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May 2017
$120

Vintage Inspired Cupcakes – (Hands On) – Sat 27th May – 10 am

May 27 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Taste Budds Cooking Studio, 305 Lord Street, Highgate WA 6003Australia + Google Map

Have you ever wondered how cake decorators pipe beautiful delicate flowers in buttercream? This class is a fantastic introduction to cupcake decorating. Learn the skills to master piped flowers and decorate your own cupcakes with Charles and Violet. You'll also learn how to use edible paint and dusts to accent your vintage inspired cupcakes. Take home your own 6 x decorated cupcakes. What do I need? Our venue is not licensed so please BYO drinks (including alcohol) to enjoy with…

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June 2017
$120

Bombay Street Food with Spice Mama (Hands On) – Thursday 1st June – 6.30 pm

June 1 @ 6:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Taste Budds Cooking Studio, 305 Lord Street, Highgate WA 6003Australia + Google Map

Visit Bombay and the first thing that hits you is the aroma of food: street stalls selling samosas and other fried snacks, spicy chicken skewers, roasted corn with fresh lime and chilli, fragrant chutneys…. They're everywhere! Bombay is a truly food lovers paradise, and tonight we'll take you there as you learn to make a selection of tasty fingerfoods that will have you licking your fingers and wanting more. On the Menu ... Paneer tikka skewers kheema (mince samosas) onion…

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$120

How to make Dim Sum Dumplings – (Hands On) – Friday 2nd June – 6.30 pm

June 2 @ 6:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Taste Budds Cooking Studio, 305 Lord Street, Highgate WA 6003Australia + Google Map

I have taken (stolen really) some of Simon Bryant (The Cook and the Chef)'s recipes from when we made dumplings together a few years ago. They are so delicious and this class is all about making a mess, creating your own dumpling shapes (and trying mine). I cook them whilst you keep on rolling, I will steam some and do 'Pot Sticker' which is crispy at the bottom and steamed through! Bring some beers to enjoy whilst rolling out your dunplings…

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$120

Painted Cakes – (Hands On) – 3rd June – 10 am

June 3 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Taste Budds Cooking Studio, 305 Lord Street, Highgate WA 6003Australia + Google Map

Unleash your inner artist in this class as you use buttercream icing as the paint and cake as your canvas! Using a simple and effective painting technique, commonly used by Van Gogh, each cake in the class will be unique and entirely your own. Finish off the design with a few handmade flowers. What do I need? Our venue is not licensed so please BYO drinks (including alcohol) to enjoy with your food, there is no drinking for the first…

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$90

Fermentation with Ben Williams (Hands On) – Tuesday 6th June- 6.30 pm

June 6 @ 6:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Taste Budds Cooking Studio, 305 Lord Street, Highgate WA 6003Australia + Google Map

In this class you will learn how to create the perfect conditions for our probiotic warriors to thrive through lacto-fermentation. For too long we have been aiming to sterilize our food, killing any and all life inside.  In doing so we are also killing the beneficial bacteria that help ward off sickness and aid in digestion.  This has improved un-refrigerated shelf life for the corporations but in turn has made our diets devoid of life and balance! What does the class…

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$120

Jewels of Persia with Hayde – (Hands On) – Saturday 10th June – 10am

June 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Taste Budds Cooking Studio, 305 Lord Street, Highgate WA 6003Australia + Google Map

Join Hayde to learn these authentic Persian dishes, her food is incredible and divine! On the Menu .... 1  Salad Shirazi (refreshing side salad) 2 Loobia Polow (one-pot lamb/beef rice main) 3 Kashke-e Bademjan (easy eggplant and caramalized onion appetizer) 4 Tah Chin (Layered saffron rice, vegetable and meat dish) 5 Khoresh-e Fesenjoon (Persian style sweet and sour chicken) 6 Baghali Polow with Morgh (Chicken with Fava Beans and rice) What do I need? Our venue is not licensed so…

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$120

Psychic Dinner (This is a Dinner NOT a Cooking Class) – Friday 16th June – BYO

June 16 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Taste Budds Cooking Studio, 305 Lord Street, Highgate WA 6003Australia + Google Map

We’re offering you a unique dining experience – an evening of mediumship featuring renowned Australian Spiritual Medium, Rebecca Millman – combined with a mouth watering three-course meal by Chef Sophie Budd. Attending this dinner will give you the opportunity to watch Rebecca’s amazing, yet natural, ability to communicate with those who have crossed over. She will give examples of both her psychic powers and her clairvoyant skills throughout the night. Rebecca may come to you at the table and ask if you wish to have a reading……

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$120

Bread for Beginners – (Hands On) – Saturday 17th June – 10 am

June 17 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Taste Budds Cooking Studio, 305 Lord Street, Highgate WA 6003Australia + Google Map

Get your hands doughy and learn to make all these breads from scratch, this is a bread feast, so get ready for some carbs! On the menu Cheese & Onion Bread Focaccia Simple White Loaf Spelt Bread Gluten-free Buckwheat Bread What do I need? Our venue is not licensed so please BYO drinks (including alcohol) to enjoy with your food, there is no drinking for the first hour until all the chopping is done, then you are welcome to have…

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$120

Pasta and Gnocchi – (Hands On Cooking Class) – Sat 17th June – 2 pm

June 17 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Taste Budds Cooking Studio, 305 Lord Street, Highgate WA 6003Australia + Google Map

In 2006/2007 I  worked as Chef de Partie at Jamie Oliver’s ‘Fifteen Cornwall’ restaurant where I ran the pasta section.  I found my true passion and love and now my favourite thing to do is teach people how to make Pasta and Gnocchi so they can go home and create it for themselves, their friends and families! I was also lucky enough to learn from the master himself, Jamie’s mentor Gennaro Contaldo.  Who visited us in Cornwall a few times, I loved…

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$75

Cooking for the week (Hands On) – Monday 19 June – 6.30 pm

June 19 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Taste Budds Cooking Studio, 305 Lord Street, Highgate WA 6003Australia + Google Map

Recently I went to a friends house to cook her a weeks worth of healthy food, it only took me an hour, but I'm a chef!  So I thought, what if I teach people some super quick, healthy meals they can cook up and store in the fridge for the week! We will be cooking .... (specifics depends on what fresh veggies are available) AND WE WILL NOT BE USING RECIPES - I will guide everyone through the whole evening almost…

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$120

Tapas and Paella – (Hands on Cooking Class) – Tuesday 20th June – 6.30 pm

June 20 @ 6:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Taste Budds Cooking Studio, 305 Lord Street, Highgate WA 6003Australia + Google Map

Join Sophie and explore the scintillating world of Spanish cuisine.  Tapas are great all year round. They’re perfect for dinner parties, super-easy to make and always pack a punch full of flavour.  We will follow up by making a beautiful Paella with chicken, chorizo, prawns, squid, mussels ….. What does the class involve? This is a hands-on class where you’ll learn the skills and techniques needed to great mind-blowing tapas every single time. On the menu we have some of our…

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$120

Sophie’s Seafood Class – (Hands On) – Tuesday 27th June – 6.30 pm

June 27 @ 6:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Taste Budds Cooking Studio, 305 Lord Street, Highgate WA 6003Australia + Google Map

Sophie worked for Rick Stein at his Seafood Restaurant in Padstow at age 16.  The head chef put her on the pastry section (she thinks because she was a girl), she requested to work on the larder where the crates would come in daily straight from the boats and she spent her days gutting and filleting fish! In this class she will teach you some simple ways to cook beautiful WA seafood, lots of these dishes are Rick Stein recipes…

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$120

Ultimate Tarts with Diana Thomas – (Hands on) – 29th June – 6.30pm

June 29 @ 6:30 am - 9:15 pm
Taste Budds Cooking Studio, 305 Lord Street, Highgate WA 6003Australia + Google Map

  Who said all tarts had to be sweet? Join  Diana, a homegrown Pastry Chef from here in W.A., as you discover the wonderful versatility of tarts and making the most of the best seasonal produce. In this class, she will teach you how to make a savoury dough and a sweet dough, fillings that will leave you mouth watering for more and of course- a few classic toppings of meringue and fruit curds for those sweet at heart. On…

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July 2017
$75

School Holiday Cooking Class – 8 – 12 years old (Hands On) – Tuesday 4th July – 10 am

July 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:15 pm
Taste Budds Cooking Studio, 305 Lord Street, Highgate WA 6003Australia + Google Map

I will be cooking up the following with the kids ….. Homemade bread rolls Potato gnocchi with a tomato, roasted veggies and basil sauce Homemade sago pudding with coconut and sticky banana Please drop them off before 10 to be signed in and return to sit down and eat with them at 12.15. Old clothes essential as they will get dirty! Can’t wait to have them all here for some crazy cooking!

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$75

School Holiday Cooking Class – 12 – 16 years old – (Hands On) – Tuesday 4th July – 2 pm

July 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Taste Budds Cooking Studio, 305 Lord Street, Highgate WA 6003Australia + Google Map

I will be cooking up the following with the kids ….. Homemade bread rolls Potato gnocchi with a tomato, roasted veggies and basil sauce Homemade sago pudding with coconut and sticky banana Please drop them off before 2 PM to be signed in and return to sit down and eat with them at 4.15 PM Old clothes essential as they will get dirty! Can’t wait to have them all here for some crazy cooking!

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$120

Moroccan Nights – (Hands On) – Thursday 6th July- 6.30 pm

July 6 @ 6:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Taste Budds Cooking Studio, 305 Lord Street, Highgate WA 6003Australia + Google Map

Discover the flavours of Morocco and become a master of the Tajine! In this class Sophie will teach you some deep, delicious flavours and you will make the following (note – menu is split in to the groups so we can eat it all, not every team will make every dish due to the time) Briquat b’kefta – lamb and feta filo scroll Tagine l’ghanmi b’tamra – lamb tajine Chermoula Seafood Tagine Flat breads filled with, butter, parsley and garlic…

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$120

Pasta and Gnocchi – (Hands On Cooking Class) – Thursday 13th July – 6.30 pm

July 13 @ 6:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Taste Budds Cooking Studio, 305 Lord Street, Highgate WA 6003Australia + Google Map

In 2006/2007 I  worked as Chef de Partie at Jamie Oliver’s ‘Fifteen Cornwall’ restaurant where I ran the pasta section.  I found my true passion and love and now my favourite thing to do is teach people how to make Pasta and Gnocchi so they can go home and create it for themselves, their friends and families! I was also lucky enough to learn from the master himself, Jamie’s mentor Gennaro Contaldo.  Who visited us in Cornwall a few times, I loved…

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$50

Cook for your Dog – (Hands On) – Sat 15th July – 10 am

July 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Taste Budds Cooking Studio, 305 Lord Street, Highgate WA 6003Australia + Google Map

This is my gorgeous boy Duke, I cook for him as much as I can! Especially in the winter, he loves a good stew! In this class we will make some stews and treats for your dog. Please bring some Tupperware so you can take the food home! For ‘Hands On’ Classes The group will be broken in to teams of 4 or 5 and each team will work together to prepare a selection of the recipes. Please wear flat,…

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$120

Truffle Class (Hands On) – Sat 15th July – 1pm

July 22 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Taste Budds Cooking Studio, 305 Lord Street, Highgate WA 6003Australia + Google Map

Chef Sophie Budd is in the studio cooking up one of her favourite ingredients- Truffle! Come down and learn how to get the most out of this extraordinary jewel of W.A.'s soil.     We will cook a beautiful seasonal menu with all things truffle! Truffled prawn tortelinni in a bisque sauce Pan fried gnocchi on Jerusalem artichoke puree, with parsnip crisps, brown sage butter and hazelnuts Creamed cauliflower soup with truffle croq monsieur Please BYO wine and come as…

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$120

Truffle Up Your Tastebudds Dinner – (This is not a cooking class) – Sat 22nd July – 7pm – BYO

July 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Taste Budds Cooking Studio, 305 Lord Street, Highgate WA 6003Australia + Google Map

We’re offering you an incredible Truffle experience of the senses this winter! This hearty four-course menu combines some of Western Australia's best seasonal produce with Great Southern Truffles in a warm, casual setting cooked by Chef Sophie Budd at the Taste Budds Studio.  Alcohol is BYO, we will take care of the rest.    Our Truffled-up menu includes… Sophie's Foccaccia with truffle butter Cream of Cauliflower and Jerusalem Artichocke soup Raviolo of north-west prawn mouse and egg yolk with a sage,…

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Our venue is not licensed so please BYO drinks (including alcohol) to enjoy with your food. There is no drinking for the first hour – until all the chopping is done – then you are welcome to have a drink. We provide cold tap water throughout the class.

The group will be broken into teams of 4 or 5 and each team will work together to prepare a selection of the recipes. We do not have the time in the class for everyone to cook everything however you do get to EAT EVERYTHING!

Please wear flat, enclosed shoes, have long hair tied up and sensible clothing (no flappy kaftans or tops). Aprons are provided.

Apart from that, bring yourself and a hunger to learn, cook and eat!

Contact

Taste Budds Cooking Studio,
305 Lord Street,
Highgate,
Perth
Western Australia

e: cook@tastebudds.com.au
p: 0415 365 395
(please do not send text messages to this phone number)

Office hours: Monday to Friday - 9am to 5pm