Mark Your Calendar: 7 Singapore Food Festival’s Masterclasses to Spice Up Your Cooking Mojo
There are moments when spending hours in the kitchen, poring over classic recipes, were not part of your everyday routine. Whether you’re a pro or vice versa, a cooking class is bound to inspire the best at-home (or fine dining) dishes.
Join Singapore Food Festival’s free-to-live masterclasses, from today until the 12th of September. Guided by the best culinary talents in Singapore and Southeast Asia, they are offering simplified methods for you to recreate and make the most of your time at home. Discover Singapore’s farm-to-table story, whip up a storm in your kitchens and fill your voracious appetite virtually with interesting food tours, which are available to view on the official Singapore Food Festival Facebook page now.
Here, UNRESERVED shares some of the flavoursome dishes that you can recreate with the guidance of the appointed experienced chefs.
- The Padang-Style Burrito (Rumah Makan Minang Featuring Temasek Rice)
Curated by Chef Ariff Zin, the dish is stuffed with traditional components of chicken, ‘gulai’, ‘acar Padang’ and laced with green chilli ‘balado’ and ‘rendang’ sauce.
Date: 27 August 2021, 5.00 PM
- For the Love of the S.E.A. (Laut 4-Hands with Le Du)
Seafood lovers will appreciate this simple yet filling dish curated by Chef Lim Hoe Gern from Singapore and Chef Ton from Thailand. Master the Prawn Raja dish along with an umami laden simmered-rice staple for the perfect feasting experience.
Date: 28 August 2021, 9.00 AM
- Focusing on Fresh Flavours: Seasonal Simplicity (Restaurant JAG featuring Sustenir)
Watch how award-winning Chef Jeremy Gillon from one-Michelin starred restaurant JAG prepared this delicious dish. In his masterclass, you’ll be able to observe how to make tender ravioli from scratch, using Sustenir’s locally grown kale and spinach as well as seasonal French herbs.
Date: 29 August 2021, 3.00 PM
- The Boyster Omelette (Artichoke 4-Hands with Sarsa)
Oyster omelette has been the go-to dish whenever you travel to Singapore. Without leaving your kitchen, you can recreate this reimagined recipe. With the guidance of Chef Bjorn and Chef JP Anglo, you’ll ace this recipe in no time.
Date: 30 August 2021, 9:00 AM
- Two Men and a Bottle (Eric Neo paired with Nemesis featuring Martell)
For a celebratory dish to end the week, enjoy creating Cognac stewed ayam buah keluak with Chef Eric Neo and Mixologist Peter from Junior the Pocket Bar.
Date: 4 September 2021, 9:00 AM
- A Class in Refreshment (Alma paired with Nemesis featuring Royal Salute)
Experience an explosion of flavours in this masterclass guided by Chef Haikal of Alma. It’s a step-by-step guide on how you can whip up a Local Garoupa with turmeric and tomato essence. To complete the magical experience, pair your dish with The Kensington, a Royal Salute 21 signature cocktail made with chrysanthemum and citrus.
Date: 6 September 2021, 9:00 AM
- Iconic Flavours from China and Southeast Asia (Birds of a Feather 4-Hands with Goodwood Coffee from Chengdu)
Are you craving Chinese food? Chef Eugene See from Singapore and Chef Liam from China will show you how to make Sea Bass Laksa with Poached Sea Bass in Laksa Broth and Hot Sichuan Chilli Oil.
Date: 13 September 2021, 9:00 AM