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Cooking classes for myself

Post by Zeenit » Wed, 17 Sep 2008 6:58 pm

Yes, I know its cheaper to eat out but I would like to learn how to cook asian food properly.
I am going to Canning Fort for the chilli crab classes but does anyone know of a school that teaches expats how to cook local.

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Post by durain » Wed, 17 Sep 2008 7:30 pm

these days, you can get a lot of cooking tips, video and recipe on the internet. ok, so not as good as physical like in a cooking class, but it is near enough.

btw, if you want to cheat, check out www.primataste.com.sg and get their cooking "kit". it is in a box. the laksa and chicken rice is so real.

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Post by Zeenit » Wed, 17 Sep 2008 7:38 pm

Durain, I DONT WANT TO CHEAT. I have seen these boxes at Cold Storage . One day when I leave Sg I would like to take away something that I have learnt and not just sat around gripping about helpers, weather etc.

So please does anyone know of cooking classes Not in a box where I can learn to cook asian.
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Post by charming » Thu, 18 Sep 2008 10:16 am

I'd also be interested, I'll do some research and get back to you zeenit

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Post by hollywood » Thu, 18 Sep 2008 4:14 pm

I, too, have been looking for classes....everything is for the maids. Let me know if you have any luck!

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Post by Zeenit » Thu, 18 Sep 2008 6:43 pm

HI, I all update this thread if I find out more on my search for a cooking class.
If anyone else is serious about joining us please let us know that way when we speak to a school we can tell them numbers and maybe get a discount for group booking
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Post by cbavasi » Thu, 18 Sep 2008 6:50 pm

i received a gift certificate to this place - if you click on the singapore cuisine there is a hands on demo for chili prawns (among others). it's at fort canning:

http://www.at-sunrice.com/corp/LeisureCalendar.aspx

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Post by Zeenit » Fri, 19 Sep 2008 9:31 am

http://www.cookerymagic.com/schedule.


This is one of the links I found but I have not spoken to the school yet so if anyone is interested please pm me and I will ask on your behalf as well.
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Post by Leone and John » Fri, 19 Sep 2008 10:42 am

A group of us went to The Pantry for coffee yesterday and they also do cooking classes....

their website has info:

http://www.expatlivingsingapore.com/Loewen.html

I know it says cooking classes for 'helpers', but they do other classes too. Nice place to go for a coffee, but we ended up leaving as some 'noisy kids' arrived with their parents...!!!

But worth checking out, walking distance to Tanglin Mall.
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Post by Zeenit » Fri, 19 Sep 2008 5:19 pm

But I was looking for a proper cooking class, something like Prue Leiths in London. Where I came away with a skill.
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Post by xernstx » Fri, 19 Sep 2008 6:09 pm

My wife did Cookery Magic and liked the classes, but if they aren't full they end up getting canceled - so it was tough for her to line up some of them.

We looked for a decent mid-range cooking school (not a professional diploma, but not ad-hoc courses either), but didn't find anything

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Post by Zeenit » Fri, 19 Sep 2008 7:54 pm

xernstx wrote:My wife did Cookery Magic and liked the classes, but if they aren't full they end up getting canceled - so it was tough for her to line up some of them.

We looked for a decent mid-range cooking school (not a professional diploma, but not ad-hoc courses either), but didn't find anything
Xernstx, did you wif find anything? maybe if we have a few that really want to do the classes then they can't cancel.
pm me and let me know.
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Post by Leone and John » Fri, 19 Sep 2008 8:33 pm

I think Raffles have cooking classes as does Coriander Leaf.....

not sure tho' if they are what you are after!
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Post by chixchix » Fri, 19 Sep 2008 8:47 pm

Personally , I feel that www.culinary.com.sg is a good place to learn how to cook. Very relaxed environment and I think its reasonably priced as well.

You may go to their website and also,subscribe to their mailing list. :)
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Post by hollywood » Fri, 19 Sep 2008 10:54 pm

Leone
I was looking for cooking classes that are kind of casual and fun(with no kids sorry...ours is grown). Do you think The Pantry or The Coriander would fit the bill?? We just moved here from Canada, thought it would be a great way to meet people while doing something I like. Thanks!!

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