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March Baking and Cooking Classes

French Baguette – French Bread

March 10th 10 to 1.30

Bake two types of French Bread from scratch. You will learn;

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  1. Original French Bread/ Bahn Mi / French Baguette
  2. Easy French Bread

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Price Per Person: $130

This is a fully hands on class. (class will commence once there are 4 students)

 

Old Fashion Butter Cake and Butter Icing Class

March 10th 3 to 5 pm

An oldie but a goodie, learn to make Butter Cake and decorate your own cake with butter icing.  You will be taught to decorate with basic icing nozzles.

 

 

Each student will get their own cake to decorate.

  1. Butter Cake
  2. Butter Icing
  3. Spreading Butter Icing
  4. Piping the sides
  5. Stars and Blobs

Price Per Person: $130 (Class will commence once there are 4 students.

Students who wish to attend this class will have to pay their fees in full by the 8th as I need to bake a cake for each student to practice on.

 

Japanese Bread – Soft Bread

March 11th 10 to 1 pm

My favorite bread because I get to make stuff with it.  You will learn;

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  1. Soft Bread
  2. Polo Bun
  3. Coconut Rolls
  4. Bread Loaves

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Price Per Person: $130 (Class will commence once there are 4 students)

 

Pang Susi

March 11th 2.30 to 5 pm

Learn this age old recipe which has always been a tea time favorite with the Eurasians and Cristang people. This is always the original soft bread.

You will learn;

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  1. Pang Susi Bread Dough
  2. Chicken Filling- non spicy
  3. Spicy Tuna and Sweet Potato Filling

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Price Per Person: RM100  (Class will commence once there are 5 students)

 

Rainbow Cake

Saturday March 17th 10 to 1 pm

Everyone ooohs and aaahhs when you cut a rainbow cake. The colors always make everyone excited.  Let’s learn how to make this cake.

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You will learn;

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  1. White Cake
  2. Swiss Butter Cream
  3. Assembling the Rainbow Cake

Price Per Person: RM145 (Class will commence once there are 4 students)

Please bring a square container to take a big piece of cake home.

 

Salted Egg Cheesecake

Saturday March 17th 2.30 to 5.30

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This was a chance tasting and I was hooked.  And it is not even difficult.  The Topping was one of a kind as well, so you will be learning;

  1. Salted Egg Cheesecake
  2. Century Egg Cheesecake (Pei Tan)
  3. Spicy Savory Topping
  4. New Easy Base

Price Per Person: $150 (Class will commence once there are 5 students)

Chocolate Indulgence

Sunday March 18 th 10 am to 1 pm

 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

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Price Per Person: $140

(Class will commence once there are 5 students).

Please bring three containers to take home your goodies.

 

Pasta Class  – Make Pasta from Scratch

Sunday March 18th 2.30 to 5.30

Let’s make Pasta.  We will make the pasta from scratch and finish off preparing two family favorites.  These are foods that can be prepared and packed for school or for work. You will learn;

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  1. Pasta from scratch
  2. Double Mushroom Creamy Sauce
  3. Vegetable Lasagna

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Price Per Person: $140

Class can only commence once there are 5 or  6 students as we need the volume to prepare the pasta dishes.

French Macaron Class

Saturday March 24th 10 to 1 pm

Let’s make Macarons.

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You will learn to make:

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  1. Macarons
  2. Chocolate Black Sesame Filling
  3. Sour Lemon Cheese Filling

Price Per Person: $150

Class will commence once there are 3 students

Easter Class

Sunday 25th 10 to 1 pm

 

Learn to make Easter Goodies. You will learn to prepare;

  1. Hot Crossed Buns
  2. Almond Cake – Gluten Free

Price Per Person: $120 Class will commence once there are 3 students.

Curry without Coconut Milk 2

 

Sunday March 25th 2.30 to 5 pm

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

Price Per Person: $150

(Class will commence once there are 5 students)

Please bring three containers to take your curries home.

Please whastapp 0166827465 to book your place.  Please book early.

Classes are held at PJ section 14

 

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April Baking and Cooking Classes 2014

Tea Time Favorites
Saturday April 5th 10 to 1pm

Today is tea time favorite day. You will learn to make;
1. Chicken Curry
2. Pulut Kuning
3. Roti Jala

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

 

Teatime Favorite 2

Saturday April 5th 2.30 to 5.30

Learn to make these easy treats that we like so much and often never get enough when we eat it at restaurants. You will learn to make

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1. Spring Rolls
2. Spring Roll Filling
3. Pie Tee
4. Pie Tee Filling
5. Chilly Sauce
This class is suitable for Vegetarians.

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

A Day of Fish Favorites
Sunday April 6th 2.30 to 5 pm

I do not normally cook anything fishy and today might be history as I am doing three fish dishes.
1. Fish Head Curry
2. Nonya Assam Fish Curry
3. Fish Cutlets

Price Per Person: $100 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)
I need confirmation at least 3 days in advance to ensure each student gets a fish head.

French Baguette (French Bread Class)
Saturday 12th 10 to 1.30 pm

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Learn to make two types of French Bread. I have been practicing this for awhile now and finally I am happy with the results. You will learn to bake from scratch the French Method with the crusty finish and the American Method which is slightly crusty.
This is a fully hands on class.
1. French Baguette (Bahn Min – Vietnamese)
2. American Baguette

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

 

Hum Ching Peng and Yau Char Kway Class
Sunday April 13th 10 to 2 pm

I have been practicing these recipes for a while now and putting on a lot of weight in the process because of all the tasting. I used to pay AUD2 for a Yau Char Kway in Australia more than 10 years ago and it was FROZEN!
I am doing this because they do not sell this where I live anymore and the nearest would be Paramount which I find always leaves an after taste and a bad throat. And they seem to only sell it in the morning when I am least interested to eat it.
Believe it or not Yau Char Kway tastes wonderful with Indian Coconut Chutney and Heavenly with Melted Chocolate… just saying!

1. Yau Char Kway (Youtiau)
2. Hum Ching Peng
3. Pulut Hum Ching Peng

Price Per Person: $85 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)
Please note the time.

 

Puff Pastry
April 13th Sunday 3 pm to 5.30 pm

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

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)
Please note the Time Change.

 

Indian Cooking Class
Saturday April 19th 10 to 1 pm

Learn to make a Northern Indian Meal. You will learn to make
1. Vegetable Beriani
2. Smoked Mutton Curry
3. Palak Paneer
4. Vegetable Jalfrezi
5. Learn to make Paneer from scratch

Price Per Person: $110 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

 

Breakfast Meals that can be packed for School
Saturday April 19th 2.30 to 5 pm

Learn to make Breakfast foods that can be packed for school. Quick and easy as well!

You will learn to make;

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1. Pancakes
2. Fritatas
3. Bread Pinwheels with Cheese and Pumpkin
4. Homemade Muesli

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

 

French Macaron Class
Sunday April 20th 2.30 to 5.30

Learn to make French Macarons with two fillings.

You will learn to;

1. Prepare Macarons
2. Salty Chocolate with Black Sesame Filling
3. Cheese and Wasabi Filling

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

 

Chocolate Indulgence
Saturday April 26th 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.

 

Fried Noodle Class
Sunday April 27th 2.30 to 5.30

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: $95 Class will commence once there are 6 students
Please bring three containers to take your foods home and please dress comfortably.

 

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 INQUIRIES.
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 ar not paid, your name will be not be placed on the list.

March Cooking Classes 2013

Old Fashioned Butter Cake and Butter Icing Class

March 17th Sunday 10 am to 1 pm CLASS IS FULL

March 2nd Saturday 10 to 1 pm – CLASS IS FULL

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 fashioned traditional way.

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

Bread Making
March 2nd Saturday 2.30 to 5.30 – CLASS IS FULL

Let’s make Sweet Breads

1. Cinnamon Rolls
2. Potato Bread
3. Hot Crossed Buns

This is a fully hands on session.

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

Cream Puffs and Churros
March 3rd Sunday 10 am to 1 pm – CLASS IS FULL
March 3rd Sunday 2.30 to 5.30 pm

CLASS IS FULL

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

This is a fully hands on Class.

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

Chocolate Indulgence 2

Saturday March 9th 2.30 to 5.30
Saturday March 16th 2.30 to 5.30
Saturday March 23rd 10 am to 1 Thursday March 28th 10 am to 1 pm

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

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Price Per Person: $95 (Class will commence once there are 8 students).

Please bring three containers to take home your goodies.

Curry without Coconut Milk 2
March 10th Sunday 2.30 to 5 pm – CLASS IS FULL

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.

Red Velvet Cake

March 17th Sunday 2.30 to 5.30 pm – CLASS IS FULL

March 16th Saturday 10 am to 1 pm – CLASS IS FULL

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

Macaron Class CLASS IS FULL
March 23rd Saturday 2.30 to 5.30

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Let’s make Macarons.
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

Nasi Dagang Meal
March 24th Sunday 10 to 1 pm

We will be preparing a complete meal comprising

1. Nasi Dagang
2. Ayam Percik
3. Sayur Loteh – A wonderful fresh salad always prepared by Eda
4. Onde Onde

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

Please bring a container to take your food home.

Cake Decorating 2 – 1 PLACE LEFT
March 24th Sunday 2.30 to 5.30
Fondant Flower Making and Decorating Class 102 Learn to decorate your cake with handmade flowers and fondant.

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You will learn to make:
1. Fondant
2. Royal Icing
3. 2 types of Roses
4. Rose buds
5. Drapes
6. Large Bow
7. Extra Trimmings
8. To cover a cake with fondant
9. To assemble flowers on a cake
10. Final Touch ups with Royal Icing

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This is a fully hands on session, students will be making their own flowers. This is an Intermediate class.

Please bring a large container to take home your flowers.

Price Per Person: $165 (Class will commence once there are six students)

Children’s Chocolate Class
March 27th Wednesday 10 am to 12.30 pm
Learn to make your favorite chocolate delights

1. Chocolate Brownies
2. Triple Chocolate Cookies
3. Rich Chocolate Muffins

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

This is a fully hands on class. Please bring three containers to take home your goodies.

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.

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.