Malaysian Cooking Classes

Finding plant-based Malaysian food can be a challenge and we seem to have mastered it.  In this incredible class our beautiful chef, Lisa, from Saucy Wench takes us on a journey with traditional food from her home town.  These dishes are Cantonese and are meals Lisa’s grandmother taught her back in Malaysia so they are extremely authentic.  In addition to the food, Lisa will take you on a journey with beautiful family stories to share with us.

In addition, we’ve created a class this is 100% plant-based and gluten free.  This is one to book yourself in for sure.  Malaysian

A Taste of Malaysia

Explore the wonderful world of Malaysian flavours. Malaysian food is famous for its tasty mix of sweet, spicy, and tangy flavours.  Step into Malaysian delights with Lisa, known as the Saucy Wench. Lisa is not just a chef; she’s the founder behind Brisbane’s most delightful dumplings and Asian sauces, The Saucy Wench. In her brand-new vegan cooking class, she opens her heart and kitchen to reveal the secrets behind some of her cherished family recipes.

It’s an exciting and flavourful experience that you can enjoy, even if you’re not a pro chef. Plus, the cooking skills you learn will stay with you for life. You’ll be able to cook these dishes again and again, impressing your family and friends with your newfound skills. So, don’t miss out on this chance to learn, have fun, and enjoy some delicious Malaysian food.

Nasi Lemak: A Malaysian Gem

Nasi Lemak, the national dish of Malaysia. Lisa’s vegan rendition of Nasi Lemak features fragrant coconut rice, a fiery asparagus and onion sambal, roasted peanuts, and crisp cucumbers.Each bite is an explosion of flavours that’ll transport you to the streets of Malaysia. And that’s not all! Lisa will also guide you preparing other Malaysian dishes such as :

  • King oyster mushroom rendang
  • Coconut rice
  • Acar pickled vegetables
  • Fried peanuts
  • Spicy crispy enoki with curry leaf
  • Onion
  • Asparagus sambal

Every dish is lovingly crafted with 100% plant-based ingredients, including Lisa’s signature sauces, ensuring you’re in for a sensational cooking experience.

Why Choose our Authentic Malaysian Class?

Our Authentic Malaysian Class offers a unique opportunity to explore the rich and diverse culinary culture of Malaysia. You’ll discover the fascinating history and traditions behind iconic dishes like Nasi Lemak and King Oyster Mushroom Rendang. Through the expert guidance of Lisa, the founder of The Saucy Wench, and her cooking mastery, you’ll gain insights into the heart and soul of Malaysian cuisine.

This class isn’t just about cooking; it’s a cooking experience filled with flavours, stories, and fun. You’ll engage with like-minded individuals, creating memorable experiences and lasting friendships. Plus, you’ll leave the class with the confidence to recreate these authentic Malaysian dishes in your own kitchen.

Suitable for All Levels: A Feast for the Senses and Skills

Our Authentic Malaysian Class is suitable for everyone, whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned cook. You don’t need fancy skills to enjoy this class. The recipes are simple and delicious, and you’ll find that making Malaysian food is fun and not too tricky. If you’re just starting out in the kitchen, this class is perfect because you’ll learn the basics of Malaysian cooking without getting overwhelmed. And if you already know your way around a kitchen, there are some advanced techniques to pick up, too. The class is hands-on, so you’ll be chopping, stirring, and cooking the recipes yourself. You’ll be amazed at how your cooking skills grow, no matter where you’re starting.

Find at date for one for these classes

Our classes run over weekends, either a Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday mornings and afternoons.  Our schedule changes every month so be sure to check out dates as they pop up.

To check dates for our Authentic Malaysian Class Click HERE

Dietary Considerations

When it comes to dietary considerations, our Authentic Malaysian Class has got you covered. This class is 100% plant-based, which means it’s entirely vegan. You won’t find any meat or animal products in the dishes you’ll be preparing. If you’re looking to add more plant-based meals to your diet or if you’re already following a vegan lifestyle, this class is a perfect fit for you.

Additionally, our Authentic Malaysian Class is gluten-free, ensuring that those with gluten sensitivities or allergies can enjoy the experience without worry. We’ve put extra care into crafting these recipes to make them gluten-free without compromising the authentic Malaysian flavors. As a vegan establishment, we’re committed to providing options that cater to various dietary needs, and we maintain high standards to ensure a safe and enjoyable culinary experience for everyone. So, whether you’re vegan, gluten-sensitive, or just love exploring new cuisines, this class is welcoming and accommodating to all dietary preferences.

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Cooking Class Terms and Conditions

Classes at Wholesome Bellies are popular and often booked out weeks in advance.  We do offer options on rescheduling. Before booking in please read through the Ts & Cs HERE.

Our menus are based on seasonable products which means that from time to time some fresh ingredients may not be available.  In this instance we will always substitute with the best available option. 

Your Teacher

Meet Your Chef: Lisa (aka Saucy Wench)

The fantastic Lisa, who also goes by the nickname Saucy Wench. Lisa is a cooking expert and the founder of Brisbane's well-loved Saucy Wench brand, specializing in delectable dumplings and Asian sauces. Her vast experience in creating delicious, high-quality food shines through in this class. With Lisa's guidance, you'll gain access to her family's secrets and learn to prepare the iconic Malaysian dish Nasi Lemak in a vegan version. Her love for food, vibrant personality, and dedication to using the best Australian ingredients make her the ideal instructor to guide you. Lisa's passion for authentic, plant-based Asian cuisine is evident in the recipes she'll share with you during the class. She's created a menu that captures the Malaysia's famous dishes, these recipes are a testament to Lisa's dedication to high-quality, plant-based cooking. Lisa's warm and friendly approach will ensure that you not only learn valuable culinary skills but also have a fantastic time exploring the world of authentic Malaysian cuisine.