The Essential Ingredient Rozelle Cooking School

The Essential Ingredient Rozelle Cooking School offers a variety of cooking classes in a relaxed and friendly environment. Our professional chefs will guide you through a diverse range of cooking classes. The cooking school offering ranges from basic knife skills to regional specialty classes such as Spanish, Moroccan, Malaysian, Indian, Asian and Italian. Allow your taste buds to be taken on a journey through a mouth watering selection of classes hosted by dedicated local and international chefs.

All our upcoming cooking classes are listed on this page, however you can also view all our classes on our events calendar.

Cooking classes are offered on a regular basis and change frequently. Be sure to check back often for our latest offerings. If you’re interested in a class that is not listed below, you may contact us to make a suggestion.

Book classes by clicking on the register buttons below. Alternatively, you may e-mail or fax our PDF Booking Form (right click, save as…) to us to secure your spot in one of our classes.
Before making a booking, please be sure to read the cooking school terms and conditions.

We look forward to sharing our passion for food with you.


Thai Street Food – Private Event

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November 29, 2014
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join Wanitha Tanasingam and take a journey through the street food of Thailand. Be inspired to create and blend the collaboration of spices that make up Thai food. Make pork and prawn wontons with dipping sauce, tom yum, fish cakes, pad Thai and much more. Growing up in Penang, Wanitha…

Paella, Churros & Sangria

January 31, 2015
10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Spanish Chef Ricardo Zaratustra will show you how to create three delicious Spanish classics. In this entertaining, hands-on class you will learn how to make a Seafood Paella, Churros and Sangria. Growing up on the Canary Islands Ricardo is a specialist for great seafood dishes. With his knowledge and his…

Thai Street Food

February 1, 2015
10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Join Wanitha Tanasingam to re-create your favourite food memories of Thailand. In this inspiring class you will learn how to make 6 traditional Thai Street Food dishes like Pad Thai, Spicy Prawn Soup and Fishcakes with Red Curry Paste. Growing up in Penang, Wanitha moved to Australia in 1982. She…

Stunning Seafood

February 7, 2015
10:30 am – 1:30 pm

The availability of fresh produce and high quality seafood combined with its cultural diversity make Australian cuisine one of the most sophisticated and refined cuisines of the world. In this master class you will learn how to prepare a Chilli Mud Crab, Crispy Skinned Barramundi and Seared Scallops – and…

Indian Cuisine Classics

February 8, 2015
10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Learn how to create your favourite Indian dishes. In this hands-on Indian class you will make Butter Chicken from a whole Tandoori Chicken, aromatic Lamb Madras and Masala Prawns as well as a range of traditional Indian accompaniments like Dhal and Chapatti. Growing up in Penang, Wanitha moved to Australia…

3 Weeks of Pastry and Brioche – Part 1

February 15, 2015
10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Learn how to make your own pastries for the perfect Easter breakfast. In this class you will make a range of pastries that everybody loves – from scratch: Brioche, Croissants, Palmiers, Pain au Chocolat, Cheese Twists and many more. Over 3 Sundays in this hands-on class Pastry Chef and Chocolate…

Bread Making Fundamentals

February 21, 2015
10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Discover the Fundamentals of Bread Making. In this hands-on class you will be shown traditional European techniques to start a sourdough, learn how to make focaccias and bake your own traditional crusty loaf. Join Chef Robbie Goulbourne for a journey through different baking techniques and fill the air with the…

Mexican Street Food

February 28, 2015
10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Join Chef Travis Harvey on this tour of Mexico’s tastiest street food. Make Tacos al Pastor, Tamales with Mole, Panuchos – corn tartlets, Quesadillas with Mexican “Black Truffles”, Goat’s Milk Ice Cream with Caramel and Pecan Nuts and a range of Salsas. Travis’ recipes and knowledge of Mexican cuisine come…

3 Weeks of Pastry and Brioche – Part 2

March 1, 2015
10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Learn how to make your own pastries for the perfect Easter breakfast. In this class you will make a range of pastries that everybody loves – from scratch: Brioche, Croissants, Palmiers, Pain au Chocolat, Cheese Twists and many more. Over 3 Sundays in this hands-on class Pastry Chef and Chocolate…

3 Weeks of Pastry and Brioche – Part 3

March 8, 2015
10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Learn how to make your own pastries for the perfect Easter breakfast. In this class you will make a range of pastries that everybody loves – from scratch: Brioche, Croissants, Palmiers, Pain au Chocolat, Cheese Twists and many more. Over 3 Sundays in this hands-on class Pastry Chef and Chocolate…

Moroccan Feast

March 14, 2015
10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Join Wanitha in this hands-on class and learn how to make a Chicken Tagine, an aromatic Chermoula Snapper, an Orange & Fennel Salad, Harissa – from scratch, a delicious Cous Cous side dish and delicious Date Pancakes. Growing up in Penang, Wanitha moved to Australia in 1982, started a restaurant…

Gourmet Sausage Making

March 21, 2015
10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Let sisters Ann & Fiona of McDonaghs Meat Boutique show how to easily carry out the art of sausage making at home. In this hands-on class you will explore several gourmet sausage recipes such as Beef & Guiness, Spicy Italian Sausage & Loukaniko. Exploring some intriguing flavour combinations, you’ll wash…

Malaysian Street Food

March 26, 2015
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Wanitha Tanasingam shares her Malaysian childhood Street Food memories with you. Learn how to make Roti with Chicken Curry, Fried Rice Noodles, Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce and Rojak – the famous Malaysian Spicy Fruit Salad. Growing up in Penang, Wanitha moved to Australia in 1982. She learned the art…

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