Tag Archives: Private Cooking Classes

December 2012 Cooking Classes

Non Turkey Lovers Class
Sunday December 2nd 2.30 to 5.30

CLASS IS FULL

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.

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September Cooking Classes

Saturday 8th September 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.

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.

Saturday 8th September 2.30 to 5.30
Choux Paste Class

Homemade cream puffs are a true delight. Let’s learn to make several types of variations using choux paste. You will learn to make;

1. Cream Puffs
2. Paris Brest
3. Chouros
4. Cream Puff Filling
5. Paris Brest Filling

Price Per Person: $100

Class will commence once there are 6 students. This is a hands on session, so please dress comfortably, and bring containers.

Monday 17th September 10 to 1 pm (Public Holiday)  Class is FULL
Let’s make Bread

Learn to make;

1. Foccacia Bread
2. Ciabatta
3. Five Seed Bread

Price Per Person: $90

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

Saturday 29th September 2.30 to 5.30
Let’s make Sweet Pastries

Class is FULL

Learn to make;

1. Sweet Pastry
2. Lemon Meringue Tarts
3. Banofee Pie
4. Rich Chocolate Tarts

Price Per Person: $100.

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

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.

March Cooking and Baking Classes

Marching on This Month of March

French Macarons

March 5th Saturday 2 to 4.30

March 20th Sunday 2 to 4.30

A fully hands on class, making French Macaroons with different fillings.

1Macarons                                                                   

2.     Orange Chocolate Ganache Filling

3.     Salty Butterscotch Filling

I can only take 5 students per class due to oven space.  This is a fully hands on class. Please bring containers to take your macarons home.

Price Per Person: $95

Private Class – $500

A Complete Meal – Easy, Tasty and the Family will love you for it. You will learn:

March 6th Sunday 2 – 4.30 pm

March 17th Thursday 10.30 to 1pm

1.     Chicken schnitzel

2.     Croquette Potatoes

3.     Tomato Medley Salad

4.     Two Color Soup

5.     Chocolate Croissant Pudding

Price Per Person: $125

Private Class: $600

Class will commence once there are 5 or 6 students.

Cupcake Class

March 6th Sunday 10 to 1 pm

Learn to make and decorate freestyle cupcakes

1.     Cake

Pretty Cupcakes all in a row

 

2.     Butter Icing

3.     Fondant

4.     Chocolate Topping

5.     Chocolate Cream

6.     Learn to do freestyle designs

Each person gets to take home 8 decorated cupcakes. All ingredients will be provided. Kindly bring a container to take home your cupcakes.

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

Private Class: $450

Table Etiquette for Kids and Young Adults

March 15th 10.30 to 12.30

Manners maketh the Man, learn to eat like a lady and a gentlemen, no matter where you are, or who you’re with. Learn to make a difference

A proper 4 course meal will be served.

Price Per Person: $85 inclusive of notes.  Class will commence once there are 6 students.

Private Class: $300

School Holiday Cupcake Class for kids

March 16th Wednesday 10 to 12.30 pm

Learn to make and decorate freestyle cupcakes

1.      Cake

happy cupcakes!

 

2.     Butter Icing

3.     Chocolate Topping

4.     Chocolate Cream

5.     Learn to do freestyle designs

Each person gets to take home 8 decorated cupcakes. All ingredients will be provided. Kindly bring a container to take home your cupcakes.

Price Per Person: $85 (Class will commence once there are 8 students)

Private Class: $400

Chocolate Favorites

March 19th Saturday 2 to 4.30

Learn to make these easy pick and go Chocolatey snacks.Ideal for Tea, and to make the kid happy.

1.  Lamingtons – learn to make sponge cake and chocolate coating

2. Chocolate Espresso Fudge Cakes – Learn to make Fudge Cake with Mocha Topping

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

Private Class: $400

Nasi Lemak Kukus

March 20th Sunday 10 to 12.30

Freshly made Nasi Lemak Kukus after class

1.     Nasi Lemak Kukus – not the rice cooker kind but the real steamed kind.

2.     Chicken Rendang

Our Homestyle Meal after Class

 

3.     Sambal

4.     Sotong Sambal

5.     Crispy Fried Fish – Singapore Style

Then we will all sit together and have  Nasi Lemak  complete with the rest of the trimmings.

Price Per Person: $115 (Class will commence once there are 5 students.

Private Class $550

Fluffy Roti Canai and a Dhal

March 26th Saturday 2 to 4.30 pm

Learn to make Malaysia’s favorite comfort food.

This is a fully hands on class. Learn to make:

1.     Roti Canai

2.     Roti Telur

3.     Murtabak

4.     Vegetable Dhal Curry

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

Private Class: $500

Cheesecake Class

March 27th Sunday 2 to 4.30

We will learn to make a portioned cheesecake and whole cheesecakes. These are rich cheesecakes and not the type you find in our local cake shops.

1.     Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecake

2.     Caramel Apple Cheesecake

3.     Chocolate Cheese Strawberry Cupcakes

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

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.