The Food Junkie

Taste, texture & tales. Inside the mind of a chef.

Personal blog of The Food Junkie, Rebecca Clark. Discover stories of taste, texture and tales inside the mind of a chef that's travelled the globe in search of her next food hit. Bec sports a private cook book collection to rival the British Library and Harvard and shares her cooking wisdom with practical tips and humour. She's co-owner of Fish D'vine and The Rum Bar in Airlie Beach, Australia. An iconic award winning restaurant in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef.

Tastes of Malaysia Cooking Master Class
Jul
29
11:30 AM11:30

Tastes of Malaysia Cooking Master Class

$29 per person

With a recent trip to this amazing country my taste buds were taken to new levels. In this class we will discover some of these amazing culinary treats. With a mixture of Malay, Chinese, Portuguese, Dutch and Indian there is a never ending smouldering pot of goodness to discover. Includes training, tips, tastings and Master Class facts & recipe info sheet

For bookings phone Bec 0438 069 122

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Smash a plate! Greek mezze Cooking Master Class
Aug
12
11:30 AM11:30

Smash a plate! Greek mezze Cooking Master Class

$29 per person

Definitely one of my favourite styles of food. A grazing table of Mediterranean delights. With our amazing climate we can so easily reproduce the fresh, zingy, charcoal bbq and some delicious flavours of the mainland and surrounding Islands. This class is sure to be a favourite dinner party style.

Includes training, tips, tastings and Master Class facts & recipe info sheet

For bookings phone Bec 0438 069 122

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Moroccan Cooking Master Class
Aug
26
11:30 AM11:30

Moroccan Cooking Master Class

$29 per person

Discover the delightful aromas of Moroccan cuisine from preserved lemons to slow cooked tagines, pomegranate tabouleh to orange blossom brik pastries. A taste of this exotic cuisine will lead you to so many amazing foodie possibilities.

Includes training, tips, tastings and Master Class facts & recipe info sheet

For bookings phone Bec 0438 069 122

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Asian Street Food Cooking Master Class
Sep
2
11:30 AM11:30

Asian Street Food Cooking Master Class

$29 per person

In this class we will explore the punchy, vibrant and ever so tasty Asian street foods. With so many countries to travel, there really is something for everyone in these culinary destinations. Bite size array of flavours, textures and exploding flavour, perfect for anytime of the day and any occasion.

Let’s get cooking.

Includes training, tips, tastings and Master Class facts & recipe info sheet

For bookings phone Bec 0438 069 122

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Caribbean Carnival Cooking Master Class
Jul
15
11:30 AM11:30

Caribbean Carnival Cooking Master Class

$29 per person

Some tantalising Carnival party food to bring carnival to your home. Spiced BBQ Caribbean corn on the cob, Rum and ting pork ribs from Jamaica and wet rubbed Jerk chicken aCaribbean favourite. Dr Rum will also share some cocktails tips and hints from these party Islands. Lets go to Carnival!

Includes training, tips, tastings and Master Class facts
& recipe info sheet

For bookings phone Bec 0438 069 122

 

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Spanish Tapas Cooking Master Class
Jan
28
11:30 AM11:30

Spanish Tapas Cooking Master Class

$29 per person

Discover the traditional delightful morsels from Spain. This class will showcase 6 tapas dishes to create the perfect Spanish dinner party to share with family and friends. And of course how to make sangria and a glass to enjoy with the tastings.

Includes training, tips, tastings and Master Class facts & recipe info sheet

For bookings phone Bec 0438 069 122

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Risotto Cooking Master Class
Jan
14
11:30 AM11:30

Risotto Cooking Master Class

$29 per person

Learn the passion behind making the classic Italian Risotto. I will guide you step by step through how to create this amazing dish, the many variations, tricks and tips. I’ll also explain restaurant shortcuts and great ideas for allergies and left overs. Let’s get stirring!

Includes training, tips, tastings and Master Class facts & recipe info sheet

For bookings phone Bec 0438 069 122

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Taste of Vietnam
Dec
3
11:30 AM11:30

Taste of Vietnam

$29 per person

As the weather is getting warmer the culinary delights of Vietnam fit perfectly into our lifestyle. So fresh, a hint of spice and zing and so easy to prepare. Find out about the ingredients of this vibrant country and how to use them your kitchen.

Includes training, tips, tastings and Master Class facts & recipe info sheet

For bookings phone Bec 0438 069 122

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From Market to Table
Nov
19
11:30 AM11:30

From Market to Table

$29 per person

Do you ever wander around the local market or our amazing specilasit food outlets and think wow that looks amazing but what do I do with it. In this class we will go into the Junkie's head and see what she sees. Learn some amazing ways to use, store and create with the wonderful produce in our back yard.Includes training, tips, tastings and Master Class facts & recipe info sheet

For bookings phone Bec 0438 069 122

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 Street Food #1
Nov
5
11:30 AM11:30

Street Food #1

$29 per person

Street is one of the Food Junkies favourite food scenes. Across the globe local food traditions are brought to life from the smouldering pots, bbq’s and street stalls which are dotted in ever corner of the globe. This class we will taste the street food of Indonesia, Trinidad and South America. Learning my pop out street food from each country. Fantastic festive season party food and all round very versatile culinary delights.

Includes training, tips, tastings and Master Class facts & recipe info sheet

For bookings phone Bec 0438 069 122

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Knife skills, filleting and butchery
Apr
23
11:30 AM11:30

Knife skills, filleting and butchery

$29 per person

Knife skills... A number one skill to have in the kitchen is how to handle knives. In this class you will learn how to slice and dice like a chef. How to bone and fillet and prepared different meat, poultry and fish. Once mastered an amazing skill for any foodie.

Includes training, tips, tastings and Master Class facts
& recipe info sheet

For bookings phone Bec 0438 069 122

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Sushi Cooking Master Class
Apr
2
11:30 AM11:30

Sushi Cooking Master Class

$29 per person

How to cook the perfect seasoned sushi rice, then hands on learn how to rice up, fill and roll your own sushi. Different techniques will be demonstrated with a recipe info sheet full of delicious ideas. Let’s get rolling!

Includes training, tips, tastings and Master Class facts
& recipe info sheet

For bookings phone Bec 0438 069 122

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Buon Appetito Italian Cooking Master Class
Mar
26
11:30 AM11:30

Buon Appetito Italian Cooking Master Class

$29 per person

Buon appetito Italian. Classic, rustic and oh so Italian. From region to region the dishes handed down form generation to generation just keep giving. A cusine of sharing and it has been shared, to every corner of the world. Dishes made with passion, love and respect, the Italian way. It can be tasted in every bite. In this class we will discover some of my all time favourites

Includes training, tips, tastings and Master Class facts
& recipe info sheet

For bookings phone Bec 0438 069 122

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Taste of  Thailand Master Class
Mar
5
11:30 AM11:30

Taste of Thailand Master Class

$29 per person

Discover the amazing fresh flavours of Thailand and introduction to some unknown ingredients. Learn how to make the all time favourite Pad thai. Som Tum, pungent green papaya salad and Muu bing, street food pork skewers.

Includes training, tips, tastings and Master Class facts
& recipe info sheet

For bookings phone Bec 0438 069 122

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Street food #2
Oct
2
11:30 AM11:30

Street food #2

$29 per person

Once again we will hit the streets and explore the amazing diversity of street food. From Japan to India. Southern USA to Holland. It’s the world of food, traditional delights, some of the best culinary experiences I have had, so much to explore.

Includes training, tips, tastings and Master Class facts
& recipe info sheet

For bookings phone Bec 0438 069 122

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English Pub Fare Master Class
Jul
31
11:30 AM11:30

English Pub Fare Master Class

$29 per person

The institution of the English pub grub has an array of many classic dishes. In this class we will explore some of them with the tricks of the trade to bring them home to your kitchen. Also learn how to make some of these classic winter warmers into fresh summer meals.

Includes training, tips, tastings and Master Class facts
& recipe info sheet

For bookings phone Bec 0438 069 122

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