• 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…

  • You’ve experienced his cooking at Flotilla and Muse Kitchen now come join Chef Paul Niddrie for an evening celebrating the humble (and not-so-humble) veg in our Modern Vegetarian – Winter cooking class. We’ve created a new menu for you to further expand your culinary journey.  We’re living in a time where our plates are changing…

  • Interested in Japanese food but don’t quite know where to start? This is the class for you! Let’s unravel the mysteries of the basic Japanese pantry together. We’ll explore Miso, Mirin, Soy, Dashi, Shichimi Togarashi, Rice Wine Vinegar, Sake, Furikake and more. If you understand the foundations of a cuisine it becomes Easy Japanese quite…

  • Wanitha is back, and she’s bringing her secrets to the perfect Malaysian curries with her. Malaysian Cuisine is rich in heritage and heavily influenced by its surrounding countries like India, China and Thailand. Curries are eaten every day by most Malays and are wonderfully aromatic and flavoursome. Join Wanitha Tanasingam for this class where she…

  • 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…

  • Unlock the secrets to divinely luxurious risotto with Chef Paul Niddrie in this Introduction to Risotto. We’ll cover everything from creating the perfect stock and nailing your flavour base to getting an ultra-creamy texture, cooking your rice perfectly and of course garnishing it with the most delectable ingredients. We’ll also chat about flavour variations, using…

  • “A chopping board, a knife and a bowl of produce walk into a bar… “   If your knife skills (or lack there of) are keeping you out of the kitchen join our cooking class on Tuesday 8th June and let Chef Paul Niddrie be your personal knife guru! We’ll begin with foundational knife skills…

  • Join Chef Paul Niddrie (Flotilla, Muse Kitchen) for a evening 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…

  • Join us on an incredible culinary journey with our Korean Banquet Masterclass. Korean cooking is packed full of flavour and fresh ingredients. In this class you will be introduced to and cook with these flavourful ingredients that are iconic to Korean cuisine. They include deep, umami-rich flavours, pickled and fermented side dishes and exciting texture….

  • Chef Tustra grew up in the Canary Islands where he learnt the value of seafood, the joy of colourful living and the importance of flavour. Now he’s visiting the Essential Ingredient Newcastle to share his wisdom on all things ‘Spain’ in this Paella Fiesta! cooking class.  When we think of Spain we think of the…

  •  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… Enter ANYTIME DUMPLINGS! Let dumpling master Suki Kwon turn the contents of your fridge into a Dumpling Delight! There will be no set recipes for…

  • 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…