Don’t we all miss going out and gorging on the most delicious food in town, or bar hopping, during this COVID-19 lockdown? Well, if you don’t want to miss out on the fun while you’re at home, we’ve got you some great news. There’s a whole list of professional home chefs that are offering virtual cooking classes, or bartenders who are teaching the fundamentals of mixology and much more, right in the comfort of your home.
Read on to know more.
Essentials of Bartending
If you’ve always wanted to make the most fancy concoctions, it’s time for you to polish your bartending skills. The ‘Essentials of Bartending’ course hosted by the European Bartender School offers a 3.5 hour class that will teach you the fundamental skills of bartending, such as pouring techniques, secret bartending hacks, and an eclectic range of cocktail recipes that you can try at home.
Online French Baking
Haven’t we all drooled over glazed French pastries, candy-like macarons, and flaky croissants? Well, you can make these at home too! Whether you want to learn to make the brioche, or signature French bakery recipes, or even the baguette, trust the Baguette Academy to teach you all these skills. There is a separate course for each dish, and you can do as many as you like.
Vegan and gluten-free recipes
If you’re someone who is on a health trip or follows vegan diet, then The Food Devotee in Mumbai will take care of your taste buds. The class will teach you how to make the most delicious vegan and gluten-free desserts and pizzas. And if you love sushi, then you’re in for a perfect treat.
You can also register for the course ‘Cook Real Food: How to Make Simple Plant-based Meals’ on Udemy that will help you to cook whole plant foods to make simple and healthy vegan meals.
You must not miss out on Bengaluru-based Marina Charles’ classes if you love desserts. Formerly a financial analyst, Marina channelised her love for baking professionally, and her classes provide the right techniques to bake desserts with the simplest of ingredients.
You can also learn how to make the most delicious crackers from scratch, thanks to pastry chef Christina Tosi. She gives lessons on her Instagram, so all those who want to fine tune their baking skills just have to log in!
Food Playground Singapore, a native cooking school offers virtual classes that teach you all about authentic Singaporean cuisine and its techniques, flavours, and texture. According to the school, they pride themselves on offering a ‘unique cultural cooking experience with a mix of storytelling.’ The culinary school offers six classes a day throughout the week, so that it works well for people from all time zones.
What’s better than enjoying a fun movie with a mug of freshly-brewed beer? We’ve missed the perfect brew and that’s why we’ve got a suggestion for you! The World Brewing Academy offers students a course to learn the basics of brewing right in their living room. And if you become a pro, then you could always switch your career and become a professional brewer. Not too bad a plan, isn’t it?
So, wait no more and enrol yourself in these amazing courses!
(Edited by Athira Nair)