Spice for Life {Cooking Classes}

December 14, 2011 by post tags
When you meet Christine’s wonderful mom, Petro, it’s clear that the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. Christine definitely got her sense of style and creativity from her mother. Petro is just one of the most wonderful cooks I’ve ever met. When I walked into her kitchen for the first time, I was like a kid in a candy store. Petro has the tools and gadgets that foodie dreams are made of, and she puts them to good use! I have had many wonderful meals (I should rather call them feasts) at Petro’s house. But Petro also has the same generous spirit at Christine. She was asked by her church to do a food demonstration to raise money for an outreach to India. In keeping with the “theme” Petro opted to do the demonstration on spices.
I popped in just before the big demonstration and I can tell you everything looked, smelled and tasted divine. Alright, I’ll stop making you hungry. The reason I’m telling you all this is because Petro offered to do a giveaway cooking class to our readers. We know that nowadays we girls focus on our careers and sometimes the cooking falls by the wayside. So if you’re hopeless in the kitchen our just eager to broaden your culinary horizons then you have to enter this giveaway. See details below.

A big thank you to Maré Rootman for these beautiful images!

The Prize

One day in Petro’s kitchen from 10:30-16:00 worth R3000. The winner can choose any of the following courses:

  • Basics
  • Breakfast
  • 10 o’clock tea
  • Lunch
  • Biscuits: biscotti and brownies
  • Cocktails: Canapės and pre-dinner snacks
  • Soup and salad
  • Pasta
  • Mains
  • Dessert
  • Holiday food
  • Family meals
  • Food around the fire
  • Warming recipes  for the winter chill
  • Easy weekdays
  • Teatime real treats
  • Picnics
  • Summer food for the beach house
  • Springtime brunch
  • Dinner for two
  • Classy dinner
  • Christmas lunch
  • Floral art for every occasion

She will help you to become more confident in the kitchen. It will start with tea and scones and an informal discussion with Petro about cooking and planning.

How to enter

Please leave a comment telling us why you want to win this giveaway. Also tell us which one of Petro’s courses you would like to do.

Terms and conditions

The cooking class will be held at Petro’s house in Somerset West.The prize is valid for 6 months.

This prize is  not transferable for cash.

Competition closes 5 January 2012.

We regret that the competition is only for people living in South Africa.

If the winner cancels the week of the cooking class or fails to show up she forfeits the prize.

Petro’s courses are perfect for a newlywed or a kitchen novice wanting to learn more about cooking.




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41 Responses to “Spice for Life {Cooking Classes}”

  1. Ingrid van Zyl December 12, 2014 at 2:52 pm #

    I would really like to win this giveaway because I really need to learn how to cook. I have been married for a year and a half and my poor husband is loosing so much weight, because I only know how to make a salad :-) This opportunity will help me to fatten up my dear lovely husband and help me improve my cooking skills.
    I would love to do attend the Mains or Easy weekdays.


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