Vegan Seasonal Cooking: Basics & Beyond

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Course description

Learn to cook a plant-based seasonal 3-course meal.

So you’ve got vegans coming for dinner? Or maybe you’ve made the choice to incorporate more plant based foods into your diet & you want to learn some vegan basics?

Spend a tasty evening learning how to cook some totally vegan dishes that really pack a flavour punch.

This workshop will introduce some of the techniques and essential ingredients used in vegan cooking. You’ll come away with all you need to know to create a seasonal and delicious plant-based dinner party – including entree, main and of course, the all-important yummy dessert!

Whether you’re a beginner cook looking to gain some confidence in the kitchen or just looking for some inspiration, this hands on cooking class is perfect for you!

On the menu

Our fresh “spring fling” menu features:

  • party-starter hummus - you’ll never go hungry once you know how to make amazing customizable hummus!
  • flax crackers - healthy, crunchy and delicious
  • Sensational spring salad - full of crunchy, toasty & fresh ingredients
  • eggplant involtini - with a herbed vegan cheese filling, rich tomato sauce and cheesy crust
  • New York style baked vegan cheesecake - creamy and rich, your guests will never guess this is vegan!
Course content
  • Introduction to some of the plant-based substitutes used in vegan cooking
  • Step-by-step discussion of the recipes for the workshop
  • Demonstration and hands-on cooking (in small groups) to follow recipes
  • Working with weights and measures
  • Essential knife skills

Maker Kitchen
552 Parramatta Road

Please come prepared
  • All participants must wear closed-in shoes
  • Bring an apron – or wear clothes that you don’t mind getting messy
  • Bring food containers to take home your delicious creations
  • Arrive up to 15 minutes before the class start time
Please note
  • Our class size maximum is 12. If the minimum number of 8 participants is not reached, the course may be postponed, or cancelled and a refund issued.
  • Please try to be punctual. Late arrivals can cause disruptions and delays for the other participants.
  • Maker is an all-vegan commercial kitchen. Please respect their choice to use & consume only plant-based foods in this space.
  • Maker is proud to be an LGBTI safe space. Some instructors and staff use non-binary pronouns (“they” rather than “he/she”). They’ll let you know if they have a preference – so please respect their choice by remembering to use the gendered or non-gendered terms they have chosen.

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.

Course testimonials:

  • Sharon said: 5 Stars!

  • Georgia said: The hosts were funny, welcoming, knowledgable and made me feel like a part of their little family! Plus it helps that the food was out of this world and really fun to learn about and make! When I can save up some money I will be back for sure, it was worth ever cent!

  • jacqui said: I took part in is course last night & have already recommended it, and Maker in general to 2 people who will be coming along to more classes with me. As a reasonably 'fresh' vegan, I was keen to increase my plant based cooking skills, and I had the most enjoyable evening, learning, laughing, cooking & eating the most delicious vegan feast that I can't wait to share with friends & family! The Maker team are an amazingly talented, spirited & inspirational bunch of women, and I will certainly be coming back for more!