Some of the feedback from recent private cooking classes:

* “Thanks Natalie! Can we book you again for January?”
* “That was way better than I expected and I had good expectations!”
* “I can’t believe I learnt so much”
* ” It was great!”
* “That was divine”

* “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!”

* “Natalie has a beautiful spirit and the way she prepares the ‘environment for work’ is amazing, it is done with a calm, respectful attitude. I sincerely appreciate the notion of there are ’causes and conditions’ which have led us to be here today”.

* “A wonderful course - I’ll be back for more”.

* “Today was essential to my own self-care. Much appreciated”.

* “I love this facilitator and learn so much!”
* “Good range of recipes and extra cooking hints”
* “Loved this course”
* “Great class and very tasty!”
* “Excellent course”
* “Great food and casual, friendly, knowledgeable tutor. Thanks Natalie”
* “Loved it!”
* You’ve gotta try Natalie’s food: it’s unbelievable! looking forward to the next course”

More Testimonials

Recipe

Basil Pesto
If you’ve never made your own pesto you won’t believe how easy it is and how good it tastes!

Ingredients

  • 1 bch Basil leaves
  • 1/4 - 1/2 cup Almonds
  • 1-2 cloves garlic
  • Cold pressed, extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • Seasalt and freshly ground black pepper

Method

  1. Pound basil leaves, some of the parmesan, some of the almonds, garlic and a little olive oil in mortar & pestle or whizz in food processor.
  2. Taste. Add salt, pepper, more cheese, nuts and oil till you have the flavour and consistency you like.
  3. Spoon into a lidded glass jar. Press until no gaps. Cover with thin layer of olive oil. Refrigerate with lid on. Will last two weeks in the fridge.