Healthy Cooking

West Herts College
In Watford, Hemel Hempstead (England)

Price on request

Important information

Description

This course will encourage confidence in cooking and develop an interest in healthy eating and home cooking for the benefit of the whole family as well as the individual. You will gain confidence in your cooking and gain practical skills such as budgeting, food hygiene, ingredient preparation, different cooking methods, how to adapt recipes, weighing and measuring and shopping for healthy food on a budget.
Suitable for: Anyone interested in learning how to prepare and cook healthy food. The course will be of interest to anyone cooking family meals and also to carers and community workers, and is suitable for beginners

Important information

Requirements: None

Venues

Where and when

Starts Location
01 October 2009
02 October 2009
14 January 2010
15 January 2010
22 April 2010
23 April 2010
Hemel Hempstead
Marlowes, HP1 1HD , Hertfordshire, England
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21 April 2010
Watford
Langley Road, WD17 4YH , Hertfordshire, England
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What you'll learn on the course

Healthy Eating
Dietician

Course programme

Course suitability

Anyone interested in learning how to prepare and cook healthy food.  The course will be of interest to anyone cooking family meals and also to carers and community workers, and is suitable for beginners.

Information about the course

This course covers the basic pinciples of healthy cooking and the role of nutrition in health. 

Course content may vary according to the tutor and needs of the group.

Course content

This course will encourage confidence in cooking and develop an interest in healthy eating and home cooking for the benefit of the whole family as well as the individual. 

You will gain confidence in your cooking and gain practical skills such as budgeting, food hygiene, ingredient preparation, different cooking methods, how to adapt recipes, weighing and measuring and shopping for healthy food on a budget.

Additionality

For your first lesson please bring the following:

Dish cloth, 2 x tea towel, apron, vegetable knife, big sharp knife (for meat), 3 x medium plastic containers, pen and A4 folder for handouts.

For the first lesson students will be sent a list of ingredients prior to the class starting.  The tutor will give demonstrations and a week by week ingredients list will be given each week.  You can expect to spend appromimately £5-10 per week on ingredients.

Assessment

No formal assessment

Progression

Advice and guidance will be given during the course on further learning opportunities

 

Additional information

Payment options: UK/EU Fee : £105.00 Overseas Fee : £165.00 Part-time enrolments are subject to an additional annual registration fee of £10 payable once only per academic year (exemptions may apply).