It’s our biggest and most fun cooking masterclass yet! Held at CulinaryOn cooking school on April 23 and 24, our readers get to cook up a storm and then bring home attractive goodie bags worth over $150.
Special thanks to all our sponsors: Kayamila, Philips, Post, Royal Umbrella and San Remo. Also, thank you very much to CulinaryOn and their chefs for hosting us – everyone had a blast cooking at the school and learning from you!
Text: Sean Tan / Photos: Chia Yoon Nyen and Alexander Ow
The Weekly‘s Editor-in-Chief Barbara Koh addressing the readers and attendees at the start of the cooking masterclass – get set, ready, cook!
CulinaryOn has some of the friendliest and most charming chefs we’ve ever met.
Prepped and ready to go.
Chef Luca demonstrates his deft culinary skills.
Listening intently to get the basics right.
Class is in session.
There’s always time to snap a photo for social media.
Cooking is definitely more fun with a partner.
A little quiz time while waiting for the food to cook.
The men are getting in on the action too.
“How did you peel your prawn so fast?”
Laughter and wonderment at Chef Luca’s smooth knife techniques.
Learning from one another makes it easier.
“Our dish will be the best!”
Watching how to get the pasta just right.
Here’s how to do it like a pro.
“Don’t reach for my prawns!”
“Let’s see how’s my sauce turning out.”
Enjoying the fruits of their labour.
“Can I have some of that please?”
Loving every minute of this cooking masterclass.
It’s all about teamwork.
“Let me show you how to cook this well with little oil.”
“Plating has a technique too, so listen up…”
Time to dig in everybody!
“This one’s going onto my Instagram feed.”
Proud cooks with their dishes.
Foodie Instagrammer Irene Soh @ahsoh.sg going for the perfect shot.
Let’s steal a photo op with The Weekly‘s Editor-in-Chief in between cooking.
One of the recipes taught at the cooking masterclass – Pasta with Shrimp and Rucola.
This Nasi Lemak with Grilled/Baked Chicken gets bonus points for being a healthier version.
The yummy Kaya Cheesecake with Fruity Pebbles was so much fun to bake.
Colourful Fruity Pebbles on top make for Instagram-worthy photos.
A pair of Domestic Divas!
Here’s a Domestic Diva trio.
“Don’t we look cheery in our orange aprons?”
Sharing the experience of cooking together is lovely.
“We are happy our kaya batter turned out well!”
Our readers enjoyed posing with the fun speech bubbles.
Bottles of fragrant Kayamila kaya used for the Kaya Cheesecake.
The trusty Philips Airfryer whipped up the airfried chicken wings for the Nasi Lemak.
The secret to cooking with less or no oil!
A variety of Post cereals for sampling, with the Fruity Pebbles used for the bakes’ crunchy base.
Fluffy rice for the Nasi Lemak was made with Royal Umbrella Jasmine Fragrant Rice.
An impressive array of San Remo pastas on display, which went into making the Pasta with Shrimp and Rucola dish.
Our Marketing and Sales team worked hard to pack all 240 goodie bags.
Each goodie bag is filled to the brim with awesome products, worth over $150 in total!
Most of our readers came prepared with their trolleys and luggages to bring home the almost 10-kg goodie bags.
Congratulations to all the lucky draw winners and Instagram contest winners!
See you at next year’s Domestic Diva Cooking Masterclass!