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Summer & Autumn 2018 ( 3 Events )

In this series we celebrate the flavours of the world in our summer and autumn cooking.

Summer is about getting together with family and friends to share delicious food in a relaxed and fun setting. In our summer classes we teach you exciting flavours and techniques from Spanish, French and Asian cooking to add to your summer repertoire. Dishes that you will crave to share with others!

Autumn in Canberra is glistening. The days are warm, the evenings more cool, and the produce is abundant. We finish the series with two classes that play with this beautiful end-of-summer produce in ways true to two regions in southern Europe, first, in French provincial cooking and, second, in Tuscan cooking.

This series is on Monday evenings, 6.30-8.30 pm. The classes take place at the Foodish Cooking School at the Belconnen Fresh Food Markets and are $95 each. 

Cook and eat wonderful food in these classes, sip on a glass of wine, and make new friends as you connect through cooking.

Easter Yeast Baking ( 4 Events )

Sweet Easter breads feature in Easter celebrations around the world, from Panne di pasqua in Italy through to  pinca in Croatia and tsoureki in Greece.  
In this series we guide you in the skills necessary to create these and other sweet breads, from English hot ross buns and Swedish cinnamon scrolls, to French brioche, and your own Easter sweet bread creations.  
The classes develop the skills through a step-by-step cumulative process to ensure that you leave confident in working with yeast and yeast doughs. 
You will have a lot of doughy fun, and your family and friends will be delighted with all the sweet treats you bring home.
The classes are on Wednesday evenings, 14, 21 & 28 March, 6.30-9 pm.
Each class is $90. The series is $240. This includes nibbles, wine and lots of take-homes.

Easter Fish ( 2 Events )

Easter menu sorted? Learn how to cook some terrific fish recipes. Wow family and friends at Easter or store them away for an omega-3 recharge later in the year.

Face those fish fears and embrace the new healthier lifestyle that cooking with fabulous fish has to offer!

In each class you cook three delicious fish dishes and then sit down to enjoy them for lunch with wine and a surprise dessert.

The classes are on Saturday  17 & 24 March 2018, 10.30 am-2 pm. The class is $120.


Kids' After-School Cooking Camp-term 1 ( 0 Event )

Looking to inspire your child’s culinary creativity? Or needing to unleash your mini chef in the kitchen without having to clean up the mess? 

This is a fun, hands-on series aimed to inspire kids all about food


  • fresh, seasonal ingredients
  • basic knife-skills
  • kitchen safety & hygiene
  • clean-up skills
  • recipes to take home (personalised recipe file awarded at the end of the final class) 
  • the children finish each class with the dinner that they have cooked


kids rolling pins

The classes happen over 5 Wednesdays beginning on 21 February, 3.45 to 5.30pm and concluding on 21 March 2018. The last class is a 'restaurant' class where the children invite family and friends to their 'restaurant' to serve them a delicious dinner that they have cooked.

Classes take place in the Foodish Cooking School at the Belconnen Fresh Food Markets. The cost of the Camp is $250. Bookings essential.

Mastering Macarons ( 1 Event )

Macarons are sublime little morsels, delicate on the palate and tempermental in the oven.

In this hands-on class master macaron maker David L will step you through the principles and tricks of macaron making and help you pump out a large batch of beautiful specimens.

Sip on bubbles, enjoy some delicate snacks, and take home your bounty to share with family and friends.

The class is 1.30-4.30 pm on Sunday 25 February in the Foodish Cooking School at the Belconnen Markets. Cost $95.  


Traditional Chinese Dumplings with David L ( 1 Event )

Learn the art of dumpling making from Chinese-Australian master chef David L.

This is a unique opportunity in Canberra to learn from someone with unique expertise in the full range of Chinese cookery.

As a child, David worked in his family's Chinese restaurant in Dickson, and went on to excel as a chef in his own right, winning many awards, and working in a range of modern European fine-dining establishments. David is passionate about the cuisine of his heritage, and very keen to impart his knowledge, skills and love of the art of Chinese cooking.

In the class you will make a variety of dumplings, and enjoy these for dinner with a traditional rice congee and celery salad.

The class is on Monday 26 March, 6.30-9pm in the Foodish Cooking School at the Belconnen Markets.  Cost $99

Fermenting 101 ( 1 Event )

Frankie Bodel

Foodish is very excited to have chef Frankie Bodel run a hands-on workshop on fermenting for beginners.

Learn about the amazing health benefits of fermenting and simple fermenting techniques for abundant summer produce. 

During the workshop you will make milk kefir and kefir labna, kimchi, sauerkraut, and kombucha. You'll also get to sample some sweet potato fly and beetroot kvass.

Leave Foodish laden with jars of fermenting produce and everything you need to make your own milk kefir at home.

Frankie is an award-winning chef who gets very excited when anyone mentions fermenting. Don't miss her fun, informative and inspiring workshop.

Saturday 24 February, 2-5 pm at the Foodish Cooking School, Belconnen Markets. Cost $110