Join Alex to explore how spices have influenced cuisines across the Mediterranean: dip with cod roe, bread, olive oil, lemon juice and isot chilli, served with warm flat bread; zucchini and feta cheese croquettes with smoked garlic aioli mayo; fresh crab with a coriander, parsley, mint, basil, cherry tomato and Lebanese cucumber salad, with a maris biber (sweet Turkish chilli flakes) dressing; paprika, dried mint and fenugreek spiced char-grilled lamb back strap, served sliced with seared scallops and roast capsicum chutney; pasta pan-tossed in truffle infused oil, ground coriander, and cumin seeds, with chicken breast, mushrooms and sun dried tomatoes in a light white wine sauce; and to finish, a delicious surprise sweet treat.
Mediterranean Spice Journey
A diverse, modern menu
Get up close and personal with the chefs from some of Melbourne’s best restaurants. Sharing their extraordinary knowledge and expertise, our Master Class chefs will show you how to create the food that they are famous for and teach you how to take your cooking to the next level. Click here for more information the class format.
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About the Chef
Head Chef, Koy
Alex studied in Europe to become a Chef and spent 12 years working to gain experience in different regions of Greece and, as a restaurant owner in Athens. In 2011 he returned to Australia to take up a position at the Surf Club in Brisbane with celebrity Chef, Ben O'Donohue. Back in Melbourne, Alex is now working at the South Melbourne Market as Head Chef of the established and the popular Turkish restaurant, Koy. More