Cooking - Vegan Sri Lankan

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Course description

Learn to cook Sri Lankan Vegan food at this workshop in Sydney

Intrigued by flavours of Sri Lanka? Rachel warmly invites you to her family table, where you can try your hand at making authentic Sri Lankan dishes so good you’ll feel like you’re eating out!

Learn the rich histories of traditional Sri Lankan cooking and the health benefits of spices and herbs like turmeric and fenugreek. Get ready to have your senses tingling, as we soulfully prepare fragrant, plant-based dishes – from the root up.

On the Menu
  • Jackfruit Curry with rice
  • Lentil Dal
  • Pol (coconut) sambal
  • Papadams
Course content
  • Discussion on the flavours and spices used in Sri Lankan cuisine
  • Step-by-step discussion of the recipes
  • Demonstration and hands-on cooking to prepare the dishes
Venue

Maker Kitchen
552 Parramatta Road
Petersham

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
About your tutor

Rachel is London-born but raised in sunny Perth, Western Australia. Being of mixed Caribbean and Burgher Sri Lankan heritage, spices, tropical fruits and native herbs often featured in meals throughout her childhood. This sparked Rachel’s passion to use food to connect with her family and ancestry. After graduating from culinary school in Sydney, she established Righteous Roots Collective: a holistic food-centred business offering cooking workshops, meal coaching, intimate social dining concepts and small-scaled catering. Righteous Roots Collective holds the philosophy that food is healing and therefore should be kept as close to its natural state as possible; eaten mindfully and in appreciation. Through engagement with individuals and groups, Rachel encourages each participant to form a positive relationship with nutritious foods by examining and understanding its origins, as if they would their own personal history. Righteous Roots Collective’s other core values include sustainability, community, celebration of arts & culture and soul care.

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 will be 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.

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