Italian, South American, Authentic Asian or the ancient Spice Trail

Our style of classes for 2014 is focusing on a theme or region of cuisine for the night. You will cook 3 or 4 courses in either a hands-on or passive role, whichever you feel most comfortable with, eating each course with matching wines. During the course of the evening you will learn different techniques and recipes to take home in the process.

During the fun evening you will not only learn the secrets of international cuisine but also enjoy the wine selection we have matched to the food.  These classes run from 7 pm until your plates are clean.  Come hungry!

June 18th. Regional Italian. A fascinating look at the food, ingredients and dishes from the various regions of Italy. How they differ and what their specialities are. .

August 6th:  The Spice Trail: Following the ancient spice trail we wil be cooking dishes froma range of countries along the route and delve into the history of the spices used. Some of these delicious dishes from Arabia, Northern Africa .and India will surprise you.

September 10th:   Authentic Asian; Learn what real Chinese, Malaysian and Vietnamese dishes are like. Not the “Kiwified” versions you find in many of our restaurants.Unusual ingredients but simple techniques creating tasty dishes.

October 7th: South American: The “in” foood at the moment, Mexican, Chilean and Peruvian with a splash of Brazilian as well.

Cost is $80 per person including full meal, matching wines, class and recipes. The Lesson starts at 7pm down at the Naval Point Yacht Club in Lyttelton.

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