Celebrating 6 Years of VIVE!

  VIVE Cooking School turns 6 years old on Saturday the 21st of May! Time really flies by when you’re having fun. Over six years ago, we began construction on our passion project.  We went from this… To this… Here at VIVE Cooking School, our mission is to empower and connect our community by igniting […]

DIY Mother’s Day High Tea

high tea with scones with cream and jam

Mother’s Day is coming up and we’ve got you sorted with four delicious and easy recipes that you can make to create a beautiful high tea for this weekend. Make your mum feel like royalty with this three-tiered high tea, featuring the most perfect scones, two light and tasty sandwiches and delectable cheesecakes. A note […]

Delicious Recipes for Easter

chocolate cupcakes with three easter eggs on top of the icing

Easter is just around the corner, so we’ve developed two delicious Easter themed recipes that are sure to impress your family and friends this Easter – Hot Cross Bun French Toast and Easter Egg Cupcakes. Here is a note from our Chef: “Treat yourself this Easter with some homemade cupcakes or by using up leftover […]

Try a New Cuisine at One of Our Favourite Specialised Delis

charcuterie board with cured meat, cheese and olives

A ‘deli’ is known as a shop that sells fine, exotic or international prepared foods and ingredients. Delis come in many forms in Sydney and have become an integral part of Sydney’s food scene. We’ve seen many different types of delis arise, such as cafe-style delis, and many different International-based delis showcasing a specific country […]

International Women’s Day: The Women Who Inspire the VIVE Team

International Women’s Day 2022 falls on Tuesday the 8th of March. It’s an important day that celebrates “the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women” and is also used to mark a call to action for accelerating gender parity. In the spirit of International Women’s Day, we are celebrating the women that we look […]

Mistakes to Avoid When Making Pancakes

maple syrup being poured on pancakes

Picture this – you’re in bed and you wake up to the smell of fresh pancakes wafting through the air on a lazy Sunday morning. You run to the kitchen and there’s a picture-perfect stack of pancakes waiting for you at the table. You add your toppings – berries, choc chips & whatever else your […]

Our Valentine’s Day Menu

Love is in the air and with Valentine’s Day fast approaching, it’s time to get prepared! If you’re not sure what to do this Valentine’s Day, but you want to impress that special someone in your life, share your love for food by preparing a romantic dinner at home using our Valentine’s Day Menu. A […]

The Prosperity Toss Salad: A Chinese New Year Tradition

Yee sang about to be tossed by people around the table with chopsticks

Yee sang (also known as ‘Yusheng’, ‘Yuu Sahng’ or ‘Lo Hei’) is a specialty Chinese New Year dish and is one of the VIVE Team’s favourite traditions because it’s a fun meal to create and gets the whole family involved. Yee sang is a delicious raw fish salad that has a mix of shredded vegetables […]

Where to Find the Best Pies in Sydney

Whether you prefer to enjoy a pie at a bakery for your Sunday lunch, or perhaps straight out of the bag on the go, or even at 2am after a big night out on the town, there’s no questioning that pies are an Australian icon.  Pies take a few forms here in Australia, but today […]