Modern comfort food

Course summary

Learn to cook four fun and delicious dishes from around the globe, all using seasonal produce.

We’ll whip up special paneer makhani (cubes of Indian cheese cooked in a buttery tomato and cashew sauce), plus homemade flatbreads of sweet potato, wholemeal flour, and cardamom. Also on the menu is a Japanese spinach and walnut salad, and old-fashioned lemon posset (lemon cream). The menu is all vegetarian!


What you will cook

  • paneer makhani
  • sweet potato roti spiked with cardamom
  • Japanese spinach and walnut salad (temple-style)
  • lemon posset (lemon cream)

What you will get

  • recipes to take home
  • a delicious lunch to enjoy together
  • lots of friendly chatter and cooking inspiration

What you need to bring

  • apron
  • a small container to take leftovers home

About the tutor

Rachel Pitts is a local writer, editor, and maker of small-but-beautiful cookbooks. She also enjoys teaching cooking classes, and her passion for food is contagious.

Rachel loves nothing more than finding interesting new dishes from far-flung corners of the world. She also believes in cooking seasonally, so her recipes are often an enticing combination of global flavours and seasonal produce. You can find out more about Rachel and her books at

Course cost

COST: $100.00

Class availability: 7 PLACES REMAINING

Course dates

Saturday 11 November
10.00am – 1.00pm (1 session)

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