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Espresso Alchemy: The Addictive Art of Latte

You must have seen a barista pour out a perfect heart or rosetta before with no hesitation and you might have even thought it was easy. I know I’m 100% guilty for having underestimated the skill and practice that goes into latte art… Until of course I tried it myself! I’ve been growing with Hong Kong to find increasing love for coffee, evidenced by me Exploring Artisan Coffee Shops in Hong Kong and finding the 4 Best Cappuccinos in Hong Kong. As the weeks go by, I keep discovering new coffee shops I want to add onto those lists – so don’t be surprised to see yet another coffee article from me some time in the near future. If you love coffee even half as much as I do, I’d highly recommend going for a fun latte art class. It’s extremely challenging and hence satisfying when you finally are able to make even a deformed heart. Or in my case, it was a balloon. There are many classes available in Hong Kong but I decided …

Tasmania: Learn real pasta skills at Red Feather Inn Cooking School

I often like to join cooking classes when on holiday and it was even more of a must-do when visiting Tasmania as there are two renowned spots which promise to bring a memorable experience: Red Feather Inn near Launceston and The Agrarian Kitchen near Hobart. Unfortunately, The Agrarian Kitchen was fully booked so I couldn’t try that. Actually, Red Feather Inn was too, but luckily for us, they kindly held a private class for the two of us (at a higher price of AUD250 v. the group class which charges AUD195). So if you are keen, book as early as you can. The Chef Chef Lewis works at the Red Feather Inn’s restaurant and teaches their cooking school classes too. With over 25 years of experience in London and experience from cooking schools around the world, a lot of important cooking insights or ‘tricks’ is what you’ll definitely be getting out of a class here. First course: egg pasta with bolognaise sauce Perfect Pasta class to learn real skills and tricks We decided to go with the “Perfect Pasta” …