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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Paella, Churros & Sangria

Thursday, 2 June 2016
6:00 pm - 9:00 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...

Gourmet Sausage Making Class

Saturday, 4 June 2016
10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Sisters Ann & Fiona of McDonaghs Meat Boutique show you the art of sausage making in this hands-on class. You’ll explore several gourmet sausage recipes such as Italian Beef, Cumberland...

Your Favourite Indian Dishes

Sunday, 5 June 2016
10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Learn how to create your favourite Indian dishes in this hands-on Indian cooking class. You will make Butter Chicken from a whole Tandoori Chicken, Masala Prawns and a range of...

Knife Skills with Bonus Kasumi Knife

Thursday, 9 June 2016
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Chef Travis Harvey will cover all important aspects of different cutting techniques, knife and blade care as well as safe knife handling. Join this knife skills class to receive a...

Italian Cheese Making – From Scratch!

Thursday, 16 June 2016
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...

Salami Making from Scratch

Saturday, 18 June 2016
10:30 am - 1:30 pm

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

Malaysian Street Food

Sunday, 19 June 2016
10:30 am - 1:30 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 –...

Cooking with Truffles

Thursday, 23 June 2016
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fresh truffles are the premier ingredient in some of the culinary world’s most memorable dishes. The unique aroma, texture and flavour as well as the rarity of the truffle makes...

Mexican Winter

Saturday, 25 June 2016
10:30 am - 1:30 pm

As the seasons change so do the dishes of Mexico. Flavours become richer and the festivity that we have come to expect from Mexican food takes on a more relaxed...

Duck 3 Ways

Sunday, 3 July 2016
10:30 am - 1:30 pm

In this hand-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...

Moroccan Feast

Thursday, 7 July 2016
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join Wanitha in this hands-on Moroccan cooking class and learn how to make a Chicken Tagine, an aromatic Chermoula Snapper, an Orange & Fennel Salad, Harissa – from scratch, a...

Watercolour Painted Cookies

Sunday, 10 July 2016
10:30 am - 3:30 pm

In this hands-on class Jessica Pedemont will show you how to paint beautiful artworks on your fondant iced cookies. In this class you will – • Learn How to set-up...

Spanish Tapas Class

Thursday, 14 July 2016
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Learn how to prepare your favourite Spanish Tapas and authentic Sangria in this hands-on class. You will make Tortilla, Aioli, Gazpacho, Gambas al Ajillo and other Spanish entrée delights that...

3 Weeks of Pastry, Brioche & Croissants

Saturday, 16 July 2016
10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Learn how to make your own pastries for the perfect family breakfast. In this class you will make a range of pastries that everybody loves – from scratch: Brioche, Croissants, Palmiers,...

Paella, Churros & Sangria

Sunday, 17 July 2016
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...

Gourmet Sausage Making

Thursday, 21 July 2016
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Sisters Ann & Fiona of McDonaghs Meat Boutique show you the art of sausage making in this hands-on class. You’ll explore several gourmet sausage recipes such as Italian Beef, Cumberland...

Croquembouche with Jessica Pedemont

Sunday, 24 July 2016
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

In this 6 hour hands-on class you will learn how to make a beautiful Croquembouche from scratch. Jessica Pedemont from Cocolate Artisan will show you how to turn choux pastry...

Yum Cha!

Thursday, 28 July 2016
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for a morning of fabulous yum cha! You will learn how to make all your favourite Asian lunch delights from scratch. On our mouth-watering yum cha menu: Vegetarian...

Your Favourite Indian Dishes

Thursday, 11 August 2016
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Learn how to create your favourite Indian dishes in this hands-on Indian cooking class. You will make Butter Chicken from a whole Tandoori Chicken, Masala Prawns and a range of...

Molecular Gastronomy

Sunday, 14 August 2016
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...

Thai Street Food

Thursday, 25 August 2016
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...