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Japanese Cooking:     Wednesday, 6.00 – 8.00 pm  (4 weeks)                                                            NEW

Japanese cuisine is famous and well known for its healthy and creative flavours.  Be inspired to try something new and different by learning hands on how to create Japanese dishes the home style way!

Tutor: Linda Lee       22 Nov – 13 Dec                                         Fee $85 plus bring some ingredients each night


Bread, Cheese & Probiotic Foods (2):     Saturday, 9.00 am – 1.00 pm  (2 weeks)

Learn how to make your own delicious gluten free breads, pancakes and crackers, keifer yoghurt and cheese, water keifer fizzy drinks, health tonics, probiotic smoothies, and chutney, enjoy tasting the results with the class and be educated on the health benefits of probiotic, fermented foods.  Take home information sheets, recipes and sourdough starter provided.

Tutor: Shana Copland       4 Nov – 11 Nov                                                     Fee $85 plus bring some ingredients


Malaysian Cooking:     Wednesday, 6.00 – 8.00 pm  (4 weeks)

Learn to cook a diversity of the Southeast Asian country of Malaysia.  A primary melange of traditions from its Malay, Chinese, Indian, Indonesians and ethnic Bornean citizens. A symphony of flavours with wonderful fragrances.

Tutor: Linda Lee       25 Oct – 15 Nov                                         Fee $85 plus bring some ingredients each night


Italian Cooking:     Thursday, 6.00 – 8.00 pm  (4 weeks)

Enjoy the opportunity to learn and cook traditional Italian food, using a variety  of ingredients and different techniques. In this course you will learn the Italian home tradition of an everyday meal using fresh seasonal products that you can easily find in Nelson.

Tutor: Norma Sequera   26 Oct – 16 Nov                                   Fee $85 plus bring some ingredients each night


Latin American Cooking:     Thursday, 6.00 – 8.00 pm  (4 weeks)

Take the opportunity to learn and cook real traditional food from a very diverse cuisine that covers Mexico, Central America, The Caribbean and South America. A cuisine based on fresh ingredients, mainly gluten free product and simple techniques to cook wonderful home-made food.  You will learn how to use a variety of products that you can easily find in Nelson but have probably you never used before.

Tutor: Norma Sequera   23 Nov – 14 Dec                                   Fee $85 plus bring some ingredients each night


Healthy Cooking:     Saturday, 9.00 am – 1.00 pm  (2 weeks)

Get in shape for summer the healthy way while enjoying great food.  We will cover main meals and reduced sugar dessert/snacks by demonstration or hands-on preparation by you.  Weekly weight management plans, recipes, advice and information sheets included and adapted for those with food intolerances eg wheat or dairy.

Tutor:   Shana Copland       25 Nov – 2 Dec                                                   Fee $85 plus bring some ingredients


Indian Cooking Demonstration:     One Day Saturday, 9 am – 1 pm

The fragrant spices of India will have your taste buds working overtime as you enjoy our Indian cooking demonstration where we create and share these delicious dishes with the class from this continent.  Using an holistic approach to  heal your body and soul, we will cook with golden spices like turmeric ,cumin and coriander to name a few which helps create a  balance between the mind, body and the spirit.

Tutor: Savita Prasad                 28 Oct                                                                                                         Fee $55