The secret to successful cooking is keeping a pantry of flavourful staple ingredients at your fingertips. In this class, you will learn to stock the basic essentials and time-saving shortcuts for easy international-style dishes. Scott’s recipes include: Middle Eastern soutzoukakia, cumin and cinnamon spiced kebab-shaped meat balls bathed in rich tomato sauce with cardamom rice; Louisiana cajun spiced fried fish fillets with tartar-style mayo and a wombok cabbage, spring onion, celery and green capsicum vinaigrette tossed slaw; Italian spinach and ricotta tortellini in brodo (light broth) with seasonal mixed vegetables, parsley and freshly grated parmesan cheese; and finally, make your own Tex-Mex fajitas with pan-fried seasoned pork, onion and capsicum served wrapped in warm corn tortilla with tomato salsa, sour cream and guacamole.
Weeknight Cooking Made Easy
basic essentials and time saving shortcuts
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
Chef, Foodsmart Solutions
Scott qualified as a chef in England and travelled to Australia in 1994. His career took off in Melbourne at the Grand Hyatt, Crown Casino and The Westin. During this time he gained qualifications including certificates in Commercial and Asian Cookery, Patisserie and a Diploma in Hospitality Management. He also holds a Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment and for the past 12 years has also worked as a qualified Culinary Trainer in Australia and South-East Asia. During his 25 year career in hospitality and education Scott has worked with notable chefs including Gary Rhodes, Rick Stein, Antonio Carluccio and our local legend Stephanie Alexander. He has recently created a popular Cookery Master Program. This is a comprehensive online program designed to teach people with little or no experience how to cook no fuss, simple dishes every day. His digital cook book, ‘Quick Easy Recipes-Discover Why Cooking is Easier Than You Think’ is planned for release later this year.