• 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…

  • In this hands-on cooking class Nonna Angelina DiLorenzo will teach you how to make seasonal, gorgeous gnocchi from scratch.  In this class Nonna Angie will impart her tips and tricks on how to create light and fluffy gnocchi. She will teach you how to properly prepare your potatoes and how to treat your dough. You…

  • Do you dream of walking through markets in France and Italy? Collecting your bounty of perfect produce to take back to your apartment, then cooking a veritable feast? Well dream no more with our Market to Table Cooking class hosted by Chef Paul Niddrie Over the course of five luxurious hours we will traverse the…

  • KA-BAO! Come learn the secrets of making incredible Gua Bao – pillowy soft steamed buns filled with a smorgasbord of deliciousness. From Char Sui BBQ Pork neck to Sweet Prawn Bao, we’ve got the goods. Add a drizzle of Nahm Jim Jeow mayo then top with coriander, peanut praline and super fresh pickles – great…

  • From 1:30pm – 3:30pm on Tuesday 21st September we are heading across the world in our ‘Kids Class – Italian Adventure!’ In this 2-hour, hands-on cooking class we will explore flavours of Italian cuisine and learn how to make hand-kneaded, fresh pasta as well as two delicious, iconic sauces. Your kids will make… Handmade Spaghetti…

  • From 10:00am – 12:00pm on Tuesday 21st September we are heading across the world in our ‘Kids Class – Italian Adventure!’ In this 2-hour, hands-on cooking class we will explore flavours of Italian cuisine and learn how to make hand-kneaded, fresh pasta as well as two delicious, iconic sauces. Your kids will make… Handmade Spaghetti…

  • KA-BAO! Come learn the secrets of making incredible Gua Bao – pillowy soft steamed buns filled with a smorgasbord of deliciousness. From Char Sui BBQ Pork neck to umami-rich marinated shitake mushrooms and Sweet Prawn Bao, we’ve got the goods. Add a drizzle of Nahm Jim Jeow or kewpie mayo then top with coriander, peanut…

  • 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 Intermediate Pasta Class. Combining hand-rolled…

  • 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…

  • Our Pizza Napoli class is back! Come learn the tricks of the trade from pizza genius Alfonso Muras of Napoli Centrale. In this 3-hour interactive demonstration style class you will cover the history of pizza, processes, proofing, and the importance of flour and types of yeast. Once you have mastered that, we will get down…

  • Do you dream of walking through markets in France and Italy? Collecting your bounty of perfect produce to take back to your apartment, then cooking a veritable feast? Well dream no more with our Market to Table Cooking class hosted by Chef Paul Niddrie Over the course of five luxurious hours we will traverse the…