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Seafood- Lesson 3: Mussel & Prawn Chowder

This post is quite late late as my husband and I had an extra, extra long weekend across the other side of Australia, in Perth, where I cooked, for his mothers 70th birthday party for group of 30 friends and … Continue reading

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Lesson 3 – Stocks, Sauces and Soups. Beef Consommé.

Today is the last class of ‘Stocks, Sauces and Soups and not only did I learn how to make perfectly clear consommé, I also got a great work out for my arms!!!  We made a Caramelised Garlic, Tomato  & Orange … Continue reading

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Lesson 7…Basic Methods of Cookery – Stewing, Sauté & Braising

I can’t believe that I have been at Culinary School for 10 weeks and have had 7 practical cooking lessons. I couldn’t be happier with my decision to enrol in Commercial Cookery at TAFE, particularly Ryde TAFE which is so … Continue reading

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Lesson 6….Basic Methods of Cooking – Stir fry, pan frying, sautéed, blanching & boiling and baking.

We are back in class after the extra long Easter weekend and since last weeks class I’ve had the opportunity to practice a few of the elements we’ve learnt to date in “Basic Methods of Cooking” including, Tandoori Chicken, sautéed … Continue reading

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