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6 & 7 July 2024

Masterclass Hub

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Experience a more immersive learning opportunity by reserving your spot in one of our exclusive masterclasses. Get up close as the experts demonstrate techniques and share valuable skills.

With limited spots available for each session, make sure to book today!

Saturday 12pm

Indulge in the tantalizing tang of freshly squeezed lemon atop a delicate pastry, crowned with clouds of fluffy meringue, as you master the art of crafting a Lemon Meringue Tart with Volare’s dessert expert Hema. You will be taken on a delicious journey of discovering why Volare is Waikato's most renowned bakery.

Saturday 3pm

Join fellow wine lovers for a fun and interactive wine and cheese matching masterclass with Waikato hospo personality Jules Clark. You will enjoy four wines and four tastings of Meyers premium dutch cheese perfectly matched to get the conversations flowing.

Saturday 10am & Sunday 9.30am

Want to up your cupcake decorating game? Discover the techniques for piping, frosting, and decorating cupcakes like a pro with the Lang's Little Bakery team. You'll get to try your hand at making cupcakes and taking home your own delicious, sweet treat. Best of all, this Masterclass is gluten-free and coeliac-safe.

Saturday 9.30am & Sunday 10am & 11.30am

Learn the art of crafting delectable dumplings and wontons from scratch with Diana Chow, who will demonstrate how to make authentic dumpling dough and fill it using traditional methods. Then you'll get to eat them afterwards.

Saturday 1.30pm & Sunday 2pm

Presented by Jonni Cocks from Cardrona Distillery, taste your way through an interactive cocktail Masterclass using 'the reid' Single Malt Vodka, Source gin and Rose Rabbit Liqueurs. Learn techniques and have a go at preparing your own garnishes. Cocktail samples included. * R18

Sunday 1pm

Discover the secrets of crafting a fragrant poaching liquid infused with saffron to transform ordinary pears into a decadent delicacy. You will explore creative ways to present your saffron-poached pear with elegance and style, and you will take home your delicious creation so you can indulge in the fruits of your labour.

Saturday 11am

Learn to craft a velvety, indulgent mushroom sauce that will elevate any dish to new heights. Once you've mastered the sauce, get ready to take your culinary skills to the next level as Logan shows you how to incorporate it into a mouthwatering Risotto. You will make and take home your own dish ready sauce and after the masterclass, enjoy a delectable tasting of Logan’s creamy mushroom creations.

Saturday 12.30pm

Unlock the aromatic secrets of Indian cooking. Nothing beats dahl makhani on cold winter days. It is high in protein and full of comfort, leaving you warm and full. This classic North Indian dish is made with urad dal, rajma, butter, and spices. You will create a delicious Vegetarian Dahl and celebrate plant-based goodness.

Saturday 2pm & Sunday 2.30pm

Immerse yourself in the vibrant flavours of Asia with our Street Food Masterclass, where you'll learn the art of crafting authentic dishes bursting with savoury delights and aromatic spices.