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The Beet Retreat – eating vegan on a budget (4 hour) 12:00
The Beet Retreat – eating vegan on a budget (4 hour) @ The Beet Retreat
Feb 3 @ 12:00 – 16:00
Learn how to create healthy, practical, everyday vegan dishes that look as good as they taste.
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The Beet Retreat – healthy meals on a budget 18:30
The Beet Retreat – healthy meals on a budget @ The Beet Retreat
Feb 7 @ 18:30 – 20:30
Learn how to create healthy, practical, everyday vegan dishes that look as good as they taste.
Cooking for the Lunar New Year 19:00
Cooking for the Lunar New Year @ Mill Park Library
Feb 7 @ 19:00 – 20:30
Join Jean from Jean’s Asian Cooking as she demonstrates stir-fry Asian dishes to start the New Lunar Year. Followed by tastings. Bookings required.
Cooking master class – all about salads 19:00
Cooking master class – all about salads @ Gourmet Living
Feb 7 @ 19:00 – 21:00
Enjoy 4 tasting size courses cooked by chef Bek McMillan, from Gourmet Living, who will demonstrate step by step. All recipes are included. Menu: chilli prawn salad; smoked chicken & pesto salad; Mediterranean veg salad; [...]
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Shio koji making and cooking 11:00
Shio koji making and cooking @ Private address (address provided on booking)
Feb 8 @ 11:00 – 13:30
Shio koji is a Japanese fermented seasoning made with rice koji (cooked rice that has been inoculated with the fungus Aspergillus oryzae). Book by email ([email protected]).
Cook Indian by the creek 18:00
Cook Indian by the creek @ Private address
Feb 8 @ 18:00 – 19:30
Menu: daal tadka and spiced rice. Cook Indian by the creek came into existence with the idea of breaking the myth that Indian cooking is complex and difficult to nail. In each session, they will [...]
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Fermenting for the future 10:00
Fermenting for the future
Feb 9 @ 10:00 – 12:30
Facilitator: Monique Miller. This workshop will introduce you to the world of lacto-fermentation, a method for the preservation of vegetables, dairy, and even bread doughs, using beneficial bacteria. The ancient process of fermentation creates nutritious [...]
Amazake making and cooking 11:00
Amazake making and cooking @ Private address (address provided on booking)
Feb 9 @ 11:00 – 13:30
Amazake (aka ama koji) is a traditional Japanese fermented energy drink. Rich in digestive enzymes and nutrition, amazake is also a seasoning for cooking. Learn about amazake and enjoy the flavour, beauty and health benefits. [...]
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Thermomix lunchbox workshop 14:00
Thermomix lunchbox workshop @ H-crib
Feb 10 @ 14:00 – 16:00
Learn how to make some easy lunches and snacks in the Thermomix. They will also be taking a look at the cookkey and cookidoo. There will be samples to taste and the children can stay [...]
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Cooking for healthy minds (8 sessions) 13:30
Cooking for healthy minds (8 sessions) @ Span Community House
Feb 12 @ 13:30 – 15:30
On Tuesdays from 12th February to 2nd April (8 weeks), 1.30-3.30pm. Facilitator: Catherine Donnelley. Experience and enjoy demonstration and hands-on cooking, sharing recipes and using seasonal produce. This class is for participants living with or [...]
Kombucha and gut health 19:00
Kombucha and gut health @ Hawthorn Community House
Feb 12 @ 19:00 – 20:30
Dr Gondalia will teach you all the ins and outs of creating great gut health. This workshop will cover the history of kombucha (a fermented probiotic drink), how to make it, what can go wrong [...]
Ice cream making class (thermomix) 19:30
Ice cream making class (thermomix) @ Sharynvan Workshop
Feb 12 @ 19:30 – 21:00
Learn how to use your thermomix to make a variety of ice creams: rich and creamy; dairy-free; sugar-free; and instant. You will sample each of the recipes.
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Food know how – zero waste cooking 18:00
Food know how – zero waste cooking @ Bargoonga Nganjin, North Fitzroy Library
Feb 13 @ 18:00 – 20:00
Jessie Allice, from Leftover Lovers, will show you how to avoid food waste by creatively using what is on hand to make simple, yet delicious, every day meals. You will learn how to utilise stem-to-roots [...]
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Summer preserves 09:30
Summer preserves @ Bulleen Art and Garden
Feb 16 @ 09:30 – 12:30
What you will learn: How to preserve fruit and vegetables for use in the future. How to bottle preserves. The selection and sterilisation of jars. Presented by Lucy Marasco. Join Lucy to learn the basics [...]
Getting started with sourdough 10:30
Getting started with sourdough @ Brunswick Library
Feb 16 @ 10:30 – 11:30
Have you ever wanted to bake sourdough bread at home? It’s easier than you think. In this session, you will explore the history of bread making in this age-old process, the basics of making sourdough, [...]
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Mozzarella and ricotta cheesemaking workshop 12:00
Mozzarella and ricotta cheesemaking workshop @ Bee Sustainable
Feb 17 @ 12:00 – 14:30
What you will learn: How to coagulate milk using acid and rennet. How to stretch and shape mozzarella. How to make whole milk ricotta. What you will get: Recipes and the essential techniques of cheesemaking. [...]
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Turkish cooking demonstration 19:00
Turkish cooking demonstration @ Coburg Library
Feb 18 @ 19:00 – 20:00
Learn to prepare traditional Turkish cheese and minced meat pide. Take the recipe to try at home. Bookings essential.
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Tomato relish workshop 11:00
Tomato relish workshop @ Diamond Valley Library
Feb 21 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Not sure what to do with all those tomatoes? Learn from Marie, from Rie’s Kitchen, how to make a great relish for the family to enjoy.
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Cook Indian by the creek 18:00
Cook Indian by the creek @ Private address
Feb 22 @ 18:00 – 19:45
Menu: butter chicken and spiced rice. Cook Indian by the creek came into existence with the idea of breaking the myth that Indian cooking is complex and difficult to nail. In each session, they will [...]
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No waste cooking workshop 10:00
No waste cooking workshop @ Melbourne Girls' College
Feb 24 @ 10:00 – 14:00
Learn how to be creative with veggies and more adaptable in the kitchen so you can save money and reduce food waste. Presented by Open Table. Bookings essential.
The Beet Retreat – eating vegan on a budget (4 hour) 12:00
The Beet Retreat – eating vegan on a budget (4 hour) @ The Beet Retreat
Feb 24 @ 12:00 – 16:00
Learn how to create healthy, practical, everyday vegan dishes that look as good as they taste.
Preserving your harvest workshop at The Plummery 13:00
Preserving your harvest workshop at The Plummery
Feb 24 @ 13:00 – 14:00
Learn Kat Lavers’ tips and tricks for preserving with a focus on fruit. Also, explore Kat’s garden and walk-in pantry. Entry via laneway off Burt Street.
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Taste of Malaysia (Peranakan) 10:00
Taste of Malaysia (Peranakan) @ North Ringwood Community House
Feb 26 @ 10:00 – 12:00
You will learn to make curry puffs and spring rolls. Participants are required to bring their own chopping board or pastry mat, rolling pin and 10cm round cookie cutter.
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