Loading Events

Upcoming Events › Classes & Workshops

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

List of Events

BEST OF BRITISH: PORK PIES, CORNISH PASTIES, PICCALILLI & ECCLES

March 30 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

This 4 hour hands-on class will have you producing the tastiest pies & pasties this side of the equator – plus all the good things that go with them. Class Includes – Recipes, Lunch and lots of take home goods

Redbeard Historic Bakery Bread Baking Workshop

March 31 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Each comprehensive full-day hands-on workshop covers: making your own sourdough leaven to harness the power of complex wild culture fermentation kneading, shaping and prooving loaves in tins, cloth and baskets a short history of baking and ovens, and how to get the most out of your oven using different types of flour and milling your own how to recognise well made bread cooling and storing bread Who leads the workshops? John Reid, founder of RedBeard, with almost three decades of sourdough baking…

INCREDIBLE EDIBLES!

March 31 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

ST ERTH: Your introduction to edible plants. Learn how to create and plant out your own edible garden, with a focus on growing from seed and sourcing unusual and ornamental edible varieties, with Evette Jungwirth. Presented by Evette Jungwirth. Evette is a passionate backyard gardener and has previously been a Diggers Botanical Guide and staff member. Over her 20+ years with Diggers she headed up the Heronswood Garden Shop, plus our plant, seed and bulb departments, giving her a wealth of…

EASTER BAKING: HOT CROSS BUNS & MORE

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Easter is a wonderful time to bake, and home baked specialty breads make beautiful gifts This class will show you aspects of yeasted breads including Hot Cross Buns Class will feature : Hot Cross Buns, Panettone & Brioche Class Includes:  A light lunch, Recipes and tastings throughout plus LOTS of take home goods

Autumn Cooking Class at Lake House

April 7 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

Join us for a ‘hands-on’ Masterclass at Lake House – an exclusive opportunity to work with two chefs from the Lake House team in producing a beautiful seasonal menu. Spend a few hours in the purpose built Cooking School kitchen dealing with the region’s best produce and get to play with some of our “toys”. Includes a 3-hour cooking session, sit down lunch of dishes produced, wine & folder of recipes. Space is limited to 10 guests per class.

Workshop – Kraut Mob for the Kids, Kimchi for the adults

April 12 @ 10:00 am - April 16 @ 12:00 pm

Family fun in the school holidays - we'll start with a factory tour and a chat about fermenting. Then we set the kids up to salt, bash and smash cabbages to make their own kraut, while the adults will learn how to make kimchi - fun for everyone, right? A short but sweet session on fermenting for beginners with a jar of each to take home to ferment. 10am-12pm

Workshop – Milk SCOBY Family Fermenting Fun

April 13 @ 10:00 am - April 17 @ 12:00 pm

This workshop is for the whole family - bring the kids! Maybe you need a milk kefir SCOBY - or a kitchen pet. Feed it all kinds of milk and you'll get a yummy fermented drink to impress all of your family and friends. Milk kefir makes smoothies, ice-cream, labneh, sour cream and yummy (probiotic rich) butter. We'll have some milk kefir smoothies frozen into icy poles to eat on your way home as well as wad of butter to…

STARTING YOUR APPLE ORCHARD

April 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

ST ERTH: Celebrate the apple season harvest by joining us at the magnificent Garden of St Erth, for a day of Cider. 'Pete the Permie', with his extensive experience with heritage fruit trees, will discuss the best cider making fruit varieties and rootstocks, and how to grow and maintain your own fruit trees at home and you will be able to tour the St Erth espalier orchard then stay on and book in for the afternoon cider making session! Presented…

CIDER MAKING AT HOME

April 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

ST ERTH: Celebrate the apple season harvest by joining us at the magnificent Garden of St Erth, for a day of Cider. After learning about starting your orchard in the morning come to this afternoon session to learn about the basic and inexpensive equipment you need and how to lay out your own domestic Cidery. You'll be making your own brew in no time! Presented by Peter Allen. Known fondly as 'Pete the Permie' of Telopea Mountain Nursery in Monbulk,…

Autumn Masterclass at Lake House

May 5 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sunday 5th May 2019 | 11am – 4pm (coffee from 10.30am) A full day of demonstrations and foodie discussion with some of Australia’s top chefs including: Shannon Martinez – Smith & Daughters, Melbourne Duncan Welgemoed – Africola, Adelaide Danielle Alvarez- Fred’s, Sydney Hosted by Lake House Culinary Director Alla Wolf-Tasker in The Cooking School at Lake House. Day includes all three demonstrations, recipes, tastings, baguette lunch, wine and refreshments.

Winter Cooking Class at Lake House

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

Join the Lake House chefs for a hands-on Masterclass; an exclusive opportunity to work with two of the award-winning team in producing a three-course seasonal menu. Spend a few hours working with the region’s best produce; learn new techniques, tips, and ideas. Includes a three-hour cooking session, Cooking School apron, sit down lunch of the dishes produced, wine, refreshments & recipe folder. Space is limited to 10 guests per class.

BACK TO BASICS WINTER FRUIT TREE PRUNING

June 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

ST ERTH: Learn how to prune your fruit trees this winter for a bumper harvest and to improve the health of your favourite fruit trees. Our Diggers experts will get you gardening like a pro as part of our Back to Basics Program. The Back to Basics sessions are presented by our inhouse Diggers experts and as a whole these sessions will provide you with the essential foundations to get you gardening like a pro. Check out the full Back…

THE ART OF ESPALIER

June 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

ST ERTH: Learn how to train fruit trees to grow and crop in a small space by learning the ancient art of espalier with our Diggers expert. Member $39.00 Non-Member $49.00

Winter Cooking Class at Lake House

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

Join the Lake House chefs for a hands-on Masterclass; an exclusive opportunity to work with two of the award-winning team in producing a three-course seasonal menu. Spend a few hours working with the region’s best produce; learn new techniques, tips, and ideas. Includes a three-hour cooking session, Cooking School apron, sit down lunch of the dishes produced, wine, refreshments & recipe folder. Space is limited to 10 guests per class.

Words in Winter Masterclass with Rebecca Sullivan

August 4 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Learn all of those things granny would teach you in her own kitchen with Rebecca Sullivan. Rebecca is a self-taught cook and has worked with some of the world’s best food producers, academics, activists, and chefs. She is also a food curator, sustainable living advocate and entrepreneur having recently founded Australian Native wellbeing brand Warndu with her partner Damien. As an eco-agronomist, activist, food writer and urban farmer, Rebecca is passionate about heritage, preserving traditions, and passing on a wealth…

Spring Cooking Class at Lake House

September 1 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

Join the Lake House chefs for a hands-on Masterclass; an exclusive opportunity to work with two of the award-winning team in producing a three-course seasonal menu. Spend a few hours working with the region’s best produce; learn new techniques, tips, and ideas. Includes a three-hour cooking session, Cooking School apron, sit down lunch of the dishes produced, wine, refreshments & recipe folder. Space is limited to 10 guests per class.

Spring Masterclass at Lake House

September 15 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm

Sunday 15th September 2019 | 11am –  3:30pm (coffee from 10.30am) A full day of demonstrations and foodie discussion with some of Australia’s top chefs including: Andrew McConnell– Cutler & Co. Cumulus Inc, Supernormal, Rinky & Pinky, Melbourne Matt Moran – ARIA, Barangaroo House, Chiswick, North Bondi Fish, Paddo Inn Grill, NSW Hosted by Lake House Culinary Director Alla Wolf-Tasker in The Cooking School at Lake House. Day includes all three demonstrations, recipes, tastings, baguette lunch, wine and refreshments.

Spring Cooking Class at Lake House

October 13 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join the Lake House chefs for a hands-on Masterclass; an exclusive opportunity to work with two of the award-winning team in producing a three-course seasonal menu. Spend a few hours working with the region’s best produce; learn new techniques, tips, and ideas. Includes a three-hour cooking session, Cooking School apron, sit down lunch of the dishes produced, wine, refreshments & recipe folder. Space is limited to 10 guests per class.

+ Export Events