* “Natalie is one of the best tutors we have come across in WEA - communicates well and clearly and very encouraging - thank you”.

* “Superb course! Thank you so much.”

* “Inspirationally tasty! More please.”

* “Another great course, explosion of flavours - love it!”

Recent feedback from Natalie’s students at Quick and Tasty Vegetarian -

* “Great experienced presenter. Great recipes.”

* “Extremely well organised time, huge variety and great to use immediately.”

* “Best cooking course I have ever done. Recipes easy to follow.”

* “Fabulous! Really enjoyed the nutritional education, thanks.”

* “Brilliant!”

* “Delicious recipes and wonderful support along the way from Natalie”
* “Fabulous ‘vibe’ - relaxed but confident tutor - makes everything possible”
* “Reinforced existing skills and learnt new ones. Will look out for more of Natalie’s classes”
* “Natalie was a pleasure to listen to and work with. Kind and competent. Great recipes and fantastic tips!”
* “Oh my gosh - so yummy! Will definitely try to replicate these in my home kitchen”
* “A very good introduction to vegan cooking and very insightful”

* “Fabulous teacher and amazingly delicious food - simply easy to follow. Thank you”

* “Great experience and some great new ideas to take home”

* “Wonderful, creative, delicious food. Thank you”

* “Fantastic, learnt lots. Great to be able to try so many recipes. Very informative! Lovely teacher!”

* “All cooked well - a reflection on the teacher!”

* and from a chef I worked with recently, who wanted to expand his repertoire, “Some great ideas! I am inspired!”

More Testimonials

About Natalie

Natalie Playford - About Me

  • I am a qualified and experienced cook and teacher with a Certificate 2 in Commercial Cookery from TAFE and a B.A. (Hons) and Dip. Ed.
  • I established Cooking Up A Storm in 2004 and have now taught (up to Feb 2016) over 2500 people (including kids) how to cook easy, beautiful and nutritious vegetarian food.
  • I have been a vegetarian for over 25 years and believe that vegetarian food should be delicious, sustaining and healthy.

Here’s what some students recently wrote about me:

“Ideal tutor! Really happy with sound nutritional information as well as everything else.”

“Thoroughly enjoyed Natalie’s approach and knowledge she so willingly imparted. She is amazing!”

“Absolutely Perfect. Exactly what I have needed for years. Thankyou.”

Ring Me:
(08) 8386 1672 or 0403 555 011
to discuss a “menu” that suits you.
Natalie