Roast – Cooking technique class

Learn all about the cooking techniques Roast (and related techniques) in our new and unique live and interactive cooking technique class: Roast.

A big part in learning to cook is to understand the main cooking techniques, which will help you understand what you are doing and why. In this class, you will learn what the cooking technique roast is all about, when to roast and what ingredients you can cook in your oven (or barbecue).

Give us 90 minutes of your time on a Monday night and become a creative cook who can improvise in the kitchen!
(Or watch the recording at your own convenience.)

Why do I want to learn about the cooking techniques?

Becoming a more confident and creative cook all boils down to understand what is going on in your pots and pans. If you know why you are doing and how you are doing it, you can become more free of recipes. You can decide for yourself to follow the instructions or go your own way. That’s the aim with the Learn to cook without recipes classes.

A lot of ingredients are great to cook in your oven (or barbecue). The roasting will give them a deep flavor not many can resist.

In this class, we will discuss and cook various ingredients using this important cooking technique, so you get an deeper understanding of when, why and how to roast.

What you will learn:

👩‍🍳 After this class you will understand the cooking technique roast to a level no one has ever explained them to you.
👩‍🍳 What ingredients you can roast
👩‍🍳 What temperature is best for roasting
👩‍🍳 What techniques are related and what their differences are
👩‍🍳 How you can use your new found knowledge confidently and creatively in your daily cooking.
👩‍🍳 Watch back the class for another 6 days.
👩‍🍳 Each live class participant will receive an extensive e-cookbook on the subject.

Want to join?

This is a live and interactive cook along class. You can ask chef Edie all the questions you have while cooking and experimenting together.
Of course you can just sit back and just watch too. Also, a recording will be available for 6 days after class.

Dietary preferences

Class is open to all dietary preferences. Class is gluten-free.
Email us your questions or let us know at sign up if you have any dietary preferences.


At this moment, it’s not possible to sign up for this live class. But you can:
~ request this class to get back on the calendar and get on the wait list,
~ book it as a private one-on-one class,
~ book it as a group class with friends and family, or a corporate event.
~ buy the accompanying e-cookbook – if available.

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Chef Edie:

About your chef

This class will be taught by chef Edie Dourleijn, once a picky eater who couldn’t cook.

She documented her path to eating and cooking everything as one of the first food bloggers of her home country The Netherlands (in 2006!). To learn more quickly, she looked around for classes that would help her understand what is going on in her pots and pans, but they didn’t exist. Eventually, she ended up at culinary school.

Now chef Edie teaches her Learn to cook without recipes classes for curious cooks who want to become free of recipes. Just like she once was.

Edie also hosts all kinds of entertaining and educational virtual cooking classes to celebrate any occasion with family or friends, or as a (realteam building, receiving 5 star reviews.

Get in touch with any questions or requests you have.

What you can expect – the longer version

What the Learn to cook without recipes classes make stand out from other cooking classes, is that in each class we will focus on 1 subject only. That could be a cooking technique, an ingredient, a dish or another theme. We will dive a bit deeper into the subject to help you understand why we do what we do.

At other cooking classes, you will learn a recipe, this one way the chef teaches you. But will they explain why this way is their favorite and preferred way? Will they discuss the culinary discourse on the subject, the pros and cons of their recipes? We will!

After you’ve signed up, you will get an email with your homework. Yes! 😉

For this class, we will ask you to think about what you know about roasting, what ingredients, oven temperature, ec. You also get a grocery and tools list and the Zoom link.

Ten minutes before class starts, we will virtually open our kitchen so we have some time to set up and chat a bit. Then chef Edie will introduce herself, explain the program of the class and we get to cook. She won’t control if you did your homework, so no stickers from us, but being a bit prepared for the class will help you gain confidence and understand what we’re up to.

After class has ended you can enjoy what you’ve cooked.


Our upcoming classes

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~ Or learn why we teach these classes the way we do.

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