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Breads & Baking

Cheesemaking - Halloumi and Ricotta

½ day

$119.00 incl. GST

Discover how easy it is to make halloumi and ricotta cheeses from scratch. You'll make the cheese and get to take it home too! All ingredients provided.

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Cheesemaking - Mozzarella and Mascarpone

½ day

$119.00 incl. GST

Keen to make your own mozzarella and mascarpone? This half-day workshop will show you how to make them from scratch (using vegetarian rennet). All ingredients provided.

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French Patisserie and Pastry - An Introduction

4 weeks

$180.00 incl. GST

Join our experienced tutor and discover the delights of traditional French patisserie - pastries, mousses and more! Not for beginner cooks, please. All ingredients provided.

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Christmas Treats

1 day

$185.00 incl. GST

Spend the day whipping up treats suitable for festive giveaways or to have on hand when guests pop over. All ingredients included in course fee.

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Cheesemaking - Feta (and a Mozzarella Demo)

½ day

$135.00 incl. GST

Always wanted to make your own feta? Find out how and take home your own round, plus get a demo on making mozzarella. All ingredients provided.

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Macarons - C'est Magnifique

1 day

$115.00 incl. GST

Learn the process and technique involved in making perfect macarons. Make delicious ganache and meringue buttercream icings to fill them. All ingredients provided.

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Breadmaking from Scratch

1 day

$135.00 incl. GST

Give the breadmaking machine a rest and learn to make delicious bread by hand! All ingredients provided.

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6.5PD hours

Sourdough from Scratch

1 day

$139.00 incl. GST

Keen to give traditional sourdough a go but not sure where to start? Find out how to work with the sourdough bug and create a range of bread products. All ingredients provided.

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Cheesemaking - Farmhouse Cheddar Cheese Workshop

1 day

$205.00 incl. GST

A practical workshop where you’ll make a round of farmhouse style cheddar and take it home in a cheese press which is yours to keep. All ingredients (and the cheese press to take home) provided.

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Cheesemaking - Vegan Cheese Workshop

2 hours

$80.00 incl. GST

No need for vegans to miss out on cheese! Be guided through the cheesemaking process as you make your own vegan halloumi, ricotta and marinated feta cheeses. All ingredients provided.

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Cheesemaking - Brie and Burrata (Mozzarella filled with Cream)

1 day

$135.00 incl. GST

During this intensely practical, hands-on workshop, you will be guided through each step of the cheesemaking process while making your very own round of Double Cream ‘NZ style’ Brie. You will also be shown how to make Burrata (Cream filled Mozzarella) cheese which you will get to sample afterwards. All ingredients included.

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Baking with Yeast - Beginners

1 day

$135.00 incl. GST

Specially created for complete beginners, this course will teach you how to master yeast-based baking. Gain knowledge about different flours, how yeast works and how to read and follow recipes. Practice how to knead, shape, proof and bake amazing goods. Acquire the skills to bake with confidence at home so you can enjoy quality yeast based goods.

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Baking with Yeast - Pretzels and Bagels

1 day

$135.00 incl. GST

Advance your yeast-baking skills as you learn the techniques needed to make Israeli bagels and pretzels to a high standard. Master the culinary arts of kneading, rising and glazing to create your own delicious baked goods.

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Cooking: Singapore Nyonya Food

1 day

$95.00 incl. GST

Love scrumptious Nyonya or Peranakan food? Combining Chinese, Malay and other influences, come and discover how to make your own Nyonya cuisine. Some communal ingredients supplied, a list of other ingredients will be sent out before the course starts (approx cost $25-30).

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Cooking: Lentils – Types, Recipes and How to Cook Them

1 day

$95.00 incl. GST

Discover the wide range of ways lentils can be used to make delicious and economical dishes. Explore different kinds of lentils and create recipes that make the most of this versatile and nutritious food staple. All ingredients included in course fee.

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Cooking: My Indian Pantry

4 weeks

$140.00 incl. GST

Want to know how to put together delicious Indian meals using the contents of your pantry, fridge and freezer? My Indian Pantry shows you how to put together meals from things you already have at home.

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Cooking: Korean Favourite Dishes

1 day

$149.00 incl. GST

If you are interested in Korean healthy food, come and join us! During this one day workshop you'll learn how to cook Bulgogi, Japchae and Bibimbap. Enjoy delicious and healthy dishes! All ingredients included in course fee.

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Cooking: Homemade Chinese Egg Noodles and Pan-fried Buns

1/2 day

$95.00 incl. GST

Keen to try your hand at making staple Chinese foods from scratch? Avoid the additives and learn how to create fresh egg noodles and traditional meat buns. Replicate these delicious basics of Chinese cuisine to enjoy at home. Some communal ingredients supplied, a list of other ingredients will be sent out before the course starts (approx cost $25-30).

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Cooking: Indian Homestyle

4 weeks

$135.00 incl. GST

Not Kiwi “Indian” takeaways but real Indian food like they cook at home in Manjula’s native Gujarat!

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Cooking: Indian Vegan

4 weeks

$135.00 incl. GST

Indian food is one of the great cuisines of the world and creates robust fully-flavoured vegan dishes. Learn how to create intense and delicious flavours with freshly prepared spices and herbs.

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Cooking: Indian Vegetarian

4 weeks

$135.00 incl. GST

Create a range of delicious and nutritious meat-free dishes, with an Indian focus.

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Cooking: Japanese Modern Homestyle

4 weeks

$150.00 incl. GST

Japanese cuisine is renowned for its healthiness and beautiful presentation - eat well and live longer! All ingredients provided.

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Cooking: Masalas and Breads from India

1 day

$139.00 incl. GST

Masala is the Indian word for curry. Spend the day making a range of curries both from scratch and by adapting spice packets, for family meals and special occasions. All ingredients provided.

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Cooking: More Tastes of Singapore Street Food

½ day

$95.00 incl. GST

Create more scrumptious dishes in this half-day workshop, suitable for both Mei-Fen's previous students as well as newcomers to Singapore Hawker Food. Some communal ingredients included in course fee, a list of other ingredients to bring will be sent out before the course starts (approx cost $25-30).

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Cooking: Mumbai Street Food

1 day

$135.00 incl. GST

Take a culinary tour of the streets of Mumbai and learn how to create a range of great Indian foods and snacks. All ingredients provided.

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Cooking: Plant-Based Adventures

3 weeks

$145.00 incl. GST

Kick-start your plant-based or vegan diet, or learn how you can better accommodate your herbivorous friends and family with this 3-session dive into vegan plant food basics. You’ll create nutrient-rich and satisfying meals, snacks and discover what pantry essentials you need. All ingredients provided.

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Cooking: Singapore Hawker Food

½ day

$95.00 incl. GST

Get a taste of Singapore in our half-day workshop where you’ll make some traditional hawker recipes. Some communal ingredients supplied, a list of other ingredients will be sent out before the course starts (approx cost $25-30).

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Cooking: Vietnamese Street Food

4 weeks

$155.00 incl. GST

Gain a panoramic picture of popular Vietnamese Street Foods, which you can enjoy at any time of day and find out how to make some of them with ingredients you can easily find in New Zealand. All ingredients provided.

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Condiments and Afters

Sauerkraut and Kimchi -The Basics: Fabulous Fermented Vegetables

1 day

$75.00 incl. GST

Learn how easy it is to make two tasty fermented vegetables at home: Sauerkraut and Kimchi. All ingredients provided.

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How to Make Coconut Yoghurt

2 hours

$39.00 incl. GST

Learn to make your own delicious, creamy, dairy-free coconut yoghurt. It’s vegan and great for you!

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Vegetable and Fruit Carving

4 hours

$159.00 incl. GST

It is often said “first we eat with our eyes”. This course will teach you basic methods and techniques for carving vegetables and fruits to make exquisite garnishes and decorations. All ingredients and tools included in course fee.

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Coffee Brewing - The Basics

1 day

$140.00 incl. GST

Ever wanted to know what goes into the perfect cup of coffee? This full-day workshop will give you all the info and skills you need to make the perfect cup of coffee and much more. All ingredients provided.

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Cheesemaking - Farmhouse Cheddar Cheese Workshop

1 day

$205.00 incl. GST

A practical workshop where you’ll make a round of farmhouse style cheddar and take it home in a cheese press which is yours to keep. All ingredients (and the cheese press to take home) provided.

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Cheesemaking - Brie and Burrata (Mozzarella filled with Cream)

1 day

$135.00 incl. GST

During this intensely practical, hands-on workshop, you will be guided through each step of the cheesemaking process while making your very own round of Double Cream ‘NZ style’ Brie. You will also be shown how to make Burrata (Cream filled Mozzarella) cheese which you will get to sample afterwards. All ingredients included.

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Cheesemaking - Feta (and a Mozzarella Demo)

½ day

$135.00 incl. GST

Always wanted to make your own feta? Find out how and take home your own round, plus get a demo on making mozzarella. All ingredients provided.

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Cheesemaking - Halloumi and Ricotta

½ day

$119.00 incl. GST

Discover how easy it is to make halloumi and ricotta cheeses from scratch. You'll make the cheese and get to take it home too! All ingredients provided.

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Cheesemaking - Mozzarella and Mascarpone

½ day

$119.00 incl. GST

Keen to make your own mozzarella and mascarpone? This half-day workshop will show you how to make them from scratch (using vegetarian rennet). All ingredients provided.

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Cheesemaking - Vegan Cheese Workshop

2 hours

$80.00 incl. GST

No need for vegans to miss out on cheese! Be guided through the cheesemaking process as you make your own vegan halloumi, ricotta and marinated feta cheeses. All ingredients provided.

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Jelly Art - 3D Cakes

3 hours

$79.00 incl. GST

Join the latest craze and make and take home a beautiful 3D Jelly Cake in a completely hands-on session. All ingredients provided.

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Cooking: Indian Vegetarian

4 weeks

$135.00 incl. GST

Create a range of delicious and nutritious meat-free dishes, with an Indian focus.

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