saturday 3rd October, the Cake Boi himself is leading an intimate cooking class in our commercial kitchen where he will teach guests how to harness their passion…