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April 2017

Monday 3rd April at 6pm – 30 minute meals

Monday 3rd April at 6pm – 30 minute meals.  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 increase. 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.

  • Thai vegetable curry – served with rice
  • Chicken breast with feta – perfect with linguine
  • Chilli steak wraps – in tortillas with salad and a hummous dressing
  • Vodka pasta – penne with a rich tomato vodka cream sauce
  • Fried fish – with oven chips and a tomato salad
  • Homemade burgers – with a salad, perfect Saturday lunch

R495 per person

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Monday 10th April at 6pm – Entertaining with an Asian undertone

Monday 10th April at 6pm – Entertaining with an Asian undertone. If you have ever wanted to host a dinner party and decided on cooking rather than decanting food out of a plastic container, look no further! No matter your kitchen experience, we teach you everything you would need to become more confident cooking in your own kitchen. Elegant dinner party for six with an Asian feel.

  • Duck and bean sprout springrolls – easy to make with ready barbecued duck.
  • Chilled lemongrass & coriander vichysoisse – a delicious cold summer soup.
  • Peach and goats cheese salad – quick and easy, a sure showstopper.
  • Crispy skinned fish – with a soya dressing.
  • Noodle salad – with cucumber and spring onions, ideal with fish.
  • Crème caramels – a classic dessert, smooth yet refreshing easy to prepare ahead.

R495 per person

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Monday 17th April at 6pm – Mexican Salsas, dips and fillings

Monday 17th April at 6pm – Mexican Salsas, dips and fillings. The history of traditional Mexican food is a long and complex one, and every bit of the complexity is reflected in the sheer variety of flavors in Mexican cuisine. Present day Mexican cuisine has evolved into something truly extraordinary. Join us in this Mexican cooking class as we blend the exotic flavours with that of the new world flavours which are all perfect for al fresco dining.

  • Chicken tostadas – shredded chicken with refried beans and feta, on tortillas.
  • Refried beans – a must on shredded chicken.
  • Salsa Mexicana – a salsa served with nearly every dish.
  • Picadillo – meaning finely minced, beef with onions, tomatoes, raisins and almonds
  • Green salsa with avo – a hot avo salsa with chillies
  • Mushroom salsa – with jalapeno peppers ideal for vegetarians.
  • Chilli strips with cheese – delicious chilli cheese and onion filling.
  • Tequila mousse – popular dessert with a strong tequila flavour.

R495 per person

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Monday 24th April at 6pm – Madhur Jaffrey’s Ultimate Curry Bible

Monday 24th April at 6pm – Madhur Jaffrey’s Ultimate Curry Bible. Billed as the definitive curry book, by arguably the world authority on Indian food, this book looks at the very best curry recipes from India as well as around the world. Students will learn the secrets of cooking 7 of the most interesting dishes from the book.

  • Burmese chicken-coconut soup – a delicious traditional breakfast meal-in-one soup, served with noodles.
  • Squid in a tomato-chilli sauce – a simple Indian dish, delicious with bread or rice.
  • Sri Lankan red beef curry – a hot curry with a coconut milk base.
  • South-Indian mixed vegetable curry – with a rich coconut cashew sauce.
  • Natal red kidney bean curry – with a hot, sweet/sour flavour, and tomato base.
  • Tomato-garlic rice – originating from Pakistan, the cooked rice is baked in squares mixed with the tomato.
  • Chapatti – north India’s daily bread, delicious for mopping up curry sauce.

R495 per person

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