Exceedingly Good Pies and Tarts Class

$130
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Making good pastry may seem daunting. With expert teaching and hands on experience you’ll discover it’s not that hard after all.

The skill is in knowing the secrets when handling dough. This forms the basis to successful pies, tarts, galettes and slices.

Flaky Rough Puff, chocolate Sweet Shortcrust, and melt-in-the-mouth Savoury Shortcrust pastries are mixed, rolled and baked into delicious pies and tarts.

This skill is a benchmark for home cooks to measure their expertise, understanding and culinary talents.



In every class, our talented team are committed to ensuring you learn, and are inspired by, their teaching. We are qualified chefs and love what we do. Meet our bunch (of friendly coconuts) below.

Success in the kitchen is a wonderful thing. Bridging the gap between knowledge and wisdom is a key to achievement.

We will teach you this art so you finally have the skills, know-how and recipes to cook with conviction. It becomes easy and pleasurable. You’ll be able to successfully prepare and enjoy fresh and exciting meals at home whenever your heart desires.

At Matters of Taste, we specialise in teaching people the skills to cook beautiful fresh food at home every day.

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  • Classes
  • Medium
  • Half day

Why will you love it?

Pastry doesn't have to be that hard.......

What will you learn?

  • Family Chicken, Bacon and Leek Pie
    Melt in the mouth shortcrust is made into a family favourite.
  • Mediterranean Vegetable and Feta Tart Tartin
    Flaky rough puff is the base for this beautiful tart.
  • Pear Almond Tart with Chocolate Sweet Pastry
    Indulge in these individual tarts with a dollop of fresh cream.

What will you get?

  • Everything you need to participate in the class
  • Skills that you will be able to use over and over again
  • A feast to end the class

  • What do you need to know?

    Please bring a healthy appetite