Focus Courses

 

Focus Courses     

                                                                

Summer Focus Course Special

Have your helper occupied while you are away!

Choose from the following amazing classes at discounted prices (for May, June, July & August).

 

1 class @ $165         2 classes @ $312

3 classes @ $444      4 classes @ $560

5 classes @ $660

 

 

Our Focus courses are designed for Helpers and are structured to provide 3 hours of intense cooking focusing on different themed cuisines. Courses will be offered on rotation basis.

The courses currently on offer are listed below including the dishes prepared:

One Day Baking

Thursday 31 July, 10am - 1pm

Low Carb Diet

Tuesday 19th August, 10am - 1pm

From savoury to sweet, we cover all your baking favourites and more...

Find out how a low carb diet can pave the way for a new slim you!

  • Muffins - sweet & savoury
  • Pizza scrolls
  • Lemon slice
  • Banana Bread
  • Choc chip cookies
  • Quiche
  • Lemongrass Chicken Kebabs
  • Chargrilled leek & zucchini salad with mint & feta
  • Chinese Beef Parcels
  • Tropical Fish Salad
  • Mini crustless quiches with red pepper dressing

Lunchbox Ideas

Thursday 21st August 2014, 10am - 1pm

Fussy Kids

Tuesday 26th August, 10am - 1pm

A Fresh and gourmet approach to clever sandwiches, salads and snack ideas for kids packed lunches. Your child will never want to trade lunch again...

Deliciously, deceptive kids meals with hidden vegetables. No more "I dont like this ..."

  • Ham, Pineapple & Cheese Pizza Scroll
  • Mini Tuna, Corn and Sweet Potato Frittata
  • Sandwich Sushi'
  • Meatloaf cups
  • Honey & Carrot Muffin
  • Apricot & Pumpkin meusli bars
  • Yellow lentil and vegetable soup
  • Sticky chicken sticks
  • Greek Meatballs
  • Crunchy chicken and veggie baskets
  • Salmon vegetable fritters
  • Veggie snack attack
  • Date & oat slice
      

Fish Frenzy I

Thursday 28th August, 10am - 1pm

Diabetic Family Meals

Monday 1st September, 10am - 1pm

A guide to fish with wonderful recipes covering many low fat, healthy ideas.

Great tasting recipes that are also good for you…

  • Blackened salmon with corn salsa
  • Crunchy Oven Baked fish
  • Italian Herbed Fish
  • Sea bass with sizzling ginger, chilli & spring onions
  • Fresh & smoked salmon cakes with avocado and asparagus
  • Lime & Sweet Chilli Parcels
  • Oven baked Fish & Chips
  • Macaroni Moussaka Bake
  • Prawn Sushi Nests
  • Chicken & Potato Curry
  • Carrot & Zucchini cake
  • Date & Apricot Health Bars
 

All About Cakes

Friday 26th September, 10am - 1pm 

Alfresco Dining

Friday 3rd October, 10am - 1pm

Nothing beats a good classic cake to end a meal, to celebrate a special occasion or as a scrumptious lunchbox treat.

Take advantage of our fabulous Singapore weather and dine alfresco. Light refreshing meals you can enjoy outside with minimum fuss.

  • Chocolate cake
  • Lemon drizzle cake
  • Apple tea cake
  • Cinnamon cake
  • Carrot cake
  • Spicy roasted eggplant dip
  • Herb crusted salmon
  • Spiced Chicken Wings
  • Roast balsamic tomato almondine
  • Chicken Caesar salad
  • Warm Apricot & Cinnamon crumble cake
 

Substantial Salad 1

Tuesday 14th October 2014

Breakfast @ Home

Friday 17th October 2014

Some fresh ideas to brighten up your salads...

 

If you love going out for Sunday breakfast, how about doing it at home for a change? Get some inspiration in this class and learn some sweet and savoury breakfast favourites.
  • Roasted Pumpkin feta and Spinach Salad with a curry dressing
  • Thai beef salad
  • Buffalo Salad Caprese
  • Char siew chicken salad
  • Roasted Capsicum Salad
  • Chermoula fish with chickpea salad
  • Eggs Benedict with a twist
  • Baked egg medley in a basket
  • Big breakfast bake off
  • Fluffy Pear and buttermilk muffins
  • Shak Shuka - Middle eastern eggs poached in a spicy rich tomato sauce with homemade pita bread
  • Smoked salmon omelette rolls
  • Huevos Rancheros - Authentic Mexican tortilla breakfast with all the trimmings

Substantial Salad 2

Thursday 30th October, 10am - 1pm

 

More delicious and fresh ideas to revitalise your salads...

 
  • Crunchy Quinoa Salad
  • Duck Noodle Stack
  • Pomegranate, Avocado & Feta Salad
  • Mexican Prawn & Tortilla Salad
  • Tuscan Chicken Salad
  • Beef Tandoori With Saffron Rice & Cucumber Raita
  • Smoked Salmon & Buttered Crouton Salad
 
 
 

 

 

 HOSTED CLASSES

 

Gluten Free Baking (Hosted Classes)

 

 

Gluten Free Baking 2

Friday 10th October, 10am - 1pm @ $165

 

Lisa has created more delicious gluten free delights that you and your whole family can enjoy. 
  • Bagels - wholegrain and cinnamon raisin
  • Cinnamon rolls
  • Socca (chick pea flat bread)
  • Buckwheat galettes
  • Granola Bars

 

Gluten Free Baking 1

Saturday 11th October, 10am - 1pm @ $165

 

This is the first of Lisa's gluten free baking classes. Learn about mixing your own gluten free flour blends and how to make a selection of delicious gluten free baked goods.

  • Quinoa and brown rice crackers
  • Pita bread
  • Wholegrain seeded loaf
  • Carrot cake bars
  • Chocolate doughnuts with butterscotch glaze and roasted almonds

 

Gluten, Egg & Dairy Free

 

Friday 31st October, 10am - 1pm @ $165

 

Our resident Gluten Free guru Lisa Rumsey has created the ultimate menu.

Gluten, egg & dairy free recipes.

  • Savoury 'cheesy' crackers.
  • Chicken and veggie cakes with spiced coconut sauce
  • Brown rice and quinoa tortillas
  • Spicy samosas with tamarind and mint chutney
  • Red velvet muffins (chocolate & beetroot) 

 

Gluten Free Light Bites

 

Saturday 1st November, 10am - 1pm @ $165

 

Lisa has created some brand new recipes for gluten free light meals

  • Baked falafel, served with Israeli salad in a wrap
  • Le Cake, a savoury French appetiser with sundried tomatoes, herbs and pesto
  • Polpette di Melanzane, aubergine ‘meatballs’ stuffed with smoky cheese
  • Zucchini Besan Cheela, an Indian style chickpea and courgette pancake with coconut chutney
  • Bruschetta, toasted artisan bread with fresh peas, mint and feta

 Gluten Free Festive Baking

Thursday 20th November, 10am - 1pm @ $165

Saturday 6th December, 10am - 1pm @ $165

Make way for Lisa's newest festive gluten free recipes.
  • Shortcrust pastry
  • Suet Free fruit mince Meat
  • Pecan Tassies - bite sized pecan pies
  • Orange & Cranberry Muffins
  • Traditional Stuffing balls
  • Christmas Stollen

 

 

 

 
 Authentic Thai II

Thursday 24th July, 10am - 1pm @ $165

Sarab Kapoor has devised another truly authentic Thai menu which showcases the balance of sweet, sour, salty and spicy perfectly.

  • Pomelo Salad
  • Pad Thai Noodles with Tofu
  • Massaman beef curry
  • Sweet & Sour chilli fish
  • Tom Khagai chicken 

 Indian Beginners

Friday 25th July, 10am - 1pm @ $130 introduction NEW class (up $165)

Monday 18th August, 10am - 1pm @ $130 introduction NEW class (up $165)

Discover the diversity of vegetarian Indian cuisine. 

  • Dal  - flavoursome slow cooked yellow dal
  • Roti and  Paratha  - delightful breads to accompany your meal
  • Green Pea Pulao – a  favourite combination of peas, spices & fluffy basmati rice
  • Aloo Gobi – traditional spiced cauliflower & potato curry
  • Brinjal bharta – much-loved North Indian roasted eggplant dish
  • Paneer Bhurji – delicious spiced crumbled paneer 

 Indian Intermediate

Saturday 23rd August, 10am - 1pm @ $130 introduction NEW class (up $165)

Discover the diversity of vegetarian Indian cuisine.

  • Bryanni – quintessential spiced rice
  • Palak Paneer –  paneer cooked in mouth watering creamed spinach
  • Rajma Masala – red kidney bean masala curry
  • Dal Makanni – smooth and velvety texture black lentil hot pot
  • Chole Masala – popular North Indian chickpea curry
  • Naan – oven baked flat-bread

Authentic Japanese

Wednesday 27th August, 10am - 1pm @ $165

Authentic Japanese

Back by popular demand, Mizue will teach you how to make traditional sushi and more...

  • Salmon California Roll
  • Makisushi – Japanese roll
  • Karaage – golden chicken portions
  • Chawanmushi – steamed egg custard
  • Kareraisu – Japanese curry and rice
  • Shira AE – spinach with tofu sauce

 Quick start to healthy eating

 Thursday 11th September, 10am - 12pm @ $125 (Demonstration)

Certified Living Food and Holistic chefs Viv Sutanto and Michelle Fernyhough will show you how to make food that is unprocessed, nutrient rich and ultimately good for you & the family.

  •  Vitality green juice
  •  Berry blast smoothie
  •  Creamy dairy free nut milk
  •  Healthy chia breakfast parfait
  •  Fresh fruit granola
  •  Spicy nut pate
  •  Super raw dressing
  •  Lemon Calamansi Vinaigrette
  •  Zucchini Pasta with fresh Marinara Sauce
  •  Chocolate Mousse
  •  Fast and healthy chocolates/crackles

 Conscious Eating

 Thursday 25th September, 10am - 12pm @ $125 (Demonstration)

More great recipes and nutrition information from Holistic Chefs, Viv Sutanto and Michele Fernyhough - healthy nutritious living foods for you and your family.

  • Asian Slaw Salad
  • Balsamic citrus dressing
  • Creamy herb dressing
  • Miso ginger cream dressing
  • Healthy Gluten free loaf
  • Fig and Aniseed fruit loaf – gluten free
  • Macadamia cream cheese
  • Vegan ‘Salmon’ Mousse
  • Raw Vegan Chocolate 
  • 3 layer parfait

-          Dairy free vanilla custard

-          Burst of berry sauce

-          Spiced nut crumble