Author Archives: Nicholas Pillai

December Cooking and Baking Classes

This December is be a busy month for me so I am only able to have these few classes. I will start again January 2015…. finally to all my wonderful ladies and some of the gentlemen, yous are very special and and all the laughter and banter in class makes it that more special. Let’s hope 2015 will one fantastic year for everyone despite all the negatives we might hear. Let’s just live with it! We will survive no matter what.

Pineapple Tart Class Saturday December 6th 2.30 to 5.30

Thursday December 11th 10 to 1 pm

What is life without pineapple tarts. Learn to make two types of pineapple tarts. You will learn two types of pastries and the jam of course. 20131128_153035 1. Old Fashion Pineapple Tart – Opened Tarts 2. Rolled Pineapple Tart 3. Pineapple Jam This is a hands on class, please bring containers to take home your cookies

Price Per Person: $95 (Class will commence once there are six students

Roasted Turkey Meal Saturday 13th December 2.30 to 5.30

20131128_165434 It’s the yearly Turkey Class; learn to make my moist turkey and all the trimmings and accompaniments that go with it. 1. Roast turkey with 2. Chestnut stuffing 3. Turkey gravy 4. Refreshing Tomato and Grape Salad 5. Christmas pudding 6. Butter custard sauce

Price Per Person: $145. Class will commence once there are eight students.

Fruit Cake 2 Thursday December 11th 2.30 to 5.30 Sunday December 14th 2.30 to 5.30

Learn to make English Classics that are oldies but goodies and seldom heard off around here. 20131207_162212 1. Dundee Cake 2. Classic English Christmas Cake

Price Per Person: $95 (Class will commence once there are six students)

Please click Follow on my blog so that you will be notified every time I add something here. Classes will be held at 70 Road 14/24 Petaling Jaya. Please call 016 6827465 or email cookingwithnicholas@gmail.com to book and to make any enquiries. Please Like my Facebook Page. Cooking With Nicholas Fees are to be paid once you make a booking, if a class is canceled you will be refunded. If fees are not paid, your name will be not be placed on the list.

November Cooking and Baking Classes

Japanese Soft Bread

Saturday November 8th 1.30 to 5.30 pm

Everyone has been asking me to do this for years and I always didn’t want to because of various reasons.  Well this recipe I have is bothersome and a lot of work but it is half the time of the original recipe I had and I don’t even have to put in softeners and all.

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You will learn to make;

  1. Soft Japanese Bread
  2. Polo Buns
  3. Onion and Cheese Scrolls

Price Per Person: $95 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

This is a fully hands on class.  Please note the time.  Maybe someone should remind me as well please.

Japanese Pick Pick Food Class

Sunday November 9th 2.30 to 5.30 pm

These are my simple favorite starters when I go for Japanese.  You will learn to make;

  1. Tamagoyaki – Egg Roll or Rolled Omelet
  2. Harumaki – Japanese Spring Rolls
  3. Agedashi Tofu
  4. Sauces

Price Per Person: $95 (class will commence once there are 6 students)

Eurasian Cooking Class

Saturday November 15th 2.30 to 5.30

As you know I am part Eurasian, hence where the craziness and zaniness comes from.  Eurasian style of cooking is different from home to home depending on the mix of parentage.  I’m a big confusement, but these are the foods I grew up with.

  1. Eurasian Chicken Pie – A must for Christmas or any celebration
  2. Dutch Chicken Curry
  3. Ayam Pong Teh

Price Per Person: $120 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

 

Roasted Chicken Meal – Comfort Food 1

Sunday November 16th 10 to 1pm

Roasted Chicken is Comfort Food.  It is easy to prepare and no mess.  You will learn to make;

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  1. Roasted Whole Chicken
  2. Roasted Chicken Pieces
  3. Thrice Cooked Potato Chips
  4. Tomato Salad

Price Per Person: $100 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

Chocolate Layered Cake with Chilly Chocolate Filling

Sunday November 16th 2.30 to 5.30

This is a new fangled currently in fashion cake.  Chocolate with Chilly! You will learn;

  1. Moist Chocolate Cake
  2. Chocolate Chilly Buttercream
  3. Chocolate Topping

Price Per Person: $100 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

Dessert Dessert 1 –  Poached Pear and Brown Butter Tart

Saturday November 22nd 2.30 to 5.30

I’ve always loved poached pears but seldom had it in a tart.  I actually didn’t even think it was possible till I tasted this. Every part of this recipe is a dessert of its own and can be used for other things.

You will learn;

pie tart

  1. Sweet Pastry
  2. Poached Pears
  3. Brown Butter Filling
  4. Assembling the Tart

Price Per Person: $90 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

Fruit Cake 1

Sunday November 23rd 2.30 to 5.30

It’s my favorite time of year when we make Christmas Cake. You will learn to make two types of fruit cakes.

  1. Easy Rich Fruit Cake – My favorite
  2. Semolina Fruit Cake (Sri Lankan Fruit Cake)

Price Per Person: $95  (Class will commence once there are six students).

Roasted Turkey Meal

Saturday November 29th 10 to 1pm

It’s the yearly Turkey Class; learn to make my moist turkey and all the trimmings and accompaniments that go with it.

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  1. Roast turkey with
  2. Chestnut stuffing
  3. Turkey gravy
  4. Refreshing Tomato and Grape Salad
  5. Christmas pudding
  6. Butter custard sauce

Price Per Person: $145. Class will commence once there are eight students. 

Pineapple Tarts

Sunday November 30th 10 to 1pm

What is life without pineapple tarts.  Learn to make two types of pineapple tarts.

You will learn two types of pastries and the jam of course.

  1. Old Fashion Pineapple Tart – Opened Tarts
  2. Rolled Pineapple Tart
  3. Pineapple Jam

This is a hands on class, please bring containers to take home your cookies

Price Per Person: $95 (Class will commence once there are six students)

Fruit Cake 2

Sunday November 30th 2.30 to 5.30

Dundee Cake - Courtesy of World Receipes.blogspot.com

Dundee Cake – Courtesy of World Receipes.blogspot.com

Learn to make English Classics that are oldies but goodies and seldom heard off around here.

  1. Dundee Cake
  2. Classic English Christmas Cake

Price Per Person: $95 (Class will commence once there are six students.

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Classes will be held at 70 Road 14/24 Petaling Jaya.  Please call 016 6827465 or email cookingwithnicholas@gmail.com to book and to make any enquiries. 

Please follow my blog www.nicholaspillai.wordpress.com

                                                       Fees are to be paid once you make a booking, if a class is canceled you will be refunded.  If fees are not paid, your name will be not be placed on the list.

October Baking and Cooking Classes

Mutton Mania.  

Saturday 4th October 2.30 to 5.30

 It’s the month of Diwali, and Mutton is the “in meat” at most Indian households.  In fact Mutton these days is eaten by everyone.  There is no such thing as mutton smell if you buy good mutton and you use enough ingredients. And you do not need coconut milk at all!

You will learn;

  1. Mutton Vindaloo
  2. Mutton Kheema
  3. Mutton Kebabs – no stick needed

Price Per Person: $120 (class will commence once there are 6 students)

Butterless Cakes – Kasutera Cake and Green Tea Castella Cake

Sunday 5th October 10 am to 1pm

As much as I love buttery cakes, this very old cake from Japan seems to be the rage in a few hotels and top notch bakeries around town.  Let’s make the;

  1. Nagasaki Castella Cake – a cake from the Portuguese that entered into Japan hundreds of years ago
  2. Green Tea Castella Cake

Both have no butter or oil.  This is a hands on class.

Price Per Person: $95 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

Chicken Curry Bread and Pizza Margarita

Sunday 5th October 2.30 to 5.30

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One of my favorite classes by far.

I had Chicken Curry Bread (not chicken curried bread) one night when my brother brought it from Port Dickson.   And at $40 a pop, I think you deserve to learn it and that too after you wait an hour in line.

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That’s why you’re learning it today.  You will also learn to make my favorite kind of Pizza, so it is a class of east and west!

  1. Chicken Curry
  2. Bread Dough
  3. Pizza Dough
  4. Margarita Topping

Price per person:$100. Class will commence once there are 6 students.

Malay Curries

Monday 6th October 2.30 to 5.30

I am sorry I canceled this class last month thinking I didn’t have enough students. So here goes.

My favorite Malay curries, something I have not tackled as a class but often serve it to my catering customers.

  1. Ayam Masak Merah
  2. Ayam Kerutuk
  3. Mutton Rendang

Price Per Person: $120 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

Green Beriani and Roasted Mutton Leg Class

Saturday 11th October 2.30 to 5.30

Green Beriani was a first for me when I was in India but it was really tasty and I ate it just like that.  So let’s do a complete meal for this class.

You will learn;

  1. Green Beriani
  2. Roasted Mutton Leg Pieces
  3. Dhal Tarka

Price Per Person: $110 (class will commence once there are 6 students)

Pineapple Tart Class

Sunday 12th October 10am to 1 pm

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What is life without pineapple tarts.  Learn to make two types of pineapple tarts.

You will learn two types of pastries and the jam of course.

  1. Old Fashion Pineapple Tart – Opened Tarts
  2. Rolled Pineapple Tart
  3. Pineapple Jam

This is a hands on class, please bring containers to take home your cookies

Price Per Person: $95 (Class will commence once there are six students)

Tempura and Donburi

Saturday 18th October 2.30 to 5.30

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Learn the art of making Vegetable Tempura as well as Chicken Donburi. I learnt to make many Japanese recipes (the ones I like) but never got around doing it, because I thought it was a little too fiddly.  But it really isn’t.  This is a hands on class.  You will learn to make;

  1. Tempura Batter
  2. Tempura Sauce
  3. Chicken Katsu
  4. Donburi

Each student will have a portion of donburi to take home.

Price Per Person: $110. (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

Green Tea Day – Cake, Cookies and Donuts

Sunday 19th October 2.30 to 5.30

 You will learn to make 3 easy recipes using green tea.  You will learn to make;

  1. Green Tea and White Chocolate Cookies
  2. Green Tea Donuts
  3. Green Tea Steamed Cake

Price Per Person: $95 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

Learn to make Pasta from Scratch

Saturday 25th October 10 to 1 pm

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Learn to make Pasta from scratch.  You will learn to make;

  1. Pasta Dough
  2. Lasagna
  3. Aglio ed Olio

Price Per Person: $95 (class will commence once there are six students)

 

Please like my Facebook page, Cooking with Nicholas

Classes will be held at 70 Road 14/24 Petaling Jaya.  Please call 016 6827465 or email cookingwithnicholas@gmail.com to book and to make any enquiries. 

Please check my blog www.nicholaspillai.wordpress.com

                                                       

Fees are to be paid once you make a booking, if a class is canceled you will be refunded.  If fees are not paid, your name will be not be placed on the list.

Ode to Petai! – Minced Beef with Petai

Today I had to cook for Aunty Mary who is becoming increasingly fussy in her old age.  So I got some minced beef, and I thought I would do something Eurasian with the potatoes, onions and perhaps some green peas, but alas, as I started, I started adding more and more stuff and suddenly I sent Yus to the market to get Petai, which she willingly did because she too likes it. I even added some Chinese Mushrooms, which I had in a soup I slow cooked last week, so I threw in the soup and diced the mushrooms. So here is my simple recipe, as it took me all of 20 minutes to prepare and cook.  You might add some cubed carrots if you like. For non beef eaters, I think Minced Mutton would do well actually.

AND I DID EVERYTHING, not Yus.

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Minced Beef                              500 gm
Onions                                       1 Large – sliced thinly
Garlic                                         5 or 6 pips – minced
Chinese Black Mushrooms   5 or 6 – soaked, boiled and cut into cubes
Stock                                         2 or 3 cups – I had some soup in the fridge
Potatoes                                   4 – sliced – sounds a lot I know, but I like potatoes
PETAI                                      200 gm
Chilly Flakes                           1 tbsp
Belacan Powder                     2 tsp
Sugar                                       2 tsp or a little more
Salt and Pepper to taste
Oil

Method:

1. Heat oil and add in onions and garlic.
2. Saute till onions are limp, then add in minced beef and fry it with the onion garlic till it cooked.
3. Add in stock and leave to boil.
4. Add in potatoes and mushrooms.
5. Leave to simmer but don’t forget to add in Belacan Powder as well.
6. Cook till potatoes are done. Toss in the chilly flakes.
7. Season to taste.
8. I think tonight I will be eating RICE! :(

September 2014 Cooking and Baking Classes

Nasi Ulam Class
Monday September 1st 10 to 1 pm

Learn to prepare Nasi Ulam and some of its accompaniments. You will learn to make;

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1. Nasi Ulam
2. Ayam Goreng Berempah (Spicy Fried Chicken)
3. Brinjal Paceri
4. Fresh Sambal Belacan

Price Per Person: $100 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

Jelly Mooncake Class
Monday September 1st 2.30 to 5.30

Jelly Mooncakes are not too bad. After turning my nose up to it all these years, thinking it was quite blasphemous, I have changed. You will learn;

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1. Coconut Layered Agar Agar Mooncake
2. Yam and Double Egg yolk Agar Agar Mooncake

Price Per Person: $95 – Class will commence once there are 6 students)

Nasi Lemak Kukus
Saturday September 6th 10 to 1 pm

Learn to make real Nasi Lemak Kukus along with all its accompaniments. You will learn:
1. Nasi Lemak (Coconut Rice) – steamed not boiled
2. Chicken Rendang
3. Sambal
4. Crispy Fried Fish

Price Per Person: $100 per person (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

Pineapple Tarts
Sunday September 7th 2.30 to 5.30

What is life without pineapple tarts. Learn to make two types of pineapple tarts.
You will learn two types of pastries and the jam of course.

1. Old Fashion Pineapple Tart – Opened Tarts
2. Rolled Pineapple Tart
3. Pineapple Jam
This is a hands on class, please bring containers to take home your cookies

Price Per Person: $95 (Class will commence once there are six students)

Indian Sweets 1
Saturday September 13th 10 to 1 pm

I learnt quite a few basic Indian Sweets when I was in Bangalore. These are the first three you will learn;

1. Mysore Pak
2. Jelebi – New Thinner Style
3. Rava Ladoo
Price Per Person: $90 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

Chicken Curry Bread and a Margarita Pizza
Saturday September 13th 2.30 to 5.30

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I had Chicken Curry Bread (not chicken curried bread) one night when my brother brought it from Port Dickson. And at $40 a pop, I think you deserve to learn it and that too after you wait an hour in line.
That’s why you’re learning it today. You will also learn to make my favorite kind of Pizza, so it is a class of east and west!
1. Chicken Curry
2. Bread Dough
3. Pizza Dough
4. Margarita Topping

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Price Per Person: $100 (Class will commence once there are 6 students). This is a fully hands on class

No Coconut Curry Class
Sunday September 14th 2.30 to 5.30

1. Chicken Devil Curry
2. Dry Mutton Curry
3. A Hearty Vegetable Dhall Curry

Price Per Person: $100 (Class will commence once there are six students)
Please bring three containers to take your curries home.

Beriani for Diwali Class
Tuesday September 16th 10 to 1 pm
Learn to make two types of Beriani. You will learn to make;

1. Hyderabadi Mutton Beriani Dum
2. Chicken Malabari Beriani

Price Per Person: $90 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

Eggless Cakes
Tuesday September 16th 2.30 to 5.30

I used to think Eggless cakes were a pain in the neck, so now I have created some easy ones that will always come out without much fear. You will learn to make;

1. Eggless Red Velvet Cupcakes
2. Date and Walnut Cake
3. Dulce de Leche Topping

Price Per Person: $95 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

Children’s Holiday Class
Pizza and Calzone Class
Thursday September 18th 2.30 to 4.30

Class for children aged 8 to 14. Your kids will learn to make Pizza and Calzone along with two toppings.
They will learn:

1. Pizza Dough
2. Calzone
3. Creamy Chicken and Mushroom
4. Uncooked Tomato Topping

Price Per Child: $90 Class will commence once there are 6 students.

Old Fashioned Butter Cake and Butter Icing Class
Saturday September 20th 10 to1 pm

You will learn to make the Old Fashioned Butter Cake by hand and then do basic decoration with Old Fashioned Butter Icing. Each person will get a butter cake fully iced to take home.

This is a hands on class.

Price Per Person: $100 (Class will commence once there are 5 students)

Malay Curries
Saturday September 20th 2.30 to 5.30

My favorite Malay curries, something I have not tackled as a class but often serve it to my customers.
1. Ayam Masak Merah
2. Ayam Kerutuk
3. Mutton Rendang

Price Per Person: $120 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

Butterless Cakes – Kasutera Cake Day
Sunday September 21st 2.30 to 5.30

As much as I love buttery cakes, this very old cake from Japan seems to be the rage in a few hotels and top notch bakeries around town. Let’s make the;

1. Nagasaki Castella Cake – a cake from the Portuguese that entered into Japan hundreds of years ago
2. Matcha Kasutera Cake
Both have no butter or oil.

Price Per Person: $95 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

Please like my Facebook page, Cooking with Nicholas

Classes will be held at 70 Road 14/24 Petaling Jaya. Please call 016 6827465 or email cookingwithnicholas@gmail.com to book and to make any enquiries.
Please check my blog http://www.nicholaspillai.wordpress.com

Fees are to be paid once you make a booking, if a class is canceled you will be refunded. If fees are not paid, your name will be not be placed on the list.

August Cooking and Baking Classes 2014

Butterless Cakes – Kasutera Cake or Nagasaki Castella Cake 

Saturday August 2nd 10 to 1 pm

As much as I love buttery cakes, this very old cake from Japan seems to be the rage in a few hotels and top notch bakeries around town.  Let’s make the;

  1. Nagasaki Castella Cake – a cake from the Portuguese that entered into Japan hundreds of years ago
  2. Matcha Castella Cake

Both have no butter or oil.

Price Per Person: $95 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

 

Thosai Idly Class

Saturday August 2nd 2.30 to 5.30pm

 Learn to make Indian Breakfast delights. You will learn to make;

 

  1. Idly
  2. Thosai
  3. Masala Thosai
  4. Coconut Chutney

Price Per Person: $95 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

 

Chicken Curry Bread and a Margarita Pizza

Sunday August 3rd 10 to 1 pm

Chicken Curried Bun

I had Chicken Curry Bread (not chicken curried bread) one night when my brother brought it from Port Dickson.  I turned my nose to it.  But while watching my Korean Soapies, I got hungry so I decided to try it… and low and behold!!! That’s why you’re learning it today.  You will also learn to make my favorite kind of Pizza, so it is a class of east and west!

  1. Chicken Curry
  2. Bread Dough
  3. Pizza Dough
  4. Margarita Topping

PS I will not be wrapping the Chicken Curry in Foil as shown, It will be something else with the chicken inside encased in foil.  So the chicken will not be cooking in the foil.

Picture is borrowed from herfrozenwings.blogspot.com till I do up a nice photo.

 

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Price Per Person: $95 (Class will commence once there are 6 students). This is a fully hands on class

Indian Breakfast Class 2 – Vegetarian and Gluten Free

Sunday August 3rd 2.30 to 5.30

Learn more Indian Breakfast delights. You will learn to make;

  1. Puttu
  2. Putumayam – String Hoppers
  3. Appam
  4. Green Chutney

Price Per Person: $95 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

Tea Time Favorites

Saturday August 9th 10 to 1pm

 

Learn to make tea time favorites.  You will learn to make;

  1. Chicken and Mushroom Quiche
  2. Apple Pie
  3. Fruit Tartlets
  4. Pastry

Price Per Person: $95 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

 

Rainbow Mille Crepe

Sunday August 10th 2.30 to 5.30

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Learn the art of Rainbow Mille Crepe.

Learn to make Rainbow Mille Crepe from scratch. You will learn to make the crepes, the mille feuille (Cream) and assemble the crepe and take your share home.

 

Price Per Person: $100

Class will commence once there are 6 students.  This is a hands on session so please dress comfortably and bring a container.

 

Mooncake Class 1

Saturday 16th August 10 to 1 pm

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A most asked for class all because the prices of mooncakes have gone up tremendously.

 

  1. Traditional Mooncake Skin
  2. Salted Egg Mooncake
  3. Fruit and Nut Moon Cake
  4. Lin Yoong Recipe will be provided and explained as it is too time consuming to do during class.

Price Per Person: $95 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

 

Mooncake Class 2 – Shanghai Mooncake

Sunday 17th August 10 to 1 pm

Another favorite this season, this fully hands on class will see you going home with several handmade mooncakes with different fillings. You will learn to prepare;

 

  1. Shanghai Mooncake Pastry
  2. Lotus Paste with Ginger and Cheese filling
  3. Coffee Lotus Paste
  4. Lin Yoong Recipe will be provided and explained as it is too time consuming to do during class.

Price Per Person: $95 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

 

Mooncake Class 3 – Teowchew Mooncake

Sunday 17th August 2.30 to 5.30

Learn to make this flaky mooncake.  You will learn to make;

 

  1. Teowchew Pastry
  2. Yam and Egg Yolk filling
  3. Gold Ingot
  4. Lin Yoong Recipe will be provided and explained as it is too time consuming to do during class

Price Per Person: $95 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

 

Dishes of Fishes – A Kerala Fish Curry Class

Saturday 23rd August 2.30 to 5.30

 

The way curry is prepared in Bangalore is rather different then how we prepare it here.  While we tend to use a lot of ingredients in copious amounts, they don’t and yet their curries are tasty and sits well on the palate.  You will learn;

 

  1. Fish Molee – Influenced by travelers from Malaya
  2. Red Fish Curry – no coconut milk
  3. Fish Curry – could not think of the name as the dialect did translate too well, but a different style of course.

Price Per Person: $120 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

 

Jelly Mooncake

Sunday August 24th 2 to 5.30

 

Jelly Mooncakes are not too bad. After turning my nose up to it all these years, thinking it was quite blasphemous, I have changed.  You will learn;

 

  1. Layered Agar Agar Mooncake
  2. Yam Agar Agar Mooncake

Price Per Person: $95 – Class will commence once there are 6 students)

 

French Baguette Class

Saturday August 30th  2.30 to 5.30

Learn to make two types of French Bread.

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You will learn to bake from scratch the French Method with the crusty finish and the American Method which is slightly crusty.

This is a fully hands on class.

  1. French Baguette (Banh Mi – Vietnamese)
  2. American Baguette

Price Per Person: $90 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

 

 

Sour Dough Yeast Free Breads

Sunday August 31st  2.30 to 5.30

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Learn to make your own cultured rising agent.  This can be kept in the fridge for a long time and reused from time to time.  You will learn;

 

  1. Yeast Free Rising Agent
  2. Honey Loaf or Rolls
  3. Rustic Bread
  4. Charcoal Seed

 

Each person will get their yeast free culture to take home to practice. Class has to be booked at least two weeks in advance and fully paid so that each person can get their raising culture on the day.

Price Per Person: $95 (Class will commence once there are six students)

Nasi Ulam Class

Monday September 1st 10 to 1 pm

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Learn to prepare Nasi Ulam and some of its accompaniments.  You wil learn to make;

 

  1. Nasi Ulam
  2. Ayam Goreng Berempah
  3. Brinjal Paceri
  4. Fresh Sambal Belacan

Price Per Person: $100 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

 

 Classes will be held at 70 Road 14/24 Petaling Jaya.  Please call 016 6827465 or email cookingwithnicholas@gmail.com to book and to make any enquiries. 

Please check my blog www.nicholaspillai.wordpress.com

                                                       

Fees are to be paid once you make a booking, if a class is canceled you will be refunded.  If fees are not paid, your name will be not be placed on the list.

 

July Cooking and Baking Classes 2014

Rainbow Mille Crepe  – CLASS IS FULL

Saturday 12th July 10 to 1 pm

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Learn the art of Mille Crepe, but this time we will do a Rainbow Mille Crepe.

Learn to make Rainbow Mille Crepe from scratch. You will learn to make the crepes, the mille feuille (Cream) and assemble the crepe and take your share home.

 

Price Per Person: $100

Class will commence once there are 6 students.  This is a hands on session so please dress comfortably and bring a container.

 

Pineapple Tart Class – Last 2 places

Saturday 12th July 2.30 to 5.30

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What is life without pineapple tarts.  Learn to make two types of pineapple tarts.

You will learn two types of pastries and the jam of course.

  1. Old fashion pineapple tart
  2. Rolled Pineapple Tart
  3. Pineapple Jam

This is a hands on class, please bring containers to take home your cookies

Price Per Person: $95 (Class will commence once there are six students)

Beriani Class – 1 more place left

Sunday 13th July         10 to 1 pm

Learn to make two types of Beriani.  You will learn to make;

  1. Hyderabadi Mutton Beriani Dum
  2. Chicken Malabari Beriani

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Price Per Person: $90 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

 

 

 

Hummingbird Cake – 1 more place left

Sunday 13th July 2.30 to 5.30

There is a sudden craze for this cake lately, so why not learn it while it is still hot!

You will learn to prepare;

  1. Hummingbird Cake
  2. Mocha Buttercream
  3. Cheese Frosting

Price Per Person: $100 (Class will commence once there are six students)

 

Rainbow Cake

Tuesday July 15th 10 to 1 pm

We will learn to make a big rainbow cake and cut it into slices instead of what we always see in photos.  You will learn to make;

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  1. White Cake
  2. Swiss Buttercream
  3. Assembling your cake

Price Per Person: $100 (Class will commence once there are six students)

 

 

 

Indian Breakfast Class – Vegetarian and Gluten Free

Tuesday July 15th 2.30 to 5.30 – CLASS IS FULL

Learn to make Indian Breakfast delights. You will learn to make;

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  1. Idly
  2. Thosai
  3. Masala Thosai
  4. Coconut Chutney

Price Per Person: $95 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

 

Indian Breakfast Class 2 – Vegetarian and Gluten Free

Saturday July 19th 10 to 1 pm – 2 places left

Learn more Indian Breakfast delights. You will learn to make;

  1. Puttu
  2. Putumayam – String Hoppers
  3. Appam
  4. Green Chutney

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Price Per Person: $95 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

Fried Noodle Class

Saturday July 19th 2.30 to 5.30

Learn to prepare three local favorites. You will learn to prepare;

  1. Hokkien Mee
  2. Mamak Mee
  3. Char Koay Teow

Price Per Person: $95 Class will commence once there are 6 students

 

Nasi Ulam Class

Sunday July 20th 10 to 1 pm

Learn to prepare Nasi Ulam and some of its accompaniments.  You wil learn to make;

  1. Nasi Ulam
  2. Ayam Goreng Berempah
  3. Brinjal Paceri
  4. Fresh Sambal Belacan

Price Per Person: $100 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

 

Sour Dough Yeast Free Breads

Sunday July 20th 2.30 to 5.30

Learn to make your own cultured rising agent.  This can be kept in the fridge for a long time and reused from time to time.  You will learn;

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  1. Yeast Free Rising Agent
  2. Honey Loaf or Rolls
  3. Rustic Bread
  4. Charcoal Seed

Each person will get their yeast free culture to take home to practice.

Class has to be booked at least two weeks in advance and fully paid so that each person can get their raising culture on the day.

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Price Per Person: $95 (Class will commence once there are six students)

 

 

Rooti Class – Vegetarian and Gluten Free

Saturday July 26th 10 to 1 pm

Rooti’s and not Roti are gluten free and vegetarian friend breakfast foods in Bangalore.  It is easy to make and was surprisingly nice to eat as well.

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Learn to make three rice based Rootis. You will learn to make

 

  1. Akki Rooti
  2. Green Rooti
  3. Semolina Rooti
  4. Soy bean Curry

Price Per Person: $95 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

 

A Class of this and that

Sunday July 27th 2.30  to 5.30 pm

A class of totally unrelated favorites.

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  1. Bagels
  2. Chocolate Slice
  3. Muesli Slices

Price Per Person: $95 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

 

French Baguette Class

Monday July 28th 2.30 to 5.30

Learn to make two types of French Bread.

You will learn to bake from scratch the French Method with the crusty finish and the American Method which is slightly crusty.

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This is a fully hands on class.

  1. French Baguette (Banh Mi – Vietnamese)
  2. American Baguette

Price Per Person: $90 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

 

 

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Nutella Nutella Nutella

Tuesday July 29th 2.30 to 5.30

 

Nutella, pronounced Noo Tell La has been in the forefront of being wickedly sinful in whatever it is used in.  So let’s have some Nutella Fun. We will start out by learning to make our own Nutella. You will learn to make;

 

  1. Home made Nutella
  2. Nutella Swirly Rolls
  3. Nutella Stuffed Cinnamon Drop Muffin
  4. Nutella Crispy Rice

Price Per Person: $110 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

 

Classes will be held at 70 Road 14/24 Petaling Jaya.  Please call 016 6827465 or email cookingwithnicholas@gmail.com to book and to make any enquiries.  Please check my blog www.nicholaspillai.wordpress.com

 Fees are to be paid once you make a booking, if a class is canceled you will be refunded.  If fees are not paid, your name will be not be placed on the list.