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Jan
27
Thu
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Jan 27 @ 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 a wide range of spices, seasonings, vegetables, meats and seafood.

How to make beeswax food wraps @ Work-Shop Melbourne
Jan 27 @ 18:30 – 20:00

Using fabric and beeswax, Helena from Work-Shop Melbourne will show you a foolproof process for food preservation involving zero plastic. You’ll learn how to mix, apply and bake your wraps, as well as how to care for them. All the necessary supplies will be provided.

Jan
28
Fri
Pizza making party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Jan 28 @ 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.

Indian cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Jan 28 @ 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 or beer. The menu: chicken tikka masala, prawn curry masala, naan, mint raita and palak paneer.

Jan
29
Sat
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Jan 29 @ 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 a wide range of spices, seasonings, vegetables, meats and seafood.

Open Table, Fitzroy North @ Bargoonga Nganjin, North Fitzroy Library
Jan 29 @ 13:00 – 14:00

Open Table “take surplus food that would otherwise be thrown away, and turn it into nutritious meals to share with the community, in order to reduce food insecurity and food waste”.

It appears that there are some months when the meal doesn’t happen so check their Facebook events page before going.

Chinese cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Jan 29 @ 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 beer and wine. The menu: dan dan mian (chilli oil and sesame noodles with ground pork); la mian (fresh wheat noodles); ganbian sijidou (dry fried green beans); mapo tofu (tofu with chilli bean paste); dong po rou (braised pork belly); and la yu (chilli oil).

Jan
30
Sun
Beginners bread making @ Abbotsford Convent
Jan 30 @ 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 for lunch, which you make, eat and take home.
  • An embroidered apron made from 100% Fairtrade cotton.
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Jan 30 @ 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 a wide range of spices, seasonings, vegetables, meats and seafood.

Asian cooking with parents and kids @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Jan 30 @ 14:00 – 16:00

This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Depending on the month, the menu will include dishes from Thailand, Japan, Vietnam or China.

Vegan cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Jan 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 or beer. Depending on the month, the menu will include dishes from Japan, Korea, Vietnam or India.

Feb
3
Thu
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 3 @ 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 a wide range of spices, seasonings, vegetables, meats and seafood.

Feb
4
Fri
Japanese cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 4 @ 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); miso shiru (miso soup); tempura (mixed, fried vegetables, and prawn); and wakame goma ae (seaweed salad). The menu in even numbered months: tataki ponzu (fish with citrus soy sauce); ramen (noodles); dashi (seafood stock); kara-age (fried chicken); and nasu miso itame (eggplant miso stir fry).

Chinese cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 4 @ 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: dan dan mian (chilli oil and sesame noodles with ground pork); la mian (fresh wheat noodles); ganbian sijidou (dry fried green beans); mapo tofu (tofu with chilli bean paste); dong po rou (braised pork belly); and la yu (chilli oil).

Feb
5
Sat
Carlton Farmers’ Market @ Carlton North Primary School
Feb 5 @ 08:00 – 13:00

Enter via O’Grady Street.

The Fitzroy Mills Market
Feb 5 @ 09:00 – 14:00

Every Saturday except during January.

Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 5 @ 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 a wide range of spices, seasonings, vegetables, meats and seafood.

Building wicking beds using recycled materials @ Collingwood Children's Farm
Feb 5 @ 10:30 – 12:00

Learn about the benefits of wicking beds, how they work, what plants are suitable for wicking beds and what are not, and how to make wicking beds using recycled materials. Participants will make a small wicking bed using recycled materials to take home, including soil and seedlings.

Fitzroy Urban Harvest Food Swap @ Smith Reserve
Feb 5 @ 10:30 – 12:00
Beginners compost, worm farms and bokashi bins @ Collingwood Children's Farm
Feb 5 @ 13:00 – 14:30

In this workshop, you will look at: both hot and cold composting and their benefits; how to set up and run successful above-ground and in-ground worm farms; why run multiple composting systems and how each one can be used in your garden; and how to compost and increase soil biodiversity with your Bokashi bin.

Open Table, Fitzroy North @ Bargoonga Nganjin, North Fitzroy Library
Feb 5 @ 13:00 – 14:00

Open Table “take surplus food that would otherwise be thrown away, and turn it into nutritious meals to share with the community, in order to reduce food insecurity and food waste”.

It appears that there are some months when the meal doesn’t happen so check their Facebook events page before going.

Thai cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 5 @ 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 khiao wan (green curry paste) or kaeng phet (red curry paste); tod man khao pod (fried corn fritters); som tam (green papaya salad); and kaeng khiao wan kai (green curry chicken) or kaeng phed phet yang (red curry duck).

Street food of Asia @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 5 @ 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 with a glass of sparkling wine or beer. Depending on the month, the menu will include street food from Thailand, Vietnam, China or Japan.

Feb
6
Sun
Beginners bread making @ Abbotsford Convent
Feb 6 @ 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 for lunch, which you make, eat and take home.
  • An embroidered apron made from 100% Fairtrade cotton.
Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 6 @ 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 a wide range of spices, seasonings, vegetables, meats and seafood.

Vietnamese cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 6 @ 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 (mango/papaya salad); pho ga (rice noodles with aromatic chicken broth); cha ca thang long (fried fish with dill and turmeric); and cha gio (Vietnamese spring rolls).

Indian cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 6 @ 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 or beer. The menu: chicken tikka masala, prawn curry masala, naan, mint raita and palak paneer.

Feb
8
Tue
Gnocchi in tutta l’Italia @ La Cucina di Sandra
Feb 8 @ 18:30 – 22:30

What you will learn:

  • Explore the less known varieties of gnocchi.
  • Make gnocchi of different kinds, not just from potatoes.

What you will get:

  • A three-course meal with a complimentary glass of wine, plus finger food before the meal.
  • A full set of recipes for all dishes.
Feb
10
Thu
Sustainability in wine making @ ReWine Wine Bar
Feb 10 @ 18:00 – 21:00

Mark Foletta will talk about his sustainable wine making practices and how grapevines fit into the natural environment.

The ticket price includes a pizza and wine.

Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 10 @ 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 a wide range of spices, seasonings, vegetables, meats and seafood.

Feb
11
Fri
Cooking with Australian ingredients master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 11 @ 14:00 – 17:00

This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Make a 3 course meal using local and native ingredients, including learning their health benefits, and then enjoy with complimentary wine or beer. The prepared dishes will comprise: cheddar cheese dumplings with warrigal greens
smoked kangaroo tenderloin or lamb racks with taro and beurre rouge; murray cod or barramundi steamed in banana leaf; and damper ‘flatbread’ with mountain pepper.

Valentine’s French macaron masterclass @ Almost French Pâtisserie
Feb 11 @ 18:00 – 20:30

Alexandre Charasse will take you through the process of macaronage, piping, baking and assembling some heart-shaped macarons.

Japanese cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 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 wine.

The menu in odd numbered months: makizushi (sushi rolls); miso shiru (miso soup); tempura (mixed, fried vegetables, and prawn); and wakame goma ae (seaweed salad). The menu in even numbered months: tataki ponzu (fish with citrus soy sauce); ramen (noodles); dashi (seafood stock); kara-age (fried chicken); and nasu miso itame (eggplant miso stir fry).

Feb
12
Sat
Abbotsford Farmers’ Market @ Abbotsford Convent
Feb 12 @ 08:00 – 13:00
The Fitzroy Mills Market
Feb 12 @ 09:00 – 14:00

Every Saturday except during January.

Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 12 @ 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 a wide range of spices, seasonings, vegetables, meats and seafood.

Open Table, Fitzroy North @ Bargoonga Nganjin, North Fitzroy Library
Feb 12 @ 13:00 – 14:00

Open Table “take surplus food that would otherwise be thrown away, and turn it into nutritious meals to share with the community, in order to reduce food insecurity and food waste”.

It appears that there are some months when the meal doesn’t happen so check their Facebook events page before going.

Chinese cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 12 @ 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 beer and wine. The menu: dan dan mian (chilli oil and sesame noodles with ground pork); la mian (fresh wheat noodles); ganbian sijidou (dry fried green beans); mapo tofu (tofu with chilli bean paste); dong po rou (braised pork belly); and la yu (chilli oil).

Vietnamese cooking master class @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 12 @ 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 (mango/papaya salad); pho ga (rice noodles with aromatic chicken broth); cha ca thang long (fried fish with dill and turmeric); and cha gio (Vietnamese spring rolls).

Feb
13
Sun
Carlton Farmers’ Market @ Carlton North Primary School
Feb 13 @ 08:00 – 13:00

Enter via O’Grady Street.

Dumpling party @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 13 @ 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 a wide range of spices, seasonings, vegetables, meats and seafood.

Asian cooking with parents and kids @ Otao Kitchen Cooking School
Feb 13 @ 14:00 – 16:00

This is a hands-on cooking experience with an expert cooking instructor. Depending on the month, the menu will include dishes from Thailand, Japan, Vietnam or China.

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