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3 Cooking Classes You Have to Try this Summer.

The couple that cooks together…stays together!

Cooking with a partner or friend can be a very rewarding experience, even more so when you are learning new skills from talented Chefs in Masterclasses to teach you the tricks of the trade.

As Summer begins to draw to a close, what better way to celebrate the change of the seasons than by learning a new dish to wow family and mates at your next dinner party?

Here are three venues whose cooking classes will take your meals to the next level:

Culinary Excellence

3 Cooking Classes You Have to Try this Summer.
Ah, pasta…that carb-filled delight loved by many around the world! Join Bottega Coco on Barangaroo Avenue in Sydney for its Pasta Masterclasses on Sunday, February 18, March 24 and April 21, to learn how to make the yummiest pasta dish ever; also included is a two-course dining experience where you can indulge in your creations and enjoy a homemade feast of your dreams. 

Grab your team and come join the fun with a glass of sparkling wine on arrival as Bottega’s expert Chef regales you with authentic techniques and the rich history behind Italian pasta making and cooking – these classes have something for every pasta lover.

Traditional Handmade Pasta
3 Cooking Classes You Have to Try this Summer.

Join Chef Annapaola at Made in Casa on Glenferrie Road in Malvern to discover how to make sensational, traditional handmade pasta and sauce as she shares with you her techniques, methods, useful tips and tricks. A professional pasta maker, cooking and making pasta has always been Annapaola’s passion and she looks forward to sharing that with you in hands-on Masterclasses held on the first Saturday of the month at the restaurant.

Sit down with a cup of Italian coffee and housemade dessert to begin, followed by lots of chat and laughter as you make pasta and other favourite dishes to create a fabulous lunch, with a glass of vino on the side; you’ll leave with a full tummy, recipe booklet, a host of new skills and a happy heart!

Perfect Pizza Classes
3 Cooking Classes You Have to Try this Summer.

No one who cooks, cooks alone…that’s the ethos behind the pizza classes at Criniti’s Carlton on Faraday Street in Melbourne. Learn the art of pizza making with these immersive and hands-on classes, designed to teach you the techniques and secrets behind creating delicious and authentic pizza from scratch.

You will learn every step of the process from preparing the perfect dough to selecting and combining high-quality ingredients, including how to achieve an ideal texture and elasticity, along with the correct shaping and stretching to create a thin and crispy crust. Whether you are a beginner or a pizza enthusiast looking to refine your skills, these classes are for you!

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