• 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…

  • We are welcoming Davide Tonucci (The Coastal Italian) back to Essential Ingredient Newcastle to prepare a delightful selection of Italian baked goods and sweets with you. This course is hands-on and you will learn a good selection of technical pastry skills as well as share in the joy that is Italian baking. Your Menu… Focaccia…

  • From 1:30pm – 3:30pm on Thursday 1st July 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 Thursday 1st July 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…

  • 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…

  • Verdure – the Italian word for Vegetables, and so much more. Verdure means vibrant, lush vegetable gardens brimming with peak produce. It can also conjure up the rolling hills of Tuscany in all their green glory. We are going to explore the bountiful world of Italian Vegetarian in this 2-hour whirlwind tour. Your Menu includes……

  • 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…

  • Join Pasta Pros Maya Kumar and Kelly Syms for this fun, hands-on and delicious look at making Pasta By Hand along with super powered sauces.  Maya will guide you through the processes of dough making, resting, rolling and learning how to cook pasta to the perfect ‘Al Dente’.  Kelly will then pair them with fantastic,…

  • From 3:00pm – 5:00pm on Tuesday 6th April 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 6th April 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…

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