Giving a pal, parent, or partner an e gift card is a fantastic way of treating them. We can all get busy, but booking experience vouchers for someone you love shows that you’re keen to give them the gift of time, which they are then free to organise at their leisure. What’s more, they’ll come away from the experience with some precious memories (particularly if you book the class with them!) and some impressive new skills.
Best of all, you’re offering that person the chance to step away from the stress of daily life and indulge in a mindful moment. Whether you’re searching for fun things to do in Brisbane, cooking classes in Sydney, or a food and wine experience just out of Melbourne, we’ve got the digital gift card for you. Read on for eight of the best.
Get a taste for something sweet at a chocolate truffle workshop
Look no further for fun things to do in Sydney for chocoholics, as this chocolate truffle workshop will deliver a super sweet treat. Chocolatier Joseph is passionate about his food, flavour and fun – and has been giving workshops for over 15 years, so you can rest assured that you’re in safe hands under his guidance. Learn about the history of chocolate as well as the different types, all while sipping on a hot chocolate – delicious!
You’ll then choose a mould to make your own delicious set of truffles, choosing which flavours you want to mix and match. You’ll also get to dip plenty of sweet treats into a chocolate fondue as you go along, as well as taking a batch of truffles away to enjoy at home. This digital gift card is for chocoholics looking to learn how to make truffles, so why not gift it to someone you know with a serious sweet tooth? Discover more of the best digital gift cards for craft-lovers, cooks and creatives here!
Experience a food and wine tasting in the Mornington Peninsula
Head out to Mornington Peninsula for some tapas and wine, where you’ll enjoy Green Olive at Red Hill produce alongside estate-grown wines. Treat someone you love to experience vouchers for this tasting experience – maybe your parents are in need of some time away from the city, or book a break away with your partner. At this taster, you’ll be taken through a tasting of five wines alongside bite-sized tapas dishes that will delight with tastes inspired by the property. A perfect activity for a lazy afternoon out of Melbourne’s hustle and bustle.
Learn how to make cocktails and dumplings at this cooking class
Eager to become a master of mixology and a maker of divine dumplings? At this cocktail and dumpling making class, you can. Prepare to get hands-on as you learn how to make dumplings that are bursting with flavours like pork and lemongrass, and mushroom and vegetable. While they steam, you’ll also experience one of Sydney’s best mixology classes, where you’ll discover how to make Asian-fusion inspired cocktails: one lychee and one “popo trio”.
Vegan and gluten-free options are available, and you’ll leave the class with around fifteen dumplings per person – so be sure you go ready to eat! This class is a great use of experience vouchers for anyone trying to add a new cooking skill to display at their next dinner party.
Pick up vegan cooking hacks at this Sydney cooking class
Book an e gift card for one of these popular vegan cooking classes – perfect for a plant-based pal. Taking place at the Sydney Cooking School, Chef Darrin will share his top dishes and culinary techniques while helping you and your friends develop a nourishing plant-based diet at this cooking class. Learn how to make a pulled jackfruit taco, plant-based mac and cheese and other creative vegan dishes.
Ferment foods and get baking sourdough bread in this Brisbane workshop
If you’re looking for Brisbane baking courses to give as gift voucher ideas, these classes will top your list. Permaculture Produce of South East Queensland will teach you how to make fermented foods including sourdough bread, sauerkraut, kimchi, and even some fruit wine. This sourdough making class is hands-on, so be ready to get your hands dirty, all the while having fun and learning more about making these delicious foods. You’ll also come away with a manual, so you can test out what you’ve learned once back at home.
Taste the land of the rising sun at these Melbourne vegan cooking classes
It’s time to get creative in the kitchen under the expert guidance of chef Saori. At this vegan cooking class, you’ll learn how to make delicious plant-based Japanese dishes, making these workshops one of the most fun things to do in Melbourne for serious foodies. Guided by Saori, you’ll learn basic Japanese cooking techniques and become more informed about traditional flavour combinations and cooking processes. Expect to see dishes including homemade tofu mayonnaise, vegan sukiyaki, and oven-baked tofu katsu curry on the menu. Just remember your food containers in case of any leftovers.
Take a trip to Canungra Valley
Why not book a digital gift card for that special someone in your life – and book to go with them? Make a trip of it with this Canungra Valley food and wine trail experience, where you’ll discover new landscapes and excellent wineries, all in your own private tour.
You and your booking partner will be taken on a guided tour around the glorious Gold Coast Hinterland landscape, taking in the sweeping scenes before heading to three guided wine tastings. You’ll also enjoy a two-course lunch made by an award-winning chef and the chance to feed some alpacas.
Go nuts for this peanut butter and chocolate macaron making class
Learn how to bake macarons with Sydney’s best at this macaron making class with MakMak Macarons. Guided by your teacher, you’ll learn to master the secret technique that MakMak is known for, tasting and sampling as you go. Once you feel confident enough to tackle your own treats, you’ll whip up your own peanut butter and Belgian chocolate macarons before heading home with your bounty of treats in a goodie bag. These baking classes are perfect for people with a sweet tooth and a desire to learn more about the mystical macaron.