Sophisticated French


Next Available: 10 Oct 6:00PM
3.0 hours

Description

Sophisticated French dinner to die for, imagine walking down the Camps Elysias and dining on the streets of Paris...without leaving Brisbane!

Learn to create delectable textures and flavours and how to combine them to deliver sophisticated French cuisine. You will help prepare the delicious meals and then enjoy eating them too! Menu will be one of each of the following!

Starters

Delectable Pate made with chicken livers and layered with Shiraz and strawberry Jelly served on a freshly baked mini baguette sprinkled with Parmesan & rocket

Confit egg yolk served with Parma ham pear salad served with  goats cheese in a vol au vent drizzled with a caramelised fig glaze

Quenelle of Chicken and Porcini with truffled sauce blanc

Main

Coq au Vin made with spatchcock hen served with a twist on gourmet mash...the ultimate French decadence

Beef tenderloin with burn basil and black pepper butter, on a baked stack mirepoix of vegetables

Classic Chateaubriand: butter, shallots, thyme, bay leaf, mushroom and a brandy flambé or Jus Lie

Sides:

Baked Cauliflower with Sauce Hollandaise

Potato Dauphine

Bundles of beans wrapped in a smoked streaky bacon and pan fried in butter

Parma Ham Peas

Dessert

Apple Jalousie with house-made apple and cinnamon ice cream

Deconstructed Bomb Alaska -a red velvet  sponge layered with freeze dried raspberries smothered in meringue and flamed with Cointreau served on a bed of creme patisserie 

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Class Schedule

Duration: 3 Hours

What you will learn
  • Create delectable textures and flavours and how to combine them to deliver sophisticated French cuisine.
  • Prepare the delicious meals and then enjoy eating them too!
  • Confit egg yolk served with Parma ham pear salad served with goats cheese in a vol au vent drizzled with a caramelised fig glaze.
What you will get
  • 3 Hour action packed but relaxed and friendly cooking session
  • All ingredients and recipes supplied
  • Apron provided
  • 3 course feast of the meals prepared is included. We do eat on the run as the class is in session!
  • Icy refreshing water supplied.

What to bring
  • Your enthusiasm!
  • Please bring your own drinks!
What to wear

Casual (Warning: It might get messy)


VANILLA ZULU Culinary Adventures is an interactive cooking school in Wilston, 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.

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