September 2015 Baking and Cooking Classes

French Baguette Class

Saturday September 5th 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
  2. American Baguette

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

 

Thosai and Idly Class

Sunday 6th  September 10 to 1pm

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

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

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

This is a hands on class.  Be prepared to work.

 

Curry Puff Class

Sunday 6th  September 2.30 to 5.30

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 Pusing
  3. Vegetable Curry Filling

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

 

Carrot Cake

Saturday September 12th 10 to 1 pm

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You will learn: Learn to make one of my favorite cakes

Carrot and Cranberry Cake with Italian Butter Cream and  Coconut

  1. Nutty Carrot and Cranberry cake
  2. Italian Butter Cream

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

 

High Tea

Saturday September 12th 2.30 to 5.30

I’ve always like a good English High Tea with the little bitsy pieces of sandwiches and warm scones, and something fried and then that piece of cake

You will learn;

  1. Boxing Chicken
  2. Watercress Sandwiches
  3. Cucumber Sandwiches
  4. Devonshire Scones
  5. Early Grey Cupcakes with Honey Meringue

Price Per Person: $120 (Class will commence once there are 5 students)

Rainbow Mille Crepe

Sunday September 13th 10 am 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.

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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.

 

Jelly Mooncake

Sunday September 13th 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. Layered Agar Agar Mooncake
  2. “Salted Egg” and Yam Agar Agar Mooncake

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

 

Mooncake Class

Saturday September 19th 2.30

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Learn to make Baked Mooncake and fillings.  You will learn to prepare;

  1. Mooncake Pastry
  2. Homemade Lotus Paste – 2 different fillings
  3. Durian Lotus Paste from scratch

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

 

No Coconut Curry Class

Sunday September 20th 2.30 to 5.30

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

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

Please bring three containers to take your curries home.

 

Pasta Class

Thursday September 24th 2.30 to 5.30 pm

Learn to make Pasta from scratch.

You will learn;

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  1. Pasta Dough
  2. Asian Style Pesto
  3. Creamy Eggplant Sauce

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

Colors of the Rainbow Leopard Print Cake

Friday September 25th 10 am to 1 pm

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A photo was sent to me and I just had to do this cake and the results were fabulous. Even my photographer gasped when we cut the cake.  You will surely love it.  You will learn;

  1. Cake
  2. Buttercream
  3. Patterns and Coloring
  4. Basic Piping
  5. Assembling the cake

Price Per Person: $100 (Class will commence once there are 4 students)

Sweetbread Class

Saturday 26th September 10 to 1pm

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;

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  1. Rich Coconut Rolls
  2. Monkey Bread

MOnkey Bread

Monkey Bread can be made unsweetened and used as a dip.

Price Per Person: $85 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

 

Kasutera Cake

Sunday September 27th 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;

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  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: $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.

 

 

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