John’s cookbook Live Life Cook features recipes that will provide you with easy-to-follow cooking methods to prepare both nutritious and delicious dishes. Join this class to discover how to make: John’s popular wholemeal, seed and nut soda bread; a quick omelette and the essential tips for perfectly poached or fried eggs; hearty Parisian bistro-style caramelised onion soup with bubbling cheese toasts; crispy skin salmon on a variety of roasted root vegetables and steamed greens with a lime saffron dressing; and finally, classic Italian zabaglione made by whipping and heating egg yolks, sugar and sweet sherry over low heat to create a luscious, thick sauce, served with seasonal fruits. Not to be missed!
Easy, Feel Good Cooking
Nutritious and delicious dishes
Whether you want to explore a new cuisine, learn some new techniques or simply expand your cooking repertoire, our highly experienced instructors will show you how to prepare delicious dishes that are guaranteed to impress. Click here for more information the class format.
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About the Chef
Executive Chef/National Manager , Aveo Group
John’s professional career began with a cooking apprenticeship at the Southern Cross, one of Melbourne’s past iconic hotels. During this time John represented Australia at the Culinary Olympics in Germany, winning a prestigious Gold Medal. Since then, John has experienced 30 years working with celebrated chefs such as Stephanie Alexander and elite athletes such as Cathy Freeman. In 2009 John co-founded Dineamic Australia, a healthy solution to ready-made meals borne from a shared vision in conjunction with a former professional footballer, Jason Johnson and Karen Inge, a leading sports dietitian. Currently John manages over 70 kitchens insuring fresh, healthy meals are prepared for over 13,000 residents within the Aveo Group.