Team Building Activity Ideas

Whether your team member has been to Asia, are planning to, or simply love the great flavours of Southeast Asian and Japanese Cooking we invite your team to explore of Australia’s most popular cuisines right here Richmond Melbourne.  

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Christmas Gifts Under $100

You are look for Christmas Gifts Under $100? Experience gifts, gadget gifts or massage gifts. You have found an experience gift - our cooking experiences.

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How to plan an unforgettable Work Christmas Party?

Get a great time in this the season for great venue, good foods, activity and entertaining and of course the infamous Work Christmas Party. If you are in charge of organising your office social calendar, no doubt you want to make sure it’s Christmas cheer and everyone enjoy what you plan...

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How To Make Your Own Dressing

Save money and taste better by read this how to make own dressing in your own kitchen.  

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Store Your Spice Like No Other

#2 Chef Ha's Handy Hint How to store spices and how long they will last are most frequent questions being asked in our cooking classes. Most of our spices are imported, shipped and shelved before we get them. Our recommendation is store them in a cool and dark place. So do not store above your stove as you might think of a perfectly access for your cooking. Heat, humidity and light will cause the spices loose their beautiful oil and flavour. Be a great cook to use your spices within six months or 12 months. They will loose their flavour over the time but you still can use them. 

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Why Good Kitchen Practice Can Change Your Cooking Forever

Mis en place is a French culinary phrase means "everything in its place". Professional chefs prepare or "mis en place" the ingredients and component that a chef will require before. Take away the stress by getting everything at home ready before.  You might take longer time to get the...

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Learn to cook Asian Foods

Showcase the best foods that Asia has to offer at otao kitchen Learn essential Asian spices, fresh herbs, local produce and special ingredients, combined with authentic methods passed down for centuries.  Hear stories with the magic of Asian cooking and it reveal to you.  You can...

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Father's Day with Dad Loves Cooking?

Give your old man a hug and laugh at his funny jokes. Dad loves cooking? It's Father's Day! Melbourne has much to offer your old man. Do some sight-seeing or visit a bar, or buy him some more gadgets. 

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36 Hours in Hanoi

Hanoi is very graceful and exotic capital city of Vietnam.  The city is well known with grand old boulevards and ancient temples and pagodas.  Locals works on their tai chi moves beside tree-fringed lakes. For all of its timeless charm it also changes quickly to a modern city today but the...

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