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Cooking Classes and Events August 2014

CLICK HERE to book a spot in one of our classes now!

Saturday mornings from 10.30am for 1 hour. Come and take a seat in the cook school and watch how easy it is to cook great food at home. Afterwards sample what has been demonstrated and collect the recipes.

*Priority seating now available. Book via phone (03 377 6994), on line or in person prior to the class. $10 per seat per class. Limited to 32 per class so seats are filled on a first book first seated basis. Further room is available to stand or lean.

* Meet the Maker in store tastings from 10.30am till midday, free of charge, no bookings required.

AUGUST

This month is our dinner party series - book for individual classes or come for the whole month to build a fantastic repertoire of classic and new dishes that can be prepared in advance leaving you plenty of time to be with your guests

Saturday 9 August
Entree

From these recipes you will also be able to adapt the dishes down to canapé size.

Saturday 16 August
Main Course

Building up the excitement the main course requires balance while still offering different textures, flavours and nutritional value.

Saturday 16 August
Free In store Tasting -Dunsinane's Black Garlic
Proudly locally grown and made, black garlic has mystified people for centuries. A completely different taste to even roast garlic. Jenny will be in store to taste and give you ideas on how to use this extremely flavoursome ingredient.

Saturday 23 August
Dessert

The lasting memory of the dinner and the grand finale. A chance to indulge a little or celebrate the seasonal produce, the dessert course can often be made up of many different components on the plate so balance is the key.

Saturday 30 August
Cheese

For those who like a longer dinner the cheese course can lead you into the wee small hours. This class will cover prepared and cooked cheese dishes as well as putting together cheese boards and pairings.