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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Brain Food with Richard Cornish

SOLD OUT

Wednesday, 18 October 2017
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

We invite you to meet highly acclaimed Fairfax journalist, and author of bestselling My Year Without Meat and co-author of the MoVida cookbooks Richard Cornish, at this one-time-only event at...

Mastering Duck

Thursday, 19 October 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 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...

Fast Fun Delicious!

Friday, 20 October 2017
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Fast Fun Delicious- Healthy meals for families After the success of the first one, Kate Hemphill is back for another session of Fast Fun Delicious! During this 2 hour session,...

Creative Canapes

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Saturday, 21 October 2017
10:30 am - 1:30 pm

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT. DUE TO THE POPULARITY OF THIS COURSE, WE HAVE OPENED UP ANOTHER SESSION ON 22/10/17. FOR TICKETS PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW. https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/creative-canapes-tickets-38611701639...

Creative Canapes

Sunday, 22 October 2017
10:30 am - 1:30 pm

We have opened up tickets for this course for a second day in a row due to popular demand! Go into the Spring/Summer Season of entertaining armed with some delicious...

Perfect Pork 3 Ways

Thursday, 26 October 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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

Molecular Gastronomy

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Saturday, 28 October 2017
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...

Oodles of Noodles

Thursday, 2 November 2017
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...

Spectacular Seafood

Saturday, 4 November 2017
10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Join Seafood expert Anna Phillips in this hands on class where she will show you how easy it is to prepare a spectacular array of seafood dishes that include a...

Smoked to Perfection

SOLD OUT

Sunday, 5 November 2017
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,...

Mexican Street Food to Sweet Food

Thursday, 9 November 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join Wanitha Tanasinghan for class to explore the colourful and vibrant world of Mexican Street Food  This menu is full of flavour and light, fresh and summery so will give...

Herbie’s Spice Essentials

Saturday, 11 November 2017
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...

Efendy

SOLD OUT

Sunday, 12 November 2017
10:30 am - 1:30 pm

This class was hugely popular and has now sold out. We have managed to book Somer in for another date on Sunday 04/02/2018, tickets are now on sale if you would...

Paella, Churros & Sangria

Thursday, 16 November 2017
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...

Book me for a Christmas Party!


6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Private Event $145 for bookings of 10 or more Paella, Churros & Sangria Spanish Chef Ricardo Zaratustra will show you how to create three delicious Spanish classics. In this entertaining,...

Italian Cheese Making

Saturday, 18 November 2017
10:30 am - 1:30 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...

A Gutful of Goodness

Thursday, 23 November 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In this class you will learn how fermented foods made in your home without nasty additives can improve digestive health, nutrient absorption and immunity. Gayle from Mad Millie will share...

Bread Making Basics

Saturday, 25 November 2017
10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Bread Baking Basics During this course, Jeffery Simonetta will share all his years of bread making knowledge with you. You will learn the art of working with yeast and create...

Moroccan Feast

Sunday, 26 November 2017
10:30 am - 1:30 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...

Cream-Culture-Salt

Wednesday, 29 November 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Due to the success of the first one, Essential Ingredient is hosting another butter making presentation with Pepe Saya, Alexandra Olsson and John Fairley In this unique 1.5 hour session,...

Book me for a Christmas Party!

Thursday, 30 November 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Private Event $145 for bookings of 10 or more Paella, Churros & Sangria Spanish Chef Ricardo Zaratustra will show you how to create three delicious Spanish classics. In this entertaining,...

Salami Making from Scratch

Sunday, 3 December 2017
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...

Cooking Workshop for Teens

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...

Cooking Workshop for Teens

Thursday, 25 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...

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

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,...

Mastering Fermentation

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

  Come on a fermenting adventure with Sammi Zajko. Discover the incredible health benefits, delicious flavour and fun of this traditional craft. Enjoy a three and a half hour interactive,...

Kombucha

Sunday, 11 February 2018
10:30 am - 1:30 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...

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

Sunday, 18 February 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,...

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...

Mexican Street Food to Sweet Food

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

Join Wanitha Tanasinghan for class to explore the colourful and vibrant world of Mexican Street Food  This menu is full of flavour and light, fresh and summery so will give...

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...