Oriental Cuisine

As diverse as Toronto is, our cooking classes encompass cuisines from across Asia.  We cook from scratch, and teach in detail about culture-specific ingredients, tools and culinary rationales.  Japanese kaiseki, Thai street food, Vietnamese pho, Hong Kong family cooking, or whatever pleases you, whether exotic or nostalgic.

 

Class fee is per person per set of materials, subject to HST.
Buddy discount available.  See FAQ

INTERACTIVE DEMO INCLUDES

  • Relevant recipes

  • Demonstrations with detailed instructions by chef instructor

  • Opportunity to work on parts of the recipes wherever possible

  • All materials needed - the tools and ingredients we use in class are of top quality




HANDS-ON CLASS INCLUDES

  • Relevant recipes

  • Hands-on practice on recipes as guided by chef instructor

  • All materials needed - the tools and ingredients we use in class are of top quality

  • An apron to use during class. You are welcome to bring your own

  • Container for you to take away your finished product


Class listing for August to October 2018
Book any of the below classes, any time.

Bring Your Own
Knife Sharpening Workshop
 

$79/person

Difficulty level: I
Duration: 2.5 hours
Format: Hands-on
Minimum # of students to run: 4
Prepaid Points: 5 points

Learn to sharpen your knife the right way on a whetstone!  Chef Erwin will dissect the techniques of knife sharpening, blade construction, what makes a quality knife and proper edge maintenance.  Bring any size of knife with a non-serrated edge for this hands-on workshop or use our practice knives.

Vegetarian Meatball
East Meets West
 

$79/person

Difficulty level: I
Duration: 2.5 hours
Format: Hands-on
Minimum # of students to run: 2
Prepaid Points: 5 points

Description coming soon!

HK Cooking: West Lake Beef Soup,
Pan Fried Ketchup Prawns,
Split Pea Coconut Pudding

$99/person

Difficulty level: I
Duration: 3 hours
Format: Hands-on
Minimum # of students to run: 2
Prepaid Points: 6 points

Perfect for beginners in the kitchen, this class teaches the basics in making a quick meal.  You will cook everything hands-on and learn many Chinese cooking techniques. Nostalgic or exotic, these Hong Kong family dishes also lands themselves in Chinese restaurant menus.  Dine-in or take-out after class, whichever suits you.

 

Northern Thai Khao Soi Noodle,
Crispy Fish Salad
with Thai Dressing

$99/person

Difficulty level: I
Duration: 3 hours
Format: Hands-on
Minimum # of students to run: 2
Prepaid Points: 6 points

Description coming soon!

The Anatomy of Vietnamese Pho with Linh
 

$129/person

Difficulty level: I
Duration: 3 hours
Format: Hands-on
Minimum # of students to run: 2
Prepaid Points: 8 points

Description coming soon!

Charcoal Yaki-Udon,
Koji-cured Scallops, Black Garlic and Sake Dressing with Erwin

$129/person

Difficulty level: I
Duration: 3 hours
Format: Hands-on
Minimum # of students to run: 4
Prepaid Points: 8 points

Another innovative dish from Chef Erwin who taught our popular handmade pasta classes!  Using trendy ingredients such as charcoal, koji, black garlic, he creates colour contrasts and flavour combinations that will sure tantalize your taste buds.  Learn to make this yaki-udon with a modern flair, enjoy it after class or take it home to share.

 

Kaiseki Appetizers: Sashimi Wrapped in Kelp, Eggplant Dengaku, Edamame Steamed Fish Ball, Wintermelon Miso Soup

$129/person

Difficulty level: I
Duration: 4 hours
Format: Hands-on
Minimum # of students to run: 2
Prepaid Points: 8 points

Description coming soon!

Hakka Style Pork Belly with Preserved Vegetable

 

$99/person

Difficulty level: II
Duration: 2.5 hours
Format: Hands-on
Minimum # of students to run: 2
Prepaid Points: 6 points

As our Hakka aunties may tell us, this seemingly sinister dish is worth its every calories.  We will go through the various steps into transforming the pork belly into melt-in-your-mouth goodness where sweet aroma from the preserved mustard greens.  Bring home your work, or leave it at the studio -- we wouldn’t mind.

Green Curry with Chicken & Eggplant from Scratch,
Crisp Rubies Dessert
 

$99/person

Difficulty level: II
Duration: 2.5 hours
Format: Hands-on
Minimum # of students to run: 2
Prepaid Points: 6 points

Description coming soon!