Cooking with Sugar: Nougat and other treats

Keen to perfect that nougat you have always tried to cook at home? Find out how it’s done! Gain a better understanding of how to cook with sugar and different sugar bases with confidence in this sweet and tasty workshop with Ben Lockett from Nougat Royale, producing the best artisan nougat in Australia and an ever popular stall at our Northside Produce Market.

Tutor: Ben Lockett

Ben has been making some of the best artisan nougat in Australia for 14 years and is keen to get you on your way to making better nougat and some other treats at home. Before embarking on Nougat Royale, Ben honed his craft working with some of Sydney’s finest chefs, including Phillip Searle with Brent Savage (Bentley Bar, Monopole and Yellow House) at Vulcans and Matt Moran at Moran’s and Aria. During his journey through the industry, he has formed friendships and associations with like-minded people who continue to inspire him. Since establishing Nougat Royale in 2004, the business has gained a very loyal following and supplies some of the best restaurants, cafes and food stores across Australia.