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October 2017

Monday 2nd October at 6pm – Sweet treats - Basic Desserts

Monday 2 October at 6pm – Sweet treats – Basic Desserts. Learn the secrets of making flop-free desserts in our dessert baking class.

  • Chocolate Soufflé – once considered only fit for kings and queens, due to its delicacy. However anyone can make this deliciously indulgent dessert at any time with a few simple ingredients.
  • Strawberry and cream treats – a simple yet incredibly diverse dessert. Perfect for a warm summer afternoon.
  • Simple Panna Cotta – a classic Italian ‘cooked cream’ dessert served with a sauce or fruit coulis.
  • Sticky toffee pudding with a butterscotch sauce – sweet and sticky and fantastic combination of hot dessert with a cold topping is simply mouth watering
  • Lemon Meringue Pie – Quick and easy to make that is both delicious and visually appealing.
  • Pear and almond tart – a combination of sweet and sour as well as crunchy and soft.

 

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Monday 9th October at 6pm – Making filled pasta & accompanying sauces

Monday 9 October at 6pm – Making filled pasta & accompanying sauces. Making pasta is really easy, and fresh pasta tastes better too. Learn the secrets to making pasta from scratch in this pasta cooking class.

•   Making pasta – Making filled pasta.

•   Cheese and ham ravioli with a tomato sauce – tasty southern Italian dish.

•   Meat filled Agnolotti – served with a cream and blue cheese vodka sauce.

•   Spinach and ricotta tortellini – with a herb and Parmesan sauce.

•   Cappelletti filled with sweet potatoes – an interesting blend, with parsley.

•   Ravioli with apple and pecan nut stuffing – served with an orange Grand Marnier sauce.

 

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Saturday 14th October at 10am – Cooking for kids: Ages 6 through 12

Saturday 14 October at 10am – Cooking for kids: Ages 6 through 12. How you feed your kid now can inspire healthy eating habits for a lifetime. Many lifelong food habits are established between the ages of 6 and 12. During this time in particular, parents should try to display the same behaviours of healthy eating and regular exercise they would like their child to have for life.

  • Cooked oatmeal – Enhance the taste of plain oatmeal with a variety of nutritious ingredients
  • Fresh dips with cut vegetables – When the craving for a snack happens, dips with many variations. Hummus and cream cheese.
  • The packed school lunch – Thinking of healthy and exciting pack lunch fillings can be a daily challenge.
  • Fried rice – Utilizing leftovers from the night before, this dish is perfect for variation.
  • Thin crust pizza pie – Served with a side of fresh greens.
  • Chicken with yogurt marinade – A quick protean plus stuffed vegetables

 

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Monday 16th October at 6pm – Easy Thai dishes

Monday 16 October at 6pm – Easy Thai dishes. Easy dishes for a casual dinner party. Thai cuisine places emphasis on lightly prepared dishes with strong aromatic components. Thai cuisine is also known for being quite spicy as well as balancing the four fundamental taste senses in each dish or the overall meal: sour, sweet, salty, and (optional) bitter. Learn how to balance these tastes in this Thai cooking class.

  • Fresh springrolls – with a peanut dipping sauce.
  • Sour and spicy fish soup – a Thai classic, well known as Tom Yum, sour, hot, and refreshing.
  • Stir-fried beef curry – with a thick rich sauce, also ideal with chicken.
  • Chicken salad with peanut sauce – with green papaya.
  • Stir-fried noodles – dry fried, one of Thailand’s best known noodle dishes.
  • Bananas in coconut cream – bananas in a sweet/salty coconut sauce.

 

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Monday 23rd October at 6pm – Gordon Ramsay – Cooking for Friends class 3

Monday 23 October at 6pm – Gordon Ramsay – Cooking for Friends class 3. This Gordon Ramsay cooking class is based on his book Cooking for Friends. Love him or hate him, he certainly knows his food. In this book, we see a very different side of him, more relaxed, cooking some best-loved versions of classic British dishes for family and friends.

  • Shropshire Summer soup – a smooth and creamy vegetable soup
  • Farfalle with bacon peas and sage – a simple yet delicious quick to make pasta dish
  • Braised chicken thighs – with peas and onions, a French classic
  • New potato, pea and broad bean salad – with mustard dressing, very simple yet delicious salad.
  • Spicy cauliflower stir-fry – with distinct Indians flavours, perfect with an Indian meal, fried fish or chicken
  • Peach, raspberry and Ginger crumble – delicious warm from the oven with vanilla ice cream

 

R495 per person

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Monday 30th October at 6pm – Quick & easy 30 Minute meals

Monday 30 October at 6pm – Quick & easy 30 Minute meals (R495pp). Trying to juggle work and home commitments can be tough in this day and age, and the statement of ‘who has time to cook these days’ is on the rise. Maybe you are looking for new ideas or maybe never even stepped into a kitchen before, this is the class for you. In this ‘30 Minute meals’ cooking class we show participants how to produce quick and easy 30-minute meals that are delicious and well balanced.

  • Stir-fry – vegetarian with seasonal vegetables and egg noodles.
  • Red chicken curry – Thai inspired, with coconut milk.
  • Pepper steak – served with a spicy cucumber salad.
  • Sun-dried tomato pesto – perfect with linguine.
  • Fish with almonds – served on steamed greens.
  • Pizza – quick bread dough with a variety of toppings.

 

R495 per person

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