Calendar of local events

 

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Easter cupcake decorating demonstration for adults 10:30
Easter cupcake decorating demonstration for adults @ Thomastown Library
Apr 1 @ 10:30 – 11:30
Irene Williams from the Victorian Cake Decorating Society will show you how to decorate your own cupcakes for Easter. Bookings essential.
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Hop into Easter cooking and craft with Carol From Kazzy’s Kitchen 13:30
Hop into Easter cooking and craft with Carol From Kazzy’s Kitchen @ Lilydale Library
Apr 2 @ 13:30 – 15:00
Carol, from local catering business Kazzy’s Kitchen, will create some chocolatey Easter treats for you to taste and then perhaps recreate at home. She will also demonstrate some easy craft ideas that will turn your [...]
Weight loss cooking (thermomix) 19:30
Weight loss cooking (thermomix) @ Sharynvan workshop
Apr 2 @ 19:30 – 21:00
Learn how your thermomix can help you provide nutritional meals with recipes from a range of weight loss regimes such as low carb keto, high protein, vegetable based. Note this class will not give weight [...]
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Maltese Easter sweets 18:30
Maltese Easter sweets @ Coburg Library
Apr 4 @ 18:30 – 19:30
Author of Traditional Sweet Recipes from Malta, Sharon Spiteri will discuss the significance of traditional Maltese sweets and demonstrate how to prepare kwarezimal, a sweet eaten during Lent. Registration essential.
Cooking master class – ‘curry nights’ 19:00
Cooking master class – ‘curry nights’ @ Gourmet Living
Apr 4 @ 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: coconut chilli lime prawn curry; ‘quick’ beef red curry; and spiced [...]
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Mozzarella and ricotta cheesemaking workshop 10:00
Mozzarella and ricotta cheesemaking workshop @ Bee Sustainable
Apr 5 @ 10:00 – 12:30
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. [...]
Easter chocolate novelties 14:00
Easter chocolate novelties @ Watsonia Library
Apr 5 @ 14:00 – 15:00
Join Irene Williams from the Victorian Cake Decorating Society to make your own chicken on a rocky road nest.
Cook Indian by the creek 18:00
Cook Indian by the creek @ Private address
Apr 5 @ 18:00 – 20:00
Menu: chicken biryani with mixed veg raita (spiced yogurt) and chicken. Cook Indian by the creek came into existence with the idea of breaking the myth that Indian cooking is complex and difficult to nail. [...]
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Mozzarella and ricotta cheesemaking workshop 09:00
Mozzarella and ricotta cheesemaking workshop @ Bee Sustainable
Apr 6 @ 09:00 – 11:30
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. [...]
No Waste Cook Club 10:00
No Waste Cook Club @ North Fitzroy Library
Apr 6 @ 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 [...]
Kombucha workshop 11:00
Kombucha workshop @ Collingwood Library
Apr 6 @ 11:00 – 12:00
Hosted by Fermented Mumma. Learn about a scoby and how to flavour kombucha. You will also take home a copy of instructions and 3 litres of your very own kombucha.
Miso paste making 11:00
Miso paste making @ Private address (address provided on booking)
Apr 6 @ 11:00 – 13:30
Miso is a traditional Japanese seasoning produced by fermenting soybeans with salt and koji (the fungus Aspergillus oryzae). You will make your own high protein and enzyme rich miso paste following traditional Japanese methods. Book [...]
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Shio koji making and cooking 11:00
Shio koji making and cooking @ Private address (address provided on booking)
Apr 7 @ 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]).
A touch of Thai (vegan cooking class) 12:00
A touch of Thai (vegan cooking class) @ The Beet Retreat
Apr 7 @ 12:00 – 16:00
A selection of Thai inspired dishes will be demonstrated, plus practical staples – 5-8 dishes in total. Everything will be vegan, based around the core staples of fruit, veg, starches, whole grains, legumes, nuts and [...]
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Easter fun chocolate decorating 10:30
Easter fun chocolate decorating @ Sisko Chocolate Eastland, Shop 2126, Eastland Shopping Centre
Apr 10 @ 10:30 – 11:00
For children aged 3-7. Enjoy decorating your very own French chocolate flat Easter egg. Choose from a variety of crunchy, chewy, gooey and crisp toppings. Have fun creating your own chocolate hand print too. Included [...]
Flavorful Health cooking class 11:00
Flavorful Health cooking class
Apr 10 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Learn ways to work with varieties of grains, legumes and flours that you might not even know exist. Learn about 10 spices and ways to use them. Discover time saving, easy and quick recipes. You [...]
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Kids in the kitchen 11:00
Kids in the kitchen @ Under the Pickle Tree
Apr 11 @ 11:00 – 13:30
Facilitated by Kerry Meredith from Under The Pickle Tree. Get your kids cooking these school holidays. On the menu is a dish everyone loves that is actually quite time-consuming and intense to cook. But don’t [...]
Cooking master class – ‘satay night’ 19:00
Cooking master class – ‘satay night’ @ Gourmet Living
Apr 11 @ 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: Moroccan spiced pumpkin tart; satay chicken medallions; and berry ‘bruschetta’.
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Nuka zuke – rice bran pickling 11:00
Nuka zuke – rice bran pickling @ Private address (address provided on booking)
Apr 13 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Nuka zuke is a famous Japanese fermented pickling technique using rice bran. In this workshop, you will make your own Nuka medium/bedding so that you can keep pickling at home for years and years! Book [...]
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Flavorful Health cooking class 11:00
Flavorful Health cooking class
Apr 14 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Learn ways to work with varieties of grains, legumes and flours that you might not even know exist. Learn about 10 spices and ways to use them. Discover time saving, easy and quick recipes. You [...]
Thai inspired vegan cooking class 12:00
Thai inspired vegan cooking class @ The Beet Retreat
Apr 14 @ 12:00 – 16:00
A selection of Thai inspired dishes will be demonstrated, plus practical staples, including cashew yoghurt, plant-based milk and nut parmesan sprinkle. Everything will be vegan, based around the core staples of fruit, veg, starches, whole [...]
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Make your own smash Easter egg 10:30
Make your own smash Easter egg @ Sisko Chocolate Eastland, Shop 2126, Eastland Shopping Centre
Apr 17 @ 10:30 – 11:30
For children aged 7-15. Enjoy filling and decorating your own large Easter egg to create your own one of a kind chocolate smash egg. Premium couverture chocolate. Presented in a gift box.
Flavorful Health cooking class 11:00
Flavorful Health cooking class
Apr 17 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Learn ways to work with varieties of grains, legumes and flours that you might not even know exist. Learn about 10 spices and ways to use them. Discover time saving, easy and quick recipes. You [...]
Toastie press sesh: kitchen hacks and tasty tips 18:00
Toastie press sesh: kitchen hacks and tasty tips @ Kathleen Syme Library
Apr 17 @ 18:00 – 21:00
This event is for young adults aged 15 to 30. Facilitated by the Youth Food Movement. The humble toastie machine has long been underrated as a singular use kitchen utensil, but it’s time to grab [...]
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Ganache and truffles – let’s play! 18:30
Ganache and truffles – let’s play! @ Sisko Chocolate Eastland, Shop 2126, Eastland Shopping Centre
Apr 18 @ 18:30 – 19:30
What you will learn: How to temper chocolate to create a shine and crispy snap. How to create ganache. Let your creativity shine through as you decorate your truffles. What you will get: A box [...]
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Flavorful Health cooking class 11:00
Flavorful Health cooking class
Apr 21 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Learn ways to work with varieties of grains, legumes and flours that you might not even know exist. Learn about 10 spices and ways to use them. Discover time saving, easy and quick recipes. You [...]
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Vegan brunch cooking class 11:00
Vegan brunch cooking class @ The Beet Retreat
Apr 22 @ 11:00 – 15:00
Learn how to create healthy, practical, everyday vegan dishes that look as good as they taste. It will include such dishes as plant-based milks, creamy lemon dream porridge, waffles, pancakes, scrambled tofu, chia puddings and [...]
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Cooking for all abilities (10 sessions) 10:00
Cooking for all abilities (10 sessions) @ Span Community House
Apr 23 @ 10:00 – 12:30
On Tuesdays from 23rd April to 25th June (10 weeks), 10am-12.30pm. Facilitator: Catherine Donnelley. Learn cooking skills in this hands on and demonstration class. Using fresh seasonal ingredients and garden produce, learn planning, preparation and [...]
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Flavorful Health cooking class 11:00
Flavorful Health cooking class
Apr 24 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Learn ways to work with varieties of grains, legumes and flours that you might not even know exist. Learn about 10 spices and ways to use them. Discover time saving, easy and quick recipes. You [...]
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Vegan brunch cooking class 11:00
Vegan brunch cooking class @ The Beet Retreat
Apr 25 @ 11:00 – 15:00
Learn how to create healthy, practical, everyday vegan dishes that look as good as they taste. It will include such dishes as plant-based milks, creamy lemon dream porridge, waffles, pancakes, scrambled tofu, chia puddings and [...]
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Cook Indian by the creek 18:00
Cook Indian by the creek @ Private address
Apr 26 @ 18:00 – 19:45
Menu (vegan savoury): onion bhaji and chick peas pancake + chutney. Cook Indian by the creek came into existence with the idea of breaking the myth that Indian cooking is complex and difficult to nail. [...]
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Gluten free, grain free and wheat free workshop (thermomix) 14:00
Gluten free, grain free and wheat free workshop (thermomix) @ H-crib
Apr 27 @ 14:00 – 16:00
This will be an interactive hands on look at how to enjoy baked goods if you are gluten, grain and wheat free. They will be doing 6 dishes, all of which you will be able [...]
Preserving workshop 14:00
Preserving workshop @ Central Ringwood Community Centre
Apr 27 @ 14:00 – 16:30
No need to book – just turn up. You will prepare and bottle a jar of pears to take home, jar and all.
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Flavorful Health cooking class 11:00
Flavorful Health cooking class
Apr 28 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Learn ways to work with varieties of grains, legumes and flours that you might not even know exist. Learn about 10 spices and ways to use them. Discover time saving, easy and quick recipes. You [...]
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Cooking for healthy minds (8 sessions) 13:30
Cooking for healthy minds (8 sessions) @ Span Community House
Apr 30 @ 13:30 – 15:30
On Tuesdays from 30th April to 18th June (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 [...]