Christine Manfield

Indian Cooking Class

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Christine Manfield is one of Australia’s most celebrated chefs - a curious cook, a perfectionist inspired by the culinary melting pot of global flavours and native ingredients, a keen advocate for keeping it local and supporting community, a writer whose successful, award winning books – Indian Cooking Class, Tasting India, A Personal Guide to India and Bhutan, Dessert Divas, Fire, Spice, Stir, Paramount Cooking and Paramount Desserts have spiced up the lives of keen cooks everywhere.

As one of Australia’s leading culinary ambassadors, her professional culinary life as restaurateur culminated in three award winning restaurants: Paramount in Sydney 1993 to 2000, East@West in London 2003 to 2005 and Universal in Sydney 2007 to 2013. She continues to collaborate with chefs and industry colleagues hosting pop-up events in Australia.

An inveterate traveller, Christine has been hosting bespoke culinary adventures to exotic destinations including India, Italy, South America, Bhutan, France, SE Asia, Spain, Morocco and New Zealand over the past 23 years. Since 2020 saw a new paradigm, Christine has sharpened her focus to regional Australian destinations for meaningful, sustainable and immersive experiences highlighting our First Nations indigenous culture, including her Tweed Coast Food Adventures exploring her immediate backyard, and hosting wilderness food safaris to NT Top End, SA Ikara/Flinders Ranges and Tasmania, with a view to expanding to other food destinations around Australia.


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