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April Baking and Cooking Classes 2015

Hainanese Chicken Rice

Saturday April 4th 10 to 1 pm

Learn to make Hainanese Chicken Rice. You will learn to prepare;

  1. Silken Chicken
  2. Heong Fun
  3. Chilly Sauce
  4. Ginger Garlic Oil
  5. Sweet Soy

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

 

Ways with Eggs

Saturday April 4th 2.30 to 5.00

A simple class that is often requested and I always seem to ignore. This changed when I did a few private classes and realized many didn’t know how to do these eggs properly.  Eggs are Easy and Eggs can be eaten for Breakfast, Lunch and Tea and Dinner if you wish!

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You will learn;

  1. Scrambled Eggs
  2. Omelet – A Breakfast Omelet
  3. Baked Eggs – Seems to be a craze as a One-Bowl-Wonder!
  4. Poached Eggs – the hardest to do

This is a fully hands on session.  Each student will have their own set of eggs to work with.

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

 

Soup Days

Sunday April 5th 2.30 to 5.30 pm

There are days when I just crave English style soups and broths.  Here are my favorite easy soups.

  1. Scotch Broth
  2. Potato and Leek Soup
  3. Old Style English Watercress Soup

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

Five Layered Strawberry Cake

Saturday April 11th 10 to 1 pm

This was a challenge. My friend gave me a photo of a very In Fashion now cake and I did it.  You will learn to make;

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  1. Strawberry Cake – using fresh strawberries
  2. Cream Cheese Topping – This is not so easy as I found out Twice… once because I was texting and the other, I was trying to multitask. Full concentration is needed.
  3. Assembling the cake

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

 

Chicken Chicken Chicken 2

Sunday April 12th 10 to 1 pm

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Another class of Chicken Snacks.  You will learn my favorite;

  1. Korean Fried Chicken
  2. Kam Heong Chicken
  3. Nam Yee Chicken

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

 

Puff Pastry Class

Sunday April 12th 2.30 to 5.30

Learn to make puff pastry from scratch.  You will learn;

  1. Puff Pastry
  2. Apple Strudel
  3. Spinach and Cheese Puffs
  4. Spicy Tuna Puffs

Price Per Person: $100 (class will commence once there are six students)  Max 6 students in a class.

 

Ways with Fish

Saturday April 18th 10 to 1 pm

I’m fussy when it comes to fish, here are some of the fishy stuff that I like.

  1. Fish and Chips
  2. Rich Fish Pie
  3. Indian Style Fried Fish

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

 

Tiramisu oh Tiramisu

Saturday April 18th 2.30 to 5.30

Tiramisu is always an expensive favorite and we often feel we never get enough of it when we leave a restaurant.  Let’s change that.  Learn to make;

  1. Traditional Tiramisu
  2. Mixed Berry Tiramisu

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

Chicken Curry Bread

Sunday April 19th 10 to 1 pm

Learn to make a Malaysian only favorite.  People still line up for it each day.  You will learn;

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  1. Bread Dough – Specially for Chicken Curry Bread
  2. Chicken Curry

Price Per Person: $75 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

English Tea Delights

Sunday April 19th 2.30 to 5.30

A day of all things English. These are ideal for breakfast or tea, or be like me… anytime of the day!

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You will learn;

  1. English Muffins
  2. Crumpets
  3. Pancakes

This is a fully hands on session.

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

 

 

Pao and Siew Pao Class

Saturday April 25th 10 to 1 pm

Learn to make Steamed Pao and Siew Pao. Learn to make the two different Paos from scratch.

You will learn to make;

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  1. Steam Pao
  2. Siew Pao
  3. Vegetarian Char Siew Filling

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

 

French Macarons

Saturday April 25th 2.30 to 5.30

Learn to make the little morsels that everyone seems to either hate or love.  You will learn the fundamentals of making;

  1. French Macarons
  2. Chilly Cheese Filling
  3. Salty Green Tea Butter Icing Filling

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

Japanese Bread

Sunday April 26th 10 to 1 pm

This will always be my most favorite bread class.  Hard work but it always pays off in the end.  You will learn;

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  1. Japanese Soft Bread
  2. Cheese and Onion Scrolls
  3. Bread Loaf
  4. Sausage Bread

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

 

Old Fashioned Butter Cake

Sunday April 26th 2.30 to 5.30

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 traditional way.

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 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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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.

August Culinary Classes

 
Cookies for Hari Raya
Sunday August 7th – 10 to 1 pm
Thursday August 18th – 10 to 1pm
This is a fully hands on session where you will be making all three types of cookies.  You will learn,
 
1.     Chocolate Chip Cookies
2.     Almond London
3.     Butter Cookies
 
Price Per Person: $120 (Minimum 4 in a class) This is a fully hands on class.
Please bring containers and come dressed comfortably.
Private Class: $400
 
Tea Time Favorites
Sunday August 7th 2.30 to 5 pm
Three of my favorite teatime favorites, tested and tried too many times
1.     Fluffy Lemon Filled Cupcakes with Meringue topping    
2.     Lemon Puffs 


3.     Chourros
Price Per Person: $100 (Minimum 4 in a class)  Private Class: $400
 
Northern Indian Vegetarian Cooking
Saturday August 13th – 2 to 5 pm
This is a partially hands on class where you will learn to make the following,
 
1.     Vegetarian Biryani
2.     Aloo Gobi
3.     Paneer
4.     Palak Paneer
5.     Roghani Kumbh – Mushroom with a rich onion and tomato gravy
 
Price Per Person: $120 (Minimum 5 in a class)  Please bring containers to take home your food.  Private Class: $500
 
Happy Cupcakes
Sunday August 14th – 10 to 1pm
Wednesday August 31st – 2 to 5 pm
Learn to make and decorate cupcakes.  Each person will get to decorate 8 cupcakes to take home. You will learn,


 
1.     Cupcakes        
2.     Butter Icing
3.     Fondant
4.     Chocolate Topping
5.     Chocolate Cream
 
Price Per Person: $100
This is a fully hands on class, so please dress comfortably.  Please bring a big enough container to take your cupcakes home. Private Class: $500
 
 
Classes will be held at 70 Road 14/24 Petaling Jaya.  Please call 016 6827465 or email nicholas_pillai@yahoo.com to book and to make any enquiries.  Please check my blog, www.nicholaspillai.wordpress.com for class schedules and any changes.
 
Payments are to be made in advance unless otherwise stated. 
 

June Cooking Classes and Workshops

Middle Eastern Flavors for the coming Ramadhan

Friday 3rd June 10 to 12.30

Saturday 11th June 10 to 12.30

Let’s do a complete Middle Eastern meal for the fasting month or even for the first day of Raya.

  1. Mutabal – A simple Eggplant Dip
  2. Sheesh Tawook
  3. Mujadarra – Rice and Lentil dish
  4. Green Coriander Salad
  5. Basboosa – Semolina Cake

 Price Per Person: $130 ( Minimum 4 in a class)

Biskut Raya – Let’s Bake for Hari Raya

Saturday 4th June 2 to 4.30

Thursday 16th June 2 to 4.30

  1. Chocolate Chip Cookies
  2. Almond London
  3. Butter Cookies

 Price Per Person: $120 (Minimum 4 in a class)

This is a fully hands on class.

 Children’s Pizza Class – School Holiday Special

Sunday 5th June 2 to 4.30

Tuesday June 7th 10.30 – 12.30

Let’s have fun in the kitchen making pizza these holidays.

  1. Make Pizza Dough
  2. Chicken and Cheese Pizza
  3. Pizza Sauce
  4. Morrocan Chicken or Lamb Pizza

Price Per Person: $120 – (Minimum 3 in a class)

This is a hands on class.

Biskut Raya 2 – Let’s do more baking for Hari Raya

Sunday 12th June 2 – 4.30

Saturday 11th June 10 to 12.30

  1. Mama Caries
  2. Red Velvet Cheese Biscuits
  3. Nutty Cornflakes

Price Per Person: $120 (Minimum 4 in a class)

This is a fully hands on class.

Old Time Favorites

Saturday 18th 2 to 4.30

  1. Pandan Kaya Cake
  2. Layered Butter Pudding

Price Per Person: $90 (Minimum 4 in a class)

Tea Time Favorites

Sunday 26th 2 to 4.30

Three of my favorite teatime favorites, tested and tried too many times

  1. Fluffy Lemon Filled Cupcakes with Meringue topping
  2. Lemon Puffs
  3. Chourros

Price Per Person: $95 (Minimum 4 in a class)

Please call me on 016 6827465  or Emilia Salim on 012 5926 079 or email me at nicholas_pillai@yahoo.com to confirm your places.  Alternatively you may check out my blog, www.nicholaspillai.wordpress.com for further details or changes.

Classes will be held at 70 Road 14/24 Petaling Jaya.

All Payments are to be banked into Public Bank no 4039742517.