Cooking Class Schedule

Go on a journey to discover the rhythm of the kitchen and build your skills and confidence with our cooking classes in a fun, friendly environment, while helping make and enjoy a gourmet feast.

Saturday, April 17 2021 - Mole Poblano & Tamales - VMX36

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Learn how to make Mexican Mole and tamales from scratch…

Learn all about the almighty “Chilli”, and how to use chillies for their flavours as well as their heat. Featuring the famous Puebla dish of “mole poblano” (chicken in chocolate chilli sauce), you will also create some wonderful dishes to accompany this taste sensation plus “little bundles of joy” tamales!
This class is for those who want to spend a bit more time learning a “classic” dish that is a major part of the rich colourful history of Mexico. Victor helped create the Mexican food revolution in Australia, taking it from ‘the same seven ingredients rolled differently” to a cuisine respected for its subtle complexity. This recipe was published in Gourmet Traveller so note you will be the host of the moment when you make this for your friends. This particular class is suitable for cooks with a big thirst for knowledge.

Price: A$149.00

Date: April 17, 2021

Start Time: 11:00 am
End Time: 2:30 pm

Available Spaces: 2

Saturday, April 24 2021 - Penang Street Food (Online) - VMY80

Experience the glow of spice infused amazing Malaysian street food …

Learn how to make the renowned classics of Penang Street Food to share with your friends. Learn char kway teo (stir-fried flat rice noodles, seafood & Chinese pork sausage) and rojak buah (Malaysian spicy fruit salad).

Price: A$49.00

Date: April 24, 2021

Start Time: 4:00 pm
End Time: 6:00 pm

Available Spaces: 50

Saturday, May 15 2021 - Vegetarian Thai - VMY81

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No one does vegetarian like the Thai…

This basic vegetarian class uses everyday spices for novice cooks or new vegetarians. Be introduced to the sweet and sour flavours of Thai ingredients learning how to use the wok as well as knife skills. Learn vegetarian pad Thai, green mango salad, vegetarian spring rolls with dipping sauce and vegetarian Thai red curry.

Price: A$149.00

Date: May 15, 2021

Start Time: 11:00 am
End Time: 2:30 pm

Available Spaces: 6

Saturday, May 22 2021 - Roll, Fold and Stuff (Online) - VMY82

Dumpling Workshop - roll, fold, and stuff your way to dumpling bliss…

Everybody loves dumplings. In this class, you will roll, fold and stuff your way to dumpling bliss, learning all the secrets of making some of the world’s most favourite dumplings. Learn crab and prawn pot stickers, Vietnamese spring rolls, wonton shooters and more!

Price: A$49.00

Date: May 22, 2021

Start Time: 4:00 pm
End Time: 6:00 pm

Available Spaces: 50

Saturday, June 5 2021 - Fasting Feast - VFT07

Tasty, easy, healthy, filling dishes for your fasting days…

Its success is no surprise – “fasting” 2 days and eating what you want the rest of the time is a sustainable lifestyle, and some argue it’s more in tune with the way our bodies evolved.
Join Chef Victor Pisapia (who lost 10 kg in 6 months and is keeping it off) as he teaches you to create satisfying, easy, delicious dishes that meet your calorie allowance on your fasting days, and gives you tips on how to create healthy recipes from scratch that help you stay on track. Learn how to make breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks, think Vietnamese chicken salad, bbq paperbark wrapped fish, kale tabbouleh, cauliflower steaks, and more. Includes VictorsFood’s 5:2 Diet Made Easy Tips.

Price: A$149.00

Date: June 5, 2021

Start Time: 11:00 am
End Time: 2:30 pm

Available Spaces: 7

Saturday, June 12 2021 - Learn to be a Chef (Online) - VLC55

The ultimate beginners cooking class…

Learn basic knife skills, how to read recipes and organise your kitchen while putting together a simple fresh dinner for you and friends. Learn won ton shooters, basic chicken stock, Vietnamese vegetable and mint salad, teriyaki noodles, key lime tarts.

Price: A$49.00

Date: June 12, 2021

Start Time: 4:00 pm
End Time: 6:00 pm

Available Spaces: 50

Saturday, June 26 2021 - Before Leaving Home - Part 2 - VLC56

The essential off-to-school beginners cooking class - 6 more best recipes you need to know …

From knife skills to how to organise yourself in the kitchen this class is for beginners. We concentrate on identifying basic cooking equipment, kitchen safety and methods. Learn basic omelettes, best chicken soup, vegan chickpea curry, quinoa salad, fish tacos w tomato salsa, green salad homemade dressing. Our objective is to inspire and motivate time-poor, but health and budget conscious budding cooks to create healthy and delicious recipes.

Price: A$149.00

Date: June 26, 2021

Start Time: 11:00 am
End Time: 2:30 pm

Available Spaces: 8

Saturday, July 10 2021 - Malaysian Hawker - VMY83

Spice infused amazing Malaysian cooking to make you drool…

Chef Wanitha Tanasingam brings you her spice infused amazing Malaysian cooking. Wanitha alone is worth the class fee as she will teach you how to make some of the great and easy "hawker style" dishes from her native land. Think delicious noodle dishes like char kway teow, chicken curry, roti jala (lace pancake), and Buah Rojak (spiced fruit salad). This class is a must for food lovers.

Price: A$149.00

Date: July 10, 2021

Start Time: 11:00 am
End Time: 2:30 pm

Available Spaces: 7

Saturday, July 24 2021 - Cook Like an Indian (Online) - VMY84

Journey to the land of aromatic spices and delicious delights…

Starting with an innovative introduction to samosas served with coriander chutney, our food journey takes you to the streets of India for the best samosas, sambar (lentil-based vegetable stew), tamatar kasundi (pickled tomato chutney) and chicken tandoori. Time to bring over your friends for a dinner party!

Price: A$49.00

Date: July 24, 2021

Start Time: 4:00 pm
End Time: 6:00 pm

Available Spaces: 50

Saturday, August 7 2021 - Tasty Korean Hits - VMY85

K-Pop never tasted this good…

The new kid on the block is Korean everything. Better than sweet K-Pop music, try their savoury dishes. We show you how to whip up the classics of Bulgogi (Korean grilled beef & pork), popcorn chicken, kimchi cucumber, sprout salad and a tasting of 16-hour pork soup.

Price: A$149.00

Date: August 7, 2021

Start Time: 11:00 am
End Time: 2:30 pm

Available Spaces: 8

Saturday, August 21 2021 - America The Beautiful - VAM08

From sea to shining sea…

Give your tastebuds a treat in this fun class where we explore the good ole USA from sea to shining sea. From wonderful east coast Chesapeake Bay crab cakes with Old Bay mayo, deep south Louisiana gumbo, down home Georgia corn bread and finger lickin' out west bbq Texas ribs & collard greens. Get out the bib because you are going to need it! Bring some friends with you and make it a big party day! Taught by an American with an American accent!!!!

Price: A$149.00

Date: August 21, 2021

Start Time: 11:00 am
End Time: 2:30 pm

Available Spaces: 8

Saturday, September 4 2021 - Vegetarian Street Food (Online) - VMY86

Travel the world of street food vegetarian style…

Combine spices and ingredients to re-create authentic mind-blowing flavours in your kitchen. Travel the world in this fast recipe class where we truly embrace “world street food”. From vegetarian quesadillas, haloumi skewers with honey, cinnamon and smoked paprika, crispy kale chips with parmesan and lemon, curried sweet potato pancakes you won’t need a passport!

Price: A$49.00

Date: September 4, 2021

Start Time: 4:00 pm
End Time: 6:00 pm

Available Spaces: 50

Saturday, September 18 2021 - Laksa! Laksa! Laksa! - VMY87

Learn one of the most delicious dishes in the world…

Laksa is a hugely popular dish with many variations. Come with chef Wanitha Tanasingam on a journey to discover the soul food of Nonya (Chinese Malaysian) cuisine. Learn the 2 basic types of laksa and the 3 essential pastes that result from the marriage of Indian, Muslim, and Chinese cultures. Learn to make authentic, amazing Asam Laksa (or Penang Laksa, voted the #7 most delicious dish in the world) plus mild creamy chicken. Have fun while you learn to blend the spices and herbs to recreate traditional flavours.

Price: A$149.00

Date: September 18, 2021

Start Time: 11:00 am
End Time: 2:30 pm

Available Spaces: 8

Saturday, October 2 2021 - Vietnam-easy - VMY88

From the bustling streets of Saigon to genteel Hanoi…

We offer you easy-to-do Vietnamese recipes that are sure to impress. From making your own crispy spring rolls to amazing dipping sauces, Vietnamese prawn pancake, succulent Vietnamese pork chops, calamari & pomelo salad, you will be thrilled by the full, fresh flavours of Vietnamese food you will be able to create. This class will introduce you to a variety of Vietnamese noodles, fresh herbs, and clean flavours of Vietnamese cooking, easy!

Price: A$149.00

Date: October 2, 2021

Start Time: 11:00 am
End Time: 2:30 pm

Available Spaces: 8

Saturday, October 16 2021 - Mexican Fiesta (Online) - VMX37

Mexican food is about colour, vibrancy, laughter, spice, and difference…

Let Victor introduce you to light, fresh, modern Mexican cooking – a feast for the eyes as well as the tastebuds. Modern Mexican food is stylish, so leave your misconceptions at home and enjoy the real flavours of Mexico. Learn chilli rellenos, red enchilada sauce, black bean ragout, finish off with some zesty lime tarts. Invite the family over for dinner!

Price: A$49.00

Date: October 16, 2021

Start Time: 4:00 pm
End Time: 6:00 pm

Available Spaces: 50

Saturday, October 30 2021 - French Bistro - VFB28

I love Paris in the Springtime…

Spring in France makes our hearts yearn for classic cool dishes that infuse this class with Spring bistro ambience. Learn traditional sauces and spring vegetables, think duck a l’orange, prawn salad with tarragon vinaigrette, fresh radishes with cultured butter & smoked salt, tarte tatin and more!

Price: A$149.00

Date: October 30, 2021

Start Time: 11:00 am
End Time: 2:30 pm

Available Spaces: 8

Saturday, November 13 2021 - Feast of Marrakech - VFM20

Be inspired with food from "the place where the sun sets"…

Tantalise your senses in a hands-on cooking class feast of modern Moroccan cuisine. Imagine chicken tagine that melts in your mouth, couscous steamed to perfection, harissa for zest, honeyed eggplant, fresh orange, fennel salad with orange blossom, Kahlúa date crepes - you’ll be surprised by what you discover

Price: A$149.00

Date: November 13, 2021

Start Time: 11:00 am
End Time: 2:30 pm

Available Spaces: 8

Saturday, November 27 2021 - Vietnam-easy (Online) - VMY89

From the bustling streets of Saigon to genteel Hanoi...

We offer you easy-to-do Vietnamese recipes that are sure to impress. From making your own crispy spring rolls to amazing dipping sauces, Vietnamese prawn pancake, succulent Vietnamese pork chops, calamari & pomelo salad, you will be thrilled by the full, fresh flavours of Vietnamese food you will be able to create. This class will introduce you to Vietnamese spring rolls, Vietnamese pork chop, calamari pomelo salad. Cook for the family or friends and have your own dinner party (and let them help wash up!)

Price: A$49.00

Date: November 27, 2021

Start Time: 4:00 pm
End Time: 6:00 pm

Available Spaces: 50

Saturday, December 11 2021 - Singapore Chilli Crab - VMY90

Great gift! Popular and mouth-watering crab cooked to spicy perfection…

This exciting class features the popular and mouth-watering mud crab cooked to perfection. This dish has been made famous in Singapore since the colonial venture into Asia. This class will show you how to select, buy, store, and clean the little devils. All ingredients are freshly prepared just before the wok is warmed. Aromatic coconut cream rice in clay pot with pandan leaf is served with garlic prawns and vegetables.

Price: A$180.00

Date: December 11, 2021

Start Time: 11:00 am
End Time: 2:30 pm

Available Spaces: 8

Saturday, January 29 2022 - Summer in Santorini - VSS10

Learn about and experience “the healthiest cuisine in the world” …

Victor travelled to the Greek Islands for years leading food tours and returned with fabulous recipes and stories. You will learn about olives and olive oil and make and eat wonderful purees of aubergine and fava, octopus simmered in red wine, and prawns saganaki, just to name a few… Come and immerse yourself in the flavours of Greece and say “Yasu!” as you create and enjoy the best of the Mediterranean.

Price: A$149.00

Date: January 29, 2022

Start Time: 11:00 am
End Time: 2:30 pm

Available Spaces: 8

Saturday, February 12 2022 - Perfect Paella & Tantalising Tapas - VSP30

Enjoy Spain at its best…

Be seduced by the smells of saffron, garlic, chorizo, and Spanish paprika as you click your heels and journey to Spain for the day. Learn to make perfect seafood paella in authentic style, why the right saffron is so important, what type of pans to use and how to compliment it with savoury tapas like blistered padrón peppers, albondigas, ajillo mushrooms and Catalan spinach. Expect sultry flavours to this delicious class. 

Price: A$149.00

Date: February 12, 2022

Start Time: 11:00 am
End Time: 2:30 pm

Available Spaces: 8

Saturday, February 26 2022 - Luscious Lebanese - VLL07

Discover the lusciousness of Lebanese…

The food of this country is absolutely healthy and delicious so come along to experience big bold flavours as we create a Lebanese banquet with kofta, spiced chicken with pistachio pesto, tabbouleh, hoummos, and the most amazing whole Lebanese style fish you can imagine. Discover the lusciousness of Lebanese! 

Price: A$149.00

Date: February 26, 2022

Start Time: 11:00 am
End Time: 2:30 pm

Available Spaces: 8