Easter is a time where most Greeks will fast in order to get communion (if you are very traditional that means 40 days on a vegan diet), so it is a huge feast time on Easter Sunday where fasting is over and done with.  Most people fast for a week.  This therefore means, each family will bake their favourite biscuits, cakes to over indulge in on the Sunday.  This can vary from region to region but a few stables remail the same - for instance, kourabiedes (Greek shortbread with almonds), koulouria (tea/coffee biscuit) and melomakarouna (honey cakes).

Baking in this class will certainly include one of the stables but a few extras which will vary in each class to give variety.  This class will take approximately 3 - 31/2 hours to complete.

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What you will learn
  • Bake traditional Greek biscuits
  • Increase your baking repertoire
  • Introduce you to traditional Easter baking
What you will get
  • All the recipes from the day's baking.
  • Coffee and tea when we sit down and taste test everything we make
  • A hands on class

What to bring
  • appetite
  • enthusiasm
What to wear

comfortable clothing with closed shoes


My Greek Kitchen

Vendor since 2013

My name is Nicoletta (Niki) Louca and I look forward to assisting you learn about Greek cuisine and cooking. It is so much more than souvlaki and baklava.

From a very young age my sisters and I were always encouraged (actually forced) to learn to cook from our mother and grandmother. Growing up in a  Greek-Cypriot household, it was "our duty" to learn to cook. We were taken to farms to get fresh milk,then take it back home to make fresh haloumi cheese and ‘anari’ – ricotta cheese.

I then decided I should do something with this passion, so I opened my own café and catering business from scratch. I did that for a number of years and have since sold the business. I am still involved with food, by way of private catering and private teaching in Greek cooking.

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Terms & Conditions

Please find a list of our Terms and Conditions below:

  • Class sizes are limited so bookings are essential.
  • Class durations are specified in each day
  • Full payment must be made at least two weeks before the scheduled class.
  • Places in the class are confirmed upon receipt of full payment on a first in first serve basis.
  • Payment will not be refunded for cancellations made within ten days of the class commencing.
  • Transfers to another class must be made ten days prior to the class that you were booked to attend.
  • However, you are welcome to send someone in your place if you are unable to attend your class.
  • If due to exceptional circumstances a scheduled class does not run we reserve the right to change the date of the class or to cancel it. A full refund will be given.
  • Minimum of 6 people required to run classes.

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