Traditional South Indian – Vegetarian, The Junction, Australia

 

Description

Here at The Essential Ingredient Newcastle the thought of a Meat Free Monday doesn’t worry us in the least. Why? Because we have access to THIS class.

After you’ve done it there will be NO EXCUSE to not eat and enjoy vegetarian fare. Even the most shameless meatheads cannot escape the pure rapture of Sue Kumar’s traditional vegetarian curries.

Potato poriyal, cauli-pea curry, bean poriyal, sambar, dahl, pachadi, papadums and sweet cardamom lassi.

Do your bit for the environment, reduce your footprint – and tell yourself that THAT’S why you’re doing it! (Not the fact that it’s bloody delicious).

If you would like to redeem an Essential Ingredient Gift Card to attend this event please contact us directly and we would be happy to enrol you over the phone on (02) 4926 1991, or visit us in-store.

To Do List

  • Arrive 10 minutes prior to class as you will need to fill out a liability waiver,
  • Wear closed toe shoes (we love your toes where they are),
  • Pull long hair back off your face (“waiter, there’s a hair in my soup”),
  • Save the environment and bring some containers in the event of leftovers.

No refunds/transfers/credits on cancellations, regardless of illness or a change in personal circumstance. For a complete look at the Terms & Conditions of The Cooking School at The Essential Ingredient Newcastle, visit our website.

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Vegan Gourmet workshop – Beans and Pulses,

Vegan Gourmet workshop – Beans and Pulses,canada
Participants will make hummous, refried beans, and dosas (a south indian delicacy made with (fermented rice/lentil). All vegan /gluten free

About this Event

Join the Peasant Farmer and learn good techniques to make delicious, nutritious and economic foods at home. Please bring your appetite and some containers to take home samples of our gourmet creations.

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North Indian Thali – cooking workshop , Yarraville, Australia

Description

Cook the delicacies of traditional North Indian ‘thali’. Learn how to make the various elements, including toor dal (yellow lentils), aloo gobhi, roti (Indian flatbread), boondi raita (yogurt with spices), aromatic basmati rice and piping hot chai (ginger cardamom tea). Learn tips and tricks along with the nutritional and health benefits of spices and herbs.

What you will learn

  • how to make traditional masala chai
  • how to make a traditional North Indian cuisine
  • health benefits of herbs and spices
  • hands on cooking practice

What you will get

  • taste testers and food to take home
  • recipes
  • tips and knowledge to take home and put into practice

What to bring

  • apron
  • container

About the tutor

A specialist in authentic North Indian cuisine, Seema Choubey teaches cooking classes across Melbourne. Her teaching style is informal, hands on, interactive and always lots of fun for participants. Seema joyfully shares her skills, traditional cuisine and culture with all.

Spice it up! Indian cookery, Mansfield, Australia

The Indian cuisine encompasses a wide variety of herbs and spices, colours, textures and flavours,making it a dynamic and delicious experience! Dishes can vary from mild and aromatic to hot and spicy and if you have not tried this cuisine, come along to this class – you will not be disappointed!

Learn how to create your own garam masala from scratch. Make tasty pakoras to start with and then cook mouthwatering curries from scratch (you can decide the level of heat to your taste) with all the accompaniments.

Finish off with a deliciously sweet traditional dessert.

At the end of the evening, we will sit together and share our feast with plenty of chatter and perhaps the odd glass of wine! (bring a bottle of your favourite tipple if you would like).

Healthy Indian Food Cooking Class – Hands-on Training,Toronto, ON , Canada

Description

Aromatic spices used in Indian cooking are truly natures most powerful bounty with an abundance of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants packed in them. Spices have so many beneficial healing properties from combatting inflammation and fighting cancer cells to increasing your metabolism and helping you lose weight.

In this cooking workshop, we will discuss some key cooking techniques used in making Indian food and go over a variety of spices used in the creation of the recipes.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS CLASS?

This class is beneficial for anyone interested in learning how to make healthy Indian recipes that don’t use vegetable oils/dairy/gluten to achieve a desired flavor. It is also perfect for those of you who currently battling an autoimmune disease such as, Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, Rheumatoid Arthritis or Celiac disease since we eliminate the most common allergens.

WHO SHOULD NOT ATTEND THIS CLASS?

This class is not for novice cooks as it requires the handling of a paring knife and a chef knife. You must be comfortable using your knife, a peeler, and other equipment such as pots/pans for cooking with hot items.

WHY THIS CLASS?

There are lots of cooking classes out there, but with the class sizes being so large, you are never given the attention you need to learn proper cooking techniques. This class will be led by a Culinary Nutrition Expert who has been through her own challenges managing her various health issues and our class size will be limited to 3 – 4 people to ensure that you learn what you hope to in our 3 hours together.

You will each be given one recipe to create and you will also be provided with helpful assistance as needed.

Below are the dishes we will be making:
– Chana Masala: A delicious vegan chickpeas gravy dish made with a homemade aromatic Chana Masala Spice Blend
 Gobhi Aloo: Cauliflowers and Potatoes made with the potent anti-inflammatory spice, turmeric, that has been used in Indian traditions for centuries!
– Chicken Tikka Curry: Gluten-free, Dairy-free and 100% Organic Chicken in a delicious sauce with bell peppers and onions
– Other sides that will be provided: Jeera Rice, Indian Pickle & Indian Salad

At the end of the class, we will all sit down to a family style 100% organic, gluten-free and dairy-free meal complete with healthy sides!

Please note that attendees are not permitted to take food home from the classes and will be asked to sign a waiver for participating.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN / EXPERIENCE?

– How to increase your spice tolerance
– Health benefits of various herbs and spices
– Cooking techniques specific to Indian food
– Hands-on learning to solidify your learnings around Indian Cooking
– Observing & Assisting other students with their Recipes

Thermomix Flavours of India – Demonstration-style cooking class, Australia

Description

Expand your culinary repertoire and discover the flavours of Indian cuisine.

This class explores traditional and contemporary recipes from ourFlavours of India cookbook and recipe chip, and will show you how to make them confidently in your Thermomix®.

The demonstration will include:

  • Chai masala tea or Lassi (gf)
  • Paneer (gf)
  • Garlic paste (gf)
  • Garam masala powder (gf)
  • Tandoori paste (gf)
  • Chicken korma (gf)
  • Coriander chilli chutney (gf)
  • Rava payasam
  • Tarka dal (gf)
  • Steamed white fish with tomato and Indian spices (gf)
  • Garlic and coriander naan
  • Paneer makhani (gf)

All menu items will be available for tasting throughout the evening.

You’ll also receive a copy of all the recipes demonstrated at the class, so that you can create your own Indian feasts at home!

Take a look at what you can expect – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-qGyopB7SDg

Event Contact:

Jodie Hodgett

Team Leader

Thermomix Australia

toad@jotomex.com.au

0408330533

Thermomix Flavours of India – Demonstration-style cooking class, Chirnside Park, Australia

Description

Expand your culinary repertoire and discover the flavours of Indian cuisine.

This class explores traditional and contemporary recipes from our Flavours of India cookbook and recipe chip, and will show you how to make them confidently in your Thermomix®.

The demonstration will include:

  • Chai masala tea or Lassi (gf)
  • Paneer (gf)
  • Garlic paste (gf)
  • Garam masala powder (gf)
  • Tandoori paste (gf)
  • Chicken korma (gf)
  • Coriander chilli chutney (gf)
  • Rava payasam
  • Tarka dal (gf)
  • Steamed white fish with tomato and Indian spices (gf)
  • Garlic and coriander naan
  • Paneer makhani (gf)

All menu items will be available for tasting throughout the evening.

You’ll also receive a copy of all the recipes demonstrated at the class, so that you can create your own Indian feasts at home!

Take a look at what you can expect – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-qGyopB7SDg

Event Contact:

Jodie Hodgett

Team Leader

Thermomix Australia

toad@jotomex.com.au

0408330533Thermomix Flavours of India – Demonstration-style cooking class, Chirnside Park, Australia

International Flavours: Explore the Culinary Globe, ON Canada

Join Chef Zehr at the 1909 Culinary Academy for an exciting series of culinary classes. Travel the globe without packing anything more than an appetite.

Select the classes that pique your interest and prepare for a tasty adventure.

Class topics include:

Explore Mexico for fiesta of a Mexican night as Chef Zehr showcases delicious, ingredient-driven foods of Mexico including fresh pico, quacamole, homemade nachos and REAL tacos!!! Finish up the night learning to make churros and a chocolate chili sauce for dipping.

Travel to Thailand with Chef Zehr as you learn how to create your own delicious rice wraps, green Thai curry and many flavours of Thailand in this hands-on class at the newly restored 1909 Culinary Academy. Our dessert will combine classic Thai flavours of pineapple, coconut, cilantro and of course, Thai chili!!

Investigate Italy with Chef Zehr as you learn how to make foods from various regions of Italy while mastering the techniques of making fresh pastas and risottos. We will also be creating our own focaccia bread for our olive oil tasting!!

Taste India as you learn to create exotic dishes with Chef Zehr as he guides you through India to create pakoras, fresh Naan bread, Butter Chicken with Rice and finish up with a hearty saffron and nut rice pudding.

Everything you need to enjoy these classes will be provided, but come with an empty stomach because you’ll be tasting and sampling your class creations.

Level of Difficulty: This class is ideal for adults and is suited for culinary beginners.

Nantha’s Kitchen Cooking Class, Hamilton, ON Canada

Description

You may know Montreal chef Nantha Kumar from his recent pop-up events with Mike Lunch. If not, you should! Nantha is giving a cooking class in Hamilton.

Learn the miracle of GOG, fry the perfect Char Koew Teow, make South Indian-style dhal and wet curry paste for lamb, beef, chicken and veg dishes