Food by Holly Davis

Food by Holly Davis

Palm Beach, NSW 2108
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4.9 (27 reviews)
suzannerated it
I really loved spending the day with Holly. She was warm, funny and full of passion for life-giving food - and she was super generous in sharing her skills and vast knowledge & experience; as well as sharing the philosophy behind her approach to food. It was enriching on so many levels, and the food was absolutely delicious. The notes were comprehensive, and I feel after attending I could recreate some of these amazing dishes. She also made absolutely sure we felt comfortable under the current Covid restrictions, and got everything we wanted and needed from the session. I would highly recommend this course, or any with Holly Davis. Suzanne
Food by Holly Davis 30 Sep 2020


Thank you for coming so far at this time and for your warm participation. This is a lovely review. it is so great to hear you will be recreating dishes. Ask if something arises you need further guidance for.

Marierated it
The course was interesting though we didn’t get through all the planned menu, which was disappointing - I guess this was because of covid-19 which meant Holly had to do all the preparations instead of involving students.
Food by Holly Davis 27 Sep 2020

Hi Marie,

Thank you for your feedback on todays class. I am just home and I am so sorry to see i caused disappointment. Yes covid to a degree, but not producing more is no doubt due to my being over ambitious.  I haven't run this class before, nor have i taught in that venue, there was a good deal of learning for me too and i have a plan for how to alter things for the next. I appreciate your contribution to that end. Holly

Sarahrated it
Nourishing, educational, fun, delicious and full of heart! Holly's down-to-earth approach combined with her passion, deep knowledge, care and expertise make this the one of the best cooking classes I've experienced. It's one thing to follow a strict recipe and quite another to understand the principles and practices that allow you to really 'own' how to prepare healthy delicious food. The way Holly teaches allows you to understand enough so you can adapt and experiment using available ingredients.
Food by Holly Davis 27 Sep 2020

What a lovely review Sarah. It was lovely to have you in class and I'm delighted it was of value. See you soon and many thanks for your generous appreciation, Holly

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About Food by Holly Davis

Food by Holly Davis
Member since 2013
Verified by WeTeachMe


Holly is an inspiring wholefood chef and educator. Born in London, Holly cut her teeth as a chef at Food For Thought in Covent Garden. She moved to Sydney in 1982 where she founded Manna, a restaurant inspired by her interest in Macrobiotic philosophy. She then co-founded Sydney’s Iku Wholefoods in 1985.                 

In her current business Food By Holly Davis she aims to seduce people to better ways of thinking about, sourcing, preparing, and eating balanced wholefood meals, by teaching them to make or feeding them, irresistibly delicious foods, that happen to be good for them.                 

Holly’s been a long time champion for the attainment of great health through the use of sustainable organic wholefoods; appropriate to the season, tailored to the needs of the consumer. Her cooking style uses traditional ingredients and embraces the dietary principles practiced by societies prior to industrialised food production. {Food industrialisation}                   

She has also been intentionally fermenting food and drinks to deliciousness for over four decades. Holly’s vision ‘to feed people love’ is expressed in her inspiring and informative cookery classes, her talks, through her articles and when she is catering or food coaching for private or commercial clients.                  

Her range of fermented vegetables, books and live or dried starter cultures are available at Northside Produce market and Carriageworks Farmers Market the first and third Saturday of the month




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Cancellations & Refunds

If the organiser cancels the class:

You are entitled to a full refund.

If you can't attend the class:

You’re welcome to send someone in your place.


  • A refund can be requested 10 days before class starts. An admin fee of AU$10.00 applies.
  • A transfer can be requested 4 hours before the class starts. Free of charge.

No changes will be allowed after these times.

Terms & Conditions

Classes run by Food By Holly Davis 

FBHD Cancellation Policy:
Just like a concert or theatre ticket, if you are unable to come to class, the cost is not refunded.

You are welcome to send someone in your place. 

Under certain circumstances, with 72hours notice, a credit may be given for another class (This will be at the providers discretion and subject to the availability of other classes).

Classes in third party locations:

Cancellation Policy will be according to their Terms and Conditions

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