At Selwyn Community Education we are fortunate to have a team of enthusiastic ethnic cooking tutors, all keen to share their food and culture.
Today we introduce Silvia Gomez-Pineda. Silvia is a native of Mexico and has lived in NZ for seven years. Originally a pre-school teacher, she has a passion for Mexican cooking and culture and wants to share her grandmother's 'secretos' with her students.
Mexican Cooking Experience
This unique cooking experience will lead you through an encounter with the flavours, aromas, spices and the culture of Silvia's beloved Mexico and its flavourful cuisine. Starts 2 August.
Greek Cooking Odyssey
Join Emily Tsaliagou as she introduces you to authentic Greek food. 1 August.
Modern Middle Eastern Cuisine
This is a part demonstration, part practical class in which you will be introduced to cuisine from Turkey, Persia, Morocco, Lebanon, Iraq and Greece. With Sahar starting 3 August.
Create those truly palate-pleasing Japanese favourites at home, such as Teriyaki Chicken, Tempura and Pork Katsudon. With Efrem and Catherine Tham 1 August.
Cecilia Kim will take you on a taste journey to learn how to cook diverse Korean dishes such as Kim Chi, Bulgogi, Gugelpan, Darkgalbi, Gal bi Jim and Bipimbap. Learn the Korean way of eating and sharing food, and glean some history and culture along the way. Started 3 August.
Immerse yourself in the culture of Turkey and create a complete menu with a range of beautiful, tasty food. Starts 3 August with Sahar.
Meat Free Meals and Healthy Alternatives
Discover new dimensions in meat-free meals. June will introduce you to a variety of recipes from around the world using seasonal ingredients. Recipes for family meals and entertaining. Starts 22 August. More about June here.
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