• As the great writer Cervantes said – “All sorrows are less with bread! Join our next sourdough baking class with pastry chef Kelly Syms, on Thursday 10th September. 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…

  • You’ve seen him on Masterchef, you’ve marveled at his cakes and now Cake Boi is back to teach you how to create his signature tart at the Essential Ingredient Newcastle! From 2:00pm – 4:30pm on Saturday 5th September, Reece Hignell himself is leading a cooking class to teach you how to re-create his signature tart….

  • You’ve seen him on Masterchef, you’ve marveled at his cakes and now Cake Boi is back to teach you how to create his signature tart at the Essential Ingredient Newcastle! From 10:00am – 12:30pm on Saturday 5th September, Reece Hignell himself is leading a cooking class to teach you how to re-create his signature tart….

  • In this speedy, hands-on cooking class Nonna Angelina DiLorenzo will teach you how to make 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 will…

  • Join us on Tuesday 1st September as we celebrate Spanish cuisine in Newcastle’s foremost Spanish Tapas cooking class at the Essential Ingredient. Did you know that ‘tapa’ means ‘to cover’?! In its earliest incarnation a ‘tapa’ was given (think slice of cheese or Jamon) to place over your drink to keep the flies out, to…

  • 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…

  • Salsa into our kitchen and let chef Harry Callinan spice up your life! In this hands-on 3 hour cooking class Harry will take you on a culinary tour of vibrant, colourful South America – where cooking and food infiltrates every part of life. Your Menu… Empanadas Ceviche (Peruvian fish dish) Brazilian BBQ (think chicken, banana…

  • In this 3-hour masterclass, Head Chef Paul Niddrie, is going to teach you about and introduce you to some serious flavour-bombs. He will explain what ‘umami’ is; he’ll have you thinking ‘outside the box’, and teach you how to recreate show-stopping, flavour-packed dishes at home. In this class you’ll enjoy 5 different courses, each paired…

  • In this cooking class of our ‘Bake it Great’ series, we’re going to teach you how to make and bake the perfect layer cake. In this 4-hour, hands-on cooking class pastry chef Kelly Syms is going to teach you her tips and tricks to tackling your average layer cake. From batter to fillings, icing to decorations…

  • Go meat-free and compromise on NOTHING! The flavours are KAPOW and COMPLEX but easy to bring together – you just need to know how! Let our presenter ease your midweek blues with this 2 hours hands-on quickie class. Your Menu Zaalouk – Moroccan spiced eggplant dip Yoghurt flat bread and zataar Moroccan vegetable stew with cous cous…

  • She’s perfected the pillowy soft triple rise dough. Her fillings are on point and totally more-ish. Her sauces and pickles are a perfect example of how good food starts and ends with quality produce and ingredients. All that’s left is for you to come and learn! Join our Bao-making class with chef and local caterer…

  • In this speedy, hands-on cooking class Nonna Angelina Di Lorenzo will teach you how to make gnocchi from scratch! You’ll make a seasonal sauce to go with your fresh gnocchi, and Angie will demonstrate a delicious salad to accompany your main course. Gnocchi (G)never tasted so (G)nice! Click Here to Purchase Tickets Online To avoid…