Spring offerings in Sydney and Perth and a Summer cleanse retreat

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Since I returned to Australia work has taken me hither and yon. I have reacquainted myself with the splendour of this land and given thanks for being at ‘home’. I so enjoyed teaching to full houses in Darwin and found my new collaboration with Bells at Killcare a total delight, thankfully it seems that so did all attendees. I return to Bells in November for a Summer Cleanse workshop, see details here and book with Bells here.

To those wanting the Capturing Cultures classes in Sydney my apologies for a very long wait.  I am teaching a Capturing Cultures class at  ‘Earth Food Store’ in Gould Street at Bondi Beach on Tuesday September 17th. Earth Food Store and Food By Holly Davis are offering this as, a payment by donation class, to make it accessible to anyone keen for the information. For details and booking click here. THIS CLASS IS NOW FULLY BOOKED

From October 9th to November 18th I shall be in Perth to teach a series of cooking classes, click here for details and bookings. I go to Perth to teach: Sourdough Baking, Lacto Fermentation, Meat Cookery, Duck and Poultry and Fish Cookery; these are all units of the Natural Chef Training Program run by Jude Blereau.  Next year’s program is well worth consideration if you are a hungry would-be wholefood chef, cafe owner, restaurateur, writer, nutritionist and more.

 


Exciting things afoot. Pop up classes with The Real Food Project July 10 and 16

Cultured vegetablesBe very quick to book, these will go like hot kim chi! The interest in lacto fermented, probiotic, cultured foods is on the rise, come and help me spread the good bugs. They will be fun and informative evenings and you get a jar of culturing vegetables to take home. All for just $55!

Click to BOOK@Real Food Projects


I am teaching in Darwin June 29 and 30. Please spread the news but if you know her, please don’t share where my daughter India might see

Cultured vegetablesMy baby, India, turns 20 in June. Having been parted for so long we are going bush together; to celebrate our reunion and her birthday, but where remains a surprise I hope, until June 13th. This is the best time of year to visit Darwin and a long hard winter in London finds me desperate for warmer climes. French canadian Carole Baillargeon worked at Iku in the early 90’s, she left to for Darwin and established ‘Darwin Yoga Space’. Carole is keen for me to teach a few classes while I am there and so the weekend of June 29 and 30 will be dedicated to that and India will be my beautiful young assistant (I am assuming!). If you have contacts you think might benefit from coming to these classes please pass on this link, all the information is there and bookings can be made through the Yoga School http://www.darwinyogaspace.com/#/holly-davis/4576878769 I am excited to be travelling north and in such good company, there will be tales to tell and we are likely to be keeping instagram busy whilst we are there. My Instagram page is – wholefoodee


Wholefood – easy when you know how and what and why can only help. Come to class where it suits you best. February and March classes booking now…

Care of the soil and respect for produce
 simple fresh food to savour and share

Start the year with a class in Balmoral, Bondi, Bilgola or Brisbane. By the by the garlic was grown in Bowral, isn’t it beautiful!

My blog is being transformed into a more informative and user friendly place to visit.

The upgrade is underway, there will be calendars and booking forms for those who like to pay online, for the rest I will be available by email and the phone. Other dates and details of classes in Rozelle, Melbourne and Perth, coming soon. Once done the blog will be the blog and I can continue to wax lyrical about all things foody. I hope to see you around my table this year; to make and break bread together.


The little black dress of wholefood eating class has been so popular we are doing it a third time.

November 29th Class just opened

November 30th fully booked

More Quick spring into summer

delights at Balmoral Beach.

Spring is the season of renewal, the colour green abounds. It is the perfect time to consider our selves and to cleanse while enjoying a wide variety of exquisite tastes, colours and textures; that raise our spirit and lighten the load on our digestive system.

A cooking class at ‘A Healthy View’ Balmoral Beach Mosman

Nutrient-dense wholefood meals to nourish you well; without being calorie-rich. Learn to make quick, cost effective and delicious meals to suit the season and satisfy those you feed. This class provides you with a comprehensive guide for stocking your fridge, freezer and pantry and outlines how to make eating well an accessible option on a daily basis hence the reference to the little black dress.

The classes I teach at nutritionist Michele Hedges home and business, ‘A Healthy View’ have the added benefit of her valuable input. Together we are an informative team and these classes are always a lot of fun.

10am-2pm November 29th $125
Be quick to contact Michele; numbers are strictly limited. michele@ahealthyview.com.au

This class demonstrates the dietary principles that traditional societies have used for millennia; using the least refined local and organic ingredients.

The benefits of eating this way include: ease, reduced sugar cravings, an improvement in behavioural issues, natural weight loss, increased satisfaction and hormone regulation


Learn to make a range of delicious, nutrient dense wholefood dishes; ready in 20 minutes

Quick spring delights.

November 9. Balmoral Beach.

Spring is the season of renewal, the colour green abounds. It is the perfect time to consider our self and to cleanse while enjoying a wide variety of exquisite tastes, colours and textures; that raise our spirit and lighten the load on our digestive system.

A cooking class at ‘A Healthy View’ Balmoral Beach Mosman

Nutrient-dense wholefood meals to nourish you well; without being calorie-rich. Learn to make quick, cost effective and delicious meals to suit the season and satisfy those you feed.

The classes I teach at nutritionist Michele Hedges home and business, ‘A Healthy View’ have the added benefit of her valuable input. Together we are an informative team and these classes are always a lot of fun.

11am-3pm November 9th $125
Be quick to contact Michele; numbers are strictly limited. michele@ahealthyview.com.au

The class demonstrates the dietary principles that traditional societies have used for millennia; using the least refined local and organic ingredients.

The benefits of eating this way include: ease, reduced sugar cravings, an improvement in behavioural issues, natural weight loss, increased satisfaction and hormone regulation


Update on appearances and cooking classes

The Organic Expo and Green show has arrived today is the first day, this year it is in both Sydney and Melbourne.

For details go to http://www.organicexpo.com.au/

Each year its popularity grows and the numbers of visitors increase. The organic industry has come a very long way since I opened Iku in 1985. At that time organic was associated with muddy vegetables and not much else. Biodynamic rice was only available 9 months of the year and everyone thought us crazy for championing the cause. It is heart warming to see the growth and burgeoning interest.

I will be onstage tomorrow August 13th  at 1.30pm demonstrating a few simple dishes that reflect the principles of a wholefood way of eating, if your about do come and say hello. I will have recipe cards with menu suggestions for a wholeday of winter wholefoods and I will be discussing foods that harm and foods that heal. I will be making and discussing a compound butter mix, which offers a range of highly nutritious fats, an Andean grains Casserole which demonstrates all the principles of nutrient dense eating and showing people how to make their own delicious chicken stock.

I will post the recipes here next week for all to trial and enjoy. I hope to see you there.

August 13th and 14th  The MINDD Conference is being held at the Jockey Club in Randwick I will be discussing fats and their benefits at 12.30pm August 14th, for more information go to http://mindd.org/s/archives.php/266-MIFOC-2011.html  this is an invaluable event for all parents and would be parents.

I have a Capturing Cultures Class in Palm Beach NSW on August 28th, there are places still for that one.

I will be in Perth teaching with Jude Blereau  at her Wholefood Cooking School September 10th-18th contact Jude for the programme and for bookings, be quick these sell out very fast. jude@wholefoodcooking.com.au

Bondi Class programme is yet to be confirmed, please contact me if you are interested in these, or subscribe here for future updates.

Bookings for private and small group classes in your home are being taken too.