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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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November Cooking Classes

Curries without Coconut Milk

CLASS IS FULL
Saturday November 3rd 2.30 to 5.30

An afternoon of Coconutless Curries. This is ideal for Diwali Open Houses 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)

Eggless Bakes
Sunday November 4th 10 to 1 pm

It’s absolutely shocking to hear kids not being able to eat basic ingredients like eggs. So let’s try to make these tea times favorites so the whole family can enjoy.
Learn to make
1. Eggless Pound Cake
2. Rich Eggless Chocolate Brownie
3. Eggless Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

This is hands on class. Class will commence once there are 6 students.
Price Per Person: $95

Lemon Desserts
Wednesday November 7th 10 to 1
Saturday November 10th 2.30 to 5.30

Lemon Slice

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;

Lemon Meringue Cupcake

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: $95

Red Velvet Cake

CLASS IS FULL
Sunday November 25th 10 to 1 pm

The much requested Red Velvet Class is here for the last time this year. You will learn;

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

This is a hands on session: Class will commence once there are 6 students
Price Per Person: $85

Christmas Roasting Class for non Turkey Lovers

All Classes are FULL
Thursday November 29th 10 to 1 pm

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.

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 MUST be paid in advance