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March Cooking and Baking Classes 2014

 Ode to Petai

March 2nd Sunday 10 to 1 pm

Learn to make several dishes using the wonderful Petai Bean.  You will learn to make

  1. Petai Fried Rice
  2. Petai with Tofu and Tempe
  3. Petai with Minced Chicken

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

 Spaghetti Sunday (Class is Full)

March 2nd Sunday 2.30 to 5.30

Learn to make different types of Fast Food Spaghetti Sauces. You will learn;

  1. Spaghetti Vongole
  2. Spaghetti Napolitan
  3. Spaghetti Pormodoro Crudo

Price Per Person: $90 (class will commence once there are six students)

Kuih Class

March 8th Saturday 10 to 1 pm

Learn to make kuih.  You will learn;

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  1. Kuih Lapis
  2. Kuih Serimuka
  3. Woo Tau Koh (Yam Cake)

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

 Foods for School

March 8th  Saturday 2.30 to 5.30

Price of foods are just shocking these days.  Even I feel it when I go out.  So why not prepare stuff for the kids to take to school. It’s easy, it can be stored, and it can be used in different ways.

  1. Chicken Casserole
  2. Meatloaf
  3. Mac and Cheese

Price Per Person: $100 (Class is confirmed once there are 6 students)

Laksa Class (1 Place Left)

March 9th Sunday 2.30 to 5.30

Learn to make different laksa dishes

1. Penang  Laksa

2. Johor Laksa

3. Assam Laksa

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

Hawker Curry Puffs

March 15th Saturday 10 to 1 pm

Learn to make two types of our favorite curry puff.

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  1. Malay or Indian Crispy Curry puff Pastry
  2. Rolled Curry Puffs – Curry Puff Putar
  3. Vegetable Curry Filling

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

Chocolate Saturday ( 1 Place Left)

March 15th Saturday 2.30 to 5.30

The Chocolate Class everyone missed out because of Chinese New Year is back again.  Lets learn to make Chocolate goodies laced with alcohol. You will learn;

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  1. Whisky Fudge
  2. Chocolate Truffles
  3. Tiramisu

All these have alcohol in them.

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

Puff Pastry (Class is Full)

March 16th Sunday 10 am to 1 pm

Learn to make Puff Pastry from scratch.  It is quite easy once you get the hang of it.  You will learn;

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  1. Puff Pastry
  2. Sausage Rolls – the real ones
  3. Tuna Foldovers
  4. Old Fashioned Sardine Rolls

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

 Old Fashioned Butter Cake and Butter Icing

March 16th Sunday 2.30 to 4.30 pm

Learn to make Butter Cake and Old Fashioned Butter Icing the Artisanal way. You will be using your hands and a spoon.  Each person will take home a butter cake with butter icing.  You will learn to spread icing and do basic piping as well.

 Price Per Person: $95 (Class will commence once there are 5 students)

 Sweet Bread Class

March 22nd Saturday 10 to 1 pm

These are breads just nice for tea or as a pickerupper.  I am still going to do my coconut rolls simply because I love it. So here goes;

MOnkey Bread

  1. Coconut Rolls
  2. Monkey Bread
  3. Beer Rolls

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

 Devil’s Food Cake

March 22nd Saturday 2.30 to 5.30

A Devils Food Cake always starts with a good Chocolate Cake and then covered with luscious Chocolate Topping and you can even sandwich with Mocha Butter Cream.  You will learn;

  1. Chocolate Cake
  2. Mocha Butter Cream
  3. Chocolate Ganache Topping

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

 Red Velvet

March 29th Saturday 2.30 to 5.30

The much requested Red Velvet Class is here one more time.  You will learn;

  1. Red Velvet Cake
  2. Chocolate Filling
  3. Cheese Topping

This is a hands on session:  Class will commence once there are 6 students. Please bring along a big enough container to take your piece of cake home.

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

 Curry without Coconut Milk 2

March 30th Sunday 10 am to 1 pm

  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

 

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.

 

Classes for June 2013

Cooking Classes for June 2013

I am finally back after almost a month of traveling around Australia and Fiji and learning new foods, new recipes from friends as well as restaurants, so let’s try some of the stuff I learnt this month and in the next few months.

Chocolate Indulgence 1

Saturday June 15th 2.30 to 5.30

Saturday June 22nd 10 am to 1 pm

CLASSES ARE FULL

Let’s make some Decadent Chocolate Favorites you will learn to make;

1. Rich Chocolate Brownies
2. Rich Chocolate Muffin
3. Chocolate Lava Cake

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

Croissant and Danish Pastry Class
Saturday June 15th 10 to 1 pm

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Learn to make Home made Croissant Dough from scratch, you will learn to make;
1. Danish Pastry Dough
2. Croissants
3. Almond combs
4. Tuna Puffs

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

 

Macaron Class

Sunday June 16th 2.30 to 5.30
Sunday June 30th 10 am to 1 pm

CLASSES ARE FULL

You will learn to make:

1. Macarons
2. Chocolate Black Sesame Filling
3. Lemon Curd Filling

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

Puff Pastry Class – 2 more places
Saturday June 22nd 2.30 to 5.30

So we’re doing it again. Getting all messy and sweaty
You will learn to make:

Sausage Rolls

Sausage Rolls

1. Puff Pastry
2. Sausage Rolls – The real one
3. Creamy Chicken with Three Mushroom Filling

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

This is a hands on class, please bring your containers to take your pies and sausage rolls home. PLEASE DRESS COMFORTABLY.

Learn to make Gnocchi
Sunday June 23rd 2.30 to 5.30

I had gnocchi a few weeks ago and was shocked to be charged RM30 for 12 pieces of Gnocchi and there was no meat or seafood as well. So now I will do the class. Gnocchi is still quite new in Malaysia, so let us be the first.
You will learn:
1. Gnocchi
2. Tomato Cream Sauce
3. An Uncooked Sauce

Price Per Person: $100 (Class will commence once there are 6 students) Each student will be making their own Gnocchi.

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.

Cooking Classes for April and May 2013

This is probably the first time I have combined two months of classes. It is only because I will be away after the first weekend of May and will be back before the first weekend of June.

Kindly check my blog for updates on new classes and all. The blog is always updated if I am adding classes or even removing one or two to add in something else.

Please check, http://www.nicholaspillai.wordpress.com

Also do Like my facebook page Cooking With Nicholas, I may add some of our class photos there if I ever use my camera in class.

Hope to see you all this month and thanks for your support.

Red Velvet Cake
April 7th Sunday 10 to 1 pm

The much requested Red Velvet Class is here one LAST TIME. You will learn;

1. Red Velvet Cake
2. Chocolate Filling
3. Cheese Topping

This is a hands on session: Class will commence once there are 6 students. Please bring along a big enough container to take your piece of cake home.

Price Per Person: $90

Chocolate Indulgence 2 – CLASS IS FULL
April 7th Sunday 2.30 to 5.30

A class for all Chocoholics. Learn to make easy favorite Chocolate Delights. You will learn to make

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1. Chocolate Marbled Brownie
2. Chocolate Truffle Tart
3. Chocolate Muffins

Price Per Person: $95

(Class will commence once there are 8 students). Please bring three containers to take home your goodies.

Pasta Class
April 13th Saturday 10 to 1 pm CLASS IS FULL
Sunday April 21st 2.30 to 5.30 CLASS IS FULL

NEW DATE FOR PASTA CLASS

Sunday April 14th 10 am to 1 pm

Wednesday May 1st 10 to 1pm

2 Places Left

Learn to make Pasta from scratch. You will also learn to make a Lasagna and Aglio ed Olio.

Price Per Person: $90

Class will commence once there are six students. This is a hands on class

Cheesecake – CLASS IS FULL
April 13th Saturday 2.30 to 5.30pm

The long awaited cheesecake class is here, learn to make;
1. Baked Coffee Cheese Cake
2. Baked Cinnamon Apple Cheesecake
3. Baked Peanut Butter Chocolate Chop Cheesecake

Price Per Person: $110

(Class will commence once there are six students)

Curry Class is FULL
Curry without Coconut Milk 2
April 14th Sunday 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.

Bread Class
Saturday April 20th 10 am to 1 pm

You will learn to bake;
1. Wholemeal Loaf
2. Semolina Bread
3. Bagels

Price Per Person: $95

This is a fully hands on class. Class will commence once there are 6 students

Puff Pastry Class is FULL
Sunday April 21st 10 am to 1 pm

After three wonderful classes thus far, I thought why not? So we’re doing it again.
You will learn to make:

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1. Puff Pastry
2. Sausage Rolls – The real one
3. Creamy Chicken with Three Mushroom Filling

Price Per Person: $95

(Class will commence once there are 6 students)
This is a hands on class, please bring your containers to take your pies and sausage rolls home. PLEASE DRESS COMFORTABLY.

Mille Crepe
Saturday April 27th 10 am to 1 pm

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

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Price Per Person: $95

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

A Classy High Tea
Saturday April 27th 2.30 to 5.30 pm

I like nice tea cakes and scones. Here are some of my favorites,
1. Chocolate Cupcakes with Salted Almond Icing
2. Orange Poppyseed Chiffon Cake
3. Fluffy Scones

Price Per Person: $95

Class will commence once there are 6 students

Chocolate Indulgence 1 – My Best Selling Class of 2012
Sunday April 28th 10 to 1 pm

Let’s make some Decadent Chocolate Favorites you will learn to make;
1. Rich Chocolate Brownies
2. Decadent Chocolate Chip Cookies
3. Chocolate Lava Cake

Price Per Person: $95

Class will commence once there are 6 students. This is a hands on class.

Vegetarian Class
Sunday April 28th 2.30 to 5.30

It’s been more than two months since I have eaten meat and so I’ve decided to hold a class on some of my vegetarian favorites. You will learn to prepare;
1. Spaghetti Kerabu
2. Vegetable Cutlets
3. Barley, Mushroom and Corn Salad
4. Carrot and Chickpea Salad
5. Home Made Cheese Crackers

Price Per Person: $100

Class will commence once there are six students.

Proceeds from this class will be donated to the Farm Animal Sanctuary, BRITAIN’S FIRST FARM ANIMAL SANCTUARY and last secure place for over 600 animals and birds rescued from abuse, neglect, slaughter and abandonment.

http://www.thefarmanimalsanctuary.co.uk/Contact_us.php

Old Fashioned Butter Cake and Butter Icing Class
Wednesday May 1st 2.30 to 5pm

Let’s make Old Fashioned Butter Cake and Butter Icing
You will also learn to do some basic decoration like spreading icing, piping the sides and covering borders on your own cake.

This is a hands on session, the old fashion way to make this is by using a spoon. So we will be doing it the old fashion traditional way.

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

Fried Noodle Class CLASS IS FULL
Saturday May 4th 10 to 1 pm

Let’s learn to make some hawker favorites. You will learn
1. Mamak Mee – Original Penang Style
2. Hokkien Mee
3. Char Koay Teow

Price Per Person: $90

Class will commence once there are 6 students
Please bring three containers to take your foods home and please dress comfortably.

Creme Brulee Class
Saturday May 4th 2.30 to 5.30 pm

Learn to make this favorite dessert of many. You will learn
1. Sweet Paste
2. Pandan Crème Brulee
3. Vanila Crème Brulee

Price Per Person: $90

Class will commence once there are 6 students

Let’s make Sweet Breads is FULL
Sunday May 5th 10 to 1 pm

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1. Cinnamon Rolls
2. Potato Bread
3. Raisin Loaf

This is a fully hands on session.

Price Per Person: $95

(Class will commence once there are 6 students)

Let’s make Macarons.
Sunday May 5th 2.30 to 5.30 pm

You will learn to make:
1. Macarons
2. Chocolate Black Sesame Filling
3. Lemon Curd Filling

Price Per Person: $95

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 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.

February Cooking Class Schedule

Bak Kwa and Chicken Floss Class
Saturday February 2nd 10 to 1
LAST CLASS FOR THE YEAR

CLASS IS FULL

Learn to make Chicken Bak Kwa and Chicken Floss (Bak Hu)for Chinese New Year. Make your own this year when you realize how easy and cheap it is to make these delicacies from scratch. Trust me, I learnt and I was quite surprised.

Some parts of the class will be held outdoors so please wear something comfortable in case it gets hot.

Please bring two small containers to take your foods home.

Price Per Person: $90.

(Class will commence once there are six students)

Pineapple Tarts
Sunday February 3rd 10 to 1
LAST CLASS FOR THE YEAR

CLASS IS FULL

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: $90

(Class will commence once there are six students)

Puff Pastry Class
Sunday February 3rd 2.30 to 5.30

2 MORE PLACES

After two wonderful classes the last few weeks, I thought why not? So we’re doing it again.
You will learn to make:

Sausage Rolls

Sausage Rolls

1. Puff Pastry
2. Sausage Rolls – The real one
3. Creamy Chicken with Three Mushroom Filling

Price Per Person: $95

(Class will commence once there are 6 students)
This is a hands on class, please bring your containers to take your pies and sausage rolls home. PLEASE DRESS COMFORTABLY.

Cream Puff and Chouros Class Saturday

16th February 2.30 – 5.30

CLASS IS FULL

Learn to make Cream Puffs and Chouros together with 2 simple toppings to go with it.

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This is a fully hands on Class.

Price Per Person: $90

(Class will commence once there are 6 students)

Coconut Free Curry Class 2
Saturday February 16th 10  to 1

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.

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.

January 2013 Cooking Classes

Bak Kwa and Chicken Floss Class

Saturday, January 26th 2.30 – CLASS IS FULL

Sun, Jan 13, 2013: 10am – 1pm – CLASS IS FULL

Sat, Jan 19, 2013: 10am – 1pm

Sun, Jan 27, 2013: 2.30pm – 5.30pm

Learn to make Chicken Bak Kwa and Chicken Floss (Bak Hu)for Chinese New Year. Make your own this year when you realize how easy and cheap it is to make these delicacies from scratch. Trust me, I learnt and I was quite surprised.

Homemade Bak Kwa and Bak Hu ( Chicken Floss)

Homemade Bak Kwa and Bak Hu ( Chicken Floss)

Some parts of the class will be held outdoors so please wear something comfortable in case it gets hot.

Please bring two small containers to take your foods home.

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

Pineapple Tarts

Saturday January 26th 10 to 1 pm NEW CLASS

Saturday January 12th 10 to 1 pm

CLASS IS FULL

Saturday January 12th 2.30 to 5.30 - CLASS IS FULL

Thursday January 24th 10 to 1 pm – Class is FULL

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 Tarts

Old Fashion Pineapple Tarts

Old Fashion Pineapple Tarts

2. Rolled Pineapple Tarts
3. Pineapple Jam

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

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

Coconut Free Curry Class 2
CLASS IS FULL

Sunday 13th January 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm

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.

Puff Pastry Class – BOTH CLASSES ARE FULL

Sunday 20th 2.30 to 5.30

Thursday 24th 2.30 to 5.30– Public Holiday Class

I have been putting off this class for a long time so today after almost 5 years I am holding it again with a new no fail recipe I have taught in my private classes.
You will learn to make:
1. Puff Pastry
2. Sausage Rolls – The real one
3. Creamy Chicken with Three Mushroom Filling

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

This is a hands on class, please bring your containers to take your pies and sausage rolls home.

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.