Talking Lamingtons & Lemon Tarts with Darren Purchese

Talking Lamingtons & Lemon Tarts with Darren Purchese

Join us as Darren Purchese, MasterChef regular and owner/chef of Melbourne’s Burch & Purchese talks to us about his new cookbook, Lamingtons & Lemon Tarts: Best-ever cakes, desserts & treats from a modern sweets maestro.

Hailed as Australia’s Willy Wonka, Darren Purchese is renowned for his stunning high-end dessert creations. He’s the chef with the tricks, with a scientific approach to food and ingredients, but in Lamingtons & Lemon Tart, he turns his eye to the classics, the nostalgic favourites that you want to cook for your family and friends, all with Darren’s own special twist, of course.

PLUS enjoy a sweet treat sample from Darren on the evening!

6pm arrivals for a 6.30pm start.

RSVP in store, by phone: 02 9262 7996, email or via Eventbrite.


Darren Purchese, Hardie Grant British-born Darren Purchese is one of the most respected pastry chefs working in Australia. He has won a loyal, enviable following over five years with his Sweet Studio in Melbourne, Australia, and is known for his innovative desserts and cutting edge patisserie using modern and fresh techniques.
Since moving to Australia in 2005 and working for Shannon Bennett at Vue de Monde in Melbourne and
Sydney’s Guillaume at Bennelong, he has built a reputation for stunning feats of sugary deliciousness combining jellies, sponges, mousses, cream, crumbles and spreads. Darren has also played a prominent role on MasterChef Australia over successive years. Lamingtons & Lemon Tart is his second book.

RSVP now → When: Thursday, 6 October 2016
Where: Books Kinokuniya, Sydney