Native Australian Cooking Class

Learn how to cook native Australian food in Melbourne


OTAO kitchen

OTAO kitchen

4.8 (54)
4k

2.5 hours Class size 1 to 15

label $185 (or 4 payments of $46 Afterpay)


Discover all there is to know about native Australian produce, including how to cook it with Otao Kitchen in Melbourne.

During this interactive and informative class, you will experience the beauty and simplicity of native ingredients and learn the cooking and preparation traditions that have been handed down from generation to generation through songs, stories and beliefs.

Class outline:

  • Learn about local and sustainable bush food such as Davidson Plum, Wattleseed or Kakadu Plum.
  • Learn the health benefits and methods for cooking bush foods.
  • Make a three-course menu using local and native ingredients.
  • Enjoy a social cooking experience.
  • Explore native herbs and spices.

What's on the menu?
  • Finger lime and gin cocktail.
  • Spiced kangaroo pear and pepper salsa.
  • Beef and mountain pepper dumplings.
  • Native thyme barramundi steamed in banana leaf, sticky rice and cassava.
  • Kakadu plum and peanut butter fudge.

On the day:
Please arrive 10 minutes before the scheduled start time of the class. We cannot accommodate or refund those who arrive after the scheduled start time, even if you call ahead. The instructor will be expected to start on time and will not be able to repeat the health and safety and/or demonstrations at the beginning of the class.

Important information:
  • We can cater to different dietary requirements.
  • If you need to cancel or reschedule a booking you must do this at least seven days before your class to cancel or reschedule. We are sorry that we cannot refund or rebook any cancellations made online or in person after this time.
  • In the event that you are unwell, we ask that you send someone in your place. The participants who are not unwell will still be expected to attend. Alternatively, if you provide notice prior to the class, you are welcome to collect the ingredients and online recipe to take home with you after the class. Please note that this may not be possible with fresh meats and seafood in all cases.

Please note: If you are bringing a support worker to the class with you, they will also need a paid ticket for the class.



Aside from this class, this teacher also has the following coming up:



Knowledge required
Beginner-friendly.
 
What you'll get
  • Enjoy a complimentary refresher drink on arrival.
  • Learn how to prepare favourite Australian produce.
  • Cook and plate up your dishes.
= Sit and eat together at the end with a glass of locally made wine or beer.
What to bring
Everything is provided. Just book, turn up and enjoy!
 
Suitable for

This class is a great indoor activity idea for individuals and couples as well as for a birthday, hens party, team building activity, corporate event, bucks party or Christmas party.

This would also be a unique gift for her, gift for mum or anniversary gift.

Location

Otao Kitchen - 360 Victoria Street, Richmond VIC

Your teacher
OTAO kitchen
OTAO kitchen

4.8 (54)
4k

Chef Hà Nguyen began his career in Hanoi local restaurants and the Hilton Opera Hotel before travel, study and work in Wellington, New Zealand –New Zealand Diploma in Cookery and Bachelor in Hospitality Management at Wellington Institute of Technology. Chef Hà has started with Intercontinental Hotel Wellington, working with Twelve Apostles Lodge Walk developing menu for Alkina Lodge along Victoria’s Great Ocean Road, delivering nourishing and fresh menus to clients.

He believes that cooking, eating and sharing should be an experience, not just a meal. He created OTAO Kitchen as an extension of his passion for food and to share this passion with others. Food plays an important role in his Vietnamese culture heritage and is central to his family life. Sharing a meal with family and loved ones is a traditional and happy experience. He wishes to extend this experience to you and welcome you to OTAO Kitchen.


health_and_safety
OTAO kitchen is COVID-19 aware This means that this teacher won't run this class if they've had flu symptoms in the last 14 days, and will adhere to relevant government restrictions (e.g. maximum number of guests).
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