Rustic Italian Cooking Class: Part One

Learn Italian cooking techniques and make delicious dishes



3 hours Class size 1 to 16

label $155 (or 4 payments of $38.75 Afterpay)


Italians are masters of understated culinary art. With this Italian cooking class in Brisbane, now is your chance to learn the techniques behind creating simple yet delicious dishes that will wow your friends and family.

Your cooking class begins with a heartwarming welcome where you are served with either freshly made bread, focaccia or pizza over an introduction and chat with your fellow budding chefs. Then pop on your apron, get into the kitchen and start cooking!

You will work in small groups as our Chef guides you step by step. In this class, you will learn the tricks and tips on how to make gnocchi, delicious sauces, and pasta too. On top of that, you will also have the opportunity to learn an Italian sweet dish - the fabulously light and refreshing panna cotta, a versatile, delicious Italian dessert.

This is fun, informative and will teach you how to produce stunning authentic Italian dishes that are steeped in tradition and flavour! During the cooking class you will:

  • Lose the fear of attempting how to make pasta from scratch ever again
  •  Follow the step by step, fail-safe recipes that will produce amazing pasta, bread and gnocchi every time 
  •  Learn the secret authentic Italian ingredients that really make an Italian dish and how to use them with ease
  •  Repeat every recipe at home whenever you want and create food that is better than your local Italian restaurant!
  •  Novice level and up - anyone can learn this!/

Come alone, bring a friend or partner, or bring the whole family!

The Rustic Italian Menu
  •  Signature lavender and rosemary focaccia  with pancetta and artichoke served with truffle olive oil and fig balsamic
  •  Hand made ravioli with either speck and sweet potato with goats cheese or ricotta and spinach with nutmeg fillings
  •  Potato and porcini gnocchi with truffled porcini cream sauce, with a flash of famous roast capsicum puree
  •  Double vanilla and berry panna cotta and double vanilla gelato

Any classes from May 1st and onwards will cook and enjoy the new menu below:
  •  Feasting table on arrival including pear and parmesan rocket salad, olives, cheese, and our very own prosciutto high heel 
  • Hand make our signature stretched black salt and rosemary focaccia with whipped truffle butter OR lemon and balsamic heart dipping sauce
  • House-made pasta - your choice of pasta style to make from scratch, cook and eat! (not gluten-free) 
  • Loaded vanilla panna cotta with sugar glass and pistachio gravel

We can cater for gluten-free attendees; just let us know when you book in!

Please note
: The menu is based on available seasonal produce and is subject to change at the experience provider's discretion. Pasta/gnocchi will always be included. You will work and cook together as a team, and shared workspace and the kitchen equipment with other participants. A group cooking session with partial group participation is the most effective and fun way to add to your cooking skills. To ensure the class finishes on time some elements of the dishes are demonstrated. The class is held in a fully licensed venue so you are unable to BYO. 



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



Knowledge Required

Perfect for beginners. 

What you'll get
  • We supply everything you need, including your ingredients, aprons and recipes
  •  Feasting table on arrival including pear and parmesan rocket salad, olives, cheese, and our very own prosciutto high heel
  •  Icy refreshing water supplied
  • A fully licensed bar, so if fancy going full-Italian, you can enjoy a glass of wine

What to bring

Please wear closed-in shoes.

Location

Vanilla Zulu Culinary Adventures - Lower Ground Floor, 5/92 Commercial Rd, Teneriffe QLD

Your teacher
Vanilla Zulu
Vanilla Zulu

Brisbane's most loved cooking school!

4.7 (24)

Vanilla Zulu Culinary Adventures is one of Brisbane's most loved cooking schools. Founded by global traveller and Afro-Australian chef Mel Alafaci, Vanilla Zulu is all about keeping cooking simple, fast and fresh. You will learn all of the basic skills you could ever need in the kitchen and leave with a bubbling enthusiasm to make easy gourmet meals at home.


health_and_safety
Vanilla Zulu 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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James Smyth  •  Apr 2021


Hi the teacher was fantastic. Very informative. Many thanks I will definitely recommend this cooking course.

Cooking workshop review by James Smyth

Lauren Williams  •  Sep 2020


A wonderful activity to do for our tree am building event. Ellie was so knowledgeable about the history of Italian food. The team at Vanilla Zulu ensured a fun night was had by all. We walked away with full bellies and happy hearts.

Cooking workshop review by Lauren Williams Sydney

Lynda Jordan  •  Sep 2020


Lucy was lovely, great fun class, great vibe and great food, thank you, excellent value!
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