Sourdough Bread Making



Cheese and Bread Making

Cheese and Bread Making

With the popularity of ‘paddock to plate’ eating; knowing where our food comes from and a simultaneous desire for artisan foods, cheese and bread making has made a resurgence.

Take your ISO Sourdough bread making to a new level with a class by Tamara Newing is the perfect food and wine experience when visiting the Mornington Peninsula.

Cheese and Bread Making class, hosted with chef & award-winning cheese maker Tamara Newing is a hands on class that features guidelines, advice, the basics, hints & tips in an interactive class hosted at Tamara’s Kitchen in Mt Martha.

This wonderful class has been designed for 3 hours of informative and fun learning about bread and to share this food and wine experience with family and friends in a beautiful setting on the Mornington Peninsula.

Your visit to Tamara’s Kitchen includes lunch that with a glass of Dromana Estate wine, a high quality producer on the Mornington Peninsula

All you need is your love of cheese and bread, food and wine. You don’t need to be a masterchef. Tamara takes all the complexity out of cooking these glorious staples so you can start to create your very own cheese boards and discover new ways to incorporate cheese into recipes at home.

 

 

Tamara Newing Chef and Author

Cheese and Bread Making

These days, in addition to two new cookbooks, Tamara has re-invigorated her Melbourne cooking school on the Mornington Peninsula, using the best local produce and wines to showcase her easy, fuss free and approachable style of cooking.Her latest book, Curd & Crust will be available for purchase at the class.

Cheese and Bread Making Inclusions

  • Tea/Coffee or glass of Sparkling wine on arrival
  • Approximately 2 hours of interactive class for bread making followed by lunch
  • Seasonally prepared lunch with a glass of Dromana Estate wine
  • Take home freshly made bread
  • Recipe files and institutions for bread made in class so you can make freshly baked bread at home
  • Dietary requirements catered for lunch component (please note the bread made will contain gluten)

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Artisan Cheese and Bread Making



Cheese and Bread Making

Cheese and Bread Making

With the popularity of ‘paddock to plate’ eating; knowing where our food comes from and a simultaneous desire for artisan foods, cheese and bread making has made a resurgence.

If you have been an active participant in this resurgence for bread making and broadened your palate for cheese the Cheese & Bread Making Class, by Tamara Newing is the perfect food and wine experience when visiting the Mornington Peninsula.

Cheese and Bread Making class, hosted with chef & award-winning cheese maker Tamara Newing is a hands on class that features guidelines, advice, the basics, hints & tips in an interactive class hosted at Tamara’s Kitchen in Mt Martha.

This wonderful class has been designed for 4 hours of informative and fun learning about making cheese and bread and to share this food and wine experience with family and friends in a beautiful setting on the Mornington Peninsula.

Your visit to Tamara’s Kitchen includes lunch served in another spectacular location on the property, a secluded garden hideaway, with a glass of Mornington Peninsula wine.

All you need is your love of cheese and bread, food and wine. You don’t need to be a masterchef. Tamara takes all the complexity out of cooking these glorious staples so you can start to create your very own cheese boards and discover new ways to incorporate cheese into recipes at home.

 

 

Tamara Newing Chef and Author

Cheese and Bread Making

These days, in addition to two new cookbooks, Tamara has re-invigorated her Melbourne cooking school on the Mornington Peninsula, using the best local produce and wines to showcase her easy, fuss free and approachable style of cooking.Her latest book, Curd & Crust will be available for purchase at the class.

Cheese and Bread Making Inclusions

  • Sparkling wine on arrival
  • Interactive class for cheese and bread making followed by a lunch of local seasonal produce
  • Take home newly made brie to mature
  • Take home fresh ricotta
  • Take home freshly made bread
  • Recipe files and institutions for bread made in class so you can make freshly baked bread at home
  • Dietary requirements catered for lunch component (please note the bread made will contain gluten)

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20 minute online private gin tasting four pillars



From Saturday October 2nd at 10:30am, the legendary gin tasting crew will be running free private virtual gin tastings that you can tune into from the comfort of your own couch!
Online Gin Tasting Four Pillars
For twenty minutes, you’ll be taken through basically whatever Four Pillars Gin coolness you’re interested in… the story of our distillery and how our gin came to be, a tasting of the Four Pillars gins you have at home, how to make some great simple drinks with your favourites, a history of Navy Strength Gin and how we make ours, or whatever’s on your gin-obsessed mind… Just let them know what you’re interested in, and we’ll go from there!
Yarra Valley Four Pillars

Call Four Pillars directly on 1800 374 446 and the team will book in a time-slot for you, and run you through the process. This weekend’s sessions go to the first callers, so get keen! Cheers, gin friends!

Kids Online Pasta Cooking Class



Kids online cooking class

Kids Online Cooking Class

Looking for exciting indoor activities with your kids? Learn how to make your own fresh and coloured pasta at this fun online cooking class! Promoted as a Melbourne Cooking Classes experience.

Join us, live from the Melbourne Pasta Journey kitchen, to make pink or green pasta together.

This class is suitable for kids three to 10-years-old and is being offered at a discount price to help families during the Melbourne lockdown or those in isolation elsewhere.

What do you need for this online class:

– your laptop and a good Internet connection

– a pasta machine or a rolling pin and elbow grease!

– a blender or food processor

– 200g all purpose flour, 1 egg, a small beetroot (washed and peeled) or a small bunch of spinach leaves.

with these ingredients we will make about 3 serves of pasta, double the quantity if you want to make more.

At the end of the class cook your pasta with your favourite pasta sauce and enjoy a healthy meal with your family.

Sunday September 27, 4:00 PM – 5:20 PM GMT+10
Online Event via Zoom
$15 per connection

Virtual Pinot and Pasta Cook-along Class



Virtual Pinot and Pasta Cooking Rochford Yarra Valley

Virtual Pinot and Pasta Cooking Rochford Yarra Valley

Please note this Hamper is only available to Melbourne Metro and Yarra Valley area. Please click here to view delivery map

Due to popular demand – it’s back!
Join us on Friday 25th of September for our LIVE Virtual Pinot & Pasta Cook-along Class

Executive Chef Raki Andriana and award-winning winemaker, Kaspar Hermann will join you LIVE as they take you on a wine and food journey from 6.30pm for approximately 45 minutes.Hamper serves 2 people and contains:

    • Charcuterie – prosciutto, hot salami & mild salami
    • Cornichons & caper berries
    • Loaf of house baked sourdough bread
    • House baked lavosh
    • Fresh pasta sheets
    • Venetian duck ragu
    • Ricotta salata
    • Fresh basil
    • 1 x Bottle of Rochford Estate Pinot Noir 2019
    • 1 x Bottle of Rochford Single Vineyard ‘Dans les Bois’ Pinot Noir 2018

All ingredients are labelled and packaged separately to ensure freshness. Log in and preparation instructions are included.

Delivery Details:

Delivery cost $12

Delivery Wednesday 23rd / Thursday 24th September – customers will be notified of their delivery date via text message the day before.

Want to add some more wine? Click here to browse our full range to add to your cart for delivery with this hamper.

Group Cooking Class Dumplings



Group Cooking Class

Group Cooking Class

For Melbourne Food and Wine experiences, we recommend getting immersed in the latest culinary fad with a Group Cooking Class -Dumpling Party paired with Helen and Joeys Estate wine. The intimate setting is centrally located in Richmond with an indoor and outdoor cooking and dining option. The professionally equipped kitchen includes an intimate space with a large dining table where you can sit together and enjoy a fun and interactive 3 hours with family, friends or workmates.

Learning to make dumplings is a true culinary escapade beginning with making the perfect dough then learning how to best shape dumplings and create fillings of pork, chicken, beef or vegetarian dumplings.

Your host and instructor on the day is an expert chef who loves presenting cooking classes and sharing his love for this popular dish.

After the fun preparation you can sit down and enjoy your creations with a glass of Helen and Joey Estate wine.

Group Cooking Class

  • You’ll leave with full knowledge on how to make dumplings
  • Enjoy the experience in a small and intimate group setting
  • Learn tips and tricks for making dumplings and mixing ingredients

Enjoy a fun cooking, eating and social experience
This hands-on dumpling making experience lasts for 3 hours

  • Enjoy a Sparkling wine or glass of Helen and Joey Estate Wine or arrival
  • Demonstration and dumpling-making and learn how to fold your favourite dumplings
  • Steam your dumplings and then Sit and eat together
  • Chicken dumpling, Pork dumpling, Vegetarian dumpling, Prawn dumpling on request

Dumpling Class Menu and Ingredients

Dumplings are really easy and fun to make with special instruction given to the trickiest part of folsing them to make them look professional. Here are some of the ingredients you will be using on the day.

  • Spices – Chilli, Spring onion, Shallots, Ginger, Chinese Chives
  • Seasoning and Sauce – Soy Sauce, Red Vinegar, Hoisin, Fish Sauce, Chilli Oil, Rice Wine
  • Vegetables – Wongbok, Mushroom, Water Chestnuts
  • Vegetarian – Carrot, Peas, Carrot, Sweet Corn, Taro or Potato, Water Chestnuts
  • Meats – Pork, Chicken, Beef
  • Seafood – Fish and/or Prawn for non-meat eater *
  • Dumpling Skins – made from flour

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Family Greek Cooking Class



Family Greek Cooking Class

Family Cooking Class

Greek food is about sharing food and passing down recipes taught from grandmothers and mothers to ensure recipes are always held in families and not forgotten. Greek cuisine is warmly embraced in the Australian dining scene from street food to high end dining.

It also follows deeply seeded traditions of welcoming people to each other’s home to share the love of Greek food.

Family Greek Cooking Class

Greek Cooking Classes embrace this tradition with authentic recipes and nourishing simplicity with the experience of cooking and sharing food. This private cooking class welcomes you to the professional cooking space and home of Hellenic Odyssey, with Greek home cook and founder Kelly Michelakis, who will share her proud heritage and passion for Greek food.

In this cooking class you will explore the contemporary greek flavours with your friends and family as a private group, combining the finest seasonal ingredients with traditional techniques taught by Kelly.  You will learn about the ingredients, cooking techniques and of course, the wonderful health benefits the Mediterranean diet is so famous for!

The menu that you will cook and eat varies, depending on the season but can include

A dip such as Fava (yellow spilt pea), Patzarosalata (beetroot and walnut dip), Melitzanosalata (eggplant dip), feta psiti (baked feta dip)

An entree/veg side such as Dakos (barley rusk with tomato and cheese), Maroulosalata (lettuce & dill salad), Fasolakia (green beans), Kolokithokeftedes (zucchini fritters)

Main such as Keftedes(beef mince patties) or chicken & capsicum skewers

Dessert amygdalota (almond macarons), melomakarona (honey biscuits), moustokouloura (grape molasses biscuits)

You will cook an entree, main and a dessert alongside Kelly, mastering classic dishes that delight Greek food enthusiasts the world over. After the fun and interactive cooking class you can sit down together and enjoy each others company and the delicious greek feast you have created.

We are delighted to include Family Greek Cooking Class as a Private offering for a unique and memorable food experience that can be shared with family and friends.

Inclusions

  • Interactive Cooking Class with Greek Home Cook
  • Comfortable and welcoming home based cooking in Moorabbin 
  • Option to cook in your home for groups 4 plus
  • Flexible Dates and Times 3 hours includes class and dining
  • Use of In House Apron
  • Participation gift – home baked goodie/sweet

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Private Cooking Asian



Private Cooking Asian
Private Asian Cooking Class

Asian Street Food Private Cook and Dine Experience

Private Cooking Asian

We are delighted to introduce a wonderful and authentic Asian Street Food cooking class. Conveniently located in Richmond in a welcoming customised space that can be set up for outdoor dining and cooking. The Private “Asian Street Food” Cooking Class explores one of the world’s richest and most fascinating food traditions.

This is a perfect cooking and eating experience for family and friends, birthday celebrations, hens, baby shower, or workmates looking for a unique get together that will provide lots of laughs.

Take your taste buds to the next level when you are transported to the streets of Asia and reminded of roaming food carts, food carts and street vendors.

Asian Street Food is a hands-on cooking class, where you’ll be navigated through preparing numerous beautiful and tasty morsels of Asian street food.

This class has been crafted to teach you all the skills necessary for you to be able to prepare your own Asian finger foods at home, perhaps for a dinner party or a cocktail party event. Also a relaxed food experience for group get togethers where everyone cooks around a long, hand-made spotted gum kitchen bench perfect for  interactive and sociable experiences.

Private Cooking Class

Because we believe that beer and wine are perfect matches for Asian Street Food we have joined up with Stomping Ground, a neighbourhood brewery who like us know how to bring people together. They are helping us out with great beer. Stomping Ground believe beer should be for everyone and they brew great beers to suit all tastes, from laid-back easy drinkers to adventurous spirits. Also our partner in wine Quealy Winemakers on the Mornington Peninsula.

Private Cooking Class

  • Interactive Cooking Class with Well travelled Chef Instructor
  • Flexible Dates and Times. 3.5 hours includes class and dining
  • Use of In House Apron
  • A glass of bubbles or beer on arrival
  • Interactive Cooking Class with Qualified Chef
  • Dining with a glass of wine/beer/soft drink of all food prepared
  • Access to all recipes from cooking class with an online link

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Private 2 guests Cooking Class and Lunch with Montalto Wine



Private 2 guests Cooking Class

A Private Tour with Tours for Two is the very best way to enjoy an exclusive cooking experience in a private home kitchen with a private 2 guest cooking class.

We are excited to introduce the very best Melbourne Cooking Classes. This one is just amazing!

Start with your very own hands on interactive and fun Italian private cooking class where you will learn how to prepare & create an authentic three course meal, using fresh & local Mornington Peninsula produce.

This cooking class and dining experience is perfect for a romantic food and wine experience for 2 guests. where you can learn some cooking skills and dine at this spectacular location.

Enjoy what you have created in your chosen lunch or dinner booking with Montalto Wines at the dining table overlooking the sea on the terrace, or inside staying warm by the fire.

Choose your preferred start time when booking as 10.30am for lunch or 5pm for dinner

On arrival at this beautiful location in Mt Martha, Mornington Peninsula, just an hour from Melbourne you will be greeted by the cookery school host & teacher & don the aprons ready for the cooking session.

The menu will be introduced with a brief description of the recipes, techniques & ingredients used in the class. The ingredients will be laid out ready & guests will have plenty of opportunity in the creation of the menu consisting of an entrée, a main dish, 2 side dishes & a dessert.  Once the work is done, it is time to relax on our beautiful terrace overlooking the sea or lounge room, fireside.

Enjoy a glass of bubbles & a savoury plate followed by the sit down dinner party style lunch or dinner.

Any dietary requirements or specific food allergy can met by asking all guests to advise at the time of booking.

Duration of Cook and Dine is 3 1/2 hours with an estimated half cooking and dining.

Please note this private Melbourne Cooking class assumes your own transfers. If a transfer is required please advise when booking or enquire here. Additionally you can include as part of a Mornington Peninsula food and wine tour

Montalto Estate Wine

The wine served with lunch is from award winning Montalto Estate, a beautiful winery nestled in Mornington Peninsula, just 90 minutes south of Melbourne. The region is renowned for its unique maritime climate that produces exceptional cool climate wines, most notably Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.

Their focus is to create wines of exemplary quality and character that reflect the region and the vintage.

The Montalto Estate Chardonnay 2018 (gold medal award & 95 points) is multi layered & crafted from the best parcels of fruit from the Montalto family vineyards across the Peninsula.

The Montalto Pennon Hill Pinot Noir 2018 (gold medal award) showcases all the qualities that the Mornington Peninsula is best known for – perfume, purity, varietal expression and brightness.

There will be wine notes for the two wines served to discuss during the event.

Private 2 guests Cooking Class

  • Cooking class/use of in-house apron 
  • Take home presentation recipe folder
  • A glass of bubbles & an Italian canape served before Lunch
  • Entree is served with a glass of Premium Montalto Estate wine
  • Main served with a glass of Premium Montalto Estate wine
  • Dessert and Espresso Italian coffee to finish

Please see our complete collection of Melbourne Cooking Classes

Private Family Lunch with Wine



Private Family Cooking Class With Lunch

Private Family Cooking Class

What a wonderful way to celebrate your return to food and wine (outside your own front door!) but with a Private Family Cooking Class with Lunch, (or dinner) in a beautiful inner city home.

This is a perfect food and wine experience for your family to enjoy in a friendly and warm setting in Prahran.

Start your Family or Couple event with a glass of bubbles and spend the next 90 minutes learning the basics of Italian Cooking and how to prepare a 3 course Italian meal from scratch.

After you prepare this delicious Italian feast with a fun and interactive cooking class you will then be seated at a beautifully set table to enjoy the good, food, wine and company of your family or small group of friends.

The menu will be introduced with a brief description of the recipes, techniques & ingredients used in the class. The ingredients will be laid out ready &

guests will have plenty of opportunity in the creation of the menu consisting of an entrée, a main dish, 2 side dishes & a dessert.  Once the work is done, it is time to relax on our beautiful terrace overlooking the sea or lounge room, fireside.

Enjoy a glass of bubbles & a savoury plate followed by the sit down dinner party style lunch or dinner.

The wine served with lunch is from award winning Montalto Estate, a beautiful winery we visit nestled in Mornington Peninsula, just 90 minutes south of Melbourne. The region is renowned for its unique maritime climate that produces exceptional cool climate wines, most notably Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.

Their focus is to create wines of exemplary quality and character that reflect the region and the vintage.

Private Family Cooking Class with Lunch

The Montalto Estate Chardonnay 2018 (gold medal award & 95 points) is multi layered & crafted from the best parcels of fruit from the Montalto family vineyards across the Peninsula.

The Montalto Pennon Hill Pinot Noir 2018 (gold medal award) showcases all the qualities that the Mornington Peninsula is best known for – perfume, purity, varietal expression and brightness.

There will be wine notes for the two wines served to discuss during the event.

Any dietary requirements or specific food allergy can met by asking all guests to advise at the time of booking.

Duration of Private Family Cooking Class with Lunch is 3 1/2 hours with an estimated half cooking and dining.You may also like to book this cooking and dining class on the Mornington Peninsula, you can read more about Cook and Dine by the Sea here.

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