Tag Archives: Nasi Lemak Kukus Class

July 2016 Cooking and Baking Classes

Churros

July 16th Saturday 2 pm to 5 pm

Let’s learn to make Churros.  This is a fully hands on session.  Please be prepared to work.  You will learn to prepare;

  1. Churros
  2. Chocolate Chilly Sauce
  3. Cinnamon Sugar

Price Per Person: $80 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

Curry Puff

July 17th Sunday 2 pm to 5 pm

Learn to make Swirly Curry Puff and Crispy Curry Puffs.  This is a fully hands on class.

20150809_164842

You will learn;

  1. Crispy Curry Puff Pastry
  2. Curry Puff Pusing
  3. Curry Puff Filling

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

 

Moon Cake Class

July 23rd Saturday 2 pm to 5 pm

Learn to make Baked Mooncake and fillings.  You will learn to prepare;

20130719_101522

??????????????

  1. Mooncake Pastry
  2. Durian Lotus Paste from scratch
  3. Two other variations with Lotus Paste

20150723_164943

This is a hands on session.

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

All bookings must be made in advance as I need to order the durian.

 

Nasi Lemak Kukus

24th July 2 to 5 pm 

nasi lemak 2

Learn to make Nasi Lemak Kukus from scratch.  You will learn;

  1. Nasi Lemak Kukus
  2. Spicy Fried Chicken
  3. Sambal
  4. Sambal Sotong

Price Per Person: $100 (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

Advertisements

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;

20140720_121047

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;

20140824_155237[1]

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

20140730_160653[1]

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

20140803_124435[1]

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)

Please like my Facebook page, Cooking with Nicholas

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.

May Cooking and Baking Classes 2014

Old Fashioned Butter Cake and Butter Icing Class

Thursday May 1st 10 to 12 pm (Public Holiday Class)

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)

 

French Baguette Class

Thursday May 1st  1 to 4.30pm

Learn to make two types of French Bread.  The last class was just wonderful.

You will learn to bake from scratch the French Method with the crusty finish and the American Method which is slightly crusty.

20140324_130841

The last class was just wonderful.

This is a fully hands on class.

 

  1. French Baguette (Bahn Min – Vietnamese)
  2. American Baguette

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

 

 

 Nasi Dagang Class

Saturday May 3rd  10 to 1 pm

Learn to make Nasi Dagang and its accompaniments.

You will learn to prepare;

  1. Nasi Dagang
  2. Ayam Percik
  3. Sayur Loteh – A wonderful spicy sweet salad
  4. Gulai Ikan Tongkol

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

 

Pao Pao Class

Saturday May 3rd  2.30 to 5.30

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

You will learn to make;

20140420_135518

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

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

 

 

 

Cheesecake Class

Sunday May 4th 10 to 1 pm

chocolate peanutbutter cheesecake

The much awaited cheesecake class is here, learn to make;

  1. Coffee Cheese Cake
  2. Baked Cinnamon Apple Cheesecake
  3. Peanut Butter Chocolate  Cheesecake

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

 

Nasi Lemak Kukus

Sunday May 4th 2.30 to 5.30

 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: $110 per person (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

 

 Cream Puff and Churros

Sunday May 11th 10 to 1 pm

Learn to make Cream Puffs and Churros.  You will learn;

cream puff2

  1. Choux Paste
  2. Lemon Filling
  3. Chocolate Elairs
  4. Churros

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

 

Mille Crepe

Sunday May 11th 2.30 to 5.30

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.

20121117_162133

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.

 

Chocolate Indulgence 2

Tuesday May 13th 10 to 1 pm

A class for all Chocoholics. Learn to make easy favorite Chocolate Delights.  You will learn to make

20130214_144358

  1. Chocolate Marbled Brownie
  2. Chocolate Truffle Tart
  3. Chocolate Muffins

Price Per Person: $100 (Class will commence once there are 8 students). Please bring three containers to take home your goodies.

 

 

Pavlova and Meringue

Tuesday May 13th 2.30 to 5.30

 

Learn to make Pavlova and Meringue.  You will learn to make;

 

  1. Pavlova
  2. Meringue Roulade
  3. Decorating you Pavlova and Meringue Roulade

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

 

Noodle Class

Saturday May 17th 10 to 1 pm

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.

 

Yeast Free Bread

Saturday May 17th 2.30 to 5.30

Learn to make your own cultured rising agent.  This can be kept in the fridge for a long long time and reused from time to time.  You will learn;

  1. Yeast Free Rising Agent
  2. Honey Loaf or Rolls
  3. Rustic Bread
  4. Charcoal Seed

Each person will get their yeast free culture to take home to practice.

Class has to be booked at least two weeks in advance and fully paid so that each person can get their raising culture on the day.

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

 

Roast Beef and Yorkshire Pudding Class

Sunday May 18th 2.30 to 5.30

 

You will learn to prepare Roast Beef and a few accompaniments. You will learn to prepare;

  1. Roast Beef
  2. Yorkshire Pudding
  3. Broccoli with Caramelized Onions and Pinenuts

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

 

Tea Time Favorites 3

Saturday May 24th 10 to 1 pm

Learn to make more tea time favorites.  You will learn to make;

  1. Chicken and Mushroom Quiche
  2. Apple Pie
  3. Fruit Tartlets
  4. Pastry

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

Beef Beef Beef

Saturday May 24th 2.30 to 5.30

Learn to make three of my favorite beef dishes;

  1. Oxtail Soup
  2. Beef Stroganoff
  3. Beef Pie
  4. Pastry

Price Per Person: $120 – Class will commence once there are six students

 

Hum Ching Peng and Yau Char Kway

Sunday May 25th 2 to 5.30

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!

20140411_15573220140413_124034

 

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

 

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

Please note the time.

 

 

 

Tea Time Favorites

Saturday May 31st 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

20140405_170033

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

 

 

Another Tea Time Favorite

Sunday June 1st 2.30 to 5.30

Today is tea time favorite day.  You will learn to make;

  1. Chicken Curry
  2. Pulut Kuning
  3. Roti Jala

Price Per Person: $90 (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.

 

August Culinary Classes

This month is Cronut Month, we will be learning to make Cronut, a foodie phenomenon that has taken the world by storm over the last few months, and now I have the right recipe to teach it.  It’s known for its multi layers of melting pastry topped with many kinds of toppings. 

Cronut - Layers and layers of melting pastry...

Cronut – Layers and layers of melting pastry…

Hawker Curry Puffs
Sunday August 4th 10 am to 1 pm

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: RM90 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

French Macaron Class

CLASS IS FULL
August 9th Friday 2.30 to 5.30

 

20130727_171732

Learn to make this sweet favorite. You will learn to make;

1. French Macarons
2. Chocolate Black Sesame Salty Filling
3. Lemon Filling

Price Per Person: RM95 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

Moon Cake Class
Saturday August 10th 2.30 to 5.30

CLASS IS FULL

20130723_122811

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

Price Per Person: RM100

Lemon Desserts
Sunday August 11th 2.30 pm

I seem to have this sudden liking for sweetish sour desserts, so I thought of my few new lemon desserts that I like. You will learn;

1. Lemon Meringue Cupcake – Totally Butter Free Cupcake
2. Lemon Slice
3. Lemon Short Bread

This is a fully hands on class. Class will commence once there are 6 students.

Price Per Person: RM95

Let’s make Cronuts!
Saturday August 17th 10 am to 1 pm

Class is FULL

Sunday August 18th 10 am to 1 pm CLASS IS FULL

SUNDAY August 25th 10 am to 1 pm

NEW CLASS

BE THE FIRST IN MALAYSIA!

Cronuts Galore

Cronuts Galore

Learn to make Cronut and two toppings:
1. Learn to make Cronut Pastry
2. Marshmallow Topping
3. Apple Tea Cinnamon Topping

Price Per Person: RM100 (class will commence once there are 6 students)

Let’s make Sweet Breads
Saturday August 17th 2.30 to 5.30

CLASS IS FULL

20130228_131655

1. Cinnamon Rolls
2. Potato Bread
3. Fruit Loaf

This is a fully hands on session.

Price Per Person: RM95 (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

Nasi Lemak Kukus

SEPTEMBER 1st 10 am to 1 pm

4 places left

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: RM100 per person (Class will commence once there are 6 students)

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

July 2013 Cooking and Baking Classes

SUNDAY 21st  JULY 10 am to 1 pm

NEW CLASS

Roasting Class

Image

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.

20121117_162133

 

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

 

 

April 2012 Cooking Classes

Saturday April 14th – 10 to 1 pm FULL

Sunday April 22nd – 10 to 1 pm FULL

Let’s make Pies!

Learn to make Short Crust Pastry and pies galore. You will take home all the different pies. You will learn:

  1. Short Crust Pastry
  2. Shepherd’s Pie
  3. Chicken Pie
  4. Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Filling
  5. Apple Pie

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

A Vegetarian Pie Class can be arranged if you have a group of 6 people.

 

Saturday April 21st – 10 to 1pm FULL

Nasi Lemak Kukus

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)

A Vegetarian Nasi Lemak Class can be arranged if you have a group of 6 people.  Menu may differ slightly.

Sunday April 22nd – 2.30 to 5.30    3 places left

Roasting Class – Let’s do a Leg of Lamb

Let’s roast a leg of lamb and prepare its accompaniments complete with dessert . You will learn:

Roasted Leg of Lamb

  1. Roast Leg of Lamb
  2. Baked Cheese Rice
  3. Salade Nicoise
  4. Rich and Wet Chocolate Brownies

Price Per Person: $110 (Class will commence once there are 8 students)

Classes will be held at 70 Road 14/24 Petaling Jaya.  Please email nicholas_pillai@yahoo.com to book and to make any enquiries.  Please check my blog www.nicholaspillai.wordpress.com