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Win one of four Golden Pig Cooking School gift certificates

Dreaming of a cooking Thai or Italian food but don't know where to start?

Check out the range of cooking classes at Brisbane's newly opened The Golden Pig and leave a comment below on which one would be your favourite. You'll also need to email me your answer so I can contact you if you win.  I'll choose four winners.  This competition closes at 5pm EST on Monday October 22.

Disclaimer: Simply spreading food love here - nothing more.

UPDATE:  This competition has closed. The winners were Shirley from Rhubarb Whine, Mel Kettle, Orla Keane and Kristina Cowen.


  1. Hi Kerry :) I'll kick it off - loved doing a class with Katrina at Spirit House a few years ago. She was brilliant. I'd love to experience a Moroccan cooking class, one of my favourite cuisines. The Golden PIg looks pretty speccy :)

  2. This sounds like such a great experience and the fact that they do multiple cuisines is great!
    My favourite would be the Spanish Tapas class! Hello Grilled Garlic Crumbed Mussels with Manchego and Lemon Zest!!! Yum!

  3. I did a cooking class at the Spirit House a couple of years ago and thoroughly enjoyed!! No doubt this venture will be equally successful. I'd love to do a Moroccan class to learn more about the spices.

  4. Well, my initial reaction was Thai, definitely Thai, but then again I love the big bold flavours of Spanish and you really can't go past learning the classic techniques of French. So hard to choose but seriously I'd be very, very excited to go to any of these classes :)

  5. My new husband is a great cook and I would love to improve some of my cooking skills so I can impress him in the kitchen :) The Asian Favourites Class sounds great, would love to master Nasi Goreng.

  6. Oh Kerry, making us pick just one is plain mean! I did a Vietnamese and a Thai cooking class with Katrina when she was at The Spirit House and they were brilliant! As tempted as I am to say I would do another Asian class, I think I would have to choose one of the Moroccan classes - either Moorish Moroccan (great name!) or Moroccan Summer Delights. I would also take my hubby so he can see how fab Moroccan food is, and hopefully be persuaded to go there for a holiday :)

  7. Anonymous10:21 am

    Hey Kerry,

    I would love to do an Italian or asian cooking class.! There are too many to decide they all look fantastic! I have such a love for food and know my boyfriend would love it to! We are really enthusiastic about home cooking but need a nudge in the right direction. :)

  8. All of the courses sound amazing. Sensational seafood appeals to me the most as I often shy away from seafood recipes...this fear of cooking fish for friends stems from shows like Masterchef, My Kitchen Rules and so many others because it is very seldom that the fish is cooked to perfection! Combining perfectly cooked fish with oriental flavors would a great achievement! All the other classes sound amazing but personally I think this would be the most challenging as I have very ; little experience cooking seafood :)

  9. Michael4:28 pm

    How good does The Golden Pig Look! Haven't been to a cooking class before and I reckon this'd be a great place to start. Spanish looks mouth watering. Bring on the jamon and chorizo goodness!

  10. Hi Kerry!
    My countdown to my move to Brisbane is just about 16 days now and I was so excited to see this post! I can't wait to explore the culinary scene down in Brisbane and what better way than through cooking schools. This one looks lovely - it's hard to pick but the Asian bbq and French Decadence sound amazing. Thanks for the post- and for the other post on more culinary schools in the area, I will certainly be checking them out!


  11. Kristina Cowen5:28 pm

    Hi Kerry, I'm not going to lie, I'm a pretty rubbish cook. I love having people around and entertaining but hate not having a specialty dish to be proud of. As much as I'd love to learn a great Thai dish, my heart is in Italian can you so no to Italian??! I also have this little dream of trying out for My Kitchen Rules with my best friend...ha, so learning a great Italian dish would certainly get me one step closer!!

  12. Anonymous9:10 am

    Hi Kerry!
    Wow how exciting to see an amazing cooking school like the Golden Pig Cooking School in Brisbane, it would be an awesome experience to try any one of those cooking schools, however I think the Itallian Essentials class lights up my eyes!! I love love learning cooking skills and sharing them with many of my friends with lovely dinner parties.

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