Virtual Vegan Cooking Classes to Keep You Going After Veganuary

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Last Updated on June 7, 2021 by Editor

To keep you going after Veganuary, we’ve shared our favourite virtual vegan cooking classes to give you some inspiration, motivation, and of course some delicious and healthy recipes to cook from home.

Cooking at home with Veet

Cooking at Home with Veet is a ‘down to earth’ cooking course. The cooking tips that you learn will help to make your life much easier in the kitchen while creating amazingly delicious vegan meals for you and your family to enjoy.

This course is designed to help you incorporate freshly prepared, delicious vegan recipes into your cooking repertoire. Recipes are accompanied by easy to follow videos, allowing you to cook alongside step-by-step explanations and adapt recipes to suit your tastes and preferences, using seasonally available fresh produce.

It is a 5 module course with over 10 hours of videos. You can start whenever you like and take as long as you like to complete.

The Online Course is for people who want to incorporate vegan food into their lives with ease, learn at their own pace and want to learn tips to make cooking vegan food super delicious and also fun and easy to make.

You will be given a wealth of information and skills in how to prepare delicious and healthy vegan meals, fridge and pantry staples, knife skills and sweet treat and have recipes that you will love to make over and over again for yourself, family and friends.

Cost: $295 AUS

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EATogether 

Our focus at EATogether is to empower and inspire others to cook more delicious vegan recipes. We take a mostly whole-food approach and never compromise on taste! We have a selection of classes to choose from, ranging from the basics like Essential Knife Skills to Mexican Vegan Food classes which include tamales, enchiladas, tacos, quesadillas, and more. We are open for bookings every 3 hours from 9am-7pm every day of the week.

All our classes are taught by our executive chef Eduardo Justo, who has worked in professional kitchens for over 9 years. He has a diploma in French Cuisine from the Cordon Bleu and has worked in some of the best restaurants in the NYC, including Per Se and Eleven Madison Park.

After becoming vegan in 2017, Eduardo is passionate about expanding his creativity with plant-based food and demonstrating how delicious whole foods can be. His dishes reflect a perfect mixture of classic techniques, Mexican heritage, and innovative plant-based cuisine.

Cost: $75 for 1-2 people, $190 for a household (3-5 people)

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Made in Hackney Plant-Based community cookery school

Made In Hackney is an award winning community kitchen and cookery school. We believe everyone should have access to affordable, nutritious and locally grown food that’s good for people and planet.

We teach people in fun and inspiring ways how to cook healthy plant based meals, linking the importance of the environment to health.

We support and work with a diverse range of community groups such as young people leaving care, long term unemployed, low income families, recovering addicts, people with long term health challenges (visual/hearing impaired, diabetes patients, stroke survivors), people with learning difficulties, ethnic minority and cultural groups – and many more wonderful people who make up the Made In Hackney family.

Take the stress out of your Christmas by joining Michelin trained chef, Sarmado Sibley, to prepare an incredible show-stopping plant based Christmas dinner ahead of time – to allow you to relax on the day itself!.

The class will include:

  • Create a stunning festive vegan centrepiece, Chestnut, Sage & Onion Torte – to freeze and serve on Christmas Day
  • Learn how to make deliciously rich miso gravy to serve with your torte*
  • Learn to make a gourmet plant based variation on a classic, Truffled Cauliflower Cheese*
  • Add Michelin star garnishing techniques with Cavolo Nero Crisps to store and enjoy on the day
  • How to make and style a gourmet plant based Christmas dessert, Spiced Pumpkin Cheesecake – this stunning dessert tastes even better after being frozen!
  • Learn how to make refined sugar-free Clementine gelato, to freeze and serve on the day
  • Make dairy-free & refined sugar-free ‘After Eight Mints’ to delight your guests
  • Opportunity to ask Sarmado questions
  • Recipe handout

Sarmado Sibley is an internationally known world-class leader in plant-based food. He marries his Michelin star kitchen experience with a flair for flavour and a passion for nutrition. He is a consultant to several food outlets, including plant-based restaurants Nourish and Combe Grove Manor Hotel Spa, both in Bath. Sarmado teaches a variety of online gourmet cookery courses via his website.

Cost: £50 (£40 concession). All funds raised go towards our community meal service providing free nutritious, tasty meals to households who need them during these challenging times.

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The Vegan Chef School Daily Cooking Skills Classes

Helping home cooks to make great bakes, stunning salads and everything in between! The Vegan Chef School has started hosting free daily cooking skills classes online. The school, in London, is known for its vocational fast-track training, preparing students to become professional vegan chefs. It also offers a range of masterclasses.

Now the school’s co-founder and chef Day Radley is presenting the daily sessions, which are streamed on Facebook. During the stream, she will cook a dish with viewers, while giving tips on cookery skills.

Announcing the classes, Radley said: “I will be teaching cooking skills every day at midday. I’ll be starting with one pot/pan dishes which are hugely versatile meaning you can use loads of different veggies and other ingredients. On Facebook Live, you can ask me questions as I cook.

Cost: Free

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Vegan Fusion Culinary Academy

Vegan Fusion Culinary Academy currently offers introductory online classes in vegan cooking techniques. Join Chef Mark Reinfeld for this exclusive new program in partnership with Vegetarian Times.

Whether you are simply looking to up your culinary game, or are interested in taking the first steps towards a vegan culinary career, these online courses are a convenient and inexpensive way to gain skills and confidence in the kitchen.

Our Vegan Fusion Academy is a two-part online vegan cooking certification program where you will benefit from chef Mark’s 20-plus years of experience as a vegan chef. Whether you are simply looking to up your culinary game, or are interested in a career in vegan cooking, this online course is a convenient and inexpensive way to gain skills and confidence in the kitchen.

You will learn the fundamentals of vegan cooking, and get recipes for a wide-range of dishes such as grain bowls, vegan pizza, superfood smoothies, and Vietnamese fresh spring rolls.

Cost: US $250

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The Essential Vegan Online by the Vegetarian Society

Watch and cook along with friendly vegan experts! The Vegetarian Society Cookery School is coming direct to your kitchen! We’ve taken one of the most popular classes, The Essential Vegan, and transformed it into an online course so you can watch and cook along at a time and pace that suits you.

For the first time ever, the cookery school brings you The Essential Vegan Online. At just £50, this is a learning experience that lets you cook amazing recipes from the comfort of your own home. Cook along as you watch our expert tutors create flavoursome food for breakfast, lunch and dinner – so you can be plant-powered for every single meal.

Recipes include:

  • Comforting Butternut Squash Lasagne – balance your layers and find out how seasoning can truly make the dish
  • Airy and light Aquafaba Meringues – learn how egg replacements can be used in classic desserts
  • Golden and delicious Sweet Potato Falafels – be versatile with this vegan staple

Once you have had a go at all the recipe videos, complete the quiz to get your The Essential Vegan Online certificate!

You’ll also be able to download FREE bonus material including:

  • Meal prep guides
  • Recipe sheets
  • Guide to vegan store cupboard essentials
  • Vegan nutrition guide
  • Ingredients and equipment lists

All you need is a computer or mobile device and the ingredients. Expand your knowledge or treat someone to a fun online learning experience.

Cost: £50!

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Master the art of plant-based cooking with Forks Over Knives

The Forks Over Knives online cooking course helps you learn new techniques, flavours, and styles for cooking delicious plant-based, oil-free meals at home. Cook Healthy and Delicious Meals with Confidence.

Through nurturing food, you have the power to live your best life. It is our greatest hope that you’ll use the information, tools, and recipes we provide to take charge of your health destiny and share your own vibrant health and delicious cooking with the ones you love.

Plant-based cooking doesn’t have to be intimidating! With two fun and flexible at-home courses to choose from, Forks Over Knives will help you master core culinary skills and transform you into a confident chef—at your own pace!

Cost: Save 25% through April 14th.  There are two courses available – the Essentials Course priced at $99.99 and the Ultimate Course priced at $249.9 with the discount applied.

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Healthy Vegan Cheese

Vegan Cheese Made Easy. Learn to make delicious vegan cheese at home that will amaze your friends and family. Learn the exact techniques and favourite cheese recipes from experienced vegan chef Maricel Lukkanit. Get a certificate of completion after having taken all of the classes and quizzes.

Can vegans still enjoy cheese? Giving up cheese is really hard for most people. If you enjoy eating cheese, a vegan diet might seem impossible for you.

We are so used to grating fresh Parmesan over our favourite pasta, having a melted slice of Mozzarella on our pizza slice, or spreading some cream cheese over our Sunday bagels. Leaving all that cheesiness behind seems like a huge step.

Whether it’s a French sandwich, an Italian pizza, or an American burger… they all live from the element of cheese. We are so used to grating fresh Parmesan over our favourite pasta, having a melted slice of Mozzarella on our pizza slice, or spreading some cream cheese over our Sunday bagels.

Leaving all that cheesiness behind seems like a huge step. The good news is…it’s incredibly easy to make tasty and healthy vegan cheese at home.

You actually wouldn’t believe how simple and delicious vegan cheese really is. You don’t need fancy equipment or exotic ingredients, no… All it takes is understanding a few key principles, getting to know the important ingredients and flavours, and voilá!

Within no time you will be able to make completely vegan cheese. And when you share it with your family and friends, they won’t believe you…because it tastes just like traditional cheese. And the best part: it’s all made with healthy and natural ingredients. Start creating your own vegan cheese today. Your friends and family will love you for it.

Cost: 12-Month Membership $250 USD. Single Course $197 USD

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Fermented Veg Masterclass 

Nena’s popular face-to-face fermentation masterclasses can now be done from the comfort of your own kitchen. Come learn about the magic of the process, amazing health benefits and the flavours. Learn everything you need to safely make your own fermented foods. And if after the session you’re still unsure that you’re doing it right, don’t worry, ongoing support and advice are provided.

All recipes are vegan and will include seasonal produce where possible. The class will cover: sauerkraut, kimchi, jam and brined pickles.

A full shopping and equipment list will be provided in advance of your session. The next Masterclass is on April 25th @10:30 am GMT.

Cost: (£45 for a 2.5 hour session, Group sessions, 121 sessions, £65 bookable by email).

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Vegan Japanese – Sushi and Ramen

Discover the Japanese way of preparing vegan ramen and sushi. Learn from Japanese chef Akiko at Bentoya Cooking. Akiko has learned about Japanese food since her childhood. Learn from her the secrets to making authentic vegan Japanese food.

Receive your vegan ramen and sushi certification – Get your certificate of completion after having taken all of the classes and quizzes. Become an expert at making vegan ramen and sushi.

Simplicity perfected – Japanese food is one of the most elegant, clever and esteemed cuisines in the world. Yet it’s the simplicity that makes it so unique.

Most people think highly of Japanese food, but the thought of making it themselves seems discouraging. You might perceive traditional Japanese recipes to be complex and difficult to prepare.

And the idea of making sushi without fish seems impossible for many. Yet in its essence, Japanese food is simple, creative and fun to prepare.

And it can be perfectly prepared in a fully vegan way. Experience the flavour of Japan  Discover the authentic taste of Japan in a fully vegan way.

Over the centuries, the Japanese have perfected their food to taste and look beautiful and exciting. Based on just a few key ingredients, the recipes are a harmonic blend of a couple essential flavours.

Most Japanese recipes live from a clear umami taste which enhances and brings out the overall flavour profile of this cuisine. Combined with fresh ingredients, the right seasoning and more, you will discover a diverse and rich cuisines that has so much to offer.

Imagine having your friends over for dinner. You walk out of the kitchen and surprise them with your own avocado filled sushi roll and a steamy bowl of ramen noodles. Learn what vegan Japanese food really is about and share it with your loved ones.

Cost: 12-Month Membership $250 USD.  Single Course lifetime access $197 USD.

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Raw Food Fundamentals 

Dive into the fundamentals of preparing healthy and delicious raw food at home. Taught by vegan chef Lauren Lovatt, founder and vegan chef at Plant Academy UK. Through years of experience working as a chef and giving workshops, she has gained a detailed understanding of raw food and shares it with you.

You will learn the basics of preparing raw food and how to combine ingredients and flavours, so you can create your own beautiful dishes from scratch. You will also learn about food styling, different preparation techniques, and much more.

Get your certificate of completion after having taken all of the classes and quizzes. Become an expert at preparing and creating your own raw food dishes at home.

Explore a new world of food – Learning about raw food opens a world of interesting flavours and beautiful dishes for you to discover.

It benefits your health because you keep all of the essential nutrients intact. It lets you consume fresh ingredients that are high in vibration and in a natural state.

Learn the fundamentals right – Preparing delicious raw food yourself starts with understanding the fundamentals correctly. It begins with choosing the right ingredients and learning how you can combine them.

From there, you will understand which tools and techniques you can use to get to your desired taste, texture, and look. And it motivates you to be confident in preparing raw food dishes, from desserts to main courses, and using your creativity to perfect them.

Learn the fundamentals of raw food in this course and become a skilled raw food home chef in your own kitchen.

Cost: 12-Month Membership $250 USD. Single Course $197 USD

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Mouthwatering Vegan Desserts

Learn the secrets and favourite recipes from Julia, passionate baker and owner of The Banana Warrior. Learn the most delicious baked and un-baked vegan desserts prepared with natural and healthy ingredients.

Get a certificate of completion after having taken all of the classes and quizzes. Desserts should make you feel amazing. Desserts are something wonderful, aren’t they?

They brighten up our days and complete these special moments when we’re sitting together with our loved ones around the dinner table.

Desserts should be sweet, elegant and playful. They should comfort you and allow you to enjoy the beauty of any momentDesserts connect us with each other. There is nothing sweeter than sharing a homemade chocolate brownie with your loved ones and seeing the joy brighten up their eyes.

Desserts should be fun. You should enjoy making them, eating them, and sharing them. But often, that’s not the case. We do feel a little guilty about desserts.

We believe that desserts aren’t healthy, we tell ourselves we shouldn’t eat them. Most people instantly think of sugar, whipped cream, butter and eggs when they hear the word desserts…

And it’s easy to see why…The traditional way of preparing desserts is neither healthy nor vegan. And they leave us feeling bloated, tired and not fully satisfied. So… is it even possible to make delicious and healthy vegan desserts? Luckily, we have good news for you.

Cost: 12-Month Membership $250 USD. Single Course $197 USD

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