Apr 2019

Sneak A Few Classes in Before The Easter Rush


HAPPY EASTER!  Easter is finally around the corner and we're looking to spend some quality time together with family and friends. We're sure you are too!  Before taking time out you may want to participate in a few classes this week to get you into the mood for creating delicious family luncheons and Easter feasts. Take a look [...]

Sneak A Few Classes in Before The Easter Rush2019-04-16T13:28:53+00:00

Cooking Classes and Events You’ll Love


Stir Crazy is renowned for our Asian Fusion course - the course that launched our success way back when.  Each year the recipes change and we add a little more spice into the recipes to keep them fresh. ASIAN FUSION Menu: Beef Tataki with Yakinuki sauce, Sezchuan pepper Seared Tuna with Wasabi Sweet Potato, Pak [...]

Cooking Classes and Events You’ll Love2019-04-10T13:04:47+00:00

April Fool’s Special


          The month of madness? Or maybe just pure tomfoolery...? And who is Tom anyway - a friend of Alice? Please read 'properly' or you'll miss it... April is always associated with playing practical and lighthearted jokes on friends and family, so we decided we're also going to be a little bit silly this April. [...]

April Fool’s Special2019-04-04T11:45:51+00:00

Mar 2019

Autumn swing kicks in – what happened to summer?


April comes with a feast of new cooking classes to tickle your fancy.  Although April is littered with public holidays, events and the start of winter sports functions, we've managed to squeeze some cooking classes into wherever we could find available dates.  We've also managed to juggle classes a little so that Big Brother Eskom didn't [...]

Autumn swing kicks in – what happened to summer?2019-03-27T09:39:22+00:00

Healthy? Sweet tooth? You decide.


The new wave is eating healthy foods, and if you look around Cape Town, there are many new eateries that are only serving healthy options. We’ve been offering healthy cooking alternatives for a while and they’re proving to be extremely popular. Our low carb and plant-based course takes a new look at food combinations that [...]

Healthy? Sweet tooth? You decide.2019-03-25T09:10:43+00:00

It’s blowing hot and cold


Congratulations to all those people who completed the Argus Cycle tour on Sunday.  The weather was not the greatest we’ve seen for a while but most people managed to finish. Well done! Speaking of which, we’re not really sure if winter has arrived early or if we’re still going to get some warm balmy summer [...]

It’s blowing hot and cold2019-03-15T14:56:53+00:00

Nov 2018

Enhancing a meal with a palate cleanser


So what is a palate cleanser exactly?  It’s not a complicated concept but before we get to that I’ll just explain how the tongue works which will help in understanding why a palate cleanser is useful. The taste buds on the tongue have receptors which are stimulated by what we consume.  The receptors send signals [...]

Enhancing a meal with a palate cleanser2018-11-07T12:00:42+00:00

Oct 2018

I gotsa Mise en Place


“He who fails to plan, is planning to fail – Winston Churchill” There are many things that I don’t know about food and cooking and I actually hope that I never do; I don’t want to live a life where I know it all, that’s no fun.  What I do know pretty damn well though [...]

I gotsa Mise en Place2018-10-30T18:31:03+00:00

May 2018

Rub Shoulders with Famous Chefs


We've added a new cooking classes to to push your culinary inspiration. Each month we'll be hosting a world-class chef or celebrity chef at the Cooking School, where they'll expose you to some of their kitchen secrets and know-how's of cooking. Our first Chef's Table course features Cheyne Morrisby from Cheyne's Restaurant, Hout Bay. Cheyne has firmly [...]

Rub Shoulders with Famous Chefs2018-05-23T13:11:02+00:00

Jul 2017

Cape Town’s ‘Controversial’ Winter Specials


I recently read a post on Cape Town magazine listing the new 'highly rated' restaurants that were launched in the past 12 months.  I counted 85 in total, of which I have only personally sampled 8! The Western Cape (now rated as one of the world's top food destinations) is regarded as heaven for adventurous [...]

Cape Town’s ‘Controversial’ Winter Specials2017-07-19T12:48:16+00:00