Calendar of local events

 

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Italian cooking (2 sessions) 18:00
Italian cooking (2 sessions) @ Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre
Sep 1 @ 18:00 – 21:00
The two sessions will be on Thursday, 1st September and Thursday, 8th September, both 6-9pm. Lucia Silverii will teach the time-honoured techniques of southern Italian cooking. The first session will cover arancini, bolognaise and risotto. [...]
A night in Rome 18:30
A night in Rome @ La Cucina di Sandra
Sep 1 @ 18:30 – 22:30
What you will learn: How to prepare authentic authentic Roman dishes. How to adapt Australian ingredients to Italian dishes. What you will get: A three-course meal with a complimentary glass of wine, plus finger food [...]
Dumpling party 18:30
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Sep 1 @ 18:30 – 20:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience teaching you how to make dumplings from scratch. Sit and eat together at the end with a glass of sparkling wine. The ingredients for the various dumplings will include [...]
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Street food of Asia 14:00
Street food of Asia @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Sep 2 @ 14:00 – 16:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Prepare and cook a varied menu, utilising a wide range of techniques along the way. Finish the class by tasting all of your creations [...]
Thai cooking master class 18:30
Thai cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Sep 2 @ 18:30 – 21:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Explore the fundamentals of cooking ingredients, spices and flavour profile, then enjoy with complimentary wine. The menu: phrik nam plaa (fish sauce dressing); kaeng [...]
Turkish vegetarian cooking 18:30
Turkish vegetarian cooking @ Trentwood at the Hub
Sep 2 @ 18:30 – 20:30
Join Arzu Yilmaz to learn how to make four different vegetarian dishes (e.g. a lentil soup, a meze, Turkish borek and a dessert). Arzu will also talk about her experiences as an Istanbul girl and [...]
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Dumpling party 10:00
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Sep 3 @ 10:00 – 12:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience teaching you how to make dumplings from scratch. Sit and eat together at the end with a glass of sparkling wine. The ingredients for the various dumplings will include [...]
Wild fermentation class and edible forest tour 10:00
Wild fermentation class and edible forest tour @ Edible Forest Yarra Valley Estate
Sep 3 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Louise Ward will lead you through the techniques of wild fermentation and the importance of incorporating good gut health into your diet. You will sample and learn how to make fermented foods such as pickling, [...]
Rosa’s Saturday traditional Italian cooking class 14:00
Rosa’s Saturday traditional Italian cooking class @ Private address
Sep 3 @ 14:00 – 18:00
Book by email (rosascookingclass@gmail.com). 2022 29th October: Ravioli Di Ricotta w Ragu Sauce; Arancini; and Jam Biscuits 1st October: Gnocchi Di Ricotta w Creamy Mushroom Sauce; Arancini; and Cartocci w Italian Cream – Italian Donuts [...]
Japanese cooking master class 18:30
Japanese cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Sep 3 @ 18:30 – 21:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Explore the fundamentals of cooking ingredients, spices and flavour profile, then enjoy with complimentary wine. The menu in odd numbered months: makizushi (sushi rolls); [...]
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Beginners bread making 08:00
Beginners bread making @ Abbotsford Convent
Sep 4 @ 08:00 – 14:00
What you will learn: Experimenting with bread. The bread baking process with each step explained. How to replicate the process at home. What you will get: 1 kilo of organic flour to take home. Pizza [...]
Dumpling party 10:00
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Sep 4 @ 10:00 – 12:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience teaching you how to make dumplings from scratch. Sit and eat together at the end with a glass of sparkling wine. The ingredients for the various dumplings will include [...]
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Lovely lemons 13:30
Lovely lemons @ Greenhills Neighbourhood House
Sep 7 @ 13:30 – 15:00
Make lemon butter. All equipment, materials and ingredients will be provided.
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Dumpling party 18:30
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Sep 8 @ 18:30 – 20:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience teaching you how to make dumplings from scratch. Sit and eat together at the end with a glass of sparkling wine. The ingredients for the various dumplings will include [...]
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Blokes in the kitchen 09:00
Blokes in the kitchen @ Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre
Sep 9 @ 09:00 – 12:00
Learn to prepare simple meals with other blokes under Shawn’s guidance. Enjoy a shared meal and conversation to finish the session.
Pizza making party 14:00
Pizza making party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Sep 9 @ 14:00 – 16:00
Learn to craft your own pizza dough from scratch. Taste a variety of topping combinations. Eat together at the end with a couple of glasses of wine.
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Dumpling party 10:00
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Sep 10 @ 10:00 – 12:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience teaching you how to make dumplings from scratch. Sit and eat together at the end with a glass of sparkling wine. The ingredients for the various dumplings will include [...]
Growing, cooking, sharing – a harmony of tastes cooking class 10:00
Growing, cooking, sharing – a harmony of tastes cooking class @ Strathdon House and Orchard Precinct
Sep 10 @ 10:00 – 13:00
In this cooking class, they will bring to life recipes taken from the community cookbook A Harmony of Tastes compiled by Whitehorse Manningham Libraries. Learn how to prepare and share Greek zucchini bake, Guatemalan atol [...]
Cultural cooking – Indian curries 11:00
Cultural cooking – Indian curries @ Alphington Community Centre
Sep 10 @ 11:00 – 13:00
Manu will show you how to make Indian curries.
Rosa’s Saturday traditional Italian cooking class 14:00
Rosa’s Saturday traditional Italian cooking class @ Private address
Sep 10 @ 14:00 – 18:00
Book by email (rosascookingclass@gmail.com). 2022 29th October: Ravioli Di Ricotta w Ragu Sauce; Arancini; and Jam Biscuits 1st October: Gnocchi Di Ricotta w Creamy Mushroom Sauce; Arancini; and Cartocci w Italian Cream – Italian Donuts [...]
Chocolate discovery class 15:00
Chocolate discovery class @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Sep 10 @ 15:00 – 16:00
This class includes indulging in a range of chocolate and truffle tastings, the chance to learn about how chocolate is made, and finding out about the inspiration behind each of their specialty ranges with their [...]
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Beginners bread making 08:00
Beginners bread making @ Abbotsford Convent
Sep 11 @ 08:00 – 14:00
What you will learn: Experimenting with bread. The bread baking process with each step explained. How to replicate the process at home. What you will get: 1 kilo of organic flour to take home. Pizza [...]
Dumpling party 10:00
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Sep 11 @ 10:00 – 12:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience teaching you how to make dumplings from scratch. Sit and eat together at the end with a glass of sparkling wine. The ingredients for the various dumplings will include [...]
Italian cooking master class 18:30
Italian cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Sep 11 @ 18:30 – 21:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Explore the fundamentals of cooking ingredients, spices and flavour profile, then enjoy with complimentary beer and wine. The menu: insalata (seasonal salad); pappardelle (fresh [...]
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The ultimate biscuit class 10:00
The ultimate biscuit class @ Sissys Gourmet Delights
Sep 13 @ 10:00 – 15:00
Learn about flours and how they interact with other ingredients. Learn a variety of techniques and textures to create many different types of biscuits from shortbreads, to fancy petit fours, wedged with ganache and dipped [...]
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Cheese making with Tina van Kooten 10:00
Cheese making with Tina van Kooten @ Yarra Glen Living & Learning Centre
Sep 14 @ 10:00 – 15:00
Tina van Kooten will make quick and easy feta plus microwave mozzarella. A light lunch will be provided with some homemade cheeses, and you will take your cheeses home to enjoy. BYO apron, rubber gloves [...]
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Dumpling party 18:30
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Sep 15 @ 18:30 – 20:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience teaching you how to make dumplings from scratch. Sit and eat together at the end with a glass of sparkling wine. The ingredients for the various dumplings will include [...]
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Japanese cooking master class 14:00
Japanese cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Sep 16 @ 14:00 – 17:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Explore the fundamentals of cooking ingredients, spices and flavour profile, then enjoy with complimentary wine. The menu in odd numbered months: makizushi (sushi rolls); [...]
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Dumpling party 10:00
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Sep 17 @ 10:00 – 12:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience teaching you how to make dumplings from scratch. Sit and eat together at the end with a glass of sparkling wine. The ingredients for the various dumplings will include [...]
Thai cooking master class 14:00
Thai cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Sep 17 @ 14:00 – 17:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Explore the fundamentals of cooking ingredients, spices and flavour profile, then enjoy with complimentary wine. The menu: phrik nam plaa (fish sauce dressing); kaeng [...]
Street food of Asia 18:30
Street food of Asia @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Sep 17 @ 18:30 – 21:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Prepare and cook a varied menu, utilising a wide range of techniques along the way. Finish the class by tasting all of your creations [...]
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Artisan bread making 08:00
Artisan bread making @ Abbotsford Convent
Sep 18 @ 08:00 – 14:00
What you will learn: experimenting with bread; the bread baking process with each step explained; and how to replicate the process at home. What you will get: 1 kilo of organic flour to take home; [...]
Dumpling party 10:00
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Sep 18 @ 10:00 – 12:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience teaching you how to make dumplings from scratch. Sit and eat together at the end with a glass of sparkling wine. The ingredients for the various dumplings will include [...]
Soft goat cheese curd and goat camembert cheese 10:00
Soft goat cheese curd and goat camembert cheese @ CERES
Sep 18 @ 10:00 – 16:00
What you will learn: how to make your own goats cheese; how to make ricotta cheese; and about different cheeses. Presenters: Janet Clayton and Charlene Angus from Cheeselinks.
Vietnamese cooking master class 14:00
Vietnamese cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Sep 18 @ 14:00 – 17:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Explore the fundamentals of cooking ingredients, spices and flavour profile, then enjoy with complimentary wine. The menu: nuoc cham (fish sauce); goi du du [...]
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Become a junior chocolatier 09:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Sep 22 @ 09:00 – 09:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Dumpling party 18:30
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Sep 22 @ 18:30 – 20:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience teaching you how to make dumplings from scratch. Sit and eat together at the end with a glass of sparkling wine. The ingredients for the various dumplings will include [...]
Fermentation for beginners 19:00
Fermentation for beginners @ The National Hotel
Sep 22 @ 19:00 – 22:00
Learn the basics of lacto fermentation. At the end, take home three ferments: sauerkraut, fermented onions and fermented carrots.
Nonna & Mum’s cooking class 19:30
Nonna & Mum’s cooking class @ The Thorn 3071
Sep 22 @ 19:30 – 22:30
 
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Japanese cooking master class 18:30
Japanese cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Sep 23 @ 18:30 – 21:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Explore the fundamentals of cooking ingredients, spices and flavour profile, then enjoy with complimentary wine. The menu in odd numbered months: makizushi (sushi rolls); [...]
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Dumpling party 10:00
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Sep 24 @ 10:00 – 12:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience teaching you how to make dumplings from scratch. Sit and eat together at the end with a glass of sparkling wine. The ingredients for the various dumplings will include [...]
Rosa’s Saturday traditional Italian cooking class 14:00
Rosa’s Saturday traditional Italian cooking class @ Private address
Sep 24 @ 14:00 – 18:00
Book by email (rosascookingclass@gmail.com). 2022 29th October: Ravioli Di Ricotta w Ragu Sauce; Arancini; and Jam Biscuits 1st October: Gnocchi Di Ricotta w Creamy Mushroom Sauce; Arancini; and Cartocci w Italian Cream – Italian Donuts [...]
Vietnamese cooking master class 18:30
Vietnamese cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Sep 24 @ 18:30 – 21:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Explore the fundamentals of cooking ingredients, spices and flavour profile, then enjoy with complimentary wine. The menu: nuoc cham (fish sauce); goi du du [...]
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An artisan vegan chocolate dessert class 10:00
An artisan vegan chocolate dessert class @ Alphington Farmers' Market
Sep 25 @ 10:00 – 13:00
Nidhi, from Cocoa & Chili, will show you how to make ganache, hand rolled truffles and chocolate pudding.
Dumpling party 10:00
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Sep 25 @ 10:00 – 12:00
This is a hands-on cooking experience teaching you how to make dumplings from scratch. Sit and eat together at the end with a glass of sparkling wine. The ingredients for the various dumplings will include [...]
Introduction to fermenting at home 10:00
Introduction to fermenting at home @ CERES
Sep 25 @ 10:00 – 13:00
What you will learn: the basics to successfully start fermenting vegetables at home; ideas about creating your own fermented condiments; and how to use fermented products in day to day life. What you will get: [...]
Rosa’s Sunday traditional Italian cooking class 10:30
Rosa’s Sunday traditional Italian cooking class @ Private address
Sep 25 @ 10:30 – 15:00
Book by email (rosascookingclass@gmail.com). 2022 9th October: Homemade Bolognese Lasagna; Arancini; and Jam Biscuits 2nd October: Fettucine w chicken & Mushroom Sauce; Cartocci Donuts; and Nonna Concetta Amaretti Biscuits 25th September: Ricotta Gnocchi w Mushroom [...]
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The ultimate biscuit class 10:00
The ultimate biscuit class @ Sissys Gourmet Delights
Sep 27 @ 10:00 – 15:00
Learn about flours and how they interact with other ingredients. Learn a variety of techniques and textures to create many different types of biscuits from shortbreads, to fancy petit fours, wedged with ganache and dipped [...]
Vegetarian cooking class 18:30
Vegetarian cooking class @ La Cucina di Sandra
Sep 27 @ 18:30 – 22:30
What you will learn: Vegetarian recipes with simple ingredients. How to use leftovers to prepare creative and ingenious dishes. How to cook delicious meals on a budget. What you will get: A three-course meal with [...]
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Become a junior chocolatier 09:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Sep 28 @ 09:00 – 09:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Become a junior chocolatier 10:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Sep 28 @ 10:00 – 10:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
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Become a junior chocolatier 09:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Sep 29 @ 09:00 – 09:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Become a junior chocolatier 10:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Sep 29 @ 10:00 – 10:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Become a junior chocolatier 11:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Sep 29 @ 11:00 – 11:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Become a junior chocolatier 12:00
Become a junior chocolatier @ Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Sep 29 @ 12:00 – 12:45
In a 45 minute ‘parent-free zone’, children aged 6–12 years can learn from their chocolatiers how to make their very own chocolate creations. Includes personalised badge, chef’s hat and apron, graduation certificate plus take home [...]
Dumpling party 18:30
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Sep 29 @ 18:30 – 20:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience teaching you how to make dumplings from scratch. Sit and eat together at the end with a glass of sparkling wine. The ingredients for the various dumplings will include [...]
Kombucha brewing workshop 19:00
Kombucha brewing workshop @ The Good Brew Company
Sep 29 @ 19:00 – 23:00
Learn how to brew your own kombucha. Plus, receive your own kombucha SCOBY starter kit to create your own brew.
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Street food of Asia 14:00
Street food of Asia @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Sep 30 @ 14:00 – 16:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Prepare and cook a varied menu, utilising a wide range of techniques along the way. Finish the class by tasting all of your creations [...]
Thai cooking master class 18:30
Thai cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Sep 30 @ 18:30 – 21:30
This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Explore the fundamentals of cooking ingredients, spices and flavour profile, then enjoy with complimentary wine. The menu: phrik nam plaa (fish sauce dressing); kaeng [...]

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  1. Oh wowza fantastic thank you for the calender!
    Lisa

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