After a long winter the weather warms and we crave freshness and liveliness in our food. It's time to embrace the bounty of the spring and summer seasons in our cooking, and that's our quest in these Monday Masterclasses.  We're cooking colourful tapas, festive Mexican, summer Thai, spring Italian, Provincial French, fresh and healthyVietnamese. 

And then there is Christmas! How about mastering a Xmas seafood paella, christmas duck, and our tasteful take on turducken with some elegant turducken rolls. We've got baking classes too. Learn how to make savoury and dessert roulades (a great option for Christmas lunch!), and master DIY chocolate truffles.

The classes are Mondays 6.30-8.30 pm in the Foodish Cooking School at the Belconnen Fresh Food Markets.

$99 per class. This includes antipasto on arrival, wine and dinner (for savoury classes). Click on the link to see the classes.

 

Put some pizzazz into your weekends by cooking exciting dishes with excitable foodies!

Cook up a storm, learn new techniques, meet great people, and enjoy the foodish vibe.

We've got some of our most popular classes for you to enjoy.

Sunday 9 September—Frankie's Big Fat Fermenting Workshop (a great present for Fathers' Day!)

Sunday 16 September—Flavours of Bali

Saturday 29 September—Alex the Pizza Guy's Woodfired Pizza class

Sunday 30 September—Frankie's Very Vegan Italian

Sunday 18 November--Xmas Seafood Paella and Sangria

Sunday 25 November--Very Vegan Middle-Eastern Banquet

Each class is 2-5 pm. Cost $110, including wine, antipasto on arrival and either a very delicious early meal or, in the case of the fermenting workshop, lots of take-aways.

Get in early with your Christmas indulgences.

Learn to make the best panettone and panforte, iced Xmas cake creations (who needs pudding on a hot day!), and decorative gingerbread houses.

Soak up the Christmas vibe in these creative and fun classes.

Panettone & panforte—Saturday 1 December, 2-5 pm, $99

Kids' little gingerbread houses—Saturday 8 December, 10 am-12 noon, $50

Gingerbread house workshops—Saturday 8 & 15 December, 2-5 pm, $99

Iced Xmas cake creations—Saturday 15 December, 9.30 am-12 noon, $99

Drop your kids at Foodish these holidays for a creative and fun day of cooking, food craft and games!

Our day-long holiday programs are on Wednesday 3 October and Thursday 11 October, 9am-4.30pm. 

During each day the children:

  • visit the retailers at the Belconnen Fresh Food Markets to buy key ingredients for their lunch
  • cook and eat a healthy and delicious lunch and afternoon tea
  • play fun food games
  • create wonderful edible goodies to take home

The classes are run by experienced educators and are well supervised. Foodish provides morning tea and the children make their own lunch and afternoon tea.  

Cost: $140 per day

Foodish is very excited to have chef Frankie Bodel back again for another inspiring hands-on workshop on fermenting for beginners.

Learn about the amazing health benefits of fermenting and simple fermenting techniques. 

During the workshop you will make milk kefir and kefir labna, kimchi, sauerkraut, and kombucha. You'll also get to sample some sweet potato fly and beetroot kvass.

Leave Foodish laden with jars of fermenting produce and everything you need to make your own milk kefir at home.

Frankie is an award-winning chef who gets very excited when anyone mentions fermenting. Don't miss her fun and informative workshop.

Sunday 4 November, 2-5 pm at the Foodish Cooking School, Belconnen Markets. Cost $110

Learn the art of dumpling making from Chinese-Australian master chef David L.

This is a unique opportunity in Canberra to learn from someone with unique expertise in the full range of Chinese cookery.

As a child, David worked in his family's Chinese restaurant in Dickson, and went on to excel as a chef in his own right, winning many awards, and working in a range of modern European fine-dining establishments. David is passionate about the cuisine of his heritage, and very keen to impart his knowledge, skills and love of the art of Chinese cooking.

In the class you will make a variety of dumplings, and enjoy these for dinner with a traditional rice congee and celery salad.

The class is on Monday 26 November, 6.30-9pm in the Foodish Cooking School at the Belconnen Markets.  Cost $99