Introduction to Greek Cuisine Cooking

Learn how to make filo pastry parcel with three cheeses and spicy feta dip with pita bread!



1 hour Class size 1 to 25     label $35

Take a trip to Greece with Dodoni from the comfort of your own home in this online cooking class!

Join Kelly from The Hellenic Odyssey, a Greek home cook with a proud heritage, as we come together to create a delicious, quick and easy weeknight snack for the serious cheese lovers.

Kelly will guide you through the cooking process step-by-step, while sharing practical tips and tricks along the way. Kelly also provides recipe variations and ideas to adapt or build on recipes if required.

You will cook along together and have the opportunity to ask questions and get feedback in this casual class, suitable for all levels of cooking experience. At the end of the class you will have learnt how to cook delicious food, in a fun and interactive environment, and you will have gained the kitchen skills needed to become a more confident cook.

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 and to foster human connection.

How the class will run:
We will prepare and cook together as a group online, from the comfort of your very own kitchen. Classes are a warm and informal gathering in order to provide the opportunity to learn and to enjoy the company of likeminded foodies but also to take pride in wonderful food you create.

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.

On the menu:
In this cooking class you will learn how to prepare Cretan Bougatsa, a filo pastry three cheese parcel, Tirokafteri, a spicy feta dip made using the authentic Greek Dodoni feta and pita bread made from scratch!

What you will learn:
  • Learn to make these classic Greek cheese lovers dishes in an online cook along class
  • We want to teach you about that the simple flavours of Greek food that makes it so delicious
  • Learn about the benefits of the Mediterranean diet

What you will get:
  • A one-hour cook along experience with an experienced home cook demonstrating the recipe
  • A recipe card, equipment list and preparation instructions will be emailed to you three to four days prior to the class
  • The opportunity to interact with other like-minded people and learn with each other
  • A thorough understanding of Greek cuisine and how to apply what you’ve learnt to be able to replicate the recipes with success every time

Please note:
  • If you prefer not to cook along and simply watch the demonstration you can also do that.
  • The class will take place online via the Zoom application so please make sure you familiarise yourself with this app prior to the class and that you have access to video via your phone, computer, iPad, tablet or laptop.
  • The class may be recorded.

At the end of the class, you will have a meal ready for you and your family to enjoy!



Knowledge required
All levels are welcome. Perfect for beginners, food enthusiasts and food lovers.
 
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 individuals and couples as well as 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, gift for mum or Xmas gift.

Your teacher
The Hellenic Odyssey
The Hellenic Odyssey

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“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.

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.

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 cobblestoned laneway passing by a taverna on one of the beautiful idyllic Greek islands.

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.

Your host, Kelly, is a passionate home cook with Cretan heritage. She hosts culinary travel tours to Crete and conducts Greek cooking classes and walking food tours in Melbourne. Kelly helps 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.

Kelly looks forward to welcoming you into her home and learning about your food journey while she shares insights into Greek cuisine and the Greek way of life.

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Hilla Shachar Sep 2021


We absolutely loved our introduction to Greek Cuisine today!
Informative, fun and delicious!
Thank you, Kelly!

Li Qiu Dec 2020

8 ClassBento workshops attended


My mum and dad (who usually doesn’t have beef) like them very much! Great taste! Thank you, Kelly!
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