How to Make 3 Greek Dips

Learn how to make dips from scratch



1 hour Class size 4 to 25     label $35

It's hard not to love Greek dips but do you know what's even better? Homemade and delicious Greek dips!

Come and join us in this hands-on interactive class where you will cook alongside your host Kelly from The Hellenic Odyssey. Kelly is a Greek home cook with a proud heritage, who loves to share her knowledge and passion for Greek food.

In this online class, you will learn how to prepare one of the most popular and traditional authentic Greek dips that are more interesting and lesser-known than the common varieties . Dips and pita bread are a nice entrée or snack to please everyone at a party or at home. The recipes in this online cooking class are also suitable for vegetarians.

On the menu:

  • Amigdalosalata (refreshing almond dip)
  • Tirokafteri (spicy feta dip)
  • Patsarosalata (crunchy walnut and beetroot dip)

Greek food is not only about sharing food and passing down recipes taught from grandmothers and mothers but it also ensures the recipes are not forgotten. It also follows deeply seeded traditions that imply that one’s home is a welcoming and hospitable environment which is open to all.

Some of our fondest memories involve food because of the strong sensory relationship we have with it. The flavours and aromas, the textures and the visual appeal of beautifully presented dishes are linked to the sweetness, the tastiness, the crunch and all that is part of this banquet we call life.

At the end of this live streaming cooking class, you will have a delicious spread of pita bread and dips to enjoy with your family. We look forward to connecting with you and creating fond culinary memories by transporting you to Greece, even if it is just for a moment!

Please note:
  • If you prefer not to cook along and simply watch the demonstration you can also do that.
  • The class will not be recorded.
  • This class requires at least 4 students to run. In the unlikely event that we don't get this number of students, we'll cancel the class and fully refund you and inform you prior to the session


Knowledge required
All levels are welcome.
 
What to bring
Please prepare the ingredients and equipment prior to the class (this will be emailed to you 3-4 days before the class). The cost of the ingredients is around $20 to $30 (if you don't already have some of the basics at home) and is readily available at most supermarkets. These ingredients generally feed three to four people.

Don't forget to bring your appetite!
 
Suitable for

This Live streaming class is a great indoor activity idea for virtual team building activities at home.

Suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 14 years old). An adult must accompany any attending kids, and must pay for a separate ticket.

This would also be a nice gift for her or gift for mum.

Your teacher
The Hellenic Odyssey
The Hellenic Odyssey

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The Hellenic Odyssey Cooking Classes & Food Tours - Awaken Your Senses
“A project created from the heart, driven by a passion for food and inspired by a love for travel”

At The Hellenic Odyssey we want to share our authentic family recipes and traditional cooking methods and provide you with:

• a valuable and entertaining experience while learning to cook a new cuisine
• the ability and confidence to improve on your kitchen skills and cooking techniques
• insights into the cultural heritage, values and traditions surrounding the recipes
• a taste of Greece through the flavours and aromas of Greek food that leaves you wanting to explore more of Greece

The Hellenic Odyssey is not just another cooking school. We are all about the heart and soul of Greek food and the people and stories that make it what it is.

Our focus is to share our recipes so that they are kept alive throughout the generations but also to preserve the essence and authenticity of Greek food and cooking.

We want to teach you about that the simple flavours of Greek food that makes it so delicious.

We offer a variety of classes every week, both online and in person for individuals, groups, teams and corporates and for special occasions and celebrations.


Greek way of life
For Greeks, food is about the cultivation, harvest and preparation of food that is as close to nature as possible. Every single day, Greek families will come home from work and sit down at the table for a shared home cooked meal before an afternoon siesta and then back to work for the afternoon shift.

Class Structure
Based on the Greek way of living, we too will prepare, cook and eat together as a group, in a relaxed informal cooking class or demonstration where you can choose your level of participation. You can sit back and just enjoy food being prepared for you that is freshly cooked right before your eyes or you can roll up your sleeves, put on an apron and take part in helping to prepare the dishes.

Classes are an intimate gathering to provide the opportunity to ask questions, to learn and to enjoy the company and the food in a relaxed and informal setting. The recipes are simple, quick and easy but truly delicious.

In our classes you will learn how to select the ingredients that will provide you with the most authentic Greek flavours so you can replicate this type of cooking in your own kitchen. The aromas will have you feeling like you are in strolling along a cobble stoned laneway passing by a taverna on one of the beautiful idyllic Greek islands.

Location
You will be welcomed into a Greek family home set with olive trees and mandarin trees out the front and a fig tree, orange, lemon tree and vine out the back.

Host Bio:
I’m Kelly, a passionate home cook with Cretan heritage, I host culinary travel tours to Crete and conduct Greek cooking classes and walking food tours in Melbourne.

I help people to learn how to cook delicious and nutritious food, in a fun and interactive environment, so they can gain the kitchen skills needed to become confident cooks.

Always ambitious and a dreamer that believes all things are possible with enough time, effort and a little luck from the universe. Lover of desserts. Could talk about food and travel all day. Ideal place of residence would be any Greek Island, sipping on a frappe by the beach, eating fresh fruit and yoghurt from now until the rest of my life.

I look forward to welcoming you into my home and learning about your food journey while I share a my insights into Greek cuisine and the Greek way of life.

Verified reviews

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Karen Jorgensen Mar 2021

12 ClassBento workshops attended • 11 reviews


The feedback from the group has been very positive and they all loved the dips and they also really liked Kelly as she was very good at explaining what and how to do it all.
One carer who had to leave because her daughter had collapsed at school and had to leave the workshop said Kelly was every understanding and empathetic.
We would all definitely recommend this workshop and the dips were delicious.
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