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Cooking Classes and Events April 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.


Saturday 5th April
FREE INSTORE TASTING
Marou Chocolate
Vanessa O'Neill knows her Lam Dong from her Tien Giang. Come in and taste the difference for yourself. Single origin handmade chocolate with distinct aromas and characteristics from where the cacao beans are grown.
Fresh -As
One of New Zealand's most innovative culinary companies captures the flavour, colour and nutritional value of fruits, herbs and vegetables by freeze drying. Come and try a selection of the range and pick up easy to do at home recipes.


Friday 11th April
FREE INSTORE TASTING
Jen's Cozinha
Jen will be launching her new chilli pickle in store from 11am, come and taste the full range.


Saturday 12th April
COOKING CLASS Kids cooking
Aimed at the 8-12 year olds who like to help in the kitchen and want to build their repertoire. We will demonstrate a dinner idea, lunch box options and a sweet treat that children can master with just a little supervision.


Saturday 26th April
COOKING CLASS Kids decorating
This is a hands- on class so a little different to our normal set up. For those aged 8 and above we will be teaching biscuit decorating and icing techniques. Great school holiday fun. Aprons will be supplied.