• While baking is a very broad subject, we believe there are few other kitchen activities which offer the same pleasure – both to the baker and to the eater. Formerly owner and head baker at Tivoli Road Bakery, infamous for their doughnuts and sourdough bread, Michael will show how to prepare Scandinavian cinnamon buns, or…

  • Dedicated cooks and professionals know the most important kitchen tools are your knives. Learn how to choose the right knife for each purpose and master its use. Includes boning a chicken, filleting a fish, slicing and dicing vegetables, plus how to sharpen and maintain your investment. This cooking class is a hands-on workshop & involves…

  • Once you’ve mastered the art of making perfect pasta, Ben guarantees you will never look back. Learn to make fresh egg pasta dough, filled pasta (roast pumpkin, ricotta and pickled currant ravioli with burnt butter and crispy sage), cut pasta (tagliatelle with beef ragu) and a classic pan-fried potato gnocchi with tomato sugo. This cooking…

  • Explore the flavours of Greece and the Mediterranean with traditional roasting techniques enhanced by lemons, garlic and oregano. Slow-roasted lamb, Greek style, is fall-apart tender, and the same method can easily be adapted for goat and fish. With all these dishes, lemony roasted potatoes are the perfect accompaniment. This cooking class is a hands-on workshop…

  • If you aspire to be a perfect roaster, presenting perfectly pink beef, crunchy pork, juicy chicken and crispy potatoes every time, this class is for you.  A good roast is simply unbeatable, and Joe will show the techniques guaranteed to produce outstanding flavours, delicious sides and traditional sauces. This cooking class is a hands-on workshop…

  • Dedicated cooks and professionals know the most important kitchen tools are your knives. Learn how to choose the right knife for each purpose and master its use. Includes boning a chicken, filleting a fish, slicing and dicing vegetables, plus how to sharpen and maintain your investment. This cooking class is a hands-on workshop & involves…

  • Dedicated cooks and professionals know the most important kitchen tools are your knives. Learn how to choose the right knife for each purpose and master its use. Includes boning, filleting, slicing and dicing, plus how to sharpen and maintain your investment. Limited to 10 places. This cooking class is a hands-on workshop & involves working…

  • Emiko describes her recipes as soul food, Italian style. Rich in nostalgia, this is comfort food as prepared by generations of her family. From the Mediterranean port city of Taranto, to the elegance of Turin and, of course, her home in Tuscany, dishes will include anchovies baked with buratta, stuffed baby cuttlefish, and walnut grissini….

  • Join the much loved cookbook author Tessa Kiros for a chat about her unique approach to food, books and travel.  We will be putting on a scrumptious morning tea and demonstrating a favourite recipe from Tessa’s most recent book ‘Provence To Pondicherry’ – a book which follows the influence of French cuisine across the globe. …

  • Like all cooking methods, the more you learn of the fundamentals of roasting the more successful your finished dish will be. Join Brad as he looks at different meats and cuts, the essential requirement of brining, achieving perfect crackling, roasting full-flavoured beef or preparing the great Australian leg of lamb, with sides and sauces to…

  •   Discuss the all important facts of seasonality and sustainability while learning to handle fish with ease and confidence. Hear what to look for when buying fish, how to fillet, pin bone, and score, plus cooking methods such as pan frying for crispy skin, steaming, or curing, or simply serving raw. This cooking class is…

  • Janella has been treating digestive concerns for over 20 years and will discuss ways to maintain optimum gut health with simple and delicious foods that support good gut bacteria. Learn the differences between pro-biotic and pre-biotic foods, and the reasons we need them more than ever in these times of widespread antibiotic use. This cooking…