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December 2012 Cooking Classes

Non Turkey Lovers Class
Sunday December 2nd 2.30 to 5.30


1. Lemon Rosemary Leg of Lamb
2. Roast Chicken
3. Stuffing
4. Roasted Vegetable Salad
5. Spicy Baby Potatoes
6. Christmas Pudding
7. Brandy Butter Sauce

Price Per Person: $145 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)
This is a hands on class, We prepare and cook the meal together and then have a nice meal.

Christmas Delights
Saturday December 1st 2.30 – FULL

Sunday December 16th 10 – 1 place left

You will learn to make some Christmas favorites that seem to be rather expensive at all major hotels. This is a fully Hands on session where you will be working in groups. You will learn to make:

1. Stollen
2. Marzipan for Stollen Filling
3. Fruit Mince Tart Filling

4. Christmas Fruit Mince Tart

5. Shortbread

These are ideal homemade Christmas gifts.

Price Per Person: $90 Class will commence once there are eight students.

Fruit Cake Class
Thursday December 6th 10 to 1 pm
Saturday December 8th 10 to 1 pm – CLASS IS FULL

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

1. Rich Rich Fruit Cake
2. Semolina Fruit Cake

This is a semi hands on class where students will participate in making and baking the cake together.

Price Per Person: $85 Class will commence once there are six students.

Sri Lankan Love Cake Class
Saturday December 8th 2.30 to 4.30

After years and years, I am finally holding this Love Cake Class. This is a traditional cake made when gentlemen came a courting. Learn to make this cake from scratch. This cake takes a bit of precision and care when being prepared.

This is a hands on session where you will be making this cake in groups.

Price Per Person: $65. Class will commence once there are 6 students.

Yule Log
December 1st 10 – 1pm – CLASS IS FULL
December 9th 2.30 to 5.30 –

2 places left
December 15th 10 to 1 pm

Decorate your own Christmas Yule Log and take it home. You will learn to prepare

1. Traditional Sponge for Swiss Roll
2. Cherry Filling
3. Chocolate Icing to decorate the cake

This is a Fully Hands on session, so please dress comfortably.

Price Per Person: $90. Class will commence once there are eight students.

Turkey Class
Saturday December 15th 2.30 to 5.30
Sunday December 16th 2.30 to 5.30

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 chestnut stuffing and turkey gravy

2. Waldorf salad
3. Sautéed Rosemary Tomatoes
4. Scalloped potatoes

5. Christmas pudding
6. Butter custard sauce

Price Per Person: $135. Class will commence once there are eight 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

All Classes have to be paid in advance.

Gather Your Pals and Get Your Hands Dirty at the Chocolate Indulgence Class With Nicholas Pillai, Making Delectable Chocolate Treats Like Chocolate Lava Cake, Decadent Chocolate Cookies, Chocolate Muffins and Rich Chocolate Brownies for Only RM88 Instead of RM189


  • Learn to make delectable chocolate treats like chocolate lava cake, rich chocolate chip cookies, chocolate muffins and brownies
  • Nicholas Pillai is an experienced chef who’s also a food writer, recipe contributor and food stylist for various publications
  • An informal home-based baking class, so do dress comfortably
  • Classes are conducted in small groups, up to 9 participants per class, so everyone gets a chance to get the their hands dirty
  • Take home your self-made chocolate treats, but remember to bring your own container!

The Fine Print

  • Certificate valid from Sep 22, 2011 to Oct 22, 2011
  • Limited to one certificate per customer
  • May purchase multiple certificates as gifts
  • Not valid with other offers
  • Valid on weekends and public holidays
  • Lessons will be conducted in groups of 3, up to 3 groups per class
  • Participants are required to book their preferred slots
  • Bookings have to be made at least 1 week before the class via nicholas_pillai@yahoo.com as classes run on a first come first serve basis
  • Cancellations should be done 3 days prior to the booked slot
  • Classes schedule is on:
  • 24th September 2 to 5 pm
  • 25th September 10 to 1
  • 30th September 7 to 10 pm
  • 1st October 2 to 5 pm
  • 8th October 10 to 1pm
  • 9th October 2 to 5pm
  • 16th October 2 to 5 pm


During the Mayan civilization, a 1.5oz milk chocolate bar can probably buy you a rabbit or more. Since we don’t need that kind of currencies these days, we might as well turn it into yummilicious chocolate treats with today’s deal: RM88 instead of RM189 for a chocolate indulgence class.

At this fun and entertaining hands on classes, Chef Nicholas Pillai, a food writer, recipe contributor and food stylist for various publications, will be sharing the techniques and demonstrating step by step the art of making chocolaty treats including chocolate lava cakes, decadent chocolate cookies, chocolate muffins and rich chocolate brownies. And the best part of his class is, you’ll be able to enjoy the yummy treats you made and bring them home and brag to your mates about it!

The Company

Cooking With Nicholas

70, Jalan 14/24 , , Petaling Jaya , Selangor 46100
016 – 682 7465