• Throughout Vietnam one thing remains constant – the heady, fragrant and colourful street food. Join Kush to cook beef pho made with stock, brisket, noodles and herbs. Then explore other favourites including rice paper rolls, and the crispy pancake served with pork or shrimp, fresh herbs and lettuce known as bánh xèo. Finish with simple…

  •   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 &…

  • The world loves dumplings and so do we. Here Brad will look at classic pork sui mai, gyoza, soup dumplings and wontons all with their complementary sauces. Learn which wrappers and fillings work best, along with cooking methods including steaming, frying and boiling. This cooking class is a hands-on workshop & involves working in small…

  •   Europe is the home of braised dishes, perfect for Melbourne’s winter. Starting with a simple lamb shoulder ragu, Nicki will show how to break down and brown the meat before braising with stock and wine. From France comes the classic red wine braise of coq au vin, and travelling further east, a hearty beef…

  • Over half the world’s population relies on rice as their staple food, but here Matt will focus on the southern European rice dishes he loves. Learn which rice for which dish, including arroz negra, the ink and cuttlefish stew originating in Valencia, risotto ‘Milanese’, pork and octopus rice beloved by the Portuguese and, as a…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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. …