Chefs Skills Course Six week course (runs six consecutive Monday nights from 6.30-9.30)
- Suitable for all skill levels from beginners to advanced hands on, interactive cookery course, designed for those with a passion for cooking but are perhaps lacking the necessary skills or confidence to absolutely shine!
- Perfect for entertaining at home, or perhaps you have visions of chasing a spot on MKR or MasterChef!
- Also perfect if you're starting your own food business such as a B&B, cafe, catering company, coffee shop or food stall!
We should not be spending hours slaving away in the kitchen, cooking can be fun, creative, fulfilling and rewarding. We will prepare show stopping meals based on the fundamentals of essential cookery techniques but you will learn how to simplify and adapt these skills to make meals which take minimal time or effort to prepare! The focus is on enjoying the experience, gaining confidence, and learning essential cooking and presentation techniques. Discover the art of:
- Bread-making - focaccia, pizza, rolls, loaves, stuffed breads, rolls, pita and naan bread.
- Sauces and Emulsions
- Deboning and trussing
- Preparing the perfect steak - rare, medium rare, medium perfectly every time
- Overview of meat and fish cuts
- Specialized fruit and vegetable cuts
- Curing and preserving
- Pasta Making: All types
- Presentation skills. Garnishes and decorations
- Knife and carving skills
- Chocolate work
- Eggs - poaching
- Sugar work
- Ice cream
- Pastry work
- And so much more...
- Bread-making - focaccia, pizza, rolls, loaves, stuffed breads, rolls, pita and naan bread
- Sauces and Emulsions
- 3 hour action packed but relaxed cooking session
- Your enthusiasm!
Casual (Warning: It might get messy)
Vendor since 2015
VANILLA ZULU Culinary Adventures is an interactive cooking school in Teneriffe, Brisbane. Classes are designed to inspire and motivate even the most shy or reluctant cooks by keeping it simple, fast and fresh. Cooking classes should be interactive and fun, whilst teaching you new skills in the process!
Our classes are specifically aimed to make cooking less intimidating, to increase your skills and confidence and allow you to explore your unique flair. You will be encouraged to participate, to help prepare the food and join the cooking process, resulting in a more enjoyable and beneficial learning outcome than simply observing a pure cooking demonstration.
We take all the mystery and pressure out of the entire cooking process and specialize in quick and easy cooking, teaching you how to create gourmet meals without spending hours in the kitchen!
Come and learn all the tricks and shortcuts which make gourmet cooking fun.
Included in all classes is the lesson, copies of recipes from the class and the enjoyment of the 3 course meal (starter, main and dessert) prepared during the class.