Don’t let quarantine stop you from learning more about food! Many cooking classes and tastings in Manila have gone online. So now you can have the chance to unlock foodie skills while staying safe at home.
There are still a few weeks left of 2020, so make the most out of it by learning new things! Here are 6 virtual classes in Manila offering culinary experiences and food and drink appreciation to up your foodie cred.
One skill that everyone should get to unlock before the year ends is to create home-cooked meals. If you’re looking into learning everyday recipes, comfort food, and dishes you miss in your travels, then Himpossible Recipes is for you.
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The Zoom cooking classes of Chef Him Uy de Baron guides you in every step, from mise en place/prepping to plating. Your ingredients for the recipe will be delivered before the class, so there’s less hassle. If you’re looking for recipes for your next family meal, join this, as all recipes are family tested and kid-approved!
The November class schedule is posted on Instagram and dishes include Brunch, Dotonburi Specials, Chinese Takeout, Lauriat Faves, Paella Night, and BKK Escape (Thai food).
Message Himpossible Recipes on Instagram to book your cooking class of choice. Private classes are also available.
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2. Enderun‘s École Ducasse Online Culinary eXperience
Enderun Extension, Enderun’s continuing education arm, and Ecole Ducasse, the renowned French culinary and pastry arts school, have partnered to offer online cooking and pastry classes.
Enderun’s online learning platform features beautifully produced video tutorials of featured recipes. Additionally, participants will receive a culinary kit that has required ingredients upon enrollment. There’s also access to an online module, and you get to interact with École Ducasse Manila Culinary and Pastry chefs in a scheduled live discussion for every recipe.
Enrollment for École Ducasse Online Culinary eXperience by Enderun is currently ongoing. Visit their website for more information. For inquiries, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call +639171301000.
3. Hola Bombon‘s Cocina Española
Ever wanted to make paella from scratch at home, or create your own spread of pintxos to pair with sangria? Let Hola Bombón’s Spanish Chef guide you through online cooking classes to create authentic Spanish dishes at home!
Cocina Española lets you create different Spanish dishes through a guided Zoom class. There are 8 different cooking classes this November. You’ll also receive the ingredients prior to the cooking class to make it more convenient. You may sign-up for these classes Classroom Style, as a Private Group (minimum of 3 sign-ups), or a One-on-One class.
For more information on Cocina Española and to book a class, visit Hola Bombon’s website here.
Take your obsession with chocolate further with this one-hour online class with Auro Chocolate! Get geeky with chocolate as Auro guides you through an introductory course on chocolate. You’ll learn more about its history and local origins, and appreciate the different flavors and differences of fine chocolate. They’ll send a Chocolate Tasting Kit to all participants before the Zoom event.
There are tastings happening on November 14, November 27, December 4, and December 19. Book you slots online here. You can also book your own private chocolate tasting event with Auro if you want a unique online food experience with your family, friends, and colleagues!
Get spirited away with different drinks from around the world in The Boozy Fest! The 4-day masterclass series happens from November 18 to 21. With its theme “Around The Globe,” the Online Masterclass Series will feature a variety of spirits from all corners of the world.
Ten Masterclasses are scheduled across four days. You can book your Access Pass (starts at P699) via the Boozy website by purchasing a specific bottle (or a set of bottles) for delivery. It will be four days of drink appreciation helmed by international master blenders and brand ambassadors. Taste and learn more about single malt, scotch whisky, rum, cognac, and tequila from around the world!
Masterclasses are only for customers ages 18 and above.
Everyone is welcome to join the club, where they hold tasting events that range from food pairings to cocktail, wine, and spirits appreciation.
This November, embark on a culinary journey to Italy by attending their tasting class that’s all about whetting the appetite. The Art of Italian Aperitivo happens on November 21 via Zoom. Participants will receive a tasting set that includes fine cheeses, cured meats, homemade Focaccia, and ingredients to concoct your own cocktails at home. There’s also a virtual tasting dinner on November 28 featuring a 3 course menu with French wine pairings, so watch out for that!
Follow The Tasting Club online to get updates on upcoming virtual tastings and events and e-mail email@example.com for inquiries.