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Cooking classes in Canberra?

By la_psyche 9 February 2011 13

I have decided this year to branch out from trying out new dance classes to trying something I might actually be able to share with people, i.e. learning how to cook (well, cook new things).

Does anyone have any recommendations on good cooking classes – or places I should avoid?


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zllauh 7:28 pm 21 Oct 15

depends on what kind of cuisine one wants to learn.
Although i have heard from a friend about some 3 seeds website.

zllauh 12:12 pm 21 Oct 15

Try some good you tube channels. Gives really useful recipes.
learnt amazing chocolate mousse and Italian pink sauce pasta

lostinbias 1:12 pm 21 Aug 13

Foodish is running a Spring Masterclass series at Dickson College’s hospitality kitchen. The classes run over six weeks beginning in mid-October. There’s a real variety of what is offered, with classes on Canapés, Thai food, Macarons, Italian food, Japanese food, and Ice cream/Sorbet.

The cost is $55 per class or $300 to take part in the full set.

If you go to you can book online.

bowtiepromotions 11:39 am 21 Aug 13

3 seeds cooking classes at Fyshwick is great can recommend them

la_psyche 1:05 pm 10 Feb 11

Thanks everyone for the suggestions. 3seeds seems to be very popular, most of their current classes are already booked out!

Another question – for those who did cooking classes where you need to bring your own knife, any recommendations on what kind of knives might be good? I only have a Wiltshire one that I use for everything.

Greta 7:04 pm 09 Feb 11

I did a cooking class with 3seeds or podfood as it was called then. Enjoyed it a lot.

Xanthomyza 1:24 pm 09 Feb 11

I can also thoroughly recommend 3seeds. I’ve done four classes with Andrew, both at Podfood and now at 3seeds. He has excellent knowledge and skill, and the food is great! A lot of fun.

rosscoact 12:05 pm 09 Feb 11


dr. faustus 11:57 am 09 Feb 11

Senso at the Fyshwick markets have pretty regular one-off courses, and I think they also run a full cooking diploma. We went and did a risotto evening with them a year or so ago and enjoyed it. It involved learning and trying a bunch of different ways to cook risotto, and then we all sat down and ate what we’d cooked. Their kitchen accommodates maybe 20 people, so the classes aren’t too big. No idea how their other courses are, but the few events we’ve done there we have enjoyed.

Holden Caulfield 11:52 am 09 Feb 11 – That’s Andrew Haskins latest project after moving on from Pod Food at Pialligo.

Raging Tempest 11:49 am 09 Feb 11

CIT adult eduction has a bunch of courses. if you go here and put cooking inthe search field it has a selection, although they seem to be northside

barbiekini 11:24 am 09 Feb 11

I did a Spanish cooking class at Ginnederra College last year that was great fun, especially the Sangria! It’s called Spanish Cooking with Lumi.

miss molly 10:50 am 09 Feb 11

Two heard on Genevieve’s show on 666.

– Deakin Thai cooking school
– French cooking school in Bungendore

Good luck! Let us know how you go.

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