Cooking School

The Cooking School at The Essential Ingredient Rozelle offers a variety of cooking classes hosted by dedicated chefs in a relaxed and friendly environment.


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Book me for a Christmas Party!

Monday, 11 December 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Dates still available in December, call us for more details on 02 9555 8300 Private Event- Cooking Class $145 for bookings of 10 or more Have you booked something for...

Cooking Workshop for Teens

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Wednesday, 24 January 2018
10:00 am - 1:30 pm

This coming school holidays, in this action-packed few hours, a professional chef will expose your teen to the wonderful world of cooking and show how easy it is to prepare delicious...

Cooking Workshop for Teens

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Thursday, 25 January 2018
10:00 am - 1:30 pm

This class is now sold out, please watch out for dates in the April School holidays. This coming school holidays, in this action-packed few hours, a professional chef will expose...

Perfecting Pork

Thursday, 1 February 2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In this hands on cooking class not only will you learn to perfect crispy pork crackling and prepare pork belly to melt in the mouth perfection but Ricardo Zaratustra will...

Pasta Making with Jeffrey Simonetta

Saturday, 3 February 2018
10:30 am - 1:30 pm

In this hands-on pasta making class chef Jeffrey Simonetta will teach you how to make a variety of egg dough pasta from scratch. Spaghetti Marina Strozzapreti with Italian Sausage and...

Efendy

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Sunday, 4 February 2018
10:30 am - 1:30 pm

For this very special class, you will spend 3 hours with chef and successful restauranteur Somer Sivrioglu of Efendy, Balmain and also the new venture that everyone is talking about,...

Thai Street Food

Thursday, 8 February 2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join Wanitha Tanasingam to recreate your favourite food memories of Thailand. In this inspiring class you will learn how to make traditional Thai Street Food dishes like Pad Thai, 3...

Mastering Fermentation

Saturday, 10 February 2018
10:30 am - 2:30 pm

It’s that time of year where everyone is thinking about how to be healthy and want to follow through on those New Year’s resolutions…… why not come on a fermenting...

Kombucha

Sunday, 11 February 2018
10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Come on an exciting adventure with Sammi Zajko, Fermentation Revivalist and owner at Fermenting Australia. Discover the mysterious, wonderful and delicious world of Kombucha! Immerse yourself in the world of...

Yum Cha- Chinese New Year Special

Thursday, 15 February 2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for this hands on Cooking Class with Wanitha Tanasinghan to celebrate Chinese New Year. During this class, you will learn to make a delightful selection of Yum Cha...

Herbie’s Meze, a sharing feast

Saturday, 17 February 2018
10:30 am - 1:30 pm

It’s the middle of summer and it’s time to learn some more new fresh modern dishes to share in the great outdoors! Join spice expert, Kate Hemphill of Herbie’s Spices...

Smoked to Perfection

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Sunday, 18 February 2018
10:30 am - 1:30 pm

THIS DATE IS NOW SOLD OUT. IF YOU ARE WANTING TO BOOK THIS COURSE, WE HAVE LISTED A NEW DATE, PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW FOR DETAILS  https://www.eventbrite.com.au/publish?crumb=ded1eb6a483712&eid=40998733315 With...

Italian Cheese Making

Thursday, 22 February 2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In this Mad Millie Italian Cheese Making Class you will learn how to make your favourite Italian Cheeses like Ricotta, Mozzarella, Bocconcini, Buratta, Mascarpone and Ricotta Salata – pure and...

Epic Beef Burgers

Saturday, 24 February 2018
10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Come to this class very hungry and ready to create 3 epic mouth-watering burger recipes from some of the best burger joints in the world…..we’re talking beef stuffed with cheese...

Malaysian Street Food

Sunday, 25 February 2018
10:30 am - 1:30 pm

During this 3 hour hands on session, Wanitha Tanasingam shares her Malaysian childhood street food memories with you. The Menu Roti with Chicken Curry Fried Rice Noodles Chicken Satay with...

Salami Making from Scratch

Saturday, 3 March 2018
10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Learn the art of Salami making and create two varieties of authentic Italian Salami from scratch. With 25 years of industry experience and his southern Italian background Andrew Morabito will...

Molecular Gastronomy

Sunday, 4 March 2018
10:30 am - 1:30 pm

The intriguing world of molecular gastronomy will be unmasked in this 3hr hands-on class.  Learn fundamental techniques including Spherification, gels and turning unlikely ingredients into soils. You will be expertly...

Advanced Molecular Gastronomy

Wednesday, 7 March 2018
10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Advanced Molecular Gastronomy is for those who would have already learned the basics of this exciting cooking style and are wanting to take their skills to the next level.  This...

Mexican Street Food to Sweet Food

Thursday, 8 March 2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join Wanitha Tanasingan for a class to explore the colourful and vibrant world of Mexican Street Food. During this course, you will learn the art of making your own soft...

Spectacular Seafood

Saturday, 10 March 2018
10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Talented chef and also part of the Herbie’s family, Kate Hemphill is incredibly passionate about seafood and has an amazing repertoire of recipes, some of which, she would like to...

Gourmet Sausage Making

Sunday, 11 March 2018
10:30 am - 1:30 pm

With 25 years of industry experience Andrew Morabito knows a thing or two about sausage. Andrew will share his passion and knowledge on how to prepare the perfect snag in...

Mastering Duck

Thursday, 15 March 2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In this hands-on cooking class, you will learn 3 ways to cook your duck to finger-licking perfection. Chef Ricardo Zaratustra has been travelling the world hunting down the best duck...

Dolce Italia

Saturday, 17 March 2018
10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Today, our favourite Italian Chef, Jeffrey Simonetta will prepare a delightful selection of Italian sweets with you. This course is hands-on and you will learn a good selection of technical...

Sri Lankan Seafood with Kumar

Sunday, 18 March 2018
10:30 am - 1:30 pm

e first introduced to Kumar Pereira’s lovely, humorous nature when he was a contestant on MasterChef Australia series 3, in 2011 as well as MasterChef All-stars 2012 Kumar was born...

Fast Fun Delicious!

Wednesday, 21 March 2018
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Fast Fun Delicious- Healthy meals for families This course has been a raving success with those who have attended so Kate Hemphill is back for another session of Fast Fun...

Moroccan Feast

Thursday, 22 March 2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join Wanitha Tanasingan in this hands-on Moroccan cooking class and learn all about the beautiful balance of spice used in this incredibly flavoursome cuisine. This class covers preparation of fish...

Bread Making Basics- Easter Special

Sunday, 25 March 2018
10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Easter morning has always been my favourite for holiday breakfast, with fresh hot cross buns straight from the oven and a smear of nutella…it doesn’t get much better. Now there...

Herbie’s Spice Essentials

Sunday, 8 April 2018
10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Join Australia’s spice guru ‘Herbie’ and daughter Kate (authors of The Spice & Herb Bible 3rd Edition) in this hands-on class to explore the colourful and vibrant world of spices. Learn...

Smoked to Perfection

Saturday, 21 April 2018
10:30 am - 1:30 pm

With 25 years of experience teaching the industry how to produce small goods, Andrew Morabito really knows a thing or two about salamis, sausages, smoking and curing. In this class,...

Oodles of Noodles

Thursday, 3 May 2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In this hands on class, you will learn the art of making fresh Asian egg noodles from scratch with the goddess of flavour and Asian cuisine, Wanitha Tanasingham. You will...

Laksa – Soup for the Soul

Thursday, 17 May 2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Have you ever wanted to explore the flavours of Laksa? Let Wanitha guide you through a 3hr hands – on cooking class where you will learn to make 3 different...