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...

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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 become more confident with  Asian cooking , learning what works and what doesn’t, and how to make the best foods for you, your family, and your friends tastes. Our cooking class is a great way get more active in the kitchen and enjoy more freedom in your social life. We also integrate our classes with  food tours  and ingredients shopping, as well as giving you a taste of who we are and our backgrounds, so you get an experience of the culture of Asian cooking, not just the dishes. 

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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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Best Vietnamese Dishes You Can Try On Victoria Street

Only Asian country that the French brought with them in: the baguette. The Vietnam takes it to a different level depending whether you are in the South or the North. In the north, you will have the basic elements of bread, meat and sauces. In the south you will have colourful combination of cold...

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7 best things why cooking Vietnamese Foods

Learn few simple cooking skills of steaming, stewing, frying and rolling... with few great Vietnamese recipes that are fully transferable to your own kitchen. In no time you will have mastered quick and tasty dishes to wow your friends and family. Move over Masterchef –...

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