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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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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

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.