Waimea College



Preserve de Taste of SummerOne day Saturday workshop, 10.00 am – 3.00 pm

Preserving is not just jam and chutneys. There is a good variety of techniques and recipes to preserve summer vegetables & fruit. In this unique course you learn how to preserve zucchini, eggplants, capsicums, chili, gherkins, artichokes, and make your own sundried tomatoes plus tomato sauce. You will also learn how to bottle your summer fruits and dry summer herbs.  Hands on learning with demonstrations also given.

Tutor: Norma Sequera   29 Feb                                                          Fee $90 plus bring some ingredients/items


Keto For Beginners:     Tuesday, 6.00 – 8.00 pm  (4 weeks)                                       NEW

Discover what’s behind the latest Keto hype. In this course we will cover the fundamental principles of keto eating and the science behind it. What is ketogenesis and is it suitable for you. How do you go about getting started and what do you need.  You’ll come away with some really tasty mainstay recipes and nutritional tools for eating keto and have you feeling great.

Tutor: Sarah La Touche   17 Mar – 7 Apr                                    Fee $100 plus bring some ingredients each night


Raw Foods:     Monday, 7.00 – 9.00 pm  (4 weeks)

In these classes you will learn how to make delicious raw foods, main meals, guilt free sweets, comfort foods, snacks on the go and much more. You will take away the knowledge and understanding of the many benefits to your ongoing health and the confidence to be creative in your own kitchen.

Tutor: Sally Rees   24 Feb – 16 Mar                                            Fee $100 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   5 Mar – 26 Mar                                      Fee $100 plus bring some ingredients each night


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


Join us as we explore spice & Indian food to go beyond Butter Chicken and Naan! Learn about spices and how to mix & blend them to cook from scratch easy and delicious curries, Indian bread and accompaniments – just the way Mum cooked back home!

Tutor: Kalpana Laitflang     19 Feb – 11 Mar                                Fee $100 plus bring some ingredients each night


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

Get started with cooking traditional Thai cuisine in a relaxed and friendly environment. This program is the ideal way to enjoy a real Thai culinary experience of rich colours, unique flavours and aromas.

Tutor: Linda Lee       18 Mar – 8 Apr                                           Fee $100 plus bring some ingredients each night