Tag Archives: A Cooking Class with Nicholas Pillai

July 2018 Baking and Cooking Classes

This month has been a month full of Private Classes so hence the lateness in posting.

CHEQUERED CAKE

Saturday July 21st 11 to 2 pm
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An old English style tea cake which is always a favorite. You will learn to make;
1. Orange Cake
2. Mocha Butter Cake
3. Butter Cream
4. Chocolate Butter Icing
Please bring a high container to take home your piece of cake. This is a fully hands on class.

Price Per Person: RM140

 

Kek Lapis Durian

Sunday July 22nd 2 to 5 pm

A Durian Lovers Class!

Learn the fundamentals of making a Durian Layer Cake. We will be using fresh durian. With the sudden glut of Durians, I thought why not have some fun with it.

This is a fully hands on session from mixing the cake to baking it layer by layer.

We will be using Musang King Flesh.

Class will commence once there are 3 students.

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Price Per Person: RM150

Please book by Friday afternoon so I can get Durian flesh

A Mutton Class

Saturday July 28th 11 to 2 pm.

Learn to make two Mutton Curry Dishes.  One Malay and one Indian style.  You will learn;

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Mutton Rendang Tok

  1. Mutton Rendang Tok
  2. Mutton Mysore

Price Per Person: RM140

 

Please whatsapp me at 0166827465 to book your place. Classes are held at 70 Road 14/24 PJ.

Watch out for next months MOONCAKE CLASSES!

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2018 January and February Cooking and Baking Class

Savory Cookies

Saturday 13th 10 to 1 pm

Learn to make savory cookies.  These are cookies with minute amounts of sugar or almost none.

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  1. Curry Laksa Cookies
  2. Cheese and Garlic Cookies
  3. Bak Kwa Cookies

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This is a fully hands on class, please be prepared to work.

Price Per Person: $140

 

Cookies Again !!

Saturday 13th  2.30 to 5 pm

Learn to prepare these cookies with ginger infusion.

  1. Peanut Butter and Choc Chip Shortbread – Rustic
  2. Ginger Cookies
  3. Learn to make your own ginger powder

Price Per Person: $100

 

Salted Egg Cookies, Salted Egg Prawns  and Salted Lava Cake 

Sunday 14th 10 to 1 pm

Let’s get down and salty.. learn to prepare some salted egg favorites.  You will learn;

  1. Salted Egg Cookies
  2. Lava Cake with Salted Egg Filling
  3. Prawn with Salted Egg

Price Per Person: $150

Prawn and Vegetable Cracker Class

Sunday 14th  2.30 to 5.30

February 1st 2.30 to 5.30

Crackers seem to be rather expensive these days and not necessarily nice. Make your own from scratch.  You will be learning;

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  1. Prawn Crackers
  2. Vegetable Crackers – Sweet Potato with added flavors for a different kind of cracker

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This is a fully hands on session, please be prepared to work.

Price Per Person: $130

 

Pineapple Tart Class

Saturday 20th  10 to 1 pm

A favorite of every festive in Malaysia. Learn to make two types of pineapple tarts.

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

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

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

Price Per Person: $130 (Class will commence once there are 5 students)

Boiled Fruit Cake

January 21st 2 to 5 pm

Learn to make Boiled Fruit Cake from Scratch.

Please note, Boiled Fruit Cake is baked after the boiling process.

This whole 1.7 kilo cake only contains 3 Tablespoons of Sugar.

Alcohol will be used unless otherwise stated.

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Price per person: RM85

Pasta Class 

Saturday 27th 2.30 to 5.30

Learn to prepare three types of Pasta Dishes. You will learn to prepare;

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  1. Pasta Carbonara – The Proper Way
  2. Nonya Style Aglio ed Olio
  3. Pasta Goreng

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Price Per Person: $140

 

Roast Chicken Class

Sunday 28th 2.30 to 5.30

Learn to Prepare Roast Chicken, the easiest and least messy and all its accompaniments.  Each person will take home a thigh and drumtick.

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  1. Roasted Chicken
  2. Roasted Chicken Thigh and Drumstick
  3. Honey Glazed Carrots
  4. Old fashioned Duchess Potatoes
  5. Chicken Gravy

Price Per Person: $140

 

Bak Kwa Class

Wednesday January 31st 2 pm to 4 pm

Learn to make Bak Kwa

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We will be using chicken to make this delicacy. Please be prepared to work in front of the BBQ.

Price Per Person: RM95 (Class will commence once there are 5 students)

 

Nasi Lemak Class

Saturday  February 3rd 10 to 1 pm

Learn to prepare this Nations favorite dish. You will learn;

  1. Nasi Lemak
  2. Beef Rendang
  3. Sambal
  4. Sambal Sotong

Price Per Person: RM150

 

Laksa Class 1

Sunday February 4th 10 to 1pm

Learn to prepare 2 types of laksa rich in fish;

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  1. Johor Laksa
  2. Assam Laksa

Price Per Person: RM130

 

Portioned Cheesecake

Sunday February 4th 2.30 to 5.30

It is always easier to eat portioned size cake, especially cheesecake.  Here are three of my favorite cheesecakes.

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  1. Cheesecake Brulee
  2. Spiced up Pumpkin Cheesecake
  3. Apple Cheesecake with Salty Caramel Topping

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Price Per Person: RM150

 

Laksa Class 2

February 10th 2.30 to 5.30

Learn to make two types of Laksa;

 

  1. Nonya Laksa
  2. Curry Laksa

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Price Per Person: RM120

 

Mutton Curry Pies  and More

Saturday February 24th 2.30 to 5.30

Pies have always been my favorite thing.  You will learn,

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  1. Creamy Mutton Curry Pie
  2. Apple Pie
  3. Short Crust Pastry for pies
  4. Potato Topping

 

Price Per Person: $145

 

More classes will be uploaded this week.

Please whatsapp 0166827465 to book your classes.

All classes are held in PJ section 14.

February Baking and Cooking Classes

Saturday February 8th 2.30 to 5.30

Non Yeast Breads

As always, this class was created simply because I’m such a big baby because yeasty breads make me sick.  So here are some of my favorites;

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  1. A Very Healthy Seed Loaf
  2. Soda Bread
  3. Banana Bread

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

Sunday February 9th 2.30 to 5.30

The Month of Love – Class of Chocolate Wickedness

Let’s learn to make;

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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)

Saturday February 15th 10 to 1 pm

Indian Roti Morning

Learn to make 3 Indian Rotis at home.

You will learn to make

  1. Naan
  2. Bhatura (Similar to Puri)
  3. Roti
  4. Potato and Pea Curry (My favorite curry)

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

Saturday February 15th 2.30 to 5.30

Devil’s Food Cake

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)

Sunday February 16th 10 to 1 pm

Mille Crepe

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Learn the Art of making 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.

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.

Sunday February 16th 2.30 to 5.30

Cake and Pudding Class

Learn to make;

  1. Pineapple and Mango Upside Down Cake
  2. Pear and Ginger Pudding

Price Per Person: $90

Class will commence once there are 6 students.  Please bring containers.

Saturday February 22nd 10 am to1 pm

Coconut Delights

I’ve always like my coconut desserts.  These are my all time easy to do favorites.  You will learn;

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  1. Coconut Rolls
  2. Old Fashioned Coconut Cake with a Coconut Ice Topping

Price Per Person: $85

Class will commence once there are 6 students.

Sunday February 23rd 10 am to 1 pm

Hainanese Chicken Rice

A favorite everywhere, even overseas. Please do not CRINGE when we fry the chicken fat as this is the real thing.

  1. Chicken Rice (Heong Fun)
  2. Chicken
  3. Ginger Gravy
  4. Chilly Sauce
  5. Chicken Stock

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

Sunday February 23rd 2.30 to 5.30

Nutty Carrot Cake with Italian Butter Cream

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  1. Nutty Carrot Cake
  2. Italian Butter Cream

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