Cooking - Molecular Gastronomy

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Course description

Step into the intriguing world of molecular gastronomy at this 3hr hands-on class.

Learn fundamental techniques including spherification, gels and turning unlikely ingredients into soils. You will be expertly guided through each step by chef Brian Steel as you create your own molecular gastronomy wonders.

On the menu...
  • Spherified Cocktails (Mojito and Raspberry Gimlet)
  • Thai Green Curry Noodles with Blue Swimmer Crab
  • Ultimate Mac n Cheese with Chorizo Soil
  • Caramalised Carrot Brûlée
About the chef

Brian Steel has a Cordon Bleu Master’s Degree in Gastronomy, and more than a decade’s worth of knowledge and experience with modernist cuisine, its foundations and techniques. Brian’s Molecular Gastronomy expertise is now highly sought after by both chefs and home cooks alike. He has collaborated globally in this field, and regularly consults with chefs and restaurateurs to help in the development of new dishes with a modern twist.

His classes will provide you with the foundational knowledge and skills to create such things spherifications, hot gels, flavoured noodles, soils / powders, and hot and cold foams. This will provide you with the confidence to explore what is an exciting area of cooking, which simply centres on a better understanding of both method and ingredients.

No matter what the approach, from a simple braise to a highly complex molecular dish, Brian’s basic philosophy is the same: it needs to taste fantastic.

Venue

The Essential Ingredient Surry Hills
146 Foveaux Street, Surry Hills

Please note: Street parking is very limited nearby. You might try St Margaret’s Car Park at 417-435 Bourke Street, Surry Hills. It is a 5-minute walk from the venue, with casual parking rates after 5pm at approx. $4/hour.

On the day...
  • We’ve cut out disposable plastics, so please bring your own food containers to take any leftovers home
  • All participants must wear closed-in shoes – no high heels please!
  • Aprons supplied, but dress appropriately for the kitchen, and tie back long hair
  • Arrive a little early as the class will start on time
Booking conditions
  • Withdrawal from the course is not refundable or transferrable.
  • The Essential Ingredient reserves the right to alter or cancel a class without notice. In the event of a change, you will be contacted on the phone number and/or email address you provide.
  • We cannot accommodate dietary requirements in all cases. For more information, please contact The Essential Ingredient 02 9555 8300 prior to booking.

Avoid disappointment. Enrol early.

Please ensure that you have given a valid email and mobile number as all course changes will be communicated via sms or email.

This course has no current classes. Please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join Waitlist

Course testimonials:

  • Christine said: Really great mix of details, education and fun. Brian was fantastic, went above and beyond. Even the small touches like a glass of wine.

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