At Wholesome Bellies, our cooking classes are designed to be inclusive, regardless of your cooking expertise and we always assure that all ingredients that we used are healthy and fresh. We keep things simple, using only a few key ingredients to create dishes that are both incredibly delicious and nutritious. In this class, you'll not only learn to prepare these mouthwatering Middle Eastern dishes but also immerse yourself in the warmth and hospitality that define this region's food culture. As always, our classes are a celebration of good food, good company, and the joy of creating wholesome, plant-based masterpieces.

Middle Eastern Delights

Discover the rich tapestry of flavours that characterize this region, where fragrant spices, nuts, and olive oil come together to create a cooking experience like no other. Middle Eastern cuisine is often associated with meat dishes, we’re excited to showcase the abundance of delectable plant-based options available.

Our Menu

  • Traditional Falafels with Creamy Tahini Dressing
  • Fattoush Salad
  • Iranian Jeweled Rice
  • Shakshuka with Tofu Egg
  • Smoky Baba Ghanoush
  • Borek Flat Breads filled with Potato and Spring Onion
  • Orange and Almond Syrup Cake

Our menu is a testament to the diversity and richness of Middle Eastern plant-based cuisine, promising a delightful cooking experience that goes beyond the ordinary. Let’s explore the magic of these traditional dishes, designed to thrill your taste buds and inspire your cooking creativity.

Why Choose Our Middle Eastern Class?

If you’re looking to add variety to your cooking experience without the fuss, this class is good for you. Middle Eastern Class is the perfect opportunity to discover new flavours and enjoy the pleasures of homemade, wholesome food. Explore the Middle Eastern class at Wholesome Bellies for an easy, fun, and delicious plant-based cooking experience.

We believe in keeping things simple, using accessible ingredients, and focusing on the joy of cooking. Our Middle Eastern class is not just an opportunity to learn; it’s a chance to enjoy the process, connect with like-minded food enthusiasts, and embrace the pleasure of creating wholesome, plant-based masterpieces.

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

Let’s go on a cooking journey with Wholesome Bellies’ Middle Eastern cooking class, a delightful experience suitable for all levels of home cooks. Whether you’re a kitchen beginner or a seasoned chef, this class offers a feast for the senses and a chance to enhance your cooking skills.

Fiona’s teaching style is approachable, making the class accessible for everyone. The recipes are carefully crafted to be simple yet flavourful, ensuring that you leave with newfound confidence in your cooking abilities. From crafting traditional falafels to mastering the art of a smoky baba ghanoush, this class promises a sensory adventure that will leave you with a deeper appreciation for Middle Eastern flavours. Even if you’re looking to expand your cooking expertise or simply enjoy a fun cooking experience, Fiona’s class is a welcoming opportunity to discover the rich tastes of Middle Eastern cuisine.

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 Middle Eastern Class  Click HERE

Dietary Considerations

We understand that everyone has different dietary needs, and we’re here to make your cooking experience enjoyable and accommodating. Our Middle Eastern cooking class is designed with simplicity and inclusivity in mind, allowing you to explore the vibrant flavors of the region while considering various dietary considerations. If you have specific dietary requirements or allergies, please let us know in advance, and we’ll do our best to make suitable modifications. Our goal is to provide a welcoming and accessible environment for all participants, ensuring that everyone can take part in the culinary adventure with ease.

At Wholesome Bellies, we prioritize your well-being and strive to create a positive cooking experience for everyone. Whether you’re following a specific diet or have particular food preferences, our team is committed to making the Middle Eastern cooking class a delicious and enjoyable experience tailored to your needs.

Do you Offer NDIS Special Pricing?

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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.  Before we wrap up, a word about our ticket policy – they are non-refundable. However, we understand that life can be unpredictable, so if you can’t make it, you have the option to transfer your ticket to a friend who can join in the Thai culinary adventure.

Your Teacher

Meet Your Chef: Fiona Anchal

The one who will lead this class is none other than the talented and passionate Fiona Anchal, the heart and soul of Wholesome Bellies. With years of experience in the culinary world, Fiona is on a mission to inspire people to embrace plant-based, whole food cooking. Her teaching style is friendly and inclusive, ensuring that every participant, regardless of their cooking skill level, feels at ease and empowered in the kitchen. Fiona's dedication in creating simple, but a nutritious and delicious dishes is evident in the recipes she has carefully curated for this class. Fiona believes in the beauty of simplicity and whole foods, and her classes reflect that philosophy. Attending this class and having time with Fiona is a memorable experience that you could bring for your entire life.