Calendar of local events

 

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Vegan cheese making with Nase Supplitt 10:00
Vegan cheese making with Nase Supplitt @ CERES
Dec 1 @ 10:00 – 15:00
What you will learn: How to make your own vegan cheese. How to make vegan milks, creamy spreads and dairy-free desserts. Presenter: Nase Supplitt.
Shio koji making and cooking 11:00
Shio koji making and cooking @ Private address (address provided on booking)
Dec 1 @ 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 (hello.cookingwithkoji@gmail.com).
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No Waste Cook Club 10:00
No Waste Cook Club @ North Fitzroy Library
Dec 7 @ 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 [...]
Wild fermentation class (pickling and sauerkraut) 10:00
Wild fermentation class (pickling and sauerkraut) @ Edible Forest Yarra Valley Estate
Dec 7 @ 10:00 – 12:30
Louise will lead you through the techniques and importance of incorporating good gut health into your diet. You will sample and learn how to make fermented foods such as pickling, exploring the art of fermenting [...]
Truffle workshop at Ratio Cocoa Roasters 10:30
Truffle workshop at Ratio Cocoa Roasters @ Ratio Cocoa Roasters
Dec 7 @ 10:30 – 12:00
A behind-the-scenes tour of the 10 step chocolate making process at Ratio Cocoa Roasters. Followed by a guided chocolate tasting. Then make your own milk or dark truffles with a selection of toppings.
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Fermentation veg ferments and cultured condiments 10:00
Fermentation veg ferments and cultured condiments @ CERES
Dec 8 @ 10:00 – 14:00
What you will learn: All about ferments. How to ferment your own food. What you will get: Recipes to take home. Samples of what you make. Presenter: Monique Miller. Focusing on sauerkraut, fermented condiments such [...]
Creative Chinese vegetarian cooking 13:30
Creative Chinese vegetarian cooking @ Watsonia Library
Dec 8 @ 13:30 – 15:00
The EZ Veggie cooking group will show you how to make tasty, healthy, vegetarian dishes and will offer tastings during the session. Registration essential.
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Christmas gingerbread house demonstration 10:30
Christmas gingerbread house demonstration @ Thomastown Library
Dec 9 @ 10:30 – 11:30
Irene Williams will demonstrate how to make a gingerbread house for Christmas. Registration essential.
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Cookie cake and fondant cookies with Emelia Jackson 19:00
Cookie cake and fondant cookies with Emelia Jackson @ Gourmet Living
Dec 10 @ 19:00 – 21:00
This event will take place opn Tuesday, 10th December and again on Wednesday, 11th December, both 7-9pm. You will learn: How to make a gingerbread tree cookie cake with shipped chocolate ganache. About fondant: how [...]
Stress free Christmas cooking (thermomix) 19:30
Stress free Christmas cooking (thermomix) @ Sharynvan Workshop
Dec 10 @ 19:30 – 21:00
Christmas can be stressful because you just want it to be perfect. In this class, they will show you how to use your thermomix to make your Christmas easier, from pre-preparing dishes, downloading easy recipes [...]
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Cookie cake and fondant cookies with Emelia Jackson 19:00
Cookie cake and fondant cookies with Emelia Jackson @ Gourmet Living
Dec 11 @ 19:00 – 21:00
This event will take place opn Tuesday, 10th December and again on Wednesday, 11th December, both 7-9pm. You will learn: How to make a gingerbread tree cookie cake with shipped chocolate ganache. About fondant: how [...]
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Christmas hors d’oeuvres 10:30
Christmas hors d’oeuvres @ Eltham Library
Dec 13 @ 10:30 – 11:30
A Christmas cooking demonstration by Marie Vassallo of Christmas Hors D’oeuvres.
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Gingerbread house workshop 09:30
Gingerbread house workshop @ Kinglake Ranges Neighbourhood House
Dec 14 @ 09:30 – 12:00
Create a seasonal gingerbread house. Recipe and instructions will be supplied. You will need to bake your own gingerbread slabs to bring along on the day.
Preserving the season’s harvest 10:00
Preserving the season’s harvest @ CERES
Dec 14 @ 10:00 – 14:00
What you will learn: How to preserve surplus foods. How to make jams. Improve your culinary skillset. Presenter: Laura Issell. Learn how to make jams, pastes, pickles and the art of basic canning so that [...]
Christmas cupcake decorating workshop 13:00
Christmas cupcake decorating workshop @ Chirnside Park Community Hub
Dec 14 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Join Jess, from Norma Rose Cakes to make 12 cupcakes with 4 different designs to take home. Learn various piping techniques including small stars, fine line and large swirls. Create white Christmas tree decoration, snow [...]
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