1. CAKE BAKING CLASS
As far as I can remember I’ve always loved baking, that is because I love eating cakes indeed! The 3.5 hour-long hands-on Conquer the Classics: Scones, Soufflés & Sponges baking class from The Bake Club are ran by Anneka Manning, author of Bake, Eat, Love.
♥ A glass of bubbles and a cheese platter on arrival is all you need to get instantanely into the mood
♥ Spacious venue with high-end equipment
♥ Tastings throughout the class
♥ A bakeware gift from sponsor Wiltshire
♥ Take-home box with samples of all the goodies we bake in the class
Duration: 3.5 hours – Price: $220
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2. PASTA MAKING
The Long Italian Lunch class is ran by Luciana from Cucina Italiana in Annandale, Sydney. As it name suggests, the class starts at 10 am, goes for 4 hours and you get to eat all of the freshly prepared delicacies (antipasti,fresh pasta and semi-freddo), in a convivial and joyful atmosphere at the end of the class.
♥ Hands-on workshop ran by a passionate Italian home-cook
♥ The class is hosted in a historic heritage listed Italian Villa built nearly a century ago
♥ Discover the basics of fresh pasta making and try your newly learnt skills
♥ Cook and eat a delicious 4 course lunch from various regions of Italy
♥ Enjoy a glass of wine (or two!) with your lunch and make new friends at the big dinner table
Duration: 4 hours – Price: $150
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3. SOURDOUGH BAKING
The Home Baker Workshop is a hands-on baking class offered by Brasserie Bread, designed to introduce the joys of artisan baking to people of all ages, giving you the skills to make a variety of artisan breads from start to finish.
♥ Hands-on workshop ran by a passionate and knowledgeable artisan baker
♥ Discover the basics of artisan bread making
♥ Learn mixing, kneading, hand moulding, shaping and long fermentation
♥ Bring home a Schiacciata con L’uva and heaps of other hand-made goodies!
♥ The class concludes with a bread taste testing session and refreshments
Duration: 3 hours – Price: $150
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4. MEXICAN STREET FOOD
In the comfort of his own stylish apartment in Waterloo, Sydney, Victor, a passionate and experienced chef, offers the largest range of cooking classes in Sydney, including a Mexican Street Food Cooking Class. Achiote chicken tacos, tamales, fish tacos, and quesadillas are just some examples of what’s on offer in this fun, interactive and fast paced class.
♥ Start with the basics of cooking – i.e. knife skills, understanding the ingredients and the traditions
♥ Receive professional tips such as knife sharpening, time management, menu planning and how and where to find the best ingredients.
♥ Victor is a qualified chef and certified trainer so you learn professional cooking techniques.
♥ Colourful and friendly atmosphere with theme room and music
♥ At the end of the class, eat all the dishes you’ve made and enjoy a glass of wine with your new friends!
Duration: 3.5 hours – Price: $149
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5. MACARON MAKING CLASS
Learn the fine art of macaron making from the makers of Sydney’s best macarons. A pair of MakMak chefs will run an interactive demonstration of the macaron making process then you will prepare your own macarons and taste the results!
♥ Interactive demonstration of the macaron making process, in a commercial kitchen
♥ Make your own macarons under the supervision of MakMak’s head chef and build-up your confidence
♥ Taste your own macarons and take home the leftovers for your friends and family to enjoy
♥ Maximum of 10 participants per session
Duration: 2 hours – Price: $100
Read my full review of Mamak macaron making class