PRANZO: An Italian Spring Lunch – Saturday, 21 September 2019


Saturday, 21 September 2019
10am till 2pm

This is an Italian Spring Lunch Workshop (un pranzo italiano primavera)! Join me as we create a 3-course authentic Italian lunch menu using spring produce. I’m thinking Fava (broad beans), Spring Peas, Mint, Spring Onions, and so much more spring fare! There will be home-style cooking and baking involved; with lots of chatting, laughing and learning along the way. We will then sit outside (alfresco style) together to enjoy the fruits of our labour sampling authentic Italian fare with a glass (or two) of vino.

TO BOOK USING GIFT VOUCHER: Please email with your contact details and voucher number. Angela will reply with booking confirmation or if extra payment is required.


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Join Angela for a spring authentic Italian inspired lunch. Together, you will cook & bake a 3-course Italian menu using simple, fresh, seasonal spring produce from both Angela’s Kitchen Garden at The Village Cooks, as well as from the local Farmer’s Markets. Angela will allow the ingredients of this season to influence the food you will all create & eat together, and only be guided by Angela’s love of her Italian (southern) heritage. This is both a demonstration and hands-on class.

Angela Palermo, founder & teacher of The Village Cooks, trained as a pastry chef and has worked for the likes of Rachel Grisewood, Sam Marineve, Lorraine Godsmark, and Andy Bunn.

Her cooking and baking is heavily influenced by her Italian heritage and growing up in a family that grew its own food and created dishes from their own produce. Angela shares her love of simple, home-style cooking & baking with students at her cooking school, The Village Cooks, & teaches Pasta Classes at Cornersmith, Sydney.

What you’ll learn

  • How to create an authentic 3-course authentic Italian lunch using simple, fresh & seasonal (spring) ingredients;
  • How to cook & bake Italian home-style fare;
  • How to plan and entertain with ease.

What you’ll get.

  • Morning tea on arrival with coffee/tea/drinks;
  • Take home recipe and notes from the day;
  • Learn the art of creating a 3-course menu using only spring produce;
  • Share in a 3-course Italian inspired spring lunch;
  • Drinks provided throughout (including vino and an espresso with dessert).

What to bring.

  • A big smile
  • An Apron
  • Wear comfortable closed-toe shoes
  • A container incase we have any leftovers.

Fine print.

Terms & Conditions for this event:

  • There is a minimum of 6 participants for this class. We reserve the right to cancel a class up to 48 hours prior to its date if we do not have enough bookings. This class will not be held if there are fewer than 4 participants (or otherwise specified), and in this case, your money will be refunded or transferred to another class at your discretion.
  • Classes are non-refundable, however if 48 hours (2 full days) notice is given, a credit will be given to attend a future class. If you do not wish to attend a future class, you may send someone else to attend the class in your place. Please let us know if this is going to be the case and the details of your replacement.

The Village Cooks is located Sylvania, Sydney (26kms south of Sydney City, 12kms from Sydney Airport).


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