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

During this introduction course you will be supported by our experienced tutor to Cook a low-cost hearty meal while learning basic food and hygiene for the home cook.

This course will introduce you to ingredients and recipes you could make at home and we hope to inspire you to join us on the longer course where you will be supported to learn a wide range of cooking techniques and ingredients that you can use at home to produce meals that are nutritious, tasty and do not cost the earth to produce.

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!

You do not need any previous experience to join the course as it is suitable for beginners and more experienced cooks.

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.

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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