Cooking Courses

East Indian Cooking Course with Kiku

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Kiku is now offering classes in traditional cooking from Northern India featuring locally harvested foods.

The courses will take place at Nadu Creek Loft in the New Year.  You will cook 3-4 Indian dishes and will finish the day by eating the meal with other participants.  The course will cover the following topics:

  • An overview of of regional differences in Indian cooking.
  • A feel, taste and smell session of the variety of spices used in Indian cooking.  You will also learn how to buy, grind and store them properly.
  • Learning techniques for making wet masala, a typical base used in most Indian dishes made from onions, garlic, ginger and spices.
  • Cooking 3-4 dishes, each using the wet masala base to make a meal for dinner.

Note:  You can design your own course by getting together with 8-10 people and developing your own menu.  For example, we could do a vegetarian cooking course or gluten free cooking course.

Course Cost:  $75.00 (includes ingredients and dinner)
Location:        Nadu Creek Loft
Time:             12-6pm (subject to change)
To Register:    Call (250) 557-2475 or e-mail

Freshly ground spices used in the course are availale from Kiku or at the following local shops:  Green Gaia in Masset, Haida Gwaii Museum Gift Shop in Skidegate, Crow’s nest in Tlell and Bayview Market in Port Clements.

Special offer for Nadu Creek Loft Guests:

We can take guests out to gather wild mushrooms and combine these with locally caught salmon and wild berries for a delicious Haida Gwaii meal.
We can also offer Indian Cooking Classes featuring authentic northern Indian cooking featuring local ingredients of Haida Gwaii.
Cooking courses can be tailored to guests wishes and abilities.  Please contact us to find out more.

Course Cost:
A half day course is $250.00 for up to five people and includes a meal and all ingredients.