Calendar of cooking classes

 

View calendars for specific types of event:
All types    All once-off events (Cooking, Everything else)    Community gardens    Food swaps    Markets    Farmers’ markets    Meals

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1
2
3
Cooking demonstration 10:00
Cooking demonstration @ Watsonia Library
May 3 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Need some easy to prepare, low cost meal options for your family dinner? Jen and Gay from Plan Buy Cook will demonstrate how to avoid food waste, save money and time when preparing delicious lunches [...]
4
5
No Waste Cook Club Fitzroy 10:00
No Waste Cook Club Fitzroy @ Fitzroy Community Food Centre
May 5 @ 10:00 – 12:00
This workshop will help you to reduce food waste at home. You will cook a vegetarian lunch together and learn to save money, get creative with veggies, be more adaptable in the kitchen, and learn [...]
Vietnamese cooking demonstration (bilingual) 10:30
Vietnamese cooking demonstration (bilingual) @ Richmond Library
May 5 @ 10:30 – 12:30
Nga Diep from BANH Cultural Catering will demonstrate how to make Vietnamese vegetarian noodle dishes. Visitors will have the opportunity to practice and also sample the dishes. Vietnamese cooking books & DVDs will be displayed [...]
Fresh food ideas exchange – nutrition workshop 11:00
Fresh food ideas exchange – nutrition workshop @ Level 1, Centre Court, Greensborough Plaza
May 5 @ 11:00 – 12:00
At 11am and again at 1pm. Join local nutritionist Melanie Lionello as she dishes out tips and tricks for healthy eating and answers the age old question “what healthy meals can I feed the family [...]
Fresh food ideas exchange – nutrition workshop 13:00
Fresh food ideas exchange – nutrition workshop @ Level 1, Centre Court, Greensborough Plaza
May 5 @ 13:00 – 14:00
At 11am and again at 1pm. Join local nutritionist Melanie Lionello as she dishes out tips and tricks for healthy eating and answers the age old question “what healthy meals can I feed the family [...]
6
7
8
9
10
Plant-based midweek cooking class 18:30
Plant-based midweek cooking class @ The Beet Retreat
May 10 @ 18:30 – 20:30
Participants will experience: 90 minutes of hands-on cooking and creating with mostly organic and unrefined/unprocessed foods. 30 minutes plus of relaxing over a meal created during the 6-person class. A pdf of recipes and resources [...]
Cooking master class 19:00
Cooking master class @ Gourmet Living
May 10 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Enjoy 3 tasting size courses cooked by chef Bek McMillan, from Gourmet Living, who will demonstrate step by step. All recipes are included. Menu: caramelised onion puff pastry tart; wholemeal penne pasta; and apple spice [...]
Reduce your food waste – a budget-friendly recipe demonstration 19:00
Reduce your food waste – a budget-friendly recipe demonstration @ Preston Library
May 10 @ 19:00 – 20:30
Do you struggle to use all your leftovers before they perish? Do you often end up throwing away wilted veggies at the end of the week? Struggle no more! Gaby and Jen from Plan Buy [...]
11
12
Raw living whole foods with Valentina Rise 10:00
Raw living whole foods with Valentina Rise @ CERES
May 12 @ 10:00 – 15:00
What you will learn: Basics of raw food. Make guilt free treats. Learn what super foods are. What you will get: Samples of all the food they make. Recipes to take home. You will discuss [...]
Food for thought – finger foods and tapas 10:30
Food for thought – finger foods and tapas @ Ringwood Uniting Church
May 12 @ 10:30 – 13:00
Local chef, Mellissa Strachan, will present three canapes. Each recipe will cater to a gluten-free, dairy-free or vegetarian diet. Participants will make these tasty treats and, at the conclusion of the workshop, be able to [...]
13
Healthy lives plant-based cooking 12:00
Healthy lives plant-based cooking @ The Beet Retreat
May 13 @ 12:00 – 16:00
The classes are 3 hours of creating and 1 hour of eating mostly organic and healthy vegan food. A good part of the class’s content and style is conversational. The class is for up to [...]
14
15
16
Ostro: the pleasure of slowing down and cooking with simple ingredients 19:45
Ostro: the pleasure of slowing down and cooking with simple ingredients @ Brunswick Library
May 16 @ 19:45 – 20:45
Julia Busuttil Nishimura’s cooking isn’t terribly fancy. Her approach to food favours intuition over strict rules and is about using your hands, rushing a little less and savouring the details. In conversation with Rachael Cilauro, [...]
17
18
Miso cooking 10:00
Miso cooking @ Private address (address provided on booking)
May 18 @ 10:00 – 12:30
This workshop will take place 4 times on: Friday, 18th May, and Saturday, 23rd June, each both 10am-12.30pm and 2-4.30pm. Miso is a traditional Japanese seasoning produced by fermenting soybeans with salt and koji (the [...]
Miso cooking 14:00
Miso cooking @ Private address (address provided on booking)
May 18 @ 14:00 – 16:30
This workshop will take place 4 times on: Friday, 18th May, and Saturday, 23rd June, each both 10am-12.30pm and 2-4.30pm. Miso is a traditional Japanese seasoning produced by fermenting soybeans with salt and koji (the [...]
Cooking master class 19:00
Cooking master class @ Gourmet Living
May 18 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Enjoy 3 tasting size courses cooked by chef Bek McMillan, from Gourmet Living, who will demonstrate step by step. All recipes are included. Menu: caramelised onion & sweet potato tart; caramelised garlic & red wine [...]
19
Olive magic 09:30
Olive magic @ Bulleen Art and Garden
May 19 @ 09:30 – 12:30
What you will learn: Improve your culinary knowledge. Learn how to preserve olives. Understand and experience different techniques for preserving olives. What you will get: Take home olives ready to eat. Take home olives that [...]
Miso paste making 10:00
Miso paste making @ Private address (address provided on booking)
May 19 @ 10:00 – 12:30
This workshop will take place 8 times on: Saturday, 19th May, Saturday, 26th May, Friday, 15th June, and Saturday, 16th June, each both 10am-12.30pm and 2-4.30pm. Miso is a traditional Japanese seasoning produced by fermenting [...]
Sourdough bread making workshop 10:00
Sourdough bread making workshop @ Living & Learning Nillumbik
May 19 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Tutor Jenna Farrington-Sear. This workshop will cover basic theory as well as the tactile pleasure of all the steps of making bread from milled flour. Suitable for both novices and those who want to expand [...]
Turkish cooking class 10:00
Turkish cooking class @ Span Community House
May 19 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Led by Arzu Yilmaz. Four different dishes (three vegan, one vegetarian). Enjoy Turkish music, a feast at the end, and Turkish tea/coffee in special pots. Hands-on and demonstration.
Miso paste making 14:00
Miso paste making @ Private address (address provided on booking)
May 19 @ 14:00 – 16:30
This workshop will take place 8 times on: Saturday, 19th May, Saturday, 26th May, Friday, 15th June, and Saturday, 16th June, each both 10am-12.30pm and 2-4.30pm. Miso is a traditional Japanese seasoning produced by fermenting [...]
20
Nuka duke – rice bran pickling 10:00
Nuka duke – rice bran pickling @ Private address (address provided on booking)
May 20 @ 10:00 – 12:00
This workshop will take place 4 times on: Sunday, 20th May and Friday, 22nd June, each both 10am-midday and 2-4pm. Nuka duke is a famous Japanese fermented pickling using rice bran. In this workshop, you [...]
Nuka duke – rice bran pickling 14:00
Nuka duke – rice bran pickling @ Private address (address provided on booking)
May 20 @ 14:00 – 16:00
This workshop will take place 4 times on: Sunday, 20th May and Friday, 22nd June, each both 10am-midday and 2-4pm. Nuka duke is a famous Japanese fermented pickling using rice bran. In this workshop, you [...]
21
22
Plant-based midweek cooking class 18:30
Plant-based midweek cooking class @ The Beet Retreat
May 22 @ 18:30 – 20:30
Participants will experience: 90 minutes of hands-on cooking and creating with mostly organic and unrefined/unprocessed foods. 30 minutes plus of relaxing over a meal created during the 6-person class. A pdf of recipes and resources [...]
23
Thermomix – use it beyond the kitchen 19:30
Thermomix – use it beyond the kitchen
May 23 @ 19:30 – 21:30
Think of all the uses your Thermomix could have outside of the kitchen. In this class, they will show you how to make dog biscuits, laundry detergent, slime, play dough, lip balms and much more.
24
Cooking master class 19:00
Cooking master class @ Gourmet Living
May 24 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Enjoy 3 tasting size courses cooked by chef Bek McMillan, from Gourmet Living, who will demonstrate step by step. All recipes are included. Menu: roast sweet potato & smoked chicken salad; red curry; and chai [...]
25
Shio koji making and cooking 10:00
Shio koji making and cooking @ Private address (address provided on booking)
May 25 @ 10:00 – 12:30
This workshop will take place 4 times on: Friday, 25th May and Saturday, 30th June, each both 10am-12.30pm and 2-4.30pm. Shio koji is a Japanese fermented seasoning made with rice koji (cooked rice that has [...]
Shio koji making and cooking 14:00
Shio koji making and cooking @ Private address (address provided on booking)
May 25 @ 14:00 – 16:30
This workshop will take place 4 times on: Friday, 25th May and Saturday, 30th June, each both 10am-12.30pm and 2-4.30pm. Shio koji is a Japanese fermented seasoning made with rice koji (cooked rice that has [...]
26
Mexican spice for beginners 10:00
Mexican spice for beginners @ Living & Learning Nillumbik
May 26 @ 10:00 – 12:30
Ana and Gaby are Mexican Aussies with a wealth of skills, knowledge and experience in cooking Mexican dishes. This workshop will cover Mexican pickles (with or without chilies), 2 salsas and guacamole. Enjoy and learn [...]
Miso paste making 10:00
Miso paste making @ Private address (address provided on booking)
May 26 @ 10:00 – 12:30
This workshop will take place 8 times on: Saturday, 19th May, Saturday, 26th May, Friday, 15th June, and Saturday, 16th June, each both 10am-12.30pm and 2-4.30pm. Miso is a traditional Japanese seasoning produced by fermenting [...]
No Waste Cook Club Carlton 10:00
No Waste Cook Club Carlton @ Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
May 26 @ 10:00 – 12:00
This workshop will help you to reduce food waste at home. You will cook a vegetarian lunch together and learn to save money, get creative with veggies, be more adaptable in the kitchen, and learn [...]
Thai street food 12:20
Thai street food @ Northcote Town Hall
May 26 @ 12:20 – 13:20
Cassie Pitman, from Melbourne food truck Pok & Kok, is passionate about traditional Issan (north eastern) Thai street food. She will demonstrate phad kee mao (drunken noodles) – a staple of street food stalls in [...]
Salami demonstration 13:15
Salami demonstration @ Northcote Town Hall
May 26 @ 13:15 – 14:15
Learn the art of making your own homemade salami. This demonstration will cover mincing, mixing, filling and (most importantly) curing. Ask Home Make It’s master maker anything. Includes tastings. This event is part of the [...]
Miso paste making 14:00
Miso paste making @ Private address (address provided on booking)
May 26 @ 14:00 – 16:30
This workshop will take place 8 times on: Saturday, 19th May, Saturday, 26th May, Friday, 15th June, and Saturday, 16th June, each both 10am-12.30pm and 2-4.30pm. Miso is a traditional Japanese seasoning produced by fermenting [...]
Spätzle workshop 14:15
Spätzle workshop @ Northcote Town Hall
May 26 @ 14:15 – 15:15
Angela Pradel’s parents migrated from the Tyrol region in the Italian Dolomites, close to the Austrian border, in 1961. She loves cooking traditional dishes for her family. Spätzle (‘primi piatti’) is a favourite. Angela will [...]
27
Chinese vegetarian cooking 11:30
Chinese vegetarian cooking @ Macleod Organic Community Garden
May 27 @ 11:30 – 12:30
Helen Chen and her friends will be demonstrating home-cooked Chinese food (which is very different from Chinese restaurant food), namely spring rolls.
Healthy lives plant-based cooking 12:00
Healthy lives plant-based cooking @ The Beet Retreat
May 27 @ 12:00 – 16:00
The classes are 3 hours of creating and 1 hour of eating mostly organic and healthy vegan food. A good part of the class’s content and style is conversational. The class is for up to [...]
Pizzaly woodfired pizza demonstration and tasting 15:30
Pizzaly woodfired pizza demonstration and tasting @ Pizzaly
May 27 @ 15:30 – 17:30
Ever wanted to learn how to make your own classic pizza from start to finish? Join Pizzaly for a fun Italian afternoon learning techniques you can put into practice at home. Try your hand at [...]
Tibetan momo making 16:00
Tibetan momo making @ Northern Soul Café
May 27 @ 16:00 – 17:30
Learn the art of Tibetan momo making with Fiona and Samdup. Samdup grew up in Amdo, Tibet and will share a traditional family recipe handed down with love for generations. Using fresh organic ingredients, Samdup [...]
A vegan Mexican feast with Juanita 16:45
A vegan Mexican feast with Juanita @ Juanita's Kitchen
May 27 @ 16:45 – 18:30
Popular for her monthly taco nights, Juanita from Juanita’s Kitchen will teach you how to make (and eat!) a Mexican meal, including perfect tortillas from scratch. Plus tips and ideas for creating quick and easy [...]
28
Kimchi mania 18:00
Kimchi mania @ Lentil as Anything
May 28 @ 18:00 – 21:00
Lentil as Anything’s catering chef Chase will show you how to make kimchi, a traditional Korean side dish made of fermented cabbage. A kimchi themed dinner is included. Notes and recipes will be provided. Bring [...]
29
Yoko Nakazawa – Zen cooking 18:30
Yoko Nakazawa – Zen cooking @ Melbourne Polytechnic (Demonstration Kitchen, Room 106, Building K)
May 29 @ 18:30 – 20:00
Explore the beauty of traditional Japanese cooking. Yoko Nakazawa, from Cooking with Koji, will show you how she uses the suribachi, an ancient Japanese cooking tool, in her meditative approach that uses all five senses [...]
Pulp fiction – what to do with leftover pulp? 19:00
Pulp fiction – what to do with leftover pulp? @ Shoku Iku
May 29 @ 19:00 – 20:30
Do you make your own nut milk or juices? Ever wondered what you can do with your left over pulp? Join Yoko Inoue, owner of raw food cafe Shoku Iku for this workshop which will [...]
30
Modern Scottish masterclass 18:30
Modern Scottish masterclass @ Wee Man’s Kitchen at Tallboy & Moose
May 30 @ 18:30 – 21:00
Head Chef and owner of Wee Man’s Kitchen, Chris Orr, will take you through a crash course on traditional Scottish cooking. The ticket includes a three course meal. This event is part of the Darebin [...]
31
Paul West – whole cookery 18:30
Paul West – whole cookery @ Melbourne Polytechnic (Demonstration Kitchen, Room 106, Building K)
May 31 @ 18:30 – 20:00
Paul West is a Thornbury-based cook and food grower best known as host of River Cottage Australia (SBS, Lifestyle Channel). At this demonstration and tasting, Paul will explore nose-to-tail and root-to-stem cookery. Learn how to [...]
Cooking master class 19:00
Cooking master class @ Gourmet Living
May 31 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Enjoy 3 tasting size courses cooked by chef Bek McMillan, from Gourmet Living, who will demonstrate step by step. All recipes are included. Menu: Indian dhal soup; Moroccan chicken; and banana & coconut tart.
Fun ferments 19:00
Fun ferments @ Preston Library
May 31 @ 19:00 – 20:00
Learn how to make kombucha – the fermented tea – at home and add delicious natural herbs and fruit for flavouring. Tastings will be provided in the class. You will also learn how to use [...]