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Cooking Classes

Gert & Ted at Twamley Farm

Twamley Farm in partnership with Gert & Ted offers a range of cooking class and lunch experiences throughout the calendar year. Learn to cook rustic Italian dishes, farmhouse French cuisine, winter warmers or a spring harvest banquet. Gert from Gert & Ted will teach a range of dishes in a fun and relaxed environment. When all the preparation is done, sit down to a delicious feast together. Each course will be matched with a glass of East Coast Tasmania wine. All recipes taught in the class will be provided in a take home gift pack so you can impress your friends and family with your cooking skills.

Cooking class and long lunch experience with Gert & Ted is $320 per person.

Each class is a maximum of 8 participants starting at 10am and finishing at 3pm.

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Italian Cooking Classes

Learn to cook rustic Italian dishes using fresh local produce. Gert from Gert & Ted will teach a range of rustic Italian dishes in a fun and relaxed environment. After cake, tea, coffee or a glass of sparkling on arrival, you will get busy helping to create a delectable three course menu for lunch. Recipes will include homemade bread with rosemary and sea salt, handmade pasta, gnocchi, ragu, Italian style roasted vegetables, veal marsala and tiramisu.

When all the preparation is done, sit down to a delicious feast together. Each course will be matched with a glass of local East Coast Tasmania wine.

All recipes taught in the class will be provided in a take home gift pack so you can impress your friends and family with your Italian cooking skills.

8 & 9 April 2022

29 & 30 July 2022

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French Cooking Classes

Learn to cook classic farmhouse French cuisine using fresh local produce. Gert from Gert & Ted will teach a range of rustic French dishes in a fun and relaxed environment. After cake, tea, coffee or a glass of local sparkling wine on arrival, you will get busy helping to create a delectable three course menu for lunch. Dishes such as green peppercorn pate, French onion soup, roasted pheasant with thyme and cider, boulangere potatoes and tarte tatin.

When all the preparation is done, sit down to a delicious feast together. Each course will be matched with a glass of local East Coast Tasmania wine.

All recipes taught in the class will be provided in a take home gift pack so you can impress your friends and family with your French cooking skills.

20 & 21 May 2022

30 September 2022

1 October 2022

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Winter Warmers Cooking Class

Warming and seasonally inspired recipes celebrating winter in Tasmania.

After cake, tea, coffee or a hot toddy on arrival by the fire, you will get busy helping to create a hearty three course winter menu . Gert from Gert & Ted Gourmet Catering, utilising the best of our winter produce, will teach you how to prepare a range of warming winter dishes and slow cook them to perfection in the beautiful surrounds of Twamley Farm.  This seasonal class is all about slow cooked warming comfort foods, baked and roasted.

Life tends to move more slowly in winter, so we have more time to savour our winter foods. You will enjoy the hearty winter feast you have prepared matched with East Coast Tasmania wines.

All of the recipes are provided in a take home gift pack.

24 & 25 June, 2022

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Spring Harvest Cooking Class

Fresh and seasonally inspired recipes celebrating spring in Tasmania.

After cake, tea, coffee or a Tasmanian sparkling wine on arrival, you will get busy helping to create a spring harvest menu. Gert from Gert & Ted Gourmet Catering, champions beautiful spring produce at the peak of the season and helps you turn it into inspiring dishes for new the season’s alfresco dining with friends.

Everything is young and new in spring, little shoots, baby carrots, baby beets, asparagus shoots. As we start to feel the warmth of the sun again, celebrate spring and new growth with a delicious harvest feast matched with East Coast Tasmania wines.

All of the recipes are provided in a take home gift pack.

28 & 29 October, 2022

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Festive Season Sugar & Spice Cooking Class

Learn to prepare a selection of tasty canapés, festive savoury dishes and sweet treats for your Christmas celebrations.

After cake, tea, coffee or a Tasmanian sparkling wine on arrival, Gert from Gert & Ted Gourmet Catering will guide you through preparing some show stopping canapés using the best of our local seafood, followed by some classic festive dishes and sweet treats to finish.

Sit down and enjoy your festive menu matched with East Coast Tasmania wines.

All of the recipes are provided in a take home gift pack.

11 & 12 November, 2022

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