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Middle Eastern, Saturday 15th June 3pm – 6pm

June 15 @ 3:00 pm 6:00 pm


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Middle Eastern cuisine encompasses a variety of flavours characterised by fragrant spices, nuts, and olive oil. 

21 Nile Street, Woollongabba, 3pm – 6pm

Whilst there can be a lot of meat dishes in the Middle East, there are actually loads of incredible, flavoursome plant-based dishes. 

The cuisine comes from countries such as Lebanon, Persia, Iran, Turkey, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Morocco, Saudi Arabia just to name a few.

The most well know plant-based dish are the incredible falafels.  And we’ll be definitely learning how to make these from scratch.


  • Traditional falafels with creamy tahini dressing
  • Fattoush salad
  • Iranian jewelled rice
  • Shaksuka with tofu egg
  • Smoky baba ganoush
  • Borek flat breads filled with potato and spring onion
  • Orange and almond syrup cake

Your Teacher

Our founder, Fiona Anchal will lead this class.   A passionate plant-based foodie and expert home cook Fiona’s approach is friendly and inclusive.  Having grown up in a family restaurant with her mum as the head chef, her experience around cooking and making the most tasty, simple dishes comes purely from experience and heart-felt lessons.  For Fiona eating a balanced, healthy plant-based diet is one of her most important values.  Plant-based for over 14 years and raising two children plant-based her personal journey is inspiring.  Learn first hand from our very own founder.   You can find out more about Fi HERE

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21 Nile Street
Woolloongabba, QLD 4102
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