Cooking School

Winter Cooking Class Calendar 

Welcome to Milly and Romeo’s Cooking School in Koonwarra.  We want to share with you our sheer love and joy of cooking by inviting you to join one of our fun and dynamic cooking classes. Whether you are wanting to learn the forgotten art of jam making, be confident when left in charge of a saucepan, help your kids to learn the love of food or just give the most scrumptious present, Milly and Romeo’s Cooking School has a class for you!  We also do private classes and run school group programs. Our classes are designed to make the most of organic, seasonal food from local farms using simple, effective techniques and recipes. Learn the joy of cooking in our paddock to plate classrooms….

TO BOOK A CLASS PLEASE CALL US ON 0356642211

Basic Bread Class  Sunday 2nd June 10.30am-2.30pm

In this very popular hands on class, we will be exploring sourdough bread and making our own loaves. Everyone will go home with their own sourdough starter too! We make our own loaves or buns and get an understanding of basic kneading. Homemade crumpets are on the menu too. With Easter not too far away, hot cross buns will be demonstrated. This is a great class if you are new to bread making.

 $100 per person

Pressure Cooking Class              Saturday 29th June 10.30am -2.30pm

The amazing pressure cooker is coming back into our kitchens! You may have heard awful stories about them from the past – please don’t let that put you off exploring what you can do in them!! They take the time out of cooking and keep lots of nutrition in your food and are very versatile too. In this class Maria demonstrates the multiple uses of the age old kitchen essential. We make a soup in minutes, a Chicken, Leek and Apple Pie, (this one is cooked in a pudding bowl inside the pressure cooker.) Lamb and Rosemary pie with potato pastry We also will be cooking a beautiful piece of local free range corned beef and pressure roasted potatoes to go with it. All this in just a few hours and we eat it as we go!!

$100 per person

Kids Class

Friday 5th July  10am -12.30 pm 

We are going to make some serious winter warming food & of course – have some serious fun!! On the menu today is – Shepherds Pie, sticky date pudding with butterscotch sauce, and some jars of lemon butter. The idea is that your budding little chef can be confident to make all of these at home for family and friends. Suitable for 8-13 yr olds

$50 per child

Kids Class                Friday 12th July 10am – 12.30pm 

This is a great class for the young chef in the house as we are teaching pastry and making a good ol’ favourite meat pie, some organic potato wedges then a chocolate runny pudding. Perfect winter food or for watching the footy on a Saturday night – these will become family favourites!! Suitable for 8-13 yr olds.           

$50 per child

Christmas in July Fundraising Dinner Saturday July 13th 6.30pm

This isn’t a class as such – it is our annual fundraiser and not to be missed! Two dog related organisations that are very dear to our hearts – Found by the Hound and the Hannah Foundation. This is a 3 course meal with wine and beer – then finished off with tea or coffee and award winning fruit mince tarts. Grab a group of friends and book in!!

$65 per person

Speciality Bread Class               Saturday 27th July   10.30am -2.30pm

In this hands-on class, we will be exploring sourdough bread and making our own. (As well as going home with a starter) We then will be making croissants, Danish pastries and crumpets. This is a great class if you are new to bread making or would like a few more ideas now you are baking basic breads.

$100 per person

Pies and Pastries   Saturday 10th August 10.30am- 2.30pm 

This is mainly a demonstration style class with Maria – the whole process of making pastry will be demystified – lots of questions answered and you will have the confidence to be making your own pastry when you cook at home. Recipes include a classic quiche Lorraine, lemon tart, lamb and rosemary pie with a potato pastry top, french vanilla slice as well as a traditional Cornish pastie.                                                         

$100 per person 

Basic Bread Class  Saturday 24th August    10.30am-2.30pm

In this very popular hands on class, we will be exploring sourdough bread and making our own loaves. Everyone will go home with their own sourdough starter too! We make our own loaves or buns and get an understanding of basic kneading. Homemade crumpets are on the menu too. We will make a fruit scroll and explore other simple breads . This is a great class if you are new to bread making.                              

$100 per person

Baking Secrets                  Saturday 31st August  10.30am -2.30pm

Would you like to know more about technique’s and tips for perfect baking every time? This class will cover a wide range of beautiful traditional recipes, such as scones, biscuits, pastry  (we make the most delicious pear and almond tart) a great chocolate cake for any occasion and a classic quiche to add the savoury element. Maria will share with you her knowledge, so you can have  beautiful results when you bake at home.                                                                         $100 per person