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September 2014 Cooking and Baking Classes

Nasi Ulam Class
Monday September 1st 10 to 1 pm

Learn to prepare Nasi Ulam and some of its accompaniments. You will learn to make;

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1. Nasi Ulam
2. Ayam Goreng Berempah (Spicy Fried Chicken)
3. Brinjal Paceri
4. Fresh Sambal Belacan

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

Jelly Mooncake Class
Monday September 1st 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. Coconut Layered Agar Agar Mooncake
2. Yam and Double Egg yolk Agar Agar Mooncake

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

Nasi Lemak Kukus
Saturday September 6th 10 to 1 pm

Learn to make real Nasi Lemak Kukus along with all its accompaniments. You will learn:
1. Nasi Lemak (Coconut Rice) – steamed not boiled
2. Chicken Rendang
3. Sambal
4. Crispy Fried Fish

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

Pineapple Tarts
Sunday September 7th 2.30 to 5.30

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 Tart – Opened Tarts
2. Rolled Pineapple Tart
3. Pineapple Jam
This is a hands on class, please bring containers to take home your cookies

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

Indian Sweets 1
Saturday September 13th 10 to 1 pm

I learnt quite a few basic Indian Sweets when I was in Bangalore. These are the first three you will learn;

1. Mysore Pak
2. Jelebi – New Thinner Style
3. Rava Ladoo
Price Per Person: $90 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

Chicken Curry Bread and a Margarita Pizza
Saturday September 13th 2.30 to 5.30

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I had Chicken Curry Bread (not chicken curried bread) one night when my brother brought it from Port Dickson. And at $40 a pop, I think you deserve to learn it and that too after you wait an hour in line.
That’s why you’re learning it today. You will also learn to make my favorite kind of Pizza, so it is a class of east and west!
1. Chicken Curry
2. Bread Dough
3. Pizza Dough
4. Margarita Topping

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Price Per Person: $100 (Class will commence once there are 6 students). This is a fully hands on class

No Coconut Curry Class
Sunday September 14th 2.30 to 5.30

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.

Beriani for Diwali Class
Tuesday September 16th 10 to 1 pm
Learn to make two types of Beriani. You will learn to make;

1. Hyderabadi Mutton Beriani Dum
2. Chicken Malabari Beriani

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

Eggless Cakes
Tuesday September 16th 2.30 to 5.30

I used to think Eggless cakes were a pain in the neck, so now I have created some easy ones that will always come out without much fear. You will learn to make;

1. Eggless Red Velvet Cupcakes
2. Date and Walnut Cake
3. Dulce de Leche Topping

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

Children’s Holiday Class
Pizza and Calzone Class
Thursday September 18th 2.30 to 4.30

Class for children aged 8 to 14. Your kids will learn to make Pizza and Calzone along with two toppings.
They will learn:

1. Pizza Dough
2. Calzone
3. Creamy Chicken and Mushroom
4. Uncooked Tomato Topping

Price Per Child: $90 Class will commence once there are 6 students.

Old Fashioned Butter Cake and Butter Icing Class
Saturday September 20th 10 to1 pm

You will learn to make the Old Fashioned Butter Cake by hand and then do basic decoration with Old Fashioned Butter Icing. Each person will get a butter cake fully iced to take home.

This is a hands on class.

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

Malay Curries
Saturday September 20th 2.30 to 5.30

My favorite Malay curries, something I have not tackled as a class but often serve it to my customers.
1. Ayam Masak Merah
2. Ayam Kerutuk
3. Mutton Rendang

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

Butterless Cakes – Kasutera Cake Day
Sunday September 21st 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;

1. Nagasaki Castella Cake – a cake from the Portuguese that entered into Japan hundreds of years ago
2. Matcha Kasutera Cake
Both have no butter or oil.

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

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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.

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July 2013 Cooking and Baking Classes

SUNDAY 21st  JULY 10 am to 1 pm

NEW CLASS

Roasting Class

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1.    Rosemary  and Garlic Roast Leg of Lamb

2.    Roast Chicken

3.  Stuffing

4.  Roasted Vegetable Salad

5.  Spicy Baby Potatoes

6.  Rich Walnut Chocolate Croissant Pudding

7. Custard Sauce

 

 

 

 

 

Price Per Person: $145 (Class will commence once there are 8 students)

This is a hands on class, We prepare and cook the meal together and then have a nice meal.

 Saturday July 6th 2.30 to 5.30

Nasi Lemak Kukus

CLASS IS FULL

Learn to make real Nasi Lemak Kukus along with all its accompaniments.  You will learn:

1.   Nasi Lemak (Coconut Rice) – steamed not boiled

2.   Chicken Rendang

3.   Sambal

4.   Sotong Sambal

5.   Crispy Fried Fish

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

 Saturday July 13th 10 am to 1 pm

Hawker Curry Puffs

CLASS IS FULL

Learn to make two types of our favorite curry puff.

 

1.  Malay or Indian Crispy Curry puff Pastry

2.  Rolled Curry Puffs

3.  Chicken Curry Filling

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

 

Saturday July 13th 2.30 to 5.30

Roast Beef and Yorkshire Pudding

 

There’s nothing like roast beef with Yorkshire Pudding.  It was once a poor persons staple but not anymore. 

 

1.  Roast Beef

2.  Yorkshire Pudding

3.  Roasted Potatoes

4.  Broccoli with Caramelized Onions and Pine Nut Dressing

Price Per Person: $100 (Class will commence once there are 8 students)

 

Sunday July 14th 10 to 1 pm

Mille Crepe

 The art of 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.

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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.

 

 

Friday July 26th 10 am to 1 pm

Fresh Pasta Class

Let’s make Pasta from scratch.

You will learn to make:

1.    Pasta Dough

2.    Aglio ed Olio

3.    Lasagna

This is a hands on class where each person will make their own pasta dough, roll it out and prepare it for the two dishes above.

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

 

Saturday July 27th 10 to 1 pm

Curries without Coconut Milk

 

This is ideal for Hari Raya Open House as it will not get bad.  Some are healthier some are not so healthy, but it is a good balance. The curry paste you will learn for this can be stored in the freezer for later use.  You will learn:

1.    Chicken Varuvel

2.    Chicken Kurma

3.    Fish Curry

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

 

Sunday July 28th 10 am to 1 pm

Mooncake and Snowskin Mooncake Class

 A most asked for class all because the prices of mooncakes have gone up tremendously.

1.  Traditional Mooncake Skin

2.  A few flavors of Snowskin – Pandan, Charcoal and Strawberry

3.   Salted Egg Mooncake

4.  Mixed Nut Mooncake

5.  Lin Yoong Recipe will be provided and explained as it is too time consuming to do during class. 

Price Per Person: $100

 Please call 016 6827465 or email cookingwithnicholas@gmail.com

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

 All classes are to be paid for in advance before a seat is confirmed.

For more information, do refer to my blog, http://www.nicholaspillai.wordpress.com

 

 

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.