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Rome Meets the Middle East

Easy traditional dishes

Alex explores how La Cucina Romana influenced Middle Eastern cuisine, with a menu featuring his own, easy take on traditional dishes. Recipes include: pistachio, capsicum and Parmesan cheese pesto with spicy Turkish beef sucuk sausage on crunchy pide bread; bulgur, fresh mint, parsley, cucumber, tomato salad with baked spiced pistachio kernels and crisp Italian prosciutto shards; kavurma shakshuka, a delicious combination of baked eggs with pan fried lamb in a rich tomato, onion; capsicum sauce spiced with cumin and coriander seeds; lamb and beef Turkish-style koftas (meat balls) slowly cooked in a lemon chickpea broth, served with sucuk sausage and fennel yoghurt; and finally for an easy dessert, sugar syrup poached pumpkin, tahini, finely crushed walnut-almond  dust and creamy homemade pistachio ice cream.

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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.

2.5 hours
Intermediate - high
Includes dinner & recipe pack
150.00 pp (for 2019 classes)
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Fri 1 March 2019
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
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Rome Meets the Middle East (1 Mar 2019)
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About the Chef

Alex Meimetis

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

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Master Classes

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.

2.5 hours
Intermediate - high
Includes dinner & recipe pack
150.00 pp (for 2019 classes)
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