Course overview

We all know that eating well makes us healthier but finding the time to plan and cook nutritious meals can seem daunting. This introduction session to cooking simple foods that are both healthy, nutritious and cost effective could be the start of a better diet for 2024. This course is suitable for beginners and more experienced cooks who want to explore how to make meals that are nutritious and good for our hearts without breaking the bank. You will be introduced to healthy ingredients and cooking methods that will be better for you and hopefully cheaper for you as well.

Course description

Guided by our experienced tutor you will learn how to

*Prepare a low-cost hearty meal while learning basic food and hygiene.

* Cut and prepare vegetables safely.

*Examine safe cooking temperatures.

*Evaluate and score food cooked.

*Understand about food that is good for your heart.

You may eat the food cooked, take home any food you make or donate it to our food bank!

Each session we will Cook a low-cost hearty meal while learning basic food and hygiene.

It is a chance to share cooking ideas, learn new things and chat with like minded people in a friendly atmosphere. A fun but practical cooking course without hundreds of expensive ingredients needed to cook!

Cooking tools are provided but bring a clean plastic container to take extra food cooked home to eat. Bring an apron if you have one but we have spare.

Make 2024 the year you eat better and save money.

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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