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September 2019 Baking and Cooking Classes

Soft Bread Class

Sunday 22nd  11 to 2

Learn to bake Soft Japanese Bread and its many products from scratch.


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  1. Bread Dough
  2. Loaves
  3. Sausage Bread
  4. Sugar Buns


 Price Per Person: RM150

This is a fully hands on session. Please be prepared to work.


Prawn Mee (Penang Hokkien Mee)

Saturday 21st 1 pm to 4 pm

Prawn Mee has a rich history that dates back a long time ago. It is a painstaking job to prepare the broths and in the best situation, to leave it over night before cooking it to be served.

I have a few students who now sell this overseas. You will learn;


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1. Two Prawn Broths require for the preparation of the soup
2. Chilly Paste

3. Preparation of the broths
4. Other Accompaniments


Price per person – RM150


Fish Beriani – Complete Meal

Saturday September 28th 2.30 to 5.30

Something for Diwali.

Learn to prepare this seldom found Beriani.  The art of fish Beriani is different from Meat Berianis. You will learn;

  1. Fish Beriani

  2. Mung Dhal with Egg – I love my Beriani with eggs so this is just for that

  3. Bagara Baingan – This Brinjal Curry is cooked with peanuts and sesame and has a nice nutty flavor to it.


Price Per Person: RM160

Each person will take home a slice of fish so booking early with full payment needs to be done.


Red Velvet Cake – A good rustic cake.

Sunday September 29th 11 am to 2 pm

The much requested Red Velvet Class is here one more time.  I’ve not had this class for a while now.  You will learn;

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  1. Red Velvet Cake
  2. Chocolate Filling
  3. Cheese Topping

This is a hands on session.  Please bring a high container to take your piece of cake home.

This is a real old style cake, not the spongy ones you get outside.

Please book and confirm early as I need to prepare the cakes you will be decorating that day.

Price Per Person: RM130

Please whatsapp me at 0166827465 to book your place.

Classes are held at 70 Road 14/24 Petaling Jaya.

[Up to 51% Off] 3-hour Hands-on Rustic Red Velvet Cake Baking & Decorating Workshop for 1 (RM108) / 3 (RM280) People. Also Learn to Make Cream Cheese Topping & Chocolate Butter Cream

Lavish your taste buds with today’s Groupon: you get a three-hour hands-on Red Velvet Cake baking workshop from Cooking With Nicholas in Petaling Jaya. Choose from:

Workshop for 1 person for RM108 instead of RM189
Workshop for 3 people for RM280 instead of RM567 (only RM93.30 per person)

Red Velvet Cake - Exactly what you will be making

Within spacious baking barracks, students learn tips and tricks of red velvet cake construction from renowned chef, Nicholas Pillai, who will guide them through three informative hours. Ingredients and utensils are provided and cake apprentices also acquire the knowledge to create cream cheese toppings and chocolate butter creams. Hungry graduates should bring a container to take home red velvety goodness and may opt to bring an apron or face the hazards of flour and sugar head on. Comfy clothes are a must to stretch baking muscles and creativity.

Nicholas Pillai is the co-author of Healthy Eating – Recipes for the Asian Palate. He has written for publications such as Her World, OH Magazine, Clove, websites such as Against The Grain and Pharmvision.com, as well as the Malaysian Women’s Weekly. He has also provided recipes for Rasa, Nur, Majalah Midi, Parenthink, Ibu dan Ayah, Traverama and Shape. Nicholas has taught more than 1,000 students in the past eight months.

Class schedule

May 10, 2012 (Thu) 10am – 1pm
May 19, 2012 (Sat) 10am – 1pm FULL
May 27, 2012 (Sun) 10am – 1pm

June 2, 2012 (Sat) 10am – 1 pm
June 3, 2012 (Sun) 2.30pm – 5.30pm

Each class commences with a minimum of 8 students and a maximum of 9. More classes may be made available depending on response.

Please email nicholas_pillai@yahoo.com to book your class.