Meat - Cooked to Perfection!

In this exciting and informative theory and practical class, you will learn how to cook meat the way the professional chefs do (and charge you top $$$ for the privilege!). Discover how you can do this in your own home for a fraction of the cost!!! Roasting, Pan frying, Braising of various cuts will be explored. All ingredients included in course cost.

Objective:

To provide you with the skills and knowledge to cook your meat to perfection;

The course is broken into 4 sections plus the practical (menu):

  • Section 1: What to look for when purchasing meat
  • Section 2: What is meat and why does it behave the way it does in the cooking process?
  • Section 3: The 4 main land animals that we are most likely to eat and the different cuts from these animals that we will most likely find at the butcher or supermarket. What are these cuts?

Where are they located on the animal? What is the most suitable cookery method for each of these cuts and why?

  • Section 4: This is the practical component of the course and we cover 3 cookery methods: Roasting, pan frying, and braising.
  • Roast bolar blade – demonstration only (subject to availability)
  • Braised veal osso bucco napolitaine with root vegetables
  • Pan fried sirloin steaks, mushrooms, mashed potato (or pan fried potatoes) and garlic teriyaki marinated broccoli florets, served with a reduced red wine brown sauce

What to bring:

  • 2 Tea Towels
  • Dish Cloth
  • Sharp Knife
  • Paring Knife (not essential if you don’t have one)
  • Chopping Board
  • Apron
  • Take away container for any leftovers

Safety First:

Please ensure you wear closed in shoes, long pants and ensure long hair is tied back.

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.