The Modern Desi, cooking teacher

The Modern Desi

The Modern Desi 5.0 (81)
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A passionate cook connecting cultures with food. Serving real Indian feasts with stories.

On a mission to teach people that there is more to Indian food than Butter chicken and Rogan Josh. My love for food is infused with storytelling and memories so you can understand and appreciate where the ingredients came from and how easy it is to whip up a six to seven-course Indian meal any day of the week.






Classes


Vegetarian Indian Cooking Class

date_range Runs regularly

location_on North Ryde / Mobile

1 to 6

label $180

5.0 (19)

The Art of Indian Cooking Masterclass

date_range Runs regularly

location_on North Ryde / Mobile

1 to 7

label $180

5.0 (31)

Vegan Indian Cooking Class

date_range Runs regularly

location_on North Ryde / Mobile

1 to 6

label $180

5.0 (2)

South Indian Cooking Class - Vegetarian

date_range 13 Aug, 4 Sep

location_on North Ryde / Mobile

1 to 8

label $180

Allium-free Indian Cooking Masterclass

date_range Your choice of time

location_on North Ryde

4 to 6

label $230

Indian Cooking Class for Hens Parties and Bridal Showers

date_range Your choice of time

location_on North Ryde / Mobile

10 to 12

label $175

Regional Indian Cooking Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on North Ryde

2 to 15

label $190 - $250

Know Your Lentils with Instant Pot Workshop

date_range Your choice of time

location_on North Ryde

4 to 6

label $180

Indian Cooking Course: Master Indian Cuisine

date_range Your choice of time

location_on North Ryde / Mobile

1 to 6

label $800

The Art of Indian Cooking at Home

date_range Your choice of time

videocam

LIVE STREAMING

local_shipping Craft kit delivered

4 to 30

label $120 - $350

4.9 (18)

The Art of Indian Cooking for Team Building

date_range Your choice of time

videocam

LIVE STREAMING

local_shipping Craft kit delivered

6 to 100

label $95 - $200

5.0 (3)

Make Curry in a Hurry

date_range Your choice of time

videocam

LIVE STREAMING

5 to 50

label $75

5.0 (1)



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Reviews

(81)



Bradley Stone Aug 2022

Vegetarian Indian Cooking Class



Had a fantastic day learning all about Indian cooking. The class was informative, fun and had hands on elements. We took home some excellent resources and a lovely gift box with loads of spices and really enjoyed ourselves. We were welcomed into our teachers home and made feel at home. It was a great experience and we took a great deal of knowledge away with us. Highly recommended to any one wishing to learn the basics of Indian cooking. Excellent value and a great experience.


Jordan Wood Aug 2022

The Art of Indian Cooking Masterclass



Fantastic worthwhile class to go to. Small group of people so a really intimate, personal class where all my questions were answered. I loved how this class wasn't just about learning a set recipie. It taught me concepts that I can apply to all my cooking, and can modify and combine to meet my tastes and improve my food. I learnt everything in the class description, but also so much more - history  + more

The Art of Indian Cooking Masterclass review by Jordan Wood


Emmanuel Reneaume Aug 2022

Vegetarian Indian Cooking Class



Bhavna was a fantastic teacher, host, cook and a super nice person. Thanks! We cooked a host of delicious vegetarian indian dishes including chickpea curry, lemon & cashew rice, brown dal, lentil & raisin stuffed paratha, eggplant & potato, beetroot raita and mushroom korma as well as the legendary kickass potatoes. Beyond just the recipes, we learnt a lot about the different types of spices as well as about Indian food history. The class was hands-on, but the fact that many ingredients were already prepared meant we could cook many recipes and  + more


Jane Lorimer Aug 2022

Vegetarian Indian Cooking Class



Amazing class! I learnt so much from B on not only cooking amazing Indian food but also Indian history and the benefits of different ingredients. B was very welcoming and answered all of our questions Food was amazing and enjoyed every minute. Highly recommend 10/10


Sarah Doblander Jul 2022

Vegetarian Indian Cooking Class



Warm and welcoming host who took the time to individualise the cooking process, whilst imparting Indian history. My partner and myself thoroughly enjoyed this beautiful experience. Could not recommend this class more


Shelley Yin Jul 2022

The Art of Indian Cooking Masterclass



Booked this course as part of my friend's Hens Day and couldn't have chosen a better event to kick off her Hens day. From the first contact, Bhavna was so lovely and accommodating and adapted the course to suit our group's specific needs. We booked a private class and wanted the menu to have more of a Sri Lankan/South Indian focus since our Hens fiancé is from there, and also had gluten intolerant  + more

The Art of Indian Cooking Masterclass review by Shelley Yin


Georgia Battin Jul 2022

The Art of Indian Cooking Masterclass



I cannot recommend others to take this cooking class enough! Bhavna was an incredibly talented and knowledgeable teacher, extremely organised all while still being a lot of fun! The whole experience was a total breeze and took any usual stress of cooking away, so you could just focus on learning and take in all the information. As it was held in her beautiful home, it felt like you were cooking with  + more

Cooking workshop review by Georgia Battin Sydney


Lynette Hoare Jun 2022

Vegetarian Indian Cooking Class



Bhavna is a fabulous host - full of interesting info, highly skilled and funny as hell. B was super prepared and the day ran smoothly so the time just whizzed by. Food was delicious and small group made for excellent dining conversation. Loved every minute.


Azar Masalehdani Jun 2022

Vegan Indian Cooking Class



Incredible class, my partner and I loved every minute of it and have come away with some great skills for Indian cuisine. Bhavna was a fantastic teacher and even provided some history lessons along the way. Cheers, Mike and Azar


Alex Kopczynski Jun 2022

The Art of Indian Cooking at Home



My family and I had a great experience with Bhavna's Indian cooking class. The lesson was at a pace my 13 and 10 year old could follow, while still teaching us all valuable cooking skills. At least one of the recipes will be in our regular cooking rotation. Thanks for sharing your culture and cooking expertise with us Bhavna!


Janet Behenna May 2022

Vegetarian Indian Cooking Class



Practical lessons in making and balancing indian spices in fun way. Hands on practice made the day it even memorable. Did not go home hungry.


Joanne Withnall May 2022

The Art of Indian Cooking Masterclass



Had a great time. Was an intimate class with only six people which was great. Held in the hosts home which was actually very nice. Great food and learnt lots of tips for some great Indian food.


Stephen Lee May 2022

The Art of Indian Cooking Masterclass



Very Intimate class, with authentic indian cooking and Bhavna was very knowledgeable. Very much enjoyed it


Christian Drysdale May 2022

The Art of Indian Cooking Masterclass



They day included amazing food, great conversation and some excellent lessons learnt cooking Indian dishes


Talie Finlay May 2022

The Art of Indian Cooking Masterclass



Great Indian cooking experience, learnt a wealth of knowledge from spices to cooking techniques. Thank you B!

The Art of Indian Cooking Masterclass review by Talie Finlay Sydney


Fraser Moore Mar 2022

The Art of Indian Cooking Masterclass



Food was amazing. Experience was amazing. Bhavna was amazing. Ended up with so many leftovers. 10/10, would definitely recommend.


Ben Robinson Mar 2022

The Art of Indian Cooking Masterclass



This class was an amazing, fun and informative intro to the world of Indian cooking. In addition to being a fantastic cook and great teacher, Bhavna was a wonderful host and entertainer. The 5 hour class flew by as we laughed and chatted while making a range of delicious, authentic and practical Indian dishes, while learning the history and origins of the ingredients and methods. To finish it off, we got a feast of great food at the end, with plenty of leftovers to take home. I can't recommend this class highly enough for a really enjoyable da  + more


Nipuni Perera Mar 2022

The Art of Indian Cooking Masterclass



Friendly host who made us feel very welcome. Recipes were AMAZING and explained step by step with all of us given a chance to participate. It was really good to learn not just about Indian cooking but also about the history and culture of India. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend this course to anyone. We left with happy hearts and bellies!


Gavin Sacks Mar 2022

The Art of Indian Cooking Masterclass



Wonderful introduction to Indian cooking from an enthusiastic, friendly, entertaining and extremely knowledgeable host. Great food at the end. Really fun day


Faguni Motiani Mar 2022

The Art of Indian Cooking at Home



Thank you so so so much for teaching me to cook today! I didn't really know how they would turn out but actually, everything tasted AMAZING! My partner absolutely loved them as well and he was so proud of me. I always thought cooking would be the hardest thing ever but you helped me see that I can actually cook!


Karen Zwaan-Dowley Mar 2022

5 ClassBento workshops attended • 3 reviews

The Art of Indian Cooking at Home



Patient, friendly and very helpful teacher with a well structure plan that ran perfectly to time.


Shawn Phua Mar 2022

26 ClassBento workshops attended • 18 reviews

The Art of Indian Cooking at Home



The Indian Vegan online class, The Art of Indian Cooking at Home was interesting with different food ingredients.


Jane Qiu Mar 2022

Vegetarian Indian Cooking Class



Beautiful food and even more beautiful the history behind - super inspiring and insightful. Thank you so much:)


Carmen Famularo Feb 2022

The Art of Indian Cooking Masterclass



I felt at home the minute I walked through Bhavna’s door. It was such an enjoyable and insightful experience. I loved the small intimate nature of the class, getting to know each other over samosas, home made chutneys and tea, all the yummy dishes we got to learn about and make and the historical facts and origins of certain ingredients. I left feeling a lot more knowledgeable and inspired. Thank  + more

The Art of Indian Cooking Masterclass review by Carmen Famularo


Jessica Stewart Feb 2022

Vegan Indian Cooking Class



It was such an amazing session! I learnt so much and had a wonderful time. Would recommend this class to everyone!


Paula Dutton Feb 2022

Vegetarian Indian Cooking Class



Bhavana is an incredible person, generous with her time and knowledge. She made the class so interesting that time seemed to fly by. Her home is welcoming and very clean. We learnt a lot in one afternoon as the the dishes carefully chosen. I would definitely recommend this class.


Alissa Cook Feb 2022

The Art of Indian Cooking Masterclass



A fantastic introduction to Indian cookery. The host is very knowledgeable, very warm, and has a deep knowledge of the history of Indian food. We cooked 7 dishes, and at the end of the day enjoyed a lovely meal cooked by us, there were even leftovers to take home. I would highly reccomend this course.


Jodie Cathcart Feb 2022

The Art of Indian Cooking Masterclass



A friend & I did this class yesterday. The teacher was very friendly with a great sense of humour. She made us feel very welcome in her home which worked remarkably well as a venue for a cooking class. She was very knowledgable not only about the food preparation but the history of the food & the ingredients. The food we produced, under her tutelage, was excellent & we came away with the knowledge required to attempt it at home. I thoroughly recommend this class.


Michael Falk Jan 2022

Vegetarian Indian Cooking Class



Bhavna’s class was exceptional. Bhavna is a charismatic and enthusiastic teacher. She invited us into her apartment, where we were greeted with a delicious selection of homemade chutneys. The afternoon whizzed by as she entertained us with anecdotes and explanations of her cooking. We made six—or was it seven?—dishes, which were fragrant and spicy and perfectly textured. Bhavna is a very skilled cook, with numerous tips and tricks that I will certainly use in my cooking from now on. Dhanyavad Bhavna


Ekaterina Kullengren Jan 2022

Vegetarian Indian Cooking Class



It was so great. The food was the best Indian food I've ever had. My partner really enjoyed it as well.

Cooking workshop review by Ekaterina Kullengren Sydney


Laura Masia Jan 2022

The Art of Indian Cooking Masterclass



If you are thinking about doing an Indian cooking class with Bhavna from The Modern Desi, or gifting it to a loved one, this is your sign to do it! Bhavna welcomed us into her beautiful home and instantly we were captivated by her kind, welcoming energy. Heading into the class, I was really excited to learn how to cook some delicious dishes but most of all was hoping to learn about the application of different spices and techniques. Bhavna took her time explaining techniques, traditions and the history of various dishes to our intimate class of  + more


Melinda Fletcher Jan 2022

The Art of Indian Cooking Masterclass



Bhavna is such a superstar, she makes you feel welcome and as ease from the start, irrespective of your cooking experience. She's an excellent teacher and chef who goes the extra mile by providing you with a bit of history and geography, a take home list of recipes and some spices. We learnt so much and the time absolutely flew by. I would definitely want to cross paths with Bhavna again in the future to learn more of what she has to share! Thank you!


Charles Sas Jan 2022

Vegetarian Indian Cooking Class



Thank you Bhavna for a great cooking experience. I had a great time and food was great. The small number of people in the class was small which is perfect as it felt that we were getting a one-on-one session with lots of hands on time. Enjoyed it very much.


Zoe Hoad Jan 2022

The Art of Indian Cooking Masterclass



Bhavna was an excellent host and teacher for our class. The small friendly class took place in her home (with excellent consideration of covid) and we were provided with lots of opportunity to learn about, cook and taste a really broad selection of Indian dishes, as well as providing leftovers to take home for the rest of the family. The class exceeded my expectations in all regards. Highly recommended!


Chris Palombo Jan 2022

The Art of Indian Cooking Masterclass



Great class. Very informative and tasty ! We both enjoyed this very much. Great. Thanks again.


Ranya Chikhaoui Dec 2021

The Art of Indian Cooking at Home



The teacher was amazing! Although I was only watching the class, I enjoyed how precise, in depth and patient the teacher was. She answered every question I had and listened to what I asked. Would definitely recommend this Indian cooking class to anyone who wants to learn.


Matthew Taylor Dec 2021

The Art of Indian Cooking Masterclass



I have to say this was the most enjoyable, fun and informative class I have attended in a long time. Not only was I entertained non stop for hours by our teacher/cook/entertainer, I took away new skills and knowledge beyond what I expected. Not only was there culinary learnings I also leant a lot about culture and geography of the region in which the food was derived. With her deep knowledge of nutrition coupled with her wit, the style in which Bhavna delivered this class keep everyone constantly engaged, interested and laughing throughout. I would  + more


Jennifer Truong Dec 2021

Vegetarian Indian Cooking Class



Bhavna was such an amazing and passionate teacher. Her class was so insightful. She not only taught us about Indian cooking but the rich history behind each dish and ingredient. I can’t wait to apply my knowledge to our weekly cooking. Thank you so much for an amazing time. Indian cooking doesn’t feel so scary anymore thanks to Bhavna.


Theodore Cook Dec 2021

8 ClassBento workshops attended • 3 reviews

The Art of Indian Cooking at Home



Very friendly teacher and had a great experience. Would be happy to do more classes.


Alex Clark Nov 2021

The Art of Indian Cooking Masterclass



Bhavna was an awesome host for our class! My partner and I had a great time learning about all the little geographical and historical tidbits about the food, and the whole process was super fun and engaging.


Gemma Clarke Nov 2021

The Art of Indian Cooking Masterclass



What a fantastic way to spend a Sunday in Sydney- learnt so much, not just about how to cook Indian like a homecook in India would do, but learnt about health benefits of so many spices and fantastic natural remedies, and fascinating history behind the food. And, our all so wonderfully and engagingly led by the absolutely lovely Bhavna. And, that is before even mentioning the food. Could not fault a single thing, I would recommend it to anyone interested in learning about and wanting to eat real Indian style cuisine! Excellent value for money- definitely  + more


Isabelle Kelman Nov 2021

Make Curry in a Hurry



Excellent! Loved every bit of it and learnt so much as well as consumed so much deliciousness.


Melinda Blayney Nov 2021

The Art of Indian Cooking Masterclass



Bhavna is an excellent teacher who’s passion for Indian history and culture shows beautifully through her food & talks during this class. I was gifted this class by a good friend and I would not hesitate to recommend it to anyone who loves to cook, learn and chat! Thank you Bhavna for a lovely afternoon!


Anna Dobson Nov 2021

2 ClassBento workshops attended

The Art of Indian Cooking Masterclass



Many thanks to Bhavna, we had a fabulous time and learned so much about Indian cuisine, from the different spices and oils to use, to cooking techniques and the history of the food. It is always a wonderful experience listening to someone who is passionate and knowledgeable about their subject. We cooked so many different dishes and had an absolute feast to finish.


Aziza Mustar Nov 2021

The Art of Indian Cooking Masterclass



Great class, learned alot of things. Teacher was knowledgeable and thank you:) Foof was amazing


Jason Todd Nov 2021

Vegetarian Indian Cooking Class



Great teacher and really delicious food, learnt a lot and would recommend to every one!


Jaron Cohen Nov 2021

The Art of Indian Cooking at Home



Food was delicious, feeling very full and everyone loved it. The teachers was very engaging and inclusive always checking that we were keep up.


Sarah Brunson Oct 2021

The Art of Indian Cooking at Home



Bhavna was knowledgable and a great host! She took us through each step clearly and made cooking some slightly intimidating dishes really easy. Wonderful tips along the way too that we’ll definitely benefit from whenever coming back to cook these meals. Fab way to celebrate our wedding anniversary Thanks Bhavna!


David Speller Oct 2021

The Art of Indian Cooking at Home



What a great lesson. Really clear instruction throughout and the meal was superb. Very different to anything I’ve cooked before and my family loved it. Thanks so much for running the lesson.


Toni Gardener Oct 2021

The Art of Indian Cooking at Home



This was an excellent class! The food was fantastic and the instructions were great. Bhavna was a delight - she is funny, helpful, generous and very knowledgeable. Would definitely recommend! We had a fabulous feast at the end and enjoyed this class very much.

The Art of Indian Cooking at Home review by Toni Gardener


Stella McGinn Sep 2021

4 ClassBento workshops attended

The Art of Indian Cooking at Home



we had a great afternoon and learned alot. Will defintely use these recipes and feel less intimdated by Indian cooking. Thanks B Stella


Leree Rogers Sep 2021

The Art of Indian Cooking at Home



Bhavna was excellent, explained everything and kept us all working together. We have never used that much spice in one meal before! Magic and delicious

Cooking workshop review by Leree Rogers


Melissa Dutton Sep 2021

The Art of Indian Cooking at Home



A fun way to learn new dishes, and tips cooking Indian cuisine. Bhavna is a great teacher, and very helpful throughout the cooking process and the end product are delicious meals to enjoy.


Thomas Niccol Sep 2021

The Art of Indian Cooking at Home



Thank you so much for such a fantastic evening. This is the perfect lockdown activity. Bhavna has managed to make cooking via zoom, simple, fun and most certainly delicious. You will also have many lunches and dinners following the class Definitely will be back! Thanks again.


Jacqueline Veldhuis Sep 2021

49 ClassBento workshops attended • 26 reviews

The Art of Indian Cooking at Home



What an amazing class Fun. The flavours smells and colours So well organised. I learnt so much not just about Indian cooking but also history and culture I would highly recommend this class If you are doing the class open the box earlier. Than I dis. There is a bit of prep And check what size pans you need and how many You will have enough food for the whole week Thank you


Jacqueline Veldhuis Sep 2021

49 ClassBento workshops attended • 26 reviews

The Art of Indian Cooking at Home



so much wonderful food Indian cuisine is something that I am new to and now love the smell in the kitchen was delicious and everything was so bright and colourful a lot to follow and keep up with and I wish I had not opened the box 5 min before class as there was a lot of prep work to do One suggestion would be to be aware how many pans you are going to need and what size/types of pans I learnt a lot about not just the Indian food but culture and history I would recommend this class to anyone we have enough food left for the rest of the  + more


Jesse Richards Sep 2021

The Art of Indian Cooking at Home



Such an unreal experience. I could not recommend this more! Bhavna was so much fun and a fantastic cook. We will be doing this again.


Eric Emerick Sep 2021

14 ClassBento workshops attended • 11 reviews

The Art of Indian Cooking at Home



The best cooking class I have ever attended. Though the ingredient list is lengthy, the host made it super simple and was so supportive. The food is delicious, house smells amazing. Can’t get enough!


Kim Francis Aug 2021

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews

The Art of Indian Cooking for Team Building



I organised a virtual cooking lesson with The Modern Desi for my fiancé’s 30th with a few of our friends. We had so much fun! Bhavna was very helpful and accomodating during the booking process and leading up to the class. It was all so well organised you can tell a lot of work and thought was put into every little detail. We received all our ingredients and a personalised menu ahead of time. Bhavna  + more

Cooking workshop review by Kim Francis


Mike Sager Jul 2021

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews

The Art of Indian Cooking for Team Building



My team was very impressed with the course and our instructor was amazing. If the rest of the ClassBento are half as good then you're doing well.


Mike Sager Jul 2021

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews

The Art of Indian Cooking for Team Building



Amazing teacher can not recommend moregreat virtual team event. We were able to run across team members in different states and in Australia and New Zealand.


Jackson Morand Jun 2021

Vegetarian Indian Cooking Class



A great class from an extremely engaging, knowledgeable and helpful teacher. Thanks for the lesson!


Christopher Chircop Jun 2021

The Art of Indian Cooking Masterclass



We had a great time seeing and hearing Bhavna's enthusiasm for the food she loves and learning the skills to recreate these dishes in our own home. We had a lot of fun and a lot of food to enjoy and take home! Thank you Bhavna for a wonderful time in your kitchen


Peter Scrivener Jun 2021

The Art of Indian Cooking Masterclass



What a wonderful way to spend a Sunday afternoon! Bhavna was a wonderfully welcoming host and made us feel at home immediately . Her knowledge of India and Indian cooking was encyclopedic! Venue was fantastic and cosy, and the quality and quantity of dishes and spices we were introduced were amazing. This course certainly left eager to take on any sort of Indian cuisine with a lot more confidence than before.


Taj Davis May 2021

Vegetarian Indian Cooking Class



Fun, informative, and delicious! Bhavna makes Indian cooking simple and easy to do, and gave us some good recipes


Simon Davies May 2021

The Art of Indian Cooking Masterclass



Delicious food & a great experience! Complete beginner in cooking Indian food & I learn a lot. Host was amazing & very informative around each spice used & why it’s used. Highly recommend if you would like to know how to cook a delicious home cooked curry.


Lesley Strydom May 2021

The Art of Indian Cooking Masterclass



Delicious, authentic food taught from scratch. Bhavna was amazing, informative with a good sense of humour would definitely recommend!


Fynn Cameron May 2021

Vegetarian Indian Cooking Class



Amazing value, such a rich immersion into real Indian culture and food. It was an intimate cooking class teaching you about flavours, spices and new cooking techniques. Fantastic for beginners and those looking to unskill! Can’t forget the yummy foods you get to take home to fill you up for the following days! 10/10

Cooking workshop review by Fynn Cameron


Rachel Sandhu Apr 2021

Cooking experience



Awesome Indian cookery class. A great host, peppered with useful cooking tips and a glorious meal to finish proceedings. Highly recommended.


Destiny Valencia Mar 2021

Vegetarian Indian Cooking Class



My partner and I had such an amazing time during this class. Bhavna was a wonderful host, who is very passionate about what she teaches. She shared with us a wealth of knowledge about Indian cuisine, spices and ingredients. She also shared the history of the spices and various ways they can be used. Bhavna welcomed us into her home and made us feel very comfortable throughout the class. She prepared a booklet and a goodie bag for us to take home - including a number of different ingredients as well as very generous portions of all of the food  + more


Julie Murphy Mar 2021

Cooking experience



My daughter and I had the most fun and informative day with Bharvna today , we learnt some great techniques to try at home and it was very interactive Best part was sitting down to eat our marvellous dishes afterwards, we did the vegan lesson and thoroughly enjoyed the whole day !


Henry Giles Feb 2021

Cooking experience



A great experience, with helpful tips and amazing food at the end. Will be recommending to everyone.


Sophia Tran Feb 2021

Vegetarian Indian Cooking Class



Bhavna was an amazing teacher, she was so warm, engaging and knowledgeable. We had a fun time learning how to cook a variety of delicious Indian vegetarian dishes and eating our meal together at the end. We left with plenty of leftovers, a booklet full of information and recipes, and a goodie bag with spices! I would recommend this experience to anyone, even a beginner cook like myself :)

Vegetarian Indian Cooking Class review by Sophia Tran


Kamani Krish Feb 2021

The Art of Indian Cooking Masterclass



Bhavna had a lovely manner, and teaching style. The time flies as you learn the fundamentals of Indian cooking.


Melanie Poyntz Feb 2021

Vegetarian Indian Cooking Class



Amazing day A warm welcome and friendly smile as we entered the cooking class I have learnt so much today and we made tasty fabulous food which we sat and ate and chatted with our teacher I would recommend to do this class if you enjoy Indian cuisine ❤️

Cooking workshop review by Melanie Poyntz


Daniel Driscoll Jan 2021

Cooking experience



My girlfriend Dom and myself had spectacular time with the Modern Desi! We did the vegan Indian cooking class, during which time we learnt many new cooking techniques, ingredients, and methods of preparation. Bhavna is a lovely woman with a deep knowledge of Indian history and cuisine, and is also a skilled chef and excellent host. We would highly recommend her lessons.


Andrew Bartlett Jan 2021

Cooking experience



A fantastic, informative, professional, fun experience that I definitely want to do again. Whether for a solo experience, with a friend or a group, this class is a must! The food was absolutely the best I have eaten in my long love affair with Indian food & I already feel empowered & confident that I can replicate it at home. Bhavna is a culinary magician & one of the nicest people I have met. Her knowledge of Indian history & the origins of the ingredients enhances the cooking experience. This was the best Christmas present I have received in a  + more


Andrew Nov 2020

The Art of Indian Cooking Masterclass



We absolutely loved cooking and learning about Indian food with Bhavna! She was full of insight and clear instruction every step of the way whist making the class feel very casual and comfortable. I appreciated learning more about spices and gaining awareness of confidence in how and when to use them. All the dishes were spectacular and I can't wait to try them at home. Highly recommend!

The Art of Indian Cooking Masterclass review by Andrew


Danielle Baynes Nov 2020

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews

The Art of Indian Cooking Masterclass



Absolutely fantastic experience. Bhavna is an incredible teacher, cook and host. Her knowledge is deep and so is her passion to share it with her students. We left with a greater understanding of how to use spices, how to create very easy vegetarian dishes that can be customised to our tastes and lots of handy tips and techniques for a home cooking experience. We gained a lot of confidence during this class and left wonderfully full with lots of delicious left overs and treats. Highly recommend this experience, it was a privilege to learn from and  + more


Daniel Esz Nov 2020

Cooking experience



This class was fantastic. Thoroughly enjoyed the experience and can't wait to start utilising my new skills in my everyday cooking at home. Highly recommend this class. The modern desi made my partner and I feel completely comfortable and at home. The food was amazing and plentiful

Cooking workshop review by Daniel Esz


Emily Hannah Feb 2020

Cooking experience



Mu husband and I had a brilliant night and thoroughly enjoyed our experience. We prepared and cooked a 5 course meal instructed by Bhavna in her home. The food was delicious and we even got to take it home to enjoy also. She also prepared step by step instructions and recipes for us to take home so we could prepare these meals again. Bhavna was kind, patient, had a wonderful vibrant personality and was a wealth of knowledge in Indian cooking and culture. We would highly recommend this to anyone who is keen on doing an Indian cooking class.




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