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:

Souffles & Tarts

Perfecting Roasting
Wednesday 10th September, 10am - 1pm Wednesday 17th September, 10am - 1pm

 

  • Twice baked Goats Cheese soufflé - the perfect starter with a scrumptious hazelnut salad
  • Chocolate soufflé - the essential dinner party dessert
  • Potato and Anchovy and Rocket tart with Salsa Rossa - wonderful rustic savoury tart
  • Vanilla Tartlets with Strawberry Coulis - mini tartlet's filled with vanilla crème, topped with strawberry coulis
  • Apple Tarte Tartin - traditional French apple Tart

 

  • Mediterranean Stuffed Beef with Jus- stuffed with spinach, feta and sundried tomatoes, rolled in prosciutto.
  • Duck A L'Orange - Traditional French juicy roast duck with orange and brandy accent
  • Chinese Five Spice roast Pork with Charred Baby Corn - Marinated and fragrant five spice pork
  • Baked roast stuffed Whole Snapper stuffing - stuffed with herbed Pistachio and topped with zest and cranberries
  • Spiced Stuffed Bosco Pears with Honey Orange Sauce - baked with an irresistible crunchy crumble topping.

 

 

 

Chicken'Licious 2

Monday 22nd September, 10am - 1pm

Dinner Party Planning

More delicious recipes to delight your tastebuds.

Wednesday 24th September, 10am - 1pm

  • Chicken & Shitake Mushroom Dumplings
  • Chicken & Vegetable Bake
  • Family Friendly Chicken Curry
  • Chicken Couscous Salad
  • Chicken Pumpkin Lasagna
  • Chicken Livers with Sweet Onion Sauce
  • Table settings, menu planning and preparation - leaning the organisation skills for a no hitch dinner party
  • Spiced Apple and Butternut Squash soup - curry based delicious soup
  • Almond Crusted baked Goats Cheese and Green Apple salad
  • Salmon Coulibiac - Salmon, zesty rice and hardboiled egg enveloped in light pastry
  • Spicy entertainment nuts - a combination of salty, spicy and sweet.
 

All About Cakes

Friday 26th September, 10am - 1pm 

 

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

 

  • Chocolate cake with Ganache
  • Greek Yogurt & Lemon cake
  • Apple crumble tea cake
  • Cinnamon cake with cinnamon frosting
  • Carrot cake with lemon cream cheese frosting
   

Alfresco Dining

Friday 3rd October, 10am - 1pm

Substantial Salad 1

Tuesday 14th October 2014

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

Some fresh ideas to brighten up your salads...
  • Spicy roasted eggplant dip
  • Herb crusted salmon
  • Spiced Chicken Wings
  • Roast balsamic tomato almondine
  • Chicken Caesar salad
  • Warm Apricot & Cinnamon crumble cake
  • 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

Breakfast @ Home

Friday 17th October 2014

Substantial Salad 2

Thursday 30th October, 10am - 1pm

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.

 More delicious and fresh ideas to revitalise your salads...
  • 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
  • Super healthy roast beetroot Quinoa salad
  • Tender Duck salad served on fresh noodle slab
  • Mexican Prawn, black bean and avocado served with warm tortilla
  • Tuscan poached chicken salad with fettuccini
  • Beef Tandoori With saffron rice & cucumber raita
  • Smoked salmon & horseradish 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

Sweet Christmas 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 balls
  • Mini Christmas puddings
  • Christmas Cinnamon rolls
  • Chocolate Christmas tree pops

 

 

 

 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

 

 

 

  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 

Authentic Japanese

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

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