We’re currently running the Cooking Circle at Currie Crescent Community Centre (The Canberra Baptist Church in Kingston). The Circle runs on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays every month. RSVP is essential within our COVID-19 management plan.

We resume again in February 2021.

Email for full details. 

Past Events

  • Pod Food Paella Workshop for women and girls
  • Currie Crescent Twilight Fete  at Currie Crescent Community Centre
  • Unpacking the Indian Lunchbox at Joy India in Erindale
  • Mother’s Day High Tea inviting all women and girls  at Michele’s home
  • Bush Tucker Lunch with Narelle Happ for NAIDOC Week at Currie Crescent Community Centre
  • Mother and Daughter Filipino Lunch
  • Dosa making Workshop at Daana Restaurant
  • Timor Leste and its’ future: Discussion Panel and Community Garden Fundraiser
  • Pakistani cooking and Henna-design Luncheon
  • Bush Tucker Workshop for NAIDOC Week 2016, kindly supported by Bendigo Bank
  • Canberra Islamic Centre Luncheon in partnership with Woden Community Services
  • Taste of Bangladesh Workshop
  • St John Ambulance Volunteers and Feminists join a Currie Crescent Cooking Circle
  • Plus these gorgeous, in-home dinners and lunches:
  • Mum’s Country Cooking
  • Estonian Cooking Circle
  • Irish Cooking Circle
  • Tryphena’s Friday Circle

Watch this video of one of our Cooking Circles hosts, Tryphena. The first section of the video was taken in the lead up to her event, and the second immediately after the event.

Tryphena’s Cooking Circle: before and after from Heidi Zajac on Vimeo.

You can check out our other pages of info on events and about Canberra

See pics of our Cooking Circles so far on our Instagram and Pinterest pages

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10 Replies to “Canberra”

  1. Hi,
    My name is Peter. I absolutely love this concept because I love food but I noticed it’s only aimed at women. Can you tell me if there’s a man version of this cooking circle? I know of the Man Shed but my preference would be to able to cook good nutritious food for myself in my later years along with the social connections as I live on my own.
    Thank you. Peter

    1. Hi Peter,

      Thanks for the comment. Yes, you’re right in that we do aim our networks at women, however 2 of the groups include men now. You’re very welcome to attend either Currie Crescent or the Gungahlin Cooking Circle. Do let me know if you would like more details. I’m also interested in Men’s Shed and whether the model of a ‘cooking circle’ might be adopted to help further engage and support men.

      I’d be very keen to hear your ideas and talk further via email. You can reach me on


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