Wickedfood is excited to announce a very special cooking class scheduled for Mothers Day. Spend a relaxing day in the country, with mom, learning the secrets of no-stress entertaining, perfect dishes for this coming winter. In this cooking class, we will show you how to stuff a pork roast, and prepare a variety of accompaniments to eventually sit down and enjoy a scrumptious 4-course feast. Space is limited, so book early! Click here to Read More…
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Wickedfood Cooking School news
The Cooking class programmes for May are up on the internet, and bookings are open. Wickedfood Cooking School, Sunninghill (in red below) runs cooking classes with a minimum of 8 participants and a maximum of 12 giving everyone hands-on experience and keeping the cooking class small enough for maximum learning. At Wickedfood Earth Country Cooking School (in green below) we run full-day Sunday cooking classes and food skills workshops, where each 3 to 6 students has their own fully-equipped cooking station.
- Monday 05 May at 6pm – Making pasta, basic shapes and sauces (R430pp). Making pasta is really easy, and fresh pasta tastes better too. Learn the secrets to making pasta from scratch in this pasta cooking class. Dishes include, farfalle with chicken and cherry tomatoes, salad Florentine, gorgonzola cream sauce, cheese and tomato filled cannelloni, and delicious sweet noodle cake.
- Sunday 11 May at 9:30am – Mothers day cooking experience. (R495pp, No children under 14) Spend a relaxing day in the country, with mom, learning the secrets of no-stress entertaining, perfect dishes for this coming winter. In this cooking class, we will show you how to stuff a pork roast, and prepare a variety of accompaniments. Entertaining is all about pleasant company with friends, sharing food and good conversation. Great memories often stem from delicious food around the table. Entertaining does not have to be a military exercise with major stress and sleepless nights. With a bit of forward-planning, dishes can be knocked up with a minimum of fuss, many in advance, just to be reheated. At the end of the class we will sit down and enjoy a scrumptious 4-course feast.
- Monday 12 May at 6pm – Classic Lebanese dishes (R430 per person). The Lebanese gastronomy is a rich mixture of various products and ingredients coming from the diverse Lebanese regions. It is with food that the Lebanese express their generosity and hospitality. The secret to mastering Lebanese cuisine lies in the preparation and organization of the menu and in the fact that Lebanese dishes store and reheat well. The Lebanese cook always prepares several dishes in advance and stores the basic mixtures so that they can be combined with other food items to quickly make a full meal. Every household has a constant stock of pickles, olives, cheese, yoghurt, nuts, grain, herbs and spices. A selection of the most popular Lebanese party food including Hummous with ground lamb, Kibbi Naye and Deep-fried kibbi balls, Lebanese salad, bread pies and Osmaliyah.
- Monday 19 May at 6pm – The tastes of France (R430 per person). The French have an ongoing love affair with food, and in this cooking class we teach home gourmets and enthusiasts alike how to create these wonderful foods with our introduction to French cuisine, including chicken liver pâté, French onion soup, entrecote pommes frites, and crème caramel.
Please contact our booking office (076 236 2345) to book a class. Or email email@example.com
Sunninghill Corporate News
Wickedfood Sunninghill has been a little quite over the last couple of weeks with corporates taking time off during the holidays. We have added some photos from our classes of the last couple of weeks onto our facebook page, click here to have a look at all photos from our classes.
If you are interested in our Corporate and team building classes click here for more information or you can contact Cilla on 076 236 2345.
Wickedfood Earth news
We have a very exciting Mothers Day class planned on the Farm. Spend a relaxing day in the country, with mom, learning the secrets of no-stress entertaining, perfect dishes for this coming winter. In this cooking class, we will show you how to stuff a pork roast, and prepare a variety of accompaniments. At the end of the class we will sit down and enjoy a scrumptious 4-course feast. Book now by calling our booking office on 076 236 2345 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Wickedfood Earth weekly Community Country Food Market from the premises of the Wickedfood Country Cooking School is slowly gaining momentum. The Market links local producers to consumers, as well as provides a location for food lovers to get together for a quick cup of coffee, cake and chat. All food sold at this market is seasonal, locally grown and produced.
All products produced on the Wickedfood Earth farm through our community upliftment training programme are available for sale at this market. Apart from products produced by our trainees, the market is also open to local farmers and artisanal producers from the Valley to sell their produce and products.
Food quote of the week
“So long as you have food in your mouth, you have solved all questions for the time being.” – Franz Kafka
Cookbook of the week
Remember the ’70s and ’80s, when we were obsessed by packaged and processed food and how it could be turned to a “complete” meal – bully beef and sweet corn bread, venison roasted in cola, rice crispy and marshmallow biscuits, to name but a few. Ever imagined what these meals would have been like updated, to today’s fast world of television food channels and international travel? Click here to read more.
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Recipe of the week
Many years ago there was a big craze of cooking chicken in all kinds of sweet liquids. Here’s an interesting one using cola, from Cookbook of the weeks author, Nina Timm. Click here for the recipe.
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