Focus Courses

 

Focus Courses     

                                                                

September Focus Course Special

Have your helper occupied while you are away!

Choose from the following amazing classes at discounted prices.

 

1 class @ $165         2 classes @ $312

3 classes @ $444     

 

 

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:

Fussy Kids

Tuesday 26th August, 10am - 1pm

Fish Frenzy I

Thursday 28th August, 10am - 1pm

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

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

  • Yellow lentil and vegetable soup
  • Sticky chicken sticks
  • Greek Meatballs
  • Crunchy chicken and veggie baskets
  • Salmon vegetable fritters
  • Veggie snack attack
  • Date & oat slice
  • 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
 

Chicken'Licious 2

Monday 22nd September, 10am - 1pm

All About Cakes

Friday 26th September, 10am - 1pm 

More delicious recipes to delight your tastebuds.

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

  • Chicken & Shitake Mushroom Dumplings
  • Chicken & Vegetable Bake
  • Family Friendly Chicken Curry
  • Chicken Couscous Salad
  • Chicken Pumpkin Lasagna
  • Chicken Livers with Sweet Onion Sauce
  • Chocolate cake
  • Lemon drizzle cake
  • Apple tea cake
  • Cinnamon cake
  • Carrot cake
 

Delicious Dinners

Saturday 27th September, 10am -1pm

Alfresco Dining

Friday 3rd October, 10am - 1pm

Favourites that will impress all members of your family.

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

  • Apple & Brie Chicken Involtini
  • Lasagne
  • Chicken & vegetable bake
  • Fish parcels
  • Potato Salad
  • 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
 
 
 

Fish Frenzy 1

Thursday 13th November, 10am - 1pm

Chicken Licious 1

Friday 14th November, 10am - 1pm

A guide to fish with wonderful recipes covering many low fat, healthy ideas. Chicken makeover, bursting with flavour and variety.
  • 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 chicken risotto
  • Creamy baked pesto chicken
  • Apricot glazed meatloaf
  • Chicken breast baked parcel
  • Spaghetti Puttanesca

Vegetarian

Friday 21st November, 10am - 1pm

One Day Baking

Wednesday 3rd December, 10am - 1pm

All things natural prepared as only mother earth would recommend... From savoury to sweet, we cover all your baked favourites and more...
  • Vegetarian San Chow Bao
  • Low fat dal
  • Spinach, chickpea and feta tart
  • Mediterranean stuffed mushrooms
  • Vegetable lentil stacks
  • Muffins- sweet & savoury
  • Pizza scrolls
  • Lemon slice
  • Banana bread
  • Salmon & vegetable quiche
  • Choc Chip cookies

Wok Wonders

Friday 5th December, 10am - 1pm

Mexican Fiesta

Wednesday 10th December, 10am - 1pm

A healthy way of cooking with countless flavour combinations, simply delicious! Truly tasty recipes that will have your taste buds zinging.
  • Chinese style mushroom rice
  • Mu shu meat with pancakes
  • Sichuan beef with chilli and Asian greens
  • Chicken, snow pea and almond stir fry
  • Tofu Pad Thai
  • Nachos with homemade guacamole
  • Homemade salsa and tortilla chips
  • Chicken fajitas
  • Vegetarian chilli bean
  • Mexican wedding shortbreads

Easy Entertaining

Friday 12th December, 10am - 1pm

Christmas Baking Treats

Wednesday 17th December, 10am - 1pm

Take the stress out of entertaining with impressive, easy meals your guests will love.

  • Soy baked salmon
  • Stuffed Mediterranean chicken rolls
  • Beef hotpot with crispy potato topping
  • Warm chargrilled vegetable & hazelnut salad
  • Decadent chocolate cake

End the year on a sweet note and bake your favourite yuletide treats.

  • Mince tarts
  • Snow white Christmas crackles
  • Mini Christmas puddings
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 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 Japanese

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

Thursday 6th November, 10am - 1pm @ $165

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

 Pasta 1

 Thursday 4th September, 10am - 1pm @ $165 

Saturday 4th October, 10am - 1pm @ $165

Chef Cath invites you to join us for a 2 week workshop to experience first hand to perfecting home made fresh & silky pastas. 

  • Crab spaghetti with chilli, herbs and lemon
  • Cracked Black pepper pappardelle with truffle oil and asparagus
  • Basil pesto
  • Parmesan crisps

Quick start to healthy eating

Thursday 11th September, 10am - 12pm @ $140 (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

Thai

 

Saturday 13th September, 10am - 1pm @ $165

Thai cooking is all about creating a harmony between 4 main elements of taste: sweet, sour, salty & spicy.

Sarab  has devised a truly authentic Thai menu which showcases this balance perfectly.

  • Tom Yam Soup with prawns - Aromatic clear soup brewed with Thai herbs and succulent prawns
  • Red beef Curry – Beef in a spicy red curry coconut stew with vegetables
  • Fish with Thai chilli sauce - Pan fried fish with a tantalizing sweet and sour sauce
  • Mango Salad - Green mango tossed in a tangy, spicy dressing
  • Chicken with Basil Leaves - Chicken sautéed in fragrant basil leaves
  • Chicken salad with Lemongrass – Chicken with mixed greens, basil & coriander dressing 

Conscious Eating

Thursday 25th September, 10am - 12pm @ $140 (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

 

Pasta 2

Tuesday 30th September, 10am - 1pm @ $165

Saturday 18th October, 10am - 1pm @ $165

Chef Cath invites you to come & learn how to perfect all the secrets & methods behind creating silky fresh pasta.

  • Tortellini of pumpkin and parmesan with crispy pancetta and a sage butter sauce
  • 'Green' Ravioli of spinach and ricotta with a fresh and sun-blush tomato sauce
 

Thai 2

 Tuesday 7th October, 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 

Traditional Indian

 Tuesday 21st October, 10am - 1pm @ $165

Mouth-watering traditional Indian cuisine taught by chef Sarab.                                                     

  • Butter Chicken
  • Homemade Naan
  • Yellow Dal
  • Lamb Chops 
  • Cumin Rice Pula 
  • Mixed Vegetable curry 

Korean

Friday 7th November, 10am - 1pm @ $165

 

Come and join Sandy Son and learn to cook some amazing Korean food.
  • Bulgogi - marinated beef
  • Romaine Lettuce Salad - with Korean style spicy dressing
  • Pa-Jeon - seafood & spring onion pancake
  • Bi-Bim-Bap - mixed vegetable rice in a hot stone pot
  • Su-Jeong-Ga - cinnamon ginger cold tea

Indian Beginners

Friday 28th November, 10am - 1pm @ $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

 Monday 1st December, 10am - 1pm @ $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