The aim of this course is to give every young person the basic skills and knowledge to be able to cook for themselves in a healthy and cost-effective way. Learners will also gain the confidence to share these skills with friends and family.
Anyone who is interested in the course and would like to improve their skills in the kitchen.
Ideal for community groups with access to kitchen facilities
The course consists of over 80 recipes, all divided into manageable sections and covering key topics from eggs and baking to vegetables and quick-cook meats. This is all supported by a range of fact sheets dealing with other basics and essentials such as:
Kitchen basics: what equipment you need and the best way to stock your store cupboard, fridge and freezer
Food safety and hygiene: knife safety, fridge management and rotation
How to shop cleverly: shopping lists, seasonal food, planning ahead
Ingredients: preparation, how to understand confusing food labels